Investors continue to show interest in beauty. Here is a breakout of the market capitalization of the public companies in the Top 100 List at yearend 2015. Large cap firms are defined as those with $10 billion plus, mid-cap companies range from $2 billion to $10 billion, and small cap firms are those under $2 billion. Market investment in these beauty players ran the gamut from $287.35 billion for leader Johnson and Johnson to $261 million for Alès Groupe.
This story first appeared in the April 29, 2016 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.