News tagged with stock values

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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Facebook falls flat in public debut (Update 3)

(AP) -- In the hours before Facebook's stock began trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market for the first time, CEO Mark Zuckerberg reminded the company's 3,500 employees not to get caught up in the hoopla surrounding ...

dateMay 18, 2012 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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What's up with Google's plan to split its stock

(AP) -- Google Inc. has announced plans to issue a new class of stock to existing shareholders, effectively splitting shares 2 to 1. It's an unusual approach that reflects a desire by Google's founders t ...

dateApr 13, 2012 in Business
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