Apple Loses World’s Valuable Company Crown

Apple Loses World's Valuable Company Crown

Apple Loses World’s Valuable Company Crown

Apple shares extended their losses, losing its position as the world’s biggest company based on market value. Apple ended down 2.36 percent at $439.88, giving it a market capitalization of $413 billion, while ExxonMobil rose 0.36 percent to $91.68 with a market cap of $418 billion to edge into first place.
Apple first overtook ExxonMobil in August 2011 as the most valuable company in the world based on the value of its stock.
A year later, Apple overtook Microsoft as the most valuable company in history based on the value of its stock at $622 billion. But the company took a bruising this week after a gloomy forecast accompanying its record quarterly profit announcement prompted pessimism over the tech giant’s slowing growth trajectory.