Apple Inc. (AAPL) seem to be losing its shine. The stock has been in a flat to downward trend for many months now. In 5 years, Apple stock has more than doubled. However in one year, it is down about 15% excluding dividends and year-to-date it is basically flat.
Despite the lackluster performance, Apple still commands a market capitalization of over $585 billion, making it the most valued company in the S&P 500. Apple is also the most valued firm in the world. Apart from Apple, what are the top 10 firms in the S&P 500?
The following charts shows the top 10 firms in the S&P 500. Please note the data shown in the charts are from early Feb, 2016.
1.The Top 10 S&P500 Firms by Net Income:
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2.The Top 10 S&P 500 Firms by Sales:
3.The Top 10 S&P 500 Firms by Market Cap:
Oil giant Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) used to be on top of the largest market capitalization company rankings. But due to the collapse in oil prices and investors’ fascination with technology firms such as Apple, Alphabet, etc. today Exxon Mobil has a market cap of just $348 billion.
Source: Alphabet vs. Apple: Which is Bigger? by John Butters, Factset
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