How Apple became the world’s first $800 billion stock

“Apple has another accomplishment to brag about,” Evie Liu writes for Barron’s.

“Its stock closed at a record high $153.99 on Tuesday, giving Apple a stock market value of $802.88 billion,” Liu writes. “Apple becomes the first-ever U.S. company with a stock-market value over $800 billion.”

“Apple’s stock price is up 57,403% since its IPO in December 1980,” Liu writes. “Apple would need to close at $172.62, a 12.1% gain, to reach $900 billion. A share price of $191.80 would bring its market value to an even $1 trillion.”

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  1. one of the handy things about having your share price at 57,403% of the IPO is that you don’t have to remember to add another 100% to figure out what the original price was – you’re only going to be off a little anyway!

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