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Back to the July 9, 2001 Issue
GLOBAL 1000
The 2001 Global 1000 Scoreboard
How do the world's giants stack up? BusinessWeek's Global 1000 interactive scoreboard ranks the top companies from 21 countries according to their market value. In addition to market value, the scoreboard contains a host of data on each company that allow you to compare them in a wide variety of ways.
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Country
Rank
Company Name
Country
 Global 
1000
Rank
Market
Value
U.S.
$ Mil.
Price
Per Share
U.S. $
% Change
From 2000
(U.S. $)
% Change
From 2000
(Local)
 Price/ 
Book
Value
Ratio
P/E
 Ratio 
 Yield 
%
 Sales 
U.S.
$ Mil.
 Profits 
U.S.
$ Mil.
 Assets 
U.S.
$ Mil.
 Return 
On
Equity
(%)
 Industry
Code
GLOBAL COMPOSITE  20,970,912   115   -2   5  4.4    23  2.1    11,376,024       846,639       44,287,874      19.1     
JAPAN COMPOSITE  2,217,642   853   -11   -2  2.8    49  0.9    2,188,598       55,532       6,399,360      8.5     
NTT DOCOMO    Japan    11   192,578   19,189   -26   -18  7.9    75  0.0    31,297       2,122       30,409      10.6   50 
TOYOTA MOTOR    Japan    22   130,433   35   -22   -14  2.3    33  0.6    112,944b     3,967b     138,605      7.1   25 
NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE    Japan    33   99,942   6,194   -48   -43  1.9    -89  0.7    96,063b     3,906b     178,540b     NEG   50 
SONY    Japan    49   70,745   77   -15   -6  3.7    499  0.3    61,522b     141b     57,290      0.7   25 
MITSUBISHI TOKYO FINANCIAL GROUP    Japan    78   54,129   9,426   -25   -17  1.6    766  0.8    NA        299       604,292      0.2   40 
SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING    Japan    91   47,746   9   -35   -28   NA    43  0.6    NA        1,114b     451,534      7.2   40 
MIZUHO HOLDINGS    Japan    94   46,874   5,092   -34   -27  0.9    26  1.2    NA        1,780b     1,375,700b    3.4   40 
TAKEDA CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES    Japan    101   45,279   51   -25   -18  5.3    37  0.8    8,109b     1,236b     12,346      14.6   35 
HONDA MOTOR    Japan    114   41,004   42   28   41  2.5    21  0.5    54,368b     1,955b     47,697b    12.0   25 
10  NOMURA SECURITIES    Japan    121   39,402   20   -13   -3  3.3    26  0.7    NA        1,529b     158,407      12.8   40 
11  SEVEN-ELEVEN JAPAN    Japan    129   38,203   46   -48   -43  8.7    59  0.6    16,051       605       5,880      14.9   30 
12  MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL    Japan    130   38,154   18   -22   -14  1.3    109  0.6    64,636b     349b     64,694      1.2   25 
13  CANON    Japan    141   34,711   40   -14   -5  3.2    31  0.5    23,408       1,129       23,835      10.3   45 
14  TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER    Japan    142   34,613   26   2   13  2.2    20  2.0    44,269b     1,750b     122,532      11.2   55 
15  HITACHI LTD.    Japan    143   34,385   10   -17   -8  1.4    39  0.9    70,863b     878b     82,791      3.6   45 
16  NINTENDO    Japan    176   27,423   194   30   44  4.3    58  0.5    4,466       472       8,993b    7.4   25 
17  NEC    Japan    178   27,004   16   -35   -29  3.3    304  0.6    42,008       88       40,596b    1.1   45 
18  NISSAN MOTOR    Japan    179   26,979   7   29   43  3.5    10  0.9    51,254b     2,786b     55,051      35.6   25 
19  UFJ HOLDINGS    Japan    181   26,854   5,681   -32   -25  0.9    21  0.5    NA        1,006       393,879      4.3   40 
20  FUJITSU    Japan    190   25,676   13   -54   -49  2.5    358  0.7    46,154b     72b     43,764b    0.7   45 
21  EAST JAPAN RAILWAY    Japan    204   23,801   5,950   4   15  3.3    42  0.7    21,065       564       61,508      7.8   20 
22  ITO-YOKADO    Japan    213   21,920   52   -12   -3  2.5    53  0.6    26,120b     411b     18,867b    4.6   25 
23  FUJI PHOTO FILM    Japan    217   21,699   42   21   33  1.7    22  0.5    12,119b     992b     18,104      7.8   25 
24  ROHM    Japan    222   21,233   179   -43   -37  4.9    28  0.1    3,030       562       5,456      17.7   45 
25  KDDI    Japan    228   20,698   4,881   -52   -47  5.8    183  0.3    19,105b     113b     30,630b    3.2   50 
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MARKET VALUE: Share price on May 31, 2001, multiplied by latest available number of shares outstanding, translated into U.S. dollars at May month-end exchange rates. Market value may include several classes of stock; price and yield data are based on the company's most widely held issue.

SHARE PRICE AND ANNUAL CHANGE: Closing per-share price on May 31, 2001, in U.S. dollars. Annual percent change from May 31, 2000, to May 31, 2001, both in U.S. dollars and company's local currency.

PRICE/BOOK VALUE RATIO: The ratio of May closing price to latest available net worth per share or common shareholders' equity investment.

PRICE/EARNINGS RATIO: The ratio of May 31 closing price to latest available 12-months' earnings per share.

YIELD: Latest 12-months' dividends per share as a percent of May closing price.

SALES: Net sales reported by company, translated at May 31 exchange rates; revenues for most banks and other financial institutions are not included because they are not comparable to those of industrial companies.

PROFITS: Latest aftertax earnings available to common shareholders, translated at May 31 currency exchange rates; profits are from companies' continuing operations before extraordinary or special items. Sales, profits, and assets are for 2000 fiscal year unless noted.

RETURN ON EQUITY: Latest available 12- months' earnings per share as percent of most recent book value per share.

INDUSTRY CODE:
10. Energy
15. Materials
20. Industrials
25. Consumer/Discretionary
30. Consumer Staples
35. Health Care
40. Financials
45. Information Technology
50. Telecommunications Services
55. Utilities


Data for individual companies: Morgan Stanley Capital International Inc., unless otherwise indicated. For further information on MSCI data, contact Morgan Stanley Dean Witter at 212-762-5790 (New York) or 44 20 7425 6660 (London) or 41 22 817 9800 (Geneva). Country composites and rankings calculated by BusinessWeek. Additional data by Compustat provided by Standard & Poor's Institutional Market Services, if footnoted.



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