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2017 Quantumrun US 500 key findings

By David Tal, Quantumrun President and Founder
Of the many insights gleaned from the 2017 Quantumrun US 500 ranking, the ones that stood out the most included the following:
• The top 10 companies featured in the 2017 Quantumrun US 500 ranking are: (#1) Honeywell International, (#2) Apple, (#3) Boeing, (#4) Johnson & Johnson, (#5) Microsoft, (#6) Intel, (#7) Caterpillar, (#8) Chevron, (#9) United Technologies, and (#10) Abbott Laboratories.
• Fewer than 8% of the companies listed in the 2017 Quantumrun US 500 rankings are forecasted to safely stay in business until 2030. Just over 75% of companies have scores that caution them to re-evaluate and strengthen their business practices for future success and longevity. Only about 16% of the companies listed are forecasted to be disrupted out of business or bought by another company long before 2030.
• Aerospace & defence, financial services, and motor vehicles & parts were the top-ranked of the 14 sectors assessed in this ranking. In other words, the US companies belonging to these sectors have a higher average potential to stay in business until 2030.
• Of the US companies listed, those belonging to the telecommunications, technology, and healthcare & pharmaceuticals sectors tended to spend the most on research and development operations to support their long-term growth and operations.
• On average, the US companies belonging to the engineering & construction, wholesale, and retail sectors scored the worst in terms of total R&D spending and total overall scores within this ranking.
To read the full findings of this report and access the data set used to produce these rankings, click the link below:
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