• lantern

    In 2002, San Fernando City switched on the world’s Largest Christmas Lantern which measured 26.8 m in dia

  • catwalk

    In Nov 2012, 2,255 models broke the world catwalk record at Glorietta Mall, Makati

  • inmates

    1588 inmates from CPDRC (Cebu) set the world record for Largest Thriller Dance in Jun 2007

  • rainbow

    30,365 students and staff of PUP gathered at Rizal Park in 2004 to form the world’s Largest Human Rainbow

  • shoe

    In 2002, Marikina City crafted the world’s largest pair of shoes – each measuring 5.5m x 2.25m and 1.83m high

  • skylantern2

    15,185 sky lanterns were released in UPV Field Miag-ao, Iloilo for a world record on 24 May 2013

  • taal

    Largest island (Vulcan Pt) in a lake (Crater Lake) on an island (volcano) in a lake (L.Taal) on an island (Luzon)

  • trees

    64, 096 trees were planted in 15 mins by nearly 7,000 people on Feb 2011 at Camarines Sur

  • zumba

    12,975 people broke the world zumba record in Mandaluyong on 19 July 2015.

  • dishes

    5, 845 cheese dishes were served at Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Dec 2009 to achieve the world record

30 Largest Philippine Listed Companies

Here is a summary of the list of the 30 Philippine companies in the PSEi index with their name, logo, sector and stock symbol (as at first semester 2016)

List of the 30 Philippine companies in the PSEi index, with logo, sector and stock symbol

Aboitiz Equity Ventures

Sector: Holding Firms

Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. is the publicly listed holding and investment company of the Aboitiz Group, notably involved in power, banking and financial services, food, land, and infrastructure.

Website: aboitiz.com – stock symbol: AEV

Aboitiz Power

Sector: Energy & Utilities

A leader in the Philippines’ power sector, AboitizPower Corporation is Aboitiz Group’s holding company for investments in power generation, distribution and retail electricity services.

Website: aboitizpower.com – stock symbol: AP

Alliance Global Group

Sector: Holding Firms

Alliance Global Group, Inc. is a conglomerate involved in the food and beverage industry, real estate development and quick service restaurants, franchisee of McDonald’s in the Philippines.

Website: allianceglobalinc.com – stock symbol: AGI


Sector: Holding Firms

Ayala Corporation is the Philippines’ oldest and largest conglomerate, with interests in retail, education, real estate, banking, telecommunications, water infrastructure, renewable energy, electronics, information technology, automotive, healthcare and business process outsourcing.

Website: ayala.com.ph – stock symbol: AC

Ayala Land

Sector: Real Estate

A subsidiary of Ayala Corporation, Ayala Land, Inc. is the largest property developer in the Philippines, with core businesses in strategic landbank management, residential development, shopping centers, corporate businesses and hotels.

Website: ayalaland.com.ph – stock symbol: ALI

Bank of The Philippine Islands

Sector: Finance

The Bank of The Philippine Islands is the oldest and one of the largest banks in the Philippines, currently owned by Ayala Corporation. It is involved in consumer banking and lending, asset management, insurance, securities brokerage and distribution, foreign exchange, leasing, and corporate and investment banking.

Website: bpiexpressonline.com – stock symbol: BPI

BDO Unibank

Sector: Finance

BDO Unibank, also known as BDO and Banco De Oro, is the largest bank in the Philippines belonging to the SM Group of Companies. It is a universal bank with subsidiaries operating in leasing and financing, investment banking, private banking, insurance and stock brokerage.

Website: bdo.com.ph – stock symbol: BDO

Bloomberry Resorts

Sector: Tourism & Leisure

Bloomberry Resorts Corporation is a holding company which businesses range in the development and operation of hotels, casinos and integrated tourism resorts in the Philippines through direct and indirect subsidiaries.

Website: bloomberry.ph – stock symbol: BLOOM

DMCI Holdings

Sector: Holding Firms

DMCI Holdings is a comapny primarily engaged in construction business and construction components. Through its various subsidairies, it is involved in construction services, property development, mining, power plants construction and operation and water distribution.

Website: dmciholdings.com – stock symbol: DMC


Sector: Food & Beverages

Emperador Inc. is a holding company primarily operating in the business of manufacturing, bottling and distributing distilled spirits and other alcoholic beverages.

Website: emperadorbrandy.com – stock symbol: EMP

Energy Development Corporation

Sector: Energy & Utilities

Energy Development Corporation is the largest producer of geothermal energy in the Philippines and the second largest in the world. A global pioneer from exploration to production of geothermal energy, it is also involved in hydroelectric and wind energy projects.

Website: energy.com.ph – stock symbol: EDC

First Gen

Sector: Energy & Utilities

First Gen Corporation is a leading power production and energy services company, subsidiary of First Philippine Holdings Corporation. It operates several power plants throughout the country based upon several sources of energy: geothermal, solar, natural gas, hydroelectricity and wind power.

