Apple’s new product line is guaranteeing the company’s financial strength and investor confidence is driving shares to record levels. Yesterday the shares of Steve Jobs’ company exceeded $ 200 for the first time, more than doubling the values since the beginning of the year.
The demand for the iPhone, the success of the iPods and the iMacs is one of the main reasons for this financial performance, with a sustained rise in the value of shares since January, when they quoted at $ 76. The value of $ 100 per share had been reached in May this year.
Apple is ranked fourth in the Standard & Poors 500 index for top performers in 2007.
After being very dependent on a product line, with Macintosh computers, Apple managed to successfully diversify its offer, spilling out the universe of users of Mac systems with the iPod and iPhone that have become the most desired gadgets for a generation users without connection to the operating system.
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