Another week, another historic record achieved by Apple’s shares: today, $ AAPL closed the day up 2.33%, worth $ 381.37 – during the NASDAQ negotiations, the high was also a record high, at $ 381.47.
THE market cap company jumped to $ 1.653 trillion, slightly ahead of Microsoft, which is now worth $ 1.614 trillion – after closing the day at $ 212.83, up 2.2%.
But Apple has another reason to celebrate: with the great appreciation of the past few months (growth of $ 55 billion in 18 months), the company’s shares now represent 43% of the company’s portfolio. Berkshire Hathaway, according to the The Motley Fool.
The conglomerate led by one of the richest men in the world, Warren Buffett, holds $ 91.3 billion in Apple shares – representing 5.5% of Apple; altogether, BH has shares in 46 different companies, totaling US $ 213.6 billion.
According to the website, Buffett loves to invest in companies with sustainable competitive advantages, solid brands and strong leadership teams – and Apple, according to them, has all these characteristics.
In addition, Buffett is a big supporter of Apple’s share buyback program – in it, Apple takes out loans at a very low cost to buy back shares in the market, further valuing its shares.
Update, for Rafael Fischmann 07/09/2020 at 18:29
A new day, a new record. Apple’s shares rose 0.36% today and closed the day quoted at $ 382.73, with the company’s market value going to $ 1.659 trillion.
Microsoft continues to stick, with a market cap of $ 1.625 trillion.
Update II, by Rafael Fischmann 07/10/2020 at 18:35
For the third day in a row, a historic record for $ AAPL. It closed today at a high of 0.25%, now quoted at $ 383.68. With that, the market cap Apple went to $ 1.663 trillion.
Microsoft closed the day with a slight low and is now worth $ 1.62 trillion.