We all know that the world’s biggest companies bring in billions of dollars every year and often make more in a day than most of us would in a lifetime.

But where things get really depressing is when you realise just how much money these super brands make every single second.

Our latest research reveals the findings from a study which looked to analyse how the profit made the the world's biggest brands compares.

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Apple

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Samsung Electronics

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profit

Microsoft

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Google (Alphabet)

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Facebook

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WHO ARE THE WORLD'S MOST PROFITABLE COMPANIES?

Tech giant Apple is the world’s most profitable company, with annual figures of $59.4bn per year, which works out at an amazing $1,883 every single second.

That’s almost twice as much as their fellow tech giants Microsoft and Google and works out at $112,999 per hour and $2.7m per day!

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Rolls-Royce

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Snapchat

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Tesla

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Nokia

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Shopify

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WHO ARE THE COMPANIES MAKING THE BIGGEST LOSSES?

However, some of the world’s biggest companies still make fairly large losses too, especially when you consider how much they lose each second.

For example, the American conglomerate General Electric makes an annual loss of $22.4bn each year, which works out at $710 every second.

That means that in the time you’ve been on this page, they’ve already lost tens of thousands of dollars!

Tech firm Dell also lose $73 per second, while the Rolls-Royce luxury car brand is losing $101 each second.

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Sources & Methodology

We analysed the world's most popular consumer brands which have the largest profits and losses on Forbes’ list of The World’s Largest Public Companies.

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