News tagged with market value

Stock split could cost Google over $500 million

An unorthodox stock split designed to ensure Google CEO Larry Page and fellow co-founder Sergey Brin retain control of the Internet's most profitable company could cost Google more than half a billion dollars.

dateApr 02, 2015 in Business
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Apple becomes first company worth over $700 bn

Apple became the first company to reach a market value of $700 billion Tuesday as shares vaulted amid upbeat news on the US tech giant's gains in the smartphone market and soon-to-arrive smartwatch.

dateFeb 10, 2015 in Business
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Apple market value hits $700 bn

A rise in Apple shares Tuesday pushed the market value of the trend-setting US tech icon above $700 billion, becoming the first company to hit that milestone.

dateNov 25, 2014 in Business
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Alibaba poised to surge on the NYSE

Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba will say "open sesame" to the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, as its shares begin trading in a highly anticipated debut that could raise up to $25 billion.

dateSep 18, 2014 in Business
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Alibaba IPO gives fresh life to Yahoo

China's Alibaba will star on Wall Street with its upcoming stock offering, but US-based Yahoo also gets a windfall, which may help the turnaround efforts of the fading Internet pioneer.

dateSep 14, 2014 in Business
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