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This article is an excerpt from Creating Value Through Active Portfolio Management: The 2016 Value Creators Report (BCG report, October 2016).
Since 1999, BCG has published annual rankings of top value creators based on total shareholder return over the previous five-year period. The 2016 rankings are based on an analysis of TSR at approximately
To arrive at this sample, we began with TSR data for nearly 44,000 companies provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. We eliminated all companies that were not listed on a world stock exchange for the full five years of our study or did not trade at least 25% of their shares in public capital markets. We further refined the sample by organizing the remaining companies into 28 industry groups and establishing an appropriate market valuation hurdle to eliminate the smallest companies in each industry. (The size of the hurdle for each industry can be found in the tables under “Industry.”) In addition to our comprehensive global top-ten ranking, we separated out the 200 largest companies by market valuation. We have included a ranking of these large-cap companies under “Global.”
The global and industry rankings are based on five-year
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