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Apple is now worth more than Microsoft and Google combined

While Apple has been in the news lately for allegations of unfair labor practices at its contracted manufacturing facilities in China, that hasn't stopped the company from increasing value for its shareholders and sending it surging ahead in market capitalization.
 
Today, AAPL crossed the $500/share mark for the first time in its history this morning. The stock has surged over 17 percent in the weeks following its blowout fiscal Q1 2012 earnings report. The company reported revenue of $46.33B USD and net profit of a whopping $13.06B. In addition, the company sold a record 37 million iPhones during the quarter.


Apple is currently ranked as the largest company in the world by market cap. In addition, Apple's market cap is currently more than both Google and Microsoft combined.
 
Following Steve Jobs' resignation as CEO in August 2011, AAPL hit a [then] all-time high of $411 pushing it ahead of Exxon Mobile as the world's largest company by market cap.

Source: Bloomberg



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RE: Highly Overvalued
By Reclaimer77 on 2/13/2012 2:58:49 PM , Rating: 0
Hey maybe you haven't heard, but fyi, Linux is a goddamn trainwreck for a consumer desktop PC.

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Try to install e.g. Linux Ubuntu on your average HP notebook and feel the pain: WiFi not working, video camera not working, hardware buttons not working, video hardware acceleration not working, sound not working etc..


LOL and this is exactly why you WOULDN'T choose to sell a PC pre-loaded with Linux instead of Windows. Shitty drivers and device support, no unity, etc etc.

Thanks for playing. Not sure what your point is, because you failed so hard in making one.


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