The Vietnam Report Joint Stock Co. has announced the ranking of top 500 companies with the highest profit (Profit500) in 2017.
According to the company’s report, the ranking is based on pre-tax profits, revenues and the indexes of return on assets, return on equity and rate of return.
Other criteria include the companies’ prestige and their scale of staff.
Big companies top the list, including Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade, Truong Hai Auto, Viettel Group, Samsung Electronics, Bank for the Investment and Development of Vietnam and Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam.
Around 17.4% of companies listed operated in the areas of construction and construction materials; 11.4% were beverage firms and 10% were food companies.
Telecoms, IT, technology and retail were among the sectors with the highest profits in the ranking. They were followed by food and beverage sector.