Apple surpasses WalMart in Market Capitalization

Today Apple become the third largest US company in market capitalization, after Exxon Mobil and Microsoft, surpassing WalMart. Much of this is due to hype about the iPad, as well as mention today that a new iPhone will be coming out soon on Verizon’s network.

A year ago, Apple had the 14th largest US Market Cap at $94 billion. Today Apple is 3rd, with $214 billion.

Here is a list of the 50 largest American companies by market capitalization.

Here is a list of the 50 largest companies on March 31st, 2009.

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