Apple surges past Wal-Mart to become 3rd most valuable U.S. company

Apple Online StoreWal-Mart has dropped to fourth most valuable U.S. company as they were passed by new #3 Apple Inc. in morning NASDAQ trading.

Wal-Mart (WMT) currently has a market value of US$205.31 billion.

Apple (AAPL), currently up $1.21, or 0.54%, per share to $226.71, now has a market value of $205.58 billion.

#1 on the list is Exxon Mobil (XOM) at $315.10B, followed by Microsoft (MSFT) at $256.36B. #5 is Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) at $202.87B.

34 Comments

  1. And I should think Microsoft is quaking in fear (and from the vibrations of chair throwing). They haven’t got long and I’m sure even Barmy Ballmer realises that.

  2. re #1…

    Lets take it easy here, kids…XOM’s net profit > AAPL’s gross revenue…

    I love ’em too, but jeez ” width=”19″ height=”19″ alt=”grin” style=”border:0;” />

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