Corporations Which Hold More Case Than Entire Nations [CHART]

This article first appeared on Floating Path.

At the end of 2013, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) held $159 billion in cash on its balance sheet. As U.S. Trust points out, they are not the only U.S. company with such an absurd amount of reserves building up.

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)’s $49 billion is more than many entire nations hold, including the U.S., Hungary, Romania, and Australia.

The full list of the top 50 cash hoarders below, which includes 15 corporations and 35 nations.

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