Last night, Apple became the first publicly traded company to exceed its market value three trillion dollars. It happened after less than a year and a half, when the company’s capitalization reached two trillion.
The milestone came at a time when the stock price had climbed to $ 182.88 apiece, which lasted only a short time, after which it fell by a few tens of cents. Shareholders still have reason to rejoice, and Apple managed to achieve record sales and profits in the previous quarter, despite the chip crisis. We will find out in the financial report at the end of January whether he was successful even in the strongest – Christmas – quarter.
With the exception of the oil corporation PetroChina, only companies that are at least partially doing business in the field of information technology have reached the trillion mark. In addition to Apple, there are also Microsoft (currently $ 2.5 trillion), Alphabet ($ 1.9 trillion), Amazon ($ 1.7 trillion), Tesla ($ 1.2 trillion) and Meta ($ 942 billion). dollars).