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Valuing Apple

2012-08-20 23:31:34.863846+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

With a market cap of $623 Billion, Apple is now the most valuable company of all time.

So Foxconn, Intel and others have the actual capital intensive hardware that builds the products, Apple has some real estate and the company culture.


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#Comment Re: made: 2012-08-21 05:35:40.664144+00 by: ebradway

You forgot their IP (and legions of lawyers willing to defend it).

I am wondering what percentage of Microsoft's value is from their $150M investment in Apple in 1997?

#Comment Re: made: 2012-08-21 05:41:05.394405+00 by: ebradway

Microsoft's $150M investment in August 1997 is now work $79.8B, which is a quarter of it's current market cap. Crazy!

#Comment Re: made: 2012-08-21 17:18:33.78292+00 by: petronius

This is where take-over artists thrive. Somebody realizes some assets are easily disposable while others are not. Maybe the question here is better asked: Does Foxconn have Apple by the yarbles, or vice versa?