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The 2019 Value Creators Rankings

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The 2019 Value Creators Rankings

Boston Consulting Group,

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US large-cap stocks consistently deliver the best returns, but shares of Asian firms are gaining ground.

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In its annual Value Creators Rankings report, professionals at the Boston Consulting Group analyze the biggest and best-performing companies on the basis of total shareholder returns (TSR). In a concise but informative overview for executives, analysts and investors, the authors shed light on the TSR value-creation achievements of firms, industries and regions. They find that, while North America still is home to most of the top companies, businesses in Asia are on the ascent.


Media, technology and health care services firms lead the pack in total shareholder returns (TSR).

After analyzing 33 industries and 2,200 companies across the globe, the 2019 Value Creators Rankings shows that, on a TSR basis, large-capitalization companies have delivered solid returns, even during highly volatile markets. 

During the period from 2014 to 2018, technology and media companies (for example Nvidia, Broadcom, Netflix, Adobe, and Tencent Holdings) have performed particularly well. Companies in these sectors have taken six of the top-10 spots and eight...

About the Authors

Gerry Hansell et al. are professionals with the Boston Consulting Group.

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