Top 5 world's most valuable brands

Top 5 world's most valuable brands

The World's most valuable brand ranking from Brand Finance has ranked US tech giant Google's as the most favourable brand with a valuation of $109.5 billion. Meanwhile, Apple slipped to the second place after its monetary value fell from $145.9 billion to $107.1 billion.

Out of the 500 brands analyzed, Amazon was third most valuable brand with a valuation of $106.4 billion. Telecom giant AT&T came in next at No. 4 spot with $87 billion, which was followed by No.5 Microsoft at $76.3 billion and No.6 Samsung at $66.2 billion. Verizon was No. 7 at $65.9 billion. Walmart, Facebook, and ICBC snagged the last three spots in the top ten, at $62.2 billion, $61.9 billion, and $47.8 billion, respectively.

Top 5 world's most valuable brands

Google

Market Valuation - $107.1 billion 

Google is a US multinational technology firm which specialises in providing Internet-related services and products that include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware.

Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google in 1996.Together, they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. 

Top 5 world's most valuable brands

Apple - 

Market Valuation - $107.1 billion

Apple is an American multinational technology company based out of California, USA that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. The Apple product portfolio includes the iPhone smartphone, the iPad tablet computer, the Mac personal computer, the iPod portable media player, the Apple Watch smartwatch, and the Apple TV digital media player.Apple was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne in April 1976 to develop and sell personal computers

Top 5 world's most valuable brands

Amazon - 

Market Valuation - $106.4 billion

Amazon.com is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company. It was founded on July 5, 1994 by Jeff Bezos and is based in Seattle, Washington. Amazon is the largest Internet-based retailer in the world by total sales and market capitalization.

Amazon.com sells a wide range of products which incudes DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, video downloads/streaming, MP3 downloads/streaming, audiobook downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry.

Top 5 world's most valuable brands

AT&T Inc

Market Valuation - $87 billion

AT&T Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate, headquartered at Whitacre Tower in downtown Dallas. AT&T Inc. began its existence as Southwestern Bell Corporation, one of seven Regional Bell Operating Companies (RBOCs) created in 1983 in the divestiture of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.

Top 5 world's most valuable brands

Microsft Corp - 

Market Valuation $76.3 billion

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington. The tech gaint develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Its flagship software products include the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, Microsoft Office office suite, and Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. 

Microsoft was founded by Paul Allen and Bill Gates on April 4, 1975, to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800.