Britain’s Biggest Banks By Market Capitalization, December 2018 | CEOWORLD magazine

As of December 2018, HSBC Holdings is the biggest bank in the United Kingdom in terms of market capitalization. HSBC Holdings led the ranking, with market capitalization amounting to around 129.6 billion British pounds (US$ 167.16 billion).

Banco Santander SA was ranked second biggest on the London Stock Exchange, at just under 58 billion British pounds (US$ 74.28 billion) market value in shares, followed by Lloyds Banking Group PLC with approximately 36.89 billion British pounds (US$47.61 billion) market value.

This statistic displays the largest banks trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) as of the 31st of December 2018 (figures for the last trading day of the month), ranked by market capitalization. 167.09

Britain’s Biggest Banks By Market Capitalization:

1. HSBC Holdings.
Market capitalization: 129.6 billion British pounds (US$167.09 billion)

2. Banco Santander SA.
Market capitalization: 57.56 billion British pounds (US$74.21 billion)

3. Lloyds Banking Group PLC.
Market capitalization: 36.89 billion British pounds (US$47.56 billion)

4. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentina SA.
Market capitalization: 27.78 billion British pounds (US$35.82 billion)

5. Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC.
Market capitalization: 26.11 billion British pounds (US33.66$ billion)

6. Barclays PLC.
Market capitalization: 25.79 billion British pounds (US$33.25 billion)

7. Standard Chartered.
Market capitalization: 20.16 billion British pounds (US$26 billion)

8. AIB Group PLC.
Market capitalization: 8.93 billion British pounds (US$11.52 billion)

9. Commerzbank AG.
Market capitalization: 6.48 billion British pounds (US$8.36 billion)

10. Bank of Ireland Group PLC.
Market capitalization: 4.72 billion British pounds (US$6.09 billion)


Top 100: Britain’s Biggest Companies By Market Capitalization on the London Stock Exchange (LSE):

Rank Company Market Capitalization (million British pounds)
1 ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC 190850.19
2 TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION 163208.46
3 BOEING CO. 149912.64
4 HSBC HOLDINGS PLC 129601.13
5 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 116410.66
6 TOTAL S.A. 110076.42
7 BP PLC 99975.85
8 GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 93296.04
9 HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INCORPORATED 92460.47
10 ASTRAZENECA PLC 74399.85
11 GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC 73981.35
12 DIAGEO PLC 67614.05
13 BANCO SANTANDER S.A. 57558.66
14 BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC 57344.24
15 JARDINE MATHESON HOLDINGS LD 56453.61
16 JARDINE STRATEGIC HOLDINGS LD 54268.56
17 BASF SE 50428.7
18 SCHLUMBERGER LD 50342.59
19 UNILEVER PLC 48009.08
20 RIO TINTO PLC 47588.53
21 RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC 42533.59
22 SHIRE PLC 41950.52
23 VODAFONE GROUP PLC 40854.24
24 GLENCORE PLC 40788.1
25 HONG KONG LAND HOLDINGS LD 40737.45
26 LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC 36893.99
27 PRUDENTIAL PLC 36339.82
28 BHP GROUP PLC 34882.98
29 TELEFONICA SA 34313.94
30 MARSH & MCLENNAN COS. INC 32035.46
31 RELX PLC 31826.65
32 PJSC LUKOIL 29444.1
33 BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA S.A. 27784.99
34 COMPASS GROUP PLC 26167.34
35 ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC 26109.11
36 NATIONAL GRID PLC 25972.83
37 BARCLAYS PLC 25785.97
38 ANGLO AMERICAN PLC 24554.89
39 BT GROUP PLC 23624.07
40 IMPERIAL BRANDS PLC 22670.33
41 STANDARD CHARTERED PLC 20155.74
42 DAIRY FARM INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LD 19478.7
43 TESCO PLC 18617.44
44 WORLDPAY, INC. 18262.24
45 EXPERIAN PLC 17336.03
46 CRH PLC 16896.03
47 ASSOCIATED BRITISH FOODS PLC 16173.9
48 ROLLS-ROYCE HOLDINGS PLC 15734.38
49 AVIVA PLC 14910.1
50 BAE SYSTEMS PLC 14673.48
51 COMPAGNIE DE SAINT-GOBAIN 14297.32
52 LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC 14142.18
53 LEGAL & GENERAL GROUP PLC 13769.02
54 KERRY GROUP PLC 13568.92
55 MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION 13061.49
56 SMITH & NEPHEW PLC 12803.21
57 INTERNATIONAL CONSOLIDATED AIRLINES GROUP S.A. 12256.86
58 FERGUSON PLC 11632.02
59 SSE PLC 11102
60 RYANAIR HOLDINGS PLC 10885.17
61 WPP PLC 10682.58
62 SOUTH32 LIMITED 9349.43
63 COCA-COLA HBC AG 9007.4
64 AIB GROUP PLC 8926.81
65 HARGREAVES LANSDOWN PLC 8770.15
66 WHITBREAD PLC 8408.75
67 INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP PLC 8078.68
68 BUNZL PLC 7969.57
69 MELROSE INDUSTRIES PLC 7960.25
70 INFORMA PLC 7887.75
71 ASHTEAD GROUP PLC 7821.9
72 INTERTEK GROUP PLC 7746.87
73 ANTOFAGASTA PLC 7721.23
74 CENTRICA PLC 7684.41
75 3I GROUP PLC 7524.93
76 PEARSON PLC 7329.58
77 CARNIVAL PLC 7277.69
78 BURBERRY GROUP PLC 7139.4
79 EVRAZ PLC 6935.3
80 SCOTTISH MORTGAGE INVESTMENT TRUST PLC 6803.02
81 SCHRODERS PLC 6688.57
82 TUI AG 6616.83
83 SAGE GROUP PLC 6526.78
84 STANDARD LIFE ABERDEEN PLC 6494.27
85 COMMERZBANK AG 6479.22
86 FRESNILLO PLC 6337.28
87 RANDGOLD RESOURCES LD 6234.83
88 RENTOKIL INITIAL PLC 6215.72
89 CRODA INTERNATIONAL PLC 6167.48
90 PERSIMMON PLC 6098.25
91 KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION 6006.32
92 MONDI PLC 5998.88
93 SEGRO PLC 5965.48
94 LAND SECURITIES GROUP PLC 5964.32
95 ADMIRAL GROUP PLC 5946.59
96 KINGSPAN GROUP PLC 5932.4
97 DCC PLC 5880.23
98 SAINSBURY (J) PLC 5834.49
99 MICRO FOCUS INTERNATIONAL PLC 5793.02
100 OLD MUTUAL LIMITED 5788.13

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, high net worth individuals, and the most globally powerful men and women.

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