Data set: largest global companies 2010
Link to the data set
The full data set in csv format is at:
http://stat.pugetsound.edu/hoard/datasets/forbes2010.csv
Background on the data set

This data set contains the information provided by forbes.com for the top 1000 companies in its Global 2000 list for the year 2010 (posted on 4/21/2010, accessed 11/11/2010). This includes each company's country, industry, sales, profits, assets, and market value; we have used the industry to determine the company's Global Industry Classification Standard (GISC) sector as well.

Variables in the data set
The variables in the data set are as follows:
NameUnitsDescription
ranknonecompany ranking in the Forbes 2000 list
country(country)company country
industry(industry)company industry
salesbillions of 2009 US dollars2009 company sales
profitsbillions of 2009 US dollars2009 company profits
assetsbillions of 2009 US dollars2009 company assets
valuebillions of 2009 US dollars2009 company value
sectorConsumer Discretionary, Consumer Staples, Energy, Financials, Health Care, Industrials, Information Technology, Materials, Telecommunication Services, Utilitiescompany Global Industry Classification Standard (GISC) sector
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