the throne of the world’s total market value
again changed hands. Wednesday’s close, the leading consumer electronics, Apple’s total market capitalization of $ 337.2 billion U.S. dollars, the official beyond the Exxon Mobil, the world’s total market value of the first to board the throne. Investors even more remarkable is that Apple is too rich, and its current holdings of cash and marketable securities over the U.S. government.
total market capitalization of more than Exxon Mobil
session on Tuesday, following a brief over the total market capitalization after Exxon Mobil, Apple’s stock price despite Wednesday follow the market weakening, down 2.76%, to close at $ 363.69, but the Mobil shares fell more, to 5.04 percent, to close at $ 68.03.
to Wednesday’s closing price, Apple’s total market capitalization of up to $ 337.2 billion, one stroke ahead of Mobil’s total market value of $ 330.8 billion, total market value of the world’s first official boarded the throne, which dominate the position has been up to nearly 600. Before General Electric and Microsoft have enjoyed this honor.
2010, according to World Bank data, at least 165 countries worldwide GDP of less than $ 340 billion, which means that Apple’s current total market capitalization of more than 165 countries, at least to the degree of GDP, including Iran, Thailand, Denmark and Greece.
Apple’s total market capitalization of more than one to be described as the triple jump. 20105, Apple’s total market value beyond Microsoft, among the first global technology company’s total market capitalization. This one, Apple has once again exceeded Chinese oil among the world’s total market value of the second, while in the second quarter of fiscal record reported data release, the continuous rise in Apple’s stock price is, 726 days today, Apple shares climbed to 404.5 Hong Kong dollars is a record high.
due to the recent stock market crash, Apple’s share price jump from record highs, as of Wednesday’s close, the cumulative decline since the stock up to 726 days 9.85%, while Exxon Mobil shares drop has accumulated during the up to 19.37%.
industry analysts that Apple is likely to become the world’s first total market capitalization of over $ 1 trillion listed companies , but once it really rule out the market conditions turn Apple and Mobil once again to battle, which was the total market value of $ 400 billion.
According to Marshall, the U.S. investment bank is expected that Apple may be next to complete another milestone, that is, revenues exceeded the world’s largest technology company Hewlett-Packard. According to the latest release of HP’s quarterly earnings report, its latest-quarter revenue of $ 31.6 billion, while Apple’s latest-quarter revenue of $ 28.6 billion.
Apple’s cash holdings over the U.S. government
more relish for investors is that Apple has more than cash held by the U.S. government, with wealthy to describe the re-fitting.
According to Apple’s latest quarterly, as 2011 625 days, the company held cash and marketable securities of up to $ 76.1 billion, while the U.S. financial Department at 727 days, but total operating cash balance of $ 73.77 billion, in other words, Apple has to some extent even than the U.S. government money.
and, with the deep crisis due to constantly borrow money and the U.S. Government, Apple is almost “zero debt” and even professionals have seen in Apple’s financial statements after they exclaimed, “I had completely subvert Apple’s financial common sense. It occurs in addition to operating accounts payable, accrued liabilities are not outside the penny, but over the last few have not issuing stock to raise funds. “
” a lavish conditions, has been to adhere to their own borders. “So many people in the industry to describe Apple’s cautious spending. With most IT companies in the hands of the cash sweep the industry, Apple shot is quite conservative, the biggest merger in 1997 to $ 404 million acquisition of NeXT, the recent acquisition of chip companies only PASemi Quattro Wireless and mobile advertising companies on the spent $ 278 million, respectively, and $ 275 million.
But recently, Apple acquired online video site Hulu was interested in Apple’s rumored bid $ 2 billion to this the world’s largest provider of genuine income online video’s.
Apple board the peak of crisis
with the board of Apple’s total market value of the peak, voices of doubt follow. Tripp Hawkins, founder of Electronic Arts, recently boasted that Apple is at its peak, but it can not be sustained, “one or two, it may start to decline, it must fall, all that. Jobs are too dependent on all, regardless of their assistants, they will not, after all Steve Jobs. “
Apple’s Steve Jobs is undoubtedly the soul. 1997, was expelled from the company’s 12 board of directors after the return of 42-year-old Steve Jobs, Apple’s two consecutive losses was $ 1.86 billion, the dilemma facing bankruptcy. In charge of more than 10 after Steve Jobs put Apple into the world market the first throne. 2011 3 copies of Steve Jobs named world’s most valuable CEO.
Unfortunately, Steve Jobs was suffering from cancer, the body is deteriorating , had been heard several times when dying, when this time will follow Apple’s stock price fell. Investors are now wondering if one day Apple not Steve Jobs, Apple can maintain the creativity? Apple’s stock price and whether the total market value will begin to fall?
addition, Apple’s talent crisis is particularly urgent, since Apple has now been three executives left . It is reported that Steve Jobs’s greatest strengths is to make a number of outstanding talent as he played, some analysts said that if Steve Jobs returned to Apple or will not lead to high volatility.
However, some analysts pointed out that Jobs has a good shape of the Apple culture, even if he did leave, Apple will continue the innovation and inertia. He believes that Apple’s biggest risk is the system closed, the future will face opponents in league competition, “As more and more difficult to follow-on innovation, consumers may be Apple’s fatigue. “Tags: $ 337.2 billion total market capitalization of the world's first Apple, Apple, the world's first