Apple bubble

Apple is enormous.

On February 10, Apple became the first company to close a trading session with a market cap over $700 billion. At its current market cap, Apple is more than twice the size of Microsoft.

Topping the $700 billion mark follows a quarter in which Apple sold more than 74 million iPhones and took home more than $18 billion in profit in the most profitable quarter in corporate history.

And even at this massive size, Apple’s recent stock gains have been impressive, with shares rising more than 60% in the last year and gaining about 15% so far in 2015.

But it’s hard to really grasp Apple’s size just by talking about it.

Luckily there is this handy graphic from FinViz, which really brings the message home.

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