BHS (BH Securities a.s.)
World markets  |  October 05, 2012 16:19:27

Fight the third most expensive company continues


Since the turn of the month started to happen very even battle for 3rd place in terms of market capitalization of the largest U.S. companies. The first two positions are already several months quite clear when his year's growth was clearly moved ahead of Apple (AAPL) and a competitive overtaken Exxon Mobil (XOM), the statistics of most expensive companies had previously ruled the world quite a long time.

Since mid-July, we can see almost uninterrupted growth stocks Google (GOOG). The price of 570 USD for the title in less than three months swung about 200 USD and above and even record highs. With that settled in the TOP 5 most expensive U.S. companies. 3rd held relatively stable, Microsoft (MSFT), potatoes rank than Wal-Mart (WMT). This week, however, mainly due to the decline of Microsoft shares the market capitalization of companies significantly compensate. Google is so even now shifted by 2 rungs above the bronze position.

Overview TOP 20 by market capitalization in the U.S. (based on the closing prices of 4.10, according to Bloomberg statistics):

Order

Ticker

Name

Course

Market capitalization

1

AAPL

Apple Inc

666.8

625 062 313 984 USD

2

XOM

Exxon Mobil Corp

92.22

425 681 944 576 USD

3

GOOG

Google Inc.

768.05

251 934 474 240 USD

4

MSFT

Microsoft Corp

30.01

251 753 398 272 USD

5

WMT

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

74.72

251 167 129 600 USD

6

GE

General Electric Co.

22.95

242 325 487 616 USD

7

IBM

International Business Machines Corp

210.39

240 428 351 488 USD

8

CVX

Chevron Corp

117.15

229 864 701 952 USD

9

BRK / B

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

90.36

223 685 558 272 USD

10

T

AT & T Inc.

38.34

221 183 459 328 USD

11

PG

Procter & Gamble Co / The

69.38

191 305 252 864 USD

12

JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

69.27

190 980 227 072 USD

13

WFC

Wells Fargo & Co.

35.97

190 000 218 112 USD

14

PFE

Pfizer Inc

25.35

189 351 411 712 USD

15

KO

Coca-Cola Co / The

38.33

172 558 729 216 USD

16

JPM

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

41.82

158 863 867 904 USD

17

PM

Philip Morris International Inc.

93.31

157 294 755 840 USD

18

ORCL

Oracle Corp

31.89

153 703 792 640 USD

19

MRK

Merck & Co. Inc.

46.12

140 464 570 368 USD

20

VZ

Verizon Communications Inc.

47.26

134 643 736 576 USD

Current developments in the introduction of today's session indicates strengthening Google's 3rd place, when the title new record highs. Microsoft unlike Wal-Mart loses and so maybe now rises to the 5th.

Regarding Google can mention the number of insider trades. Are active in this respect particularly long 3 'main' entity. The first is the boss of the Board E.Schmidt. The one in September in a few days even sold a total of over 203 thousand. shares for approximately 152 million USD. CEO and co-founder P.Lawrence then sold in the first half of September over 83 thousand. shares for about 58 million USD.Last on Tuesday, then sold the same amount B.Sergey co-founder (with respect to the growth rate already at 63 million USD). Both founders of these businesses conducted regularly every month. The stock option program in a number and receive a free sales are sold. B.Sergey is its sale in October compared colleague actually ahead this year, so the gross proceeds of sales achieved pronounced roughly 540 million USD.

Finally, you can add that financial results for the previous Q disclose Google and Microsoft 10.18 Wal-Mart then to 11.15

J.Zendulka

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