Website: firstgen.com.ph – stock symbol: FGEN

Globe Telecom

Sector: Telecommunications

Globe Telecom, also known as Globe, is a major telecommunications services company operating one of the largest mobile, fixed line, and broadband networks in the Philippines.

Website: globe.com.ph – stock symbol: GLO

GT Capital Holdings

Sector: Holding Firms

GT Capital Holdings is a conglomerate involved in banking, property development, power generation, automotive assembly, importation, wholesaling, dealership, and financing, and life and non-life insurance.

Website: gtcapital.com.ph – stock symbol: GTCAP

International Container Terminal Services

Sector: Transportation & Logistics

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. – ICSTI – is a port management company. Historically operating the Manila International Container Terminal, ICTSI is now in the businesses of acquiring, developing, managing and operating container ports and terminals worldwide.

Website: ictsi.com – stock symbol: ICT

JG Summit Holdings

Sector: Holding Firms

JG Summit Holdings, Inc. is a leading conglomerate involved in a variety of industries: food and beverages, real estate and hotels, air transportation, banking, petrochemicals, telecommunications and in power distribution.

Website: jgsummit.com.ph – stock symbol: JGS

Jollibee Foods

Sector: Food & Beverages

Jollibee is the largest fast food chain in the Philippines, operating more than 750 stores, and engaged into an international expansion in the USA, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Brunei.

Website: jollibee.com.ph – stock symbol: JFC

LT Group

Sector: Holding Firms

LT Group is a conglomerate majority-owned by Tangent Holdings Corporation, which operates across consumer-focused businesses of beverages and distilled spirits, tobacco, property development and banking.

Website: ltg.com.ph – stock symbol: LTG

Manila Electric Company

Sector: Energy & Utilities

The Manila Electric Company, also known as Meralco, is the largest distributor of electrical power in the Philippines.

Website: meralco.com.ph – stock symbol: MER


Sector: Real Estate

Megaworld Corporation is a leading real estate developer in the Philippines. It is primarily involved in the development of large-scale, mixed-use, planned communities and in the development and administration of offices for business-process outsourcing.

Website: megaworldcorp.com – stock symbol: MEG

Metro Pacific Investments

Sector: Holding Firms

Metro Pacific Investments Corporation is a leading infrastructure holding company operating in water utilities, toll roads, electricity distribution, hospitals and light rail.

Website: mpic.com.ph – stock symbol: MPI

Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company

Sector: Finance

The Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, also known as Metrobank, is the second largest bank in the Philippines with a diverse offering of financial services, from consumer and business banking to insurance.

Website: metrobank.com.ph – stock symbol: MBT


Sector: Energy & Utilities

Petron Corporation is the largest oil refining and marketing company in the Philippines, supplying about 40% of the country’s oil requirements. It is majority-owned by the San Miguel Corporation.

Website: petron.com – stock symbol: PCOR

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company

Sector: Telecommunications

The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, commonly known as PLDT, is the largest telecommunications and digital services company in the Philippines, with businesses in fixed-line and wireless networks.

Website: pldt.com – stock symbol: TEL

Robinsons Land

Sector: Real Estate

Robinsons Land Corporation is a leading real estate company involved in the development and operation of shopping malls and hotels, mixed-use properties, office buildings, residential condominiums and housing.

Website: robinsonsland.com – stock symbol: RLC

San Miguel

Sector: Food & Beverages

San Miguel Corporation is Southeast Asia’s largest publicly listed food, beverage and packaging company as well as the Philippines’ largest corporation in terms of revenue. It is a diversified conglomerate with operations in beverages (notably the flagship San Miguel beer), food, packaging, fuel and oil, power, mining and infrastructure.

Website: sanmiguel.com.ph – stock symbol: SMC

SM Investments

Sector: Holding Firms

SM Investments Corporation, SM Investments, or SMIC, is a holding company involved in shopping mall development and management, retail, real estate development, banking, and tourism.

Website: sminvestments.com – stock symbol: SM

SM Prime Holdings

Sector: Real Estate

SM Prime Holdings, or SM Prime, is the SM Group’s comany in charge of developing, operating and maintaining shopping malls and their related businesses in retail. Its revenues originate from rental income, as well as entertainment businesses such as cinema ticket sales, bowling and ice-skating.

Website: smprime.com – stock symbol: SMPH

Semirara Mining and Power Corporation

Sector: Mining / Energy & Utilities

Semirara Mining and Power Corporation is the largest coal producer in the Philippines, that is also involved in power production. By integrating its mining and power activities, the company can better manage fuel supply and power production.

Website: semiraramining.com – stock symbol: SCC

Universal Robina

Sector: Food & Beverages

Universal Robina Corporation is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the Philippines, with an important and growing presence in other ASEAN markets. It is involved in the manufacture and distribution of branded consumer foods, commodities and agro-industrial businesses.

Website: urc.com.ph – stock symbol: URC

Source: Asean Up