Who Was the Most Valuable Among Global Car Producers in 2017?

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Automotive | August 01, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 22 firms among Global Car Producers, Toyota Motor Corporation had the highest market value at the end of 2017 followed by Tata Motors and Volkswagen Group.

Toyota Motor Corporation stock price closed the year 2017 at EUR 55.8. Since the end of 2012 the stock appreciated by 43.2% implying an annual average growth of 7.44%. In absolute terms, the value of the company rose by USD 31.0 mil.

Historically, the Toyota Motor Corporation’s market capitalization reached an all time high of USD 203,664 mil in 2006 and an all time low of USD 78,853 mil in 2002.

At the end of 2017, the company traded at price to earnings of 8.66x and EV/EBITDA of 9.11x. Over the last five years, the firm generated its shareholders an average return on equity of 12.5%.

Comparing Toyota Motor Corporation with its closest peers, Tata Motors's market capitalization amounted to USD 137,586 mil and its stock traded at PE of 3.81x, Volkswagen Group had a market value of USD 100,820 mil trading at PE of 4.38x, Daimler Group's market capitalization reached USD 90,796 mil (with PE of 7.20x).

You can see all the companies market capitalisation data on the Market Capitalisation indicator page or you can download a special statistical dossier on the Global Car Producers in the reports section.

Market Capitalisation Unit 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
BMW Group USD mil 61,410 75,367 69,884 68,605 60,650 ...
Chongqing Changan Automobile USD mil 3,285 8,819 12,346 12,190 10,324 ...
Daimler Group USD mil 58,211 92,763 89,322 90,357 79,893 ...
Dongfeng Motor Group USD mil ... 18,420 17,277 15,245 13,751 10,253 ...
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles USD mil 6,081 6,589 13,039 15,785 13,935 ...
Ford Motor Company USD mil 51,101 61,473 62,481 56,797 48,508 ...
Subaru Corporation USD mil 13,164 20,700 25,989 25,743 26,985 ...
Honda Motor Company USD mil 65,438 74,139 53,028 58,481 52,695 ...
Hyundai Motor Company USD mil 42,985 47,145 32,320 26,314 25,000 ...
Kia Motors Corporation USD mil 21,511 21,642 19,370 17,986 13,022 ...
Mazda Motor Corporation USD mil 29,443 15,043 14,604 12,522 9,786 ...
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation USD mil 6,246 10,548 9,109 8,406 8,498 ...
Nissan Motor Company USD mil 39,242 32,934 36,174 35,970 40,254 ...
PSA Peugeot Citroen USD mil 2,177 3,928 9,529 14,100 14,700 ...
Renault USD mil 14,624 22,086 20,081 27,663 24,482 ...
SAIC Motor Corporation USD mil 31,216 25,751 38,147 36,041 37,203 ...
Suzuki Motor Corporation USD mil 15,806 15,074 17,041 15,089 15,543 ...
Tata Motors USD mil 94,615 115,222 146,056 113,324 132,676 ...
Toyota Motor Corporation USD mil 146,438 193,400 199,320 194,918 179,959 ...
Volkswagen Group USD mil 102,027 127,983 104,697 75,742 71,651 ...
Tesla Inc. USD mil 3,636 17,965 27,699 30,770 30,817
Ferrari USD mil ... 12,964 13,543 11,891 9,873 11,601 ...
AVERAGE USD mil 31,702 38,184 46,336 46,699 43,656 41,747 49,127 56,751