Apple Nears Historic $1 Trillion Value

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Apple has achieved enormous popularity in recent years. Initially, the Cupertino company only developed desktop and portable computers for personal and business use.

However, they have recently expanded their operations to include a wide range of Mp3 players, smart phones and tablet computers, namely the iPod, iPhone and iPad series.

Think about your life without Apple. There would be no smartphones on which to play Angry Birds and no iPod to help us pretend we’re in a music video during long plane rides and Train travels. Apple’s innovation has made it the most profitable corporation in history.

Apple’s customer satisfaction accounts of 87% as compared to less then 80% with the competition.

Here is an awesome Infographic on how the Cupertino Giant can make an Historic $1 Trillion Mark.

Trillion Dollar Apple

We thank Masters of Accounting for providing an excellent infographic here to help us explain step by step the Company’s history till date.

Top Analysts predict Apple’s value to go past $1 trillion sometime between August 16, 2013 and April 9, 2015 – at 11 a.m., to be precise.

Apple’s net sales in billions USD

  •  1981: $0.34 
  •  1982: $0.58 
  •  1983: $0.98 
  •  1984: $1.5 
  •  1985: $1.9 
  •  1986: $1.9 
  •  1987: $2.7 
  •  1988: $4.1 
  •  1989: $5.3 
  •  1990: $5.6 
  •  1991: $6.3 
  •  1992: $7.1 
  •  1993: $8.0 
  •  1994: $9.2 
  •  1995: $11.1 
  •  1996: $9.8 
  •  1997: $7.1 
  •  1998: $5.9 
  •  1999: $6.1 
  •  2000: $8.0
  •  2001: $5.4 
  •  2002: $5.2 
  •  2003: $6.2 
  •  2004: $8.3 
  •  2005: $13.9 
  •  2006: $19.3 
  •  2007: $24.6 
  •  2008: $37.5 
  •  2009: $42.9 
  •  2010: $65.2 
  •  2011: $108.2 
  •  2012 (as of Q3): $156.5 
  •  2011 total sales: $108.2 billion 
  •  That’s more than the GDP of 160 different countries!

Year End Stock Prices

  •  1981: 22.125 
  •  1982: 29.875 
  •  1983: 24.375 
  •  1984: 29.125 
  •  1985: 22.00 
  •  1986: 40.50 
  •  1987: 84.00 
  •  1988: 40.25 
  •  1989: 35.25 
  •  1990: 43.00 
  •  1991: 56.375 
  •  1992: 59.75 
  •  1993: 29.25 
  •  1994: 39.00 
  •  1995: 31.875 
  •  1996: 20.875 
  •  1997: 13.125 
  •  1998: 40.9375 
  •  1999: 102.8125 
  •  2000: 29.75 
  •  2001: 21.90 
  •  2002: 14.33 
  •  2003: 21.37 
  •  2004: 64.40 
  •  2005: 143.78 
  •  2006: 84.84 
  •  2007: 198.08 
  •  2008: 85.35 
  •  2009: 210.732 
  •  2010: 322.56 
  •  2011: 405.00 
  •  2012 (year high): 705.07

Getting There

How Apple can reach $1 trillion

  •  Apple’s market cap must increase by some $400 billion 
  •  Apple’s value increased this much between 2008 and 2012 
  •  Current number of Apple shares: Approximately 940 million 
  •  Value of shares necessary to achieve a market cap of $1 trillion: $1,072 
  •  If Apple can grow at 20% each year, they should hit the trillion mark in 2015 
  •  40%: Apple’s current growth rate Apple’s Amassed Retail Army 
  •  17%: Amount of the U.S. technology market that Apple controls 
  •  Growing number of regular employees 
  •  2009: 34,300 
  •  2010: 46,600 
  •  2011: 60,400 
  •  2012: 72,800 
  •  393: Number of Apple retail stores 
  •  $5,647: Average sales per square foot of Apple store 
  •  435 million: Worldwide Apple Customers (based on number of credit cards registered through iTunes) There are certainly more.
  •  That accounts of 6% of the global population! Total Number Of Products Sold .
  •  iPod: 350 million 
  •  iPhone: 192.6 million 
  •  iPad: 84 million 
  •  Macintosh computers: 212 million 
  •  iTunes song downloads: 16.5 billion 
  •  iPhone App Store downloads: 2 billion With the latest fiscal results, Apple marches ever closer to that $1 trillion mark! Q3 2012 fiscal findings 
  •  Regional revenue increases 
  •  Americas: 26% 
  •  Europe: 16% 
  •  Japan: 33% 
  •  Asia Pacific: 25% 
  •  Retail: 17% 
  •  $32.023 billion: Total Q3 2012 revenue 
  •  That’s a 23% year-to-year increase!

WooW!! Can you believe these numbers? I was soooo excited while writing up this post. And this excitement was just so natural.

Who would say that Samsung is leading the smartphone market and who would say that Android is the best mobile operating system in the world?

What do you think about Apple getting those historic number mark sometime in future?

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