Cash-rich companies list – Forbes.com

Cash-rich companies list – Forbes.com:

This could be a good investment list.

The entire list is 163 companies, but here are top 20 ranked by free cash flow (operating cash flow minus capital expenditures).

The list shows company name, ticker symbol, industry, free cash flow.

Tokyo Dome, TKDOY, business support, $39.8 billion

Volkswagen AG, VLKAY, auto maker, $19.5 billion

Hennes & Mauritz AB, HNNMY, specialty retail, $11.8 billion

Arcelor Mittal, MT, steel/iron, $11.1 billion

BHP Billiton Ltd., BBL, mining, $9.3 billion

Apple Inc., AAPL, computer equipment, $8.5 billion

Oracle Corp., ORCL, business applications, $7.6 billion

Nestle SA, NSRGY, food manufacturing, $7.1 billion

MMC Norilsk Nickel, MMC, metal products, $6.2 billion

United Technologies, UTX, diversified-industrial materials, $4.9 billion

Google Inc., GOOG, business/online services, $4.8 billion

SAP Corp., SAP, business applications, $3.3 billion

Bank of Nova Scotia, BNS, international bank, $3.3 billion

Bayer AG, BAYRY, chemicals, $3.2 billion

Imperial Oil, IMO, imperial/gas services, $3.2 billion

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., BMY, drugs, $3 billion

General Dynamics, GD, aerospace/defense, $2.9 billion

BCE Inc., BCE, telecom services, $2.9 billion

Emerson Electric Co., EMR, electric equipment, $2.6 billion

eBay, Inc., EBAY, online retail, $2.5 billion

Source: Morningstar Inc.

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