Criteria for Sectorial Rankings

    List of Tables

  • Dun's Premium presents the 100 leading companies in the economy according to three components: revenue; employees; and net profit. Each parameter is given a weighted mark according to the company's data over the past three years. The companies ranked in the Power Ranking are from the following sectors: industry, service and trade (including leasing), high-tech, real estate, banks, and insurance groups.
  • by equity and ranking table by balance sheet. A company with negative equity will not be included in the rankings.
  • by total assets.
  • calculated according to the following components:
    1. Total assets managed in pension funds
    2. Total assets managed in provident funds
    3. Total balance sheet assets
    4. Income derived from long-terms savings management fees
    5. Gross premiums earned.
  • by income from commission fees.
  • by total investment portfolio, divided according to the following components:
    1. Portfolios Managed
    2. Mutual Funds
    3. Exchange-Traded Funds (ETF)
    4. Provident Funds.
  • listed according to the number of offerings in which the underwriting companies took part of as distribution managers and the overall number of offerings.
  • According to the following components:
    1. Number of company employees
    2. Number of employees handling Israeli activity
    3. Number of active traders in Israel
    4. Total money net raised annually in Israel (millions of dollars)
    5. Average monthly deal turnover (millions of dollars)
    6. Part of a global group.
  • by sales volume.
    Kibbutz Industry Enterprises: by sales volume.
  • by operating revenue.
  • by operating revenue.
  • by income derived from construction and development and infrastructures.
    Two secondary rankings are presented: infrastructures, construction and development, where the company’s secondary ranking is determined by its basic area of specialization, which represents its principle income.
  • ranking is only for companies traded on stock exchanges.
    The ranking is calculated from several factors:
    1. By assets from development activities
    2. Total real estate inventory (regular assets + irregular assets) including land reserves, apartments' inventory and buildings for sale
    3. Debt ratio to capital – Financial debt (gross) / (Total equity + financial debt (gross)).
  • ranking is calculated from the following components:
    1. Income producing property income
    2. Consolidated NOI
    3. Income from income producing real estate per square meter
    4. FFO
    5. Total assets
    6. Total capital divided by total assets
  • ranking is calculated according to the following three components:
    1. Hotels' operating income
    2. Number of rooms
    3. Average income per room
  • ranking according to the number of professional employees.
  • ranking according to the following components:
    1. Number of appraisers
    2. Volume of appraisals.
  • by number of architects and architectural engineers employed.
  • by number of professional employees in the engineering sector employed by the company, and secondary rankings for engineering design offices, project management offices, offices including planning and project management.
  • by number of lawyers employed by the firm as of 31.12.15.
  • presenting leading law firms in a range of practice areas.
    Ranking of firms are based on estimates, among other things, of data gathered on: substantial cases, large clients, precedent setting rulings, professional publications and searching interviews with leading figures in every sector and with key customers.
  • according to several components:
    1. Number of patent lawyers
    2. Number of professional employees, total academic professional employees employed by the firm to provide professional services in the field of patent attorneys
    3. Number of requests filed in Israel and abroad
    4. Number of PCTs filed
    5. Main clients
  • by several components:
    1. Number of accountants
    2. Number of academic professional employees
    3. Number of companies audited
    4. Companies in an international network
    5. Number of publicly-traded companies audited, and their size TASE, Nasdaq, and AIM).
    In addition, a ranking is presented according to:
    1. Consultancy activities
    2. Number of publicly traded companies on TASE, Nasdaq, and AIM which the firm audits their financial reports
    3. Number of Tel Aviv 100 Index companies internally audited.
  • by balance sheet, as well as two sub-ratings: financing leasing and operational leasing.
  • according to gross freight forwarding income, Approved Economic Organization (AEO) status, and existing agreements with international freight forwarding companies.
  • (Municipalities) based on five components:
    1. Rate of surplus/deficit in the ordinary budget
    2. Property tax collection rate
    3. Ratio of grants to regular budget
    4. Ratio of businesses to residents
    5. Socioeconomic ranking.
  • by total income from activities.
  • by number of residential units.
  • The ranking presents the Israeli high-tech companies, which were selected as the best to work for according to a comprehensive survey among managers and employees in the sector with four components:
    1. Salary and benefit terms
    2. Employment security
    3. Work environment experience
    4. Overall career development. General
    Companies with a score of 16 or less were not ranked according to Dun & Bradstreet's ranking model.
    Companies with a "going concern" warning were not ranked (subject to Dun & Bradstreet's discretion).
    Sales volume and operating income are as per company financial reports.
  • includes exports of goods and services from Israel and sales of subsidiaries abroad.
  • figures that were presented in foreign currency were converted according to the average rate in 2015. Figures for equity and assets were converted according to the currency exchange rate as of December 31, 2015
  • the figures shown do not include those with minority rights
  • All figures are for the year ending December 31, 2015.
  • Companies included are companies whose independent activities represent less than 25% of their income and the holding in the company when consolidated is above a rate of 25% with a trend towards control.
  • Industrial companies are companies which meet the following criteria:
    1. The company is registered in Israel.
    2. Over 50% of income derives from production activities by the company and subsidiaries in its control.
  • Service & Trade Companies meet the following criteria:
    1. The company is registered in Israel.
    2. Over 50% of income does not derive from production activities.
    It is important to note that the rankings of service and trade companies do not include financial and financing companies such as banks and insurance companies as well as construction, development and real estate companies. These companies have a separate ranking

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