Top 10 global market capitalization companies:The total market capitalization exceeds 9 trillion,and two companies from China are on the list!

Industry Information 07 Sep 2023 02:00:25 PM By:DN platform editor
Abstract:

In a society with rapidly growing economies, the momentum of various companies is also increasing rapidly. Many companies have a profound impact on the world, and they are also reaping huge wealth. For example, Apple Inc. has surpassed the

In a society with rapidly growing economies, the momentum of various companies is also increasing rapidly. Many companies have a profound impact on the world, and they are also reaping huge wealth. For example, Apple Inc. has surpassed the $2 trillion mark! Today, we will list the top ten companies in global market capitalization. The total market capitalization of these ten companies exceeds $9 trillion, and each company is very strong, especially in terms of domain names, these companies have a strong presence.

Top 10 global market capitalization companies:The total market capitalization exceeds 9 trillion,and two companies from China are on the list!

1. Apple

Apple, which recently surpassed a $2 trillion market capitalization, owns a total of 819 domain names. Just the complete set of brand domains for their official website, Apple.com/.cn/.com.cn, is already quite valuable. Among them, domain names starting with "i" dominate the scene, such as ipod.com, imac.com, ibook.com, and more. In 2011, they spent $5.2 million to acquire the cloud computing domain name iCloud.com, and in 2017, they spent $1.5 million to acquire iCloud.net. With these acquisitions, Apple finally gained control over all iCloud-related domain names. Apple also owns premium domains like siri.com, lala.com, mac.com, and me.com. Currently, Apple's market capitalization has reached an astonishing $2.13 trillion.

2. Microsoft

Microsoft, the world's largest software company, with core businesses like Windows and Office, owns as many as 4,643 domain names. Their official website domain is microsoft.com, and they also protect related domains like microsoft.cn/.com.cn/.net. Microsoft also owns domains related to its instant messaging product "MSN" and its live platform, such as msn.com/.cn and live.com/.cn. In addition, they possess valuable domains like gps.com, windows.com, zone.com, start.com, jump.com, and office.com. Recently, Microsoft acquired the historically risky domain name corp.com. In 2019, Microsoft's market capitalization soared, and it now stands at $1.61 trillion!

3. Amazon

Amazon, one of the earliest e-commerce companies on the internet, holds thousands of domain names. Their official website domain is amazon.com, and the domain for Amazon China is z.cn. They also own brand-related domains like A9.com and aws.com. Amazon, with its deep pockets, has acquired many premium domains through acquisitions. For instance, in 1999, they spent $110 million to acquire Accept.com, and they acquired domains like Look.com, Diapers.com, YoYo.com, Soap.com, and Wag.com through a $540 million acquisition of Quidsi in 2010. Today, Amazon's market capitalization is $1.65 trillion.

4. Google

Google is widely recognized as the world's largest search engine company and a key player in the domain name industry. In addition to owning the complete set of domains related to their official website google.com, Google has a vast portfolio of 3,917 domain names. This includes the $1 million acquisition of google.cn and google.com.cn in 2005, the $20 million purchase of 265.com, and domains like g.cn, gmail.com, and the $100 million acquisition of visual search engine like.com. Google's market capitalization is $1.07 trillion.

5. Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway, founded by Warren Buffett in 1956, is a world-renowned insurance and diversified investment conglomerate based in the United States. Their official website domain is berkshirehathaway.com. Although it closely matches the brand name, the length of the domain is not conducive to user memory and input. In 2017, Berkshire Hathaway finally acquired the shorter four-letter domain BHHS.com, along with BHHS.co. Their current market capitalization is $225.369 billion.

6. Facebook

Facebook owns a total of 257 domain names. In 2005, Facebook spent $200,000 to acquire the brand domain facebook.com, and they also spent $8.5 million to acquire the premium two-letter domain FB.com. In 2014, Facebook acquired the domain Messenger.com for $1.5 million and used it as the official website domain for its F8 developer conference. Facebook's current market capitalization is $760.662 billion.

7. Alibaba Group

Alibaba Group currently has a market capitalization of HKD 5.67 trillion. Alibaba operates various businesses, including Taobao, Tmall, Juhuasuan, Alibaba Cloud, Ant Financial, and Cainiao Network. Their official website domain is alibaba.com, and they also own premium domains like alipay.com, yitao.com, tianmao.com, 1688.com, taobao.com, and tb.cn. Alibaba has a rich collection of "animal-themed" domains, including tianmao.com (天猫), feizhu.com (飞猪), cainiao.com (菜鸟), danniao.com (丹鸟), dayu.com (大鱼), yunfengdie.com (云凤蝶), shenjing.com (神鲸), xunxi.com (迅犀), xiami.com (虾米), and antfin.com (蚂蚁金服), earning it the nickname "Alibaba Zoo." Alibaba Group owns a total of 1,888 domains, including ju.cn, pp.cn, uc.cn, my.cn, and more.

8. Tencent

Tencent, one of China's largest internet service providers, went public in 2004 and currently has a market capitalization of HKD 5.17 trillion. Tencent owns a total of 473 domains. In 2003, they acquired the two-letter domain QQ.com from overseas for Tencent QQ, and they also protected QQ.com.cn. They spent $8 million to acquire WE.com for WE Wealth Management, $1 million for wechat.com in 2012, and $1 million for webank.com in 2014. In 2017, they spent $30 million to acquire weixin.com for WeChat.

9. ExxonMobil Corporation

ExxonMobil Corporation is a multinational oil and gas group founded in 1999 and is the world's largest non-governmental oil and gas producer. Their official website domain is exxon.com, and they protect exxon.cn/.net.cn as well as mobil.cn/.com.cn/.net.cn, and Chinese brand-related domains like meifu.cn/.net.cn. Their current market capitalization is $173.4 billion.

10. Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson is the world's largest and most diversified healthcare and consumer healthcare product company. In 2011, Johnson & Johnson quietly acquired the two-letter domain JJ.com, which now redirects to their official website domain JNJ.com. Johnson & Johnson's current market capitalization is $402.19 billion.

These listed companies have embraced concise and highly brand-relevant domain names. In today's world, where branding and domain names are closely tied, it's clear that having a high-quality domain name that suits your brand and is easy to remember is an essential factor for a company's growth and success!

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Top 10 global market capitalization companies:The total market capitalization exceeds 9 trillion,and two companies from China are on the list!