Leading banks in Europe 2019, by market capitalization

Market capitalization, which is often used as a measurement of a company’s size is calculated by multiplying the number of outstanding shares by the cost of one share. Market Capitalization is an important metric for investors as it is simple to calculate and is also a good indicator for risk assessment.

HSBC continues it’s reign

In Europe, HSBC has been at the top in terms of market capitalization for some time. The UK-based bank also leads in terms of equity and assets across Europe. One metric in which HSBC no longer leads is in terms of revenue. In 2018, the Spanish bank Banco Santander made almost two billion euros more in revenue.

European banks fall short globally

On a global scale, only one European bank (HSBC) was listed in the top 15 banks for market capitalization as of July 2019. JP Morgan Chase, the United States based investment bank had, as of July 2019 a market capital value of more than double Europe’s largest bank.

Leading banks in Europe as of December 31st 2019, by market capitalization

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Release date

January 2020

Region

Europe

Survey time period

December 31st 2019

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