Apple Has Become the World's First $1 Trillion Company [Video]

Apple Has Become the World's First $1 Trillion Company [Video]

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Apple became the world's first $1,000,000,000,000 company today with shares passing the $207.05 mark, reports CNBC. The stock bounced after Apple reported its best ever fiscal third quarter results on Tuesday.

Based on a recently adjusted outstanding share count of 4,829,926,000 shares, a stock price of $207.05 nudged Apple over the finish line in the race to $1 trillion. Investors had previously been looking for a share price of $203.45, but the company's hefty stock buybacks moved the threshold higher.

"I think it just speaks to just how powerful the Apple ecosystem has become over the last few decades," GBH Insights analyst Dan Ives told CNBC after the historic market move. "This is not the end, that they hit $1 trillion. I view this as just kind of speaking to a new stage of growth and profitability."

Shares of AAPL are currently trading at $207.32.

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