List of largest technology companies by revenue

This is a global list of largest technology companies by revenue, according to the Fortune Global 500. It shows companies identified by Fortune as being in the technology sector, ranked by total annual revenue. Other metrics not shown here, in particular market capitalization, are often used alternatively to define the size of a company.

The list includes companies whose primary business activities are associated with technology industry which includes computer hardware, software, electronics, semiconductor, internet, telecom equipment, e-commerce and computer services. Note: This list shows only companies with annual revenues exceeding 50 billion USD.

LegendEdit

Column Explanation
Rank Rank of company by revenue
Company Name of the international company
Revenue Amount of revenue of company in
USD billions in the fiscal year noted
Employees Number of employees of company
Headquarters Location of company's headquarters

2020 listEdit

Companies are ranked by total revenues for their respective fiscal years ended on or before March 31, 2020.[1] All data in the table is taken from the Fortune Global 500 list of technology sector companies for 2020[2] unless otherwise specified.

As of 2020, Fortune lists Amazon (revenue of $280.522 billion) in the retailing sector rather than the technology sector.[3]

Rank Company Revenue ($B) USD[2] Employees[2] Headquarters
1   Apple $260.174 137,000 Cupertino, California, US
2   Samsung Electronics $197.705 287,439 Suwon, South Korea
3   Foxconn $178.869 757,404 New Taipei City, Taiwan
4   Alphabet $161.857 118,899 Mountain View, California, US
5   Microsoft $125.843 144,000 Redmond, Washington, US
6   Huawei $124.316 194,000 Shenzhen, China
7   Dell Technologies $92.154 165,000 Round Rock, Texas, US
8   Hitachi $80.639 301,056 Tokyo, Japan
9   IBM $77.147 383,056 Armonk, New York, US
10   Sony $75.972 111,700 Tokyo, Japan
11   Intel $71.965 110,800 Santa Clara, California, US
12   Facebook $70.697 44,942 Menlo Park, California, US
13   Panasonic $68.897 259,385 Osaka, Japan
14   HP Inc. $58.756 56,000 Palo Alto, California, US
15   Tencent $54.613 62,885 Shenzhen, China
16   LG Electronics $53.464 74,000 Seoul, South Korea
17   Cisco $51.904 75,900 San Jose, California, US
18   Lenovo $50.716 63,000 Hong Kong, China[4]

2019 listEdit

Companies are ranked by total revenues for their respective fiscal years ended on or before March 31, 2019.[5] All data in the table is taken from the Fortune Global 500 list of technology sector companies for 2019[6] unless otherwise specified.

As of 2019, Fortune lists Amazon (revenue of $232.887 billion) in the retailing sector rather than the technology sector.[7]

Rank Company Revenue ($B) USD[6] Employees[6] Headquarters
1   Apple $265.595 132,000 Cupertino, California, US
2   Samsung Electronics $197.700 309,630 Suwon, South Korea
3   Foxconn $175.617 667,680 New Taipei City, Taiwan
4   Alphabet $136.819 98,771 Mountain View, California, US
5   Microsoft $110.360 131,000 Redmond, Washington, US
6   Huawei $109.030 188,000 Shenzhen, China
7   Dell Technologies $90.621 157,000 Round Rock, Texas, US
8   Hitachi $85.507 295,941 Tokyo, Japan
9   IBM $79.591 381,100 Armonk, New York, US
10   Sony $78.157 114,400 Tokyo, Japan
11   Panasonic $72.178 271,869 Osaka, Japan
12   Intel $70.848 107,400 Santa Clara, California, US
13   HP Inc. $58.472 55,000 Palo Alto, California, US
14   Facebook $55.838 35,587 Menlo Park, California, US
15   LG Electronics $55.757 72,600 Seoul, South Korea
16   Lenovo $51.037 57,000 Hong Kong, China[4]

2018 listEdit

Ranked by total revenues for respective fiscal years ended on or before March 31, 2018.[8]

Rank[8] Company Fiscal year ending Revenue ($B) USD Employees Headquarters
1   Apple Inc. September 30, 2017[9] $229.2[8][10] 123,000[10] Cupertino, California, US
2   Samsung Electronics December 31, 2017[11] $211.9[8][12][13] 320,670[14][15] Suwon, South Korea
3   Amazon December 31, 2017[16][17] $177.9[8][17] 613,300[18] Seattle, Washington, US
4   Foxconn December 31, 2017[19][20] $154.7–158[8][20][21] 803,126[22] New Taipei City, Taiwan
5   Alphabet Inc. December 31, 2017[23][24] $110.8[8][24] 80,110[25] Mountain View, California, US
6   Microsoft June 30, 2017[26] $90.0[8] 124,000[26] Redmond, Washington, US
7   Huawei December 31, 2017[27][28] $89.3–92.5[8][28] 180,000 Shenzhen, China
8   Hitachi March 31, 2018[29] $84.6[8] 307,275 Tokyo, Japan
9   IBM December 31, 2017[30][31] $79.1[8] 397,800 Armonk, New York, US
10   Dell Technologies January 31, 2018[32][33] $78.7[8][33] 145,000[32] Round Rock, Texas, US
11   Sony March 31, 2018[34] $77.1[8][35] 117,300[34] Tokyo, Japan
12   Panasonic March 31, 2018[36] $72.0[8] 274,143 Osaka, Japan
13   Intel December 31, 2017[37] $62.8[8] 102,700 Santa Clara, California, US
14   LG Electronics December 31, 2017[38] $54.3[8] 74,000 Seoul, South Korea
15   JD.com December 31, 2017[39] $54.0[8] 157,831 Beijing, China
16   HP Inc. October 31, 2017[40] $52.0[8] 49,000 Palo Alto, California, US

See alsoEdit

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