The recent surge in share prices has led to Apple turned into the most valuable company in the world, the value of which exceeded 500 billion dollars. This takes into account the total value of both shares and some other assets.
At the same time, it is expected that in the near future the value of the shares will grow even more - a lot here depends on how the presentation of the iPad 3, which will take place on March 7th, goes.
Price Apple now nearly $90 billion higher than the value of an oil company ExxonMobil, which held the first place for a very long time. Before Apple only succeeded in getting ahead for a very short time.
It is noted that in general, few companies managed to achieve such indicators. Moreover, most of them belong to the world of computers - this is Microsoft, Intel и Cisco. All of them today are worth significantly less than 300 billion. Also in this list, in addition to the already mentioned above ExxonMobil, enters and General Electric.