The performance highlights of the Top 25 publicly traded global consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies by Market Cap (Mcap) for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 (Q2) ), compared to the quarter ended March 31, 2018 (Q1), have been analyzed in the latest research from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The completed analysis reveals a number of interesting insights.
Overall the Top 25 companies averaged a 3.4% increase in Mcap, with 16 players reporting a positive and nine companies posting a negative growth. Shiseido, Wuliangye Yibin, L’Oreal and Diageo achieved over a 10% growth, with Anheuser-Busch InBev and Colgate-Palmolive Company experiencing over a 5% fall in Mcap in the quarter.
The top 10 companies in the list changed marginally with two new entrants – Shiseido and General Mills. Nestlé remained in the No.1 position, with Procter & Gamble regaining the second position from Anheuser-Busch InBev that it yielded during Q1 2018. Tyson Foods and Brown-Forman, which held 23rd and 24th positions in Q1 2018, moved out of the top 25 list during Q2.
North America was the only region to see overall Mcap decline (3.7%) in Q2 2018, whereas companies in Asia Pacific emerged as the major gainers, with an overall 26.2% growth. North America, holds the highest proportion of companies in the Top 25 with 11 players, followed by Europe (9), Asia Pacific (4), and South and Central America (1).
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Notes to Editors
The source data for this analysis has been taken from global stock exchange latest share price and market cap valuations together with end of year numbers from the companies own latest annual reports.
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