Forbes2000: The Forbes 2000 Ranking of the World's Biggest Companies...

Description Usage Format Source Examples

Description

The Forbes 2000 list is a ranking of the world's biggest companies, measured by sales, profits, assets and market value.

Usage

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data("Forbes2000")

Format

A data frame with 2000 observations on the following 8 variables.

rank

the ranking of the company.

name

the name of the company.

country

a factor giving the country the company is situated in.

category

a factor describing the products the company produces.

sales

the amount of sales of the company in billion USD.

profits

the profit of the company in billion USD.

assets

the assets of the company in billion USD.

marketvalue

the market value of the company in billion USD.

Source

http://www.forbes.com, assessed on November 26th, 2004.

Examples

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data("Forbes2000", package = "HSAUR")
summary(Forbes2000)
### number of countries
length(levels(Forbes2000$country))
### number of industries
length(levels(Forbes2000$category))

Example output

Loading required package: tools
      rank            name                     country   
 Min.   :   1.0   Length:2000        United States :751  
 1st Qu.: 500.8   Class :character   Japan         :316  
 Median :1000.5   Mode  :character   United Kingdom:137  
 Mean   :1000.5                      Germany       : 65  
 3rd Qu.:1500.2                      France        : 63  
 Max.   :2000.0                      Canada        : 56  
                                     (Other)       :612  
                   category        sales            profits        
 Banking               : 313   Min.   :  0.010   Min.   :-25.8300  
 Diversified financials: 158   1st Qu.:  2.018   1st Qu.:  0.0800  
 Insurance             : 112   Median :  4.365   Median :  0.2000  
 Utilities             : 110   Mean   :  9.697   Mean   :  0.3811  
 Materials             :  97   3rd Qu.:  9.547   3rd Qu.:  0.4400  
 Oil & gas operations  :  90   Max.   :256.330   Max.   : 20.9600  
 (Other)               :1120                     NA's   :5         
     assets          marketvalue    
 Min.   :   0.270   Min.   :  0.02  
 1st Qu.:   4.025   1st Qu.:  2.72  
 Median :   9.345   Median :  5.15  
 Mean   :  34.042   Mean   : 11.88  
 3rd Qu.:  22.793   3rd Qu.: 10.60  
 Max.   :1264.030   Max.   :328.54  
                                    
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