One-third of ISO 500 sales is generated by listed companies
The results of the ISO’s research into the Top 500 industrial enterprises in 2016 show that 33 percent of production-based sales generated from companies are listed on the Istanbul stock exchange. Of the 74 enterprises on the ISO 500 list that are listed on Borsa Istanbul, production-based sales amounted to 33 percent of ISO 500’s total sales with 162.9 billion lira. The total production-based sales of the top10 publicly traded companies exceeded 105 billion lira. Five of the top 10 ISO
500 are publicly traded. Those five public companies are oil refiner Tupras, Ford Automotive, carmaker Tofas, home appliance maker Arcelik and steel producer Isdemir.