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  • Previous Rank
    13
  • Revenues ($M)
    $173,957
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -2%
  • Profits ($M)
    $19,316.5
  • Profits Percent Change
    16.8%
  • Assets ($M)
    $217,104
  • Employees
    325,000

The South Korean multinational conglomerate is perhaps best known for their Galaxy smartphones. The company just recently revealed its voice assistant, the equivalent to Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri. Named Bixby, the unveiling of the voice assistant faced public backlash over sexist hashtags used for the “female” Bixby voice. After last year’s exploding Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, Samsung needs to show that they’re more than a company with faulty electronics.

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Company Information

CEO
Oh-Hyun Kwon
Sector
Technology
Industry
Electronics, Electrical Equip.
HQ Location
Suwon, South Korea
Websitehttp://www.samsung.com
Years on Global 500 List23
Employees325,000
Figures prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standards.

Samsung Electronics Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$173,957-2%
Profits ($M)$19,316.516.8%
Assets ($M)$217,104-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$154,376-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues11.1%
Profits as % of Assets8.9%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity12.5%