“Assume Apple today is worth $391 billion (nearly 40% more than its current market cap), as the analysts at Trefis estimate it to be,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune.
MacDailyNews Take: The $98,000,000,000 assumption.
P.E.D. reports, “Assume as well, as they do, that the iPhone represents 53.5% of that value. Then it follows, according to them, that the iPhone, were Steve Jobs to spin it off as a separate company, would be worth $209 billion… Team Trefis could find only ten companies on the planet — three of them Chinese — that are more valuable than the iPhone.”
Full article, with the 10 companies in the world that would be more valuable than iPhone alone, here.