Markets

Market capitalisation tells you how much a company is worth, and whether buying its stock suits your overall investing strategy

Market capitalisation (“market cap”) is the total value of all a company’s stock: the number of outstanding shares by the share price. Stocks are often categorised by the size of their market capitalisation: large-cap, mid-cap, small-cap, or micro-cap. An indicator of financial strength, market capitalisation suggests how risky a stock […]
Market capitalisation tells you how much a company is worth, and whether buying its stock suits your overall investing strategy
Markets

Tesla has surged past $525 billion in market value and could soon overtake Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. Here’s why that’s astounding

Tesla’s market capitalisation soared past $US525 billion on Tuesday, leaving it within striking distance of the $US549 billion market cap of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. Shares in Elon Musk’s electric-vehicle company have rocketed up more than 500% this year, while Berkshire stock has only risen 2.4%. The similarity in market […]
Tesla has surged past $525 billion in market value and could soon overtake Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. Here’s why that’s astounding
Tech

Apple is officially a $2 trillion company. Here’s how the iPhone-maker’s market value has skyrocketed since going public in 1980.

Apple officially became a $US2 trillion company on Wednesday. The iPhone-maker hit the $US1 trillion milestone in August 2018, 38 years after becoming a publicly traded company and about 24 months before hitting hit this latest benchmark. Despite the coronavirus outbreak, Apple has continued to outperform Wall Street’s expectations, due […]
Apple is officially a $2 trillion company. Here’s how the iPhone-maker’s market value has skyrocketed since going public in 1980.
Markets

Warren Buffett’s $113 billion Apple stake and $147 billion cash pile now account for over half of Berkshire Hathaway’s entire market value

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has Apple shares and cash worth 52% of its entire market capitalisation. The billionaire investor’s company owned $US113 billion in Apple stock and $US147 billion in cash at the last count, representing more than half of its $US499 billion market cap. Berkshire’s market value suggests the […]
Warren Buffett’s $113 billion Apple stake and $147 billion cash pile now account for over half of Berkshire Hathaway’s entire market value
Markets

Amazon has shed as much as $113 billion of market value in just 3 days

Amazon shed as much as $US113 billion in market value in just three days this week. Amazon’s market value of $US1.59 trillion as of Friday’s close dropped to as low as $US1.48 trillion today, representing a decline of 7%. Despite this week’s decline, shares of Amazon are still trading 15% […]
Amazon has shed as much as $113 billion of market value in just 3 days