How Well Our Favorite Tech Companies Fared This Year?
Bangalore: This year has been a high octane ride for the tech companies. There were many high profile releases, be it the products or services. Statista, an online statistics portal, had come up with list of the ten favorite tech giants according to their performance this year; considering their income, revenue and stock performance. While Apple and Samsung ruled the roost in terms of net income, LinkedIn has emerged as a golden child in terms of year-over-year growth, with whopping 89 percent revenue increase.
Net Income: lost $11 million through the period January to September.
Revenue Growth: 36 percent growth from Q1 to Q3 in 2012 over Q1 to Q3 in 2011
Stock Performance: Was lying between -50 and -100 percent category of value index, as recorded on the first day of trading in 2012
Overall Performance: 12 out of 30 (On 10 point scale; Net Income: 2, Revenue Growth: 8, Stock Performance: 2)
Facebook comes last on this list with the lowest overall performance. The world’s largest online social networking company which opened its gates for IPO this year, has also come up with services like paid posts that increase its visibility on the friends notification page. The company had come up with offers to attract the non-Facebook user to get registered on Facebook from their mobile, and get about a dollar worth of talk time. It also acquired the biggest photo sharing site Instagram.
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