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A.T. Faust III
| February 9, 2012
AAPL Approaches $500 Per Share, Again The World's Most Valuable Brand
With skyrocketing shares approaching $500 a pop, Apple is once again the world's most valuable company. With a market cap of $456 billion, the Cupertino computer giant is $54 billion ahead of closest rival ExxonMobil. But, while that margin represents Apple's largest ever, there's an even more interesting angle to consider: Apple's now worth more than Microsoft and Google combined! There's been a pretty amazing changing of the guard these last ten years, but we're pretty sure it won't be changing again any time soon. After all, a billion dollars isn't cool anymore. You know what's cool? A trillion dollars. Who needs dividends, anyways?