Know How These 10 Tech Giants Make Money [Infographic]

  • Know How These 10 Tech Giants Make Money [Infographic]

    Know How These 10 Tech Giants Make Money [Infographic]

    There are some most valuable publicly-traded technology companies in the world earning billions of revenue every year. No doubt, these tech giants have excellent products and incredible services. To be more precise, they also have a well-structured business model that paves the way towards success. But what are their various sources to generate billions of dollars every year? This Infographic breaks down their revenue stream to help you know their different mode of business operation. The list of top technology companies mentioned here is picked from the Forbes Global 2000 List.

    10 Tech Giants

    Infographic Content:

    The tech giants listed below have some common stories to begin with although their way of generating cash flow is quite different. Let’s dig deeper into their secrets to learn how they make billions and consistently stay on top of the list.

    • Apple

    Revenue – $229 Billion, Market Cap – $927 Billion, Primary Revenue Driver – iPhone

    Revenue Analysis (Q4 2018):

    iPhone sales – $37.185 Billion, iPad sales – $4.089 Billion, Mac sales – $7.411 Billion, Other Products sales – $4.234 Billion, Services – $9.981 Billion

    • Samsung

    Revenue – $53 Billion, Market Cap – $326 Billion, Primary Revenue Driver – Device Solutions

    Revenue Analysis (Q4 2018):

    CE (Consumer Electronics) – $0.68 Trillion, IM (IT & Mobile Communications) – $1.51 Trillion, Semiconductor – $7.77 Trillion, DS (Device Solutions) – $8.50 Trillion, DP (Display Panel) – $0.97 Trillion

    • Microsoft

    Revenue – $89.9 Billion, Market Cap – $750.6 Billion, Primary Revenue Driver – Server Products

    Revenue Analysis (Q4 2018):

    Productivity & Business Processes – $9.7 Billion, Intelligent Cloud – $9.6 Billion, More Personal Computing – $10.8 Billion

    • Alphabet

    Revenue – $110 Billion, Market Cap – $766.4B, Primary Revenue Driver – Google’s ad business

    Revenue Analysis (Q4 2018):

    Google properties – $27 Billion, Google Network Members’ properties – $5.6 Billion, Google other revenues – $6.4 Billion

    • Intel

    Revenue – $62.7 Billion, Market Cap – $254.8 Billion, Primary Revenue Driver – Semiconductor for PC’s

    Revenue Analysis (Q4 2018):

    PC-centric – $9.8 Billion, Data-centric – $6.1 Billion, Internet of Things (IOT) – $0.81 Billion, Non-Volatile Memory – $1.1 Billion, Programmable Solutions – $0.61 Billion, All Other – $0.23 Billion

    • IBM

    Revenue – $79.1 Billion, Market Cap – $132.3 Billion, Primary Revenue Driver – Technology Services & Cloud Platform

    Revenue Analysis (Q4 2018):

    Cognitive Solutions – $5.5 Billion, Global Business Services – $4.3 Billion, Technology Services & Cloud Platforms – $8.9 Billion, Systems – $2.6 Billion, Global Financing – $0.4 Billion

    • Facebook

    Revenue – $40.6 Billion, Market Cap – $541.5 Billion, Primary Revenue Driver – Advertising

    Revenue Analysis (Q4 2018):

    Advertising – $16.6 Billion, Payments and other – $0.27 Billion

    • Tencent

    Revenue – $12 Billion, Market Cap – $491.3 Billion, Primary Revenue Driver – Advertising & Games

    Revenue Analysis (FY 2018):

    VAS business – $176.6 Billion, Online games – $104.0 Billion, Social networks – $72 Billion, Online advertising – $58 Billion, Social and others advertising – $39 Billion, Media advertising – $18 Billion

    • Oracle

    Revenue – $37.7 Billion, Market Cap – $191.1 Billion, Primary Revenue Driver – Cloud Platform

    Revenue Analysis (Q4 2018):

    Cloud services and license support – $6.7 Billion, Cloud license and on-premise license – $2.4 Billion, Hardware – $1.1 Billion, Services – $0.8 Billion

    • Amazon

    Revenue – $177 Billion, Market Cap – $49.5 Billion, Primary Revenue Driver – Online Store

    Revenue Analysis (Q4 2018)

    Online Stores – $39.8 Billion, Physical stores- $4.4 Billion, Third-party seller services – $13.3 Billion, Subscription services – $3.9 Billion, AWS – $7.4 Billion, Other – $3.3 Billion

    The top technology companies in this list are dominated by American giants followed by China and Korea. It is expected to continue the same in 2020.

    Sources:

    • Apple Reports Fourth Quarter Results
    • Samsung FY 2018 Result
    • Microsoft Q4 Financial Summary
    • Alphabet Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Results
    • INTEL REPORTS FOURTH-QUARTER 2018 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    • IBM Reports 2018 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results
    • Facebook Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results
    • Tencent 2018 Annual Report
    • Oracle Q4 FISCAL 2018 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    • Amazon Fourth Quarter Financial Results

     

     

     

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