Try our corporate solution for free!
(212) 419-8286

California's top companies, by revenue 2019

In 2019, Apple was the largest publicly traded company in California based on revenue. That year, they had a revenue of 260.18 billion U.S. dollars. Alphabet, Chevron, Wells Fargo and Intel rounded out the top five publicly traded companies in California.


Apple is a multinational company headquartered in California. It was founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne. Known for their popular iPhones and Mac computers, they have further expanded into other products such as iPods, Apple Watch, Apple TV, Air Pods, and Apple Pay. It is now one of the world’s largest and most valuable companies. Their worldwide revenue has increased dramatically since 2004, with the largest share of their sales since 2012 coming from the Americas. Despite being one of the most successful technology companies, it has faced a lot of criticism from consumers. Some of the criticisms include tax avoidance, sweatshop use, and environmental destruction.

Fortune 500 Companies

In 2019, New York had the highest number of Fortune 500 companies, followed by California, Texas, Illinois, and Ohio. This can be attributed to New York being the financial and cultural hub of the country. Fortune 500 Companies are ranked by Fortune magazine, which ranks the the top 500 companies in the United States based on revenue. Companies on this list are both publicly and privately held. The companies that get listed have changed over the years, due to reasons such as company acquisitions, bankruptcies, and changes in the economy.

Top publicly traded companies in California in 2019, ranked by revenue

Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Single Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Single Account

$39 $59 per month *
in the first 12 months
33% discount until March 31st
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$468 / Year
$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in

Release date

May 2020


United States

Survey time period


Supplementary notes

Data shown are for the fiscal year ended on or before Jan. 31, 2020. Unless otherwise noted, all figures are for the year ended Dec. 31, 2019.
The values were rounded for a better understanding.
Companies shown here have their headquarters in California.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account.

Single Account
The ideal entry-level account for individual users
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 $39 / Month *
in the first 12 months
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "California"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.