Dow Jones Global Titans 50
The Dow Jones Global Titans 50 is a stock market index of the publisher Dow Jones on the New York Stock Exchange and comprises the 50 largest listed companies in the world. The selection of the components depends on their market capitalization, revenue and net profit of joint stock companies listed in the Dow Jones World Index.
The Dow Jones Global Titans 50 Index was first calculated in 1999 and is intended to provide guidance for the global economic development, especially in times of globalization. To this end the largest and most well-known blue chips are summarized, which are still active in at least one other area on their core business also.
When choosing considering all find listed in the Dow Jones World Index traded companies. In the selection list, the 50 current Global Titans Index tracks and the 50 largest companies by market capitalization are not constituents of the index. The final ranking is obtained, in which the market capitalization by 60 percent and sales by 20 percent and net income are also weighted at 20 percent.
23 May 2012 50 companies were represented from ten different countries: 30 from the United States, six from Britain, three from Switzerland, Germany and France, two from Australia, and Japan, and one each from China, Russia and South Korea. The market capitalization of the Dow Jones Global Titans 50 stood at 6.58 trillion U.S. dollars.
More Global Titans indexes are the Dow Jones Sector Titans, an index which is broken down into different sectors and the Dow Jones Country Titans, an index which is broken down by different countries.
The Dow Jones Global Titans 50 Index consists of the following 50 companies (as of July 17, 2011 ).