There was perhaps no more important quarterly report obsessed over by analysts and investors than Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)‘s. The technology giant, which was once the world’s most valuable publicly traded company, sorely needed to provide the market with some good news. Its shares have been battered over the past year, and investors needed a shot in [...]
Apple became the world’s largest public company - by market value - in 2012, when its $546 billion market capitalization edged it ahead of perennial leader Exxon Mobile. At the end of trading on Wednesday, Apple's market cap had fallen to $399 billion, just below Exxon's $403 billion. Show More Summary
It’s hard to forget the day that Apple surpassed Exxon Mobil to become the most valuable publicly traded company in the world. But a lot has happened to Apple’s stock since August of 2011. AAPL has ridden a chaotic roller coaster on the stock market. After announcing a record holiday quarter Wednesday with $54.5 billion in [...]Show More Summary
Back in August 2011, Apple passed Exxon Mobil as the most valuable publicly traded company in the world. Both companies have risen in value since, but Apple's recent slide has allowed Exxon Mobil to again regain its position at the top...Show More Summary
The world's most valuable publicly traded company took a hit on the stock market Thursday. Shares of Apple plunged more than 12% Thursday, to $450.50, as investors grew skeptical about the iPhone maker's growth prospects, CNNMoney reports. Apple's stock has been on a steady decline for months, with shares falling more than 35% from their [...]
NEW YORK/CHICAGO (Reuters) - The options market is bracing for a big move in Apple shares after it posts earnings on Wednesday amid what has been a dramatic plunge for the world's most valuable publicly traded company.
Last year we saw many major issues emerge in the technology sector. In 2012 we saw Facebook launch its IPO and surpass one billion users for the first time; Apple became the most valuable public company of all time and launched its iPad...Show More Summary
Financial markets are indifferent to the legal terms of U.S. public company mergers, new research shows. That may be because most transactions close regardless of the fine print. M&A attorneys have uses, but agonizing over detailed wording isn’t the best way to serve clients.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the world's most valuable publicly traded company, Apple's share price rises and falls - mostly rises - on its fat profits and big sales of newly introduced gadgets.
By James Kwak Meg Whitman is what is known as a superstar CEO. She became CEO of eBay in 1998 and took it public; during her reign, eBay became one of the most successful, most valuable Internet companies in existence … Continue reading ?
By Chris Katje: The w orld's most valuable sports franchise saw its first quarterly and Fiscal year earnings report as a new public company Tuesday. English soccer giant Manchester United (MANU) reported fourth quarter earnings that sent shares down 3% during Tuesday's trading session. Show More Summary
After almost filing for bankruptcy 16 years ago, Apple is now the most valuable public company in history, worth nearly $637 billion. click for complete graphic via Pronto
Before the stock market opened Monday, Apple was already the world’s most profitable tech company and it was already bigger than the entire American retail market on its own. By the time the market closed yesterday, the company had another feather to add to its cap: it is now the most valuable publicly-traded company ever, [...]
Here is today's Consumer Confidential segment from KTLA. We discussed Apple becoming the most valuable public company ever, as well as charitable giving by lower-income people and a new recall from General Motors.
While we were all shaking our heads about the jackassery of Todd Akin today, Apple became the most valuable company in the history of publicly traded firms. In my obituary of Steve Jobs, I noted: Keep reading this post...
Apple today became the most valuable public company of all time with combined value of its shares exceeding a previous record set by Microsoft. Shares closed up 2.6% to $665.15. The closing price of Apple pushed its market value to $623.52 billion, surpassing the $616.34 billion set by Microsoft on Dec. Show More Summary
Apple already boasts the largest current market value of any public company. On Monday it became the most highly valued public company ever, breaking the record for the highest market capitalization set by Microsoft. But Microsoft still holds the record when its 1999 value is adjusted for inflation.
After charting an all-time high of $647.21 and bringing Apple’s market capitalization beyond $600 billion last week, shares in the company rose higher still on Monday, carrying it past another milestone. Apple today became the most valuable public company of all time. Apple’s stock price rose more than $16 this morning, to a new high of $664.74 [...]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc became the most valuable public company of all time on Monday when the combined value of its shares exceeded a previous record set by Microsoft Corp.
It’s a shame that Apple CEO Steve Jobs didn’t live to see his company become the most valuable public company of all time, a feat the technology giant achieved today with a $621 billion market cap high. After decades of living in Microsoft’s shadow, Apple has officially become the most valuable company in history (Microsoft [...]Show More Summary