In the modern world, almost everyone is familiar with the concept of a stock. Investing in shares of large growing companies can make money, since they are constantly growing in value.
I would like to highlight a list of those companies whose shares are currently valued more than others as of February 20, 2021.
1.Berkshire Hathaway Inc., $ 352,039 per share.
Company value: $ 455 billion
Industry: Insurance, finance, railways, utilities, food and non-food products.
Yes, it didn’t seem to you, the cost of one share is $ 352,039, which makes it the most expensive share in the world. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. known for its owner, American investor and entrepreneur Warren Buffett. The headquarters are located in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
2.Lindt & Sprüngli AG $ 88,100 per share.
Company value : $ 20 billion
Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG (abbreviated as Lindt) is a Swiss company that specializes in the production of chocolate and confectionery. It also owns a chain of brand shops and cafes – more than 410 around the world.
The company was founded in 1836 in Zurich. It all began with the opening of the David Sprüngli & Son confectionery store, which over time has become one of the most successful businesses in the world. In 1988, the Rudolf Lindt chocolate factory was acquired and the company was renamed “Aktiengesellschaft Vereinigte Berner und Züricher Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli”.
Lindt factories are located in Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, Austria and the USA.
In addition to chocolate bars and sweets, Lindt makes ice cream and desserts, and is also famous for its seasonal chocolate figurines – Easter bunnies, Christmas deer, Santa, snowmen, and more.
The most famous product line of the company is Lindor.
3.NVR Incorporated $ 3,930 per share.
Company value: $ 11.50 billion
Industry: Construction and mortgage.
NVR Incorporated – American homebuilding company, additionally provides lending services. During its existence, the company has provided housing for more than 365,000 buyers in 15 states of the country. The headquarters is located in Reston, Virginia.
4.Amazon Inc. $ 3,182 per share.
Company value: $ 1 233 billion
Amazon is an American retail company that sells and supplies various goods over the Internet. With the help of Amazon, Internet users, suppliers and manufacturers can sell any goods themselves, using the company’s website as an online platform.
The popularity of the service has increased due to the high quality of goods, low prices, prompt delivery and a wide range of various products.
The company was founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos. The main office is located in Seattle, Washington.
According to a general estimate, the company currently employs about 647.5 thousand employees, the assets in the corporation are more than 162 billion, and the annual turnover is about $ 232 billion.
5.Seaboard Corporation at $ 3,149 per share.
Company value: $ 3.60 billion
Branch: Cargo transportation, agriculture.
Seaboard Corporation is a diversified conglomerate that is involved in agriculture and maritime transport in various fields around the world.
In the United States, it is mainly engaged in the production and subsequent transportation of pork.
The company is headquartered in Merriam, Kansas, USA.
6.Booking Holdings $ 2,281 per share.
Company value: $ 60.6 billion
Industry Booking Holdings is the world’s largest travel service provider. The list of services of the company includes car rental, sale of air tickets, reservation of offices and hotel rooms, and much more.
The history of the corporation begins in 1997, when entrepreneur Jay Walker founded The Priceline Group Inc. Two years after the foundation, the shares were issued for an IPO, in connection with which the company set a record for daily capitalization – almost 13 billion in one day.
7.Cable One, Inc.
Company value (market): $ 10.46 billion
Industry: Communication services.
Cable One, Inc. (branded Cable ONE) is an American cable service provider and a former subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company.
The name and line of business of the company were formed back in 1997. Until that time, it was known as Post-Newsweek Cable.
They are headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona (although interestingly they don’t serve the Phoenix area).
8.Alphabet Inc. $ 1,797 per share.
Company value (market): $ 919 billion
The world-famous Internet company Google has recently changed its official name to Alphabet, since it has long gone beyond one search engine Google, and also owns many other companies.
The heads of the Internet holding are Sergey Brin and Larry Page, who jointly created this mega-company back in 1998.
Alphabet Inc. headquarters is located in California, and the holding includes more than three dozen popular services and companies, such as AdWords, Android, YouTube and others.
9.Chipotle Mexican Grill $ 1,402 per share.
Company value (market): $ 39 billion
Industry: Restaurant chain.
Chipotle Mexican Grill is a restaurant chain in the US, UK, Canada, Germany and France that prepares Mexican dishes, mainly burritos and tacos. The company got its name from the famous Mexican seasoning chipotle, which consists of smoked red jalapeno pepper.
The company promotes the use of natural products and animal meat. Chipotle is also one of the first chains of restaurants of the Fast Casual concept, which implies the speed and convenience of service as in fast food restaurants, but at the same time the absence of artificial products and semi-finished products, a calmer design and reusable tableware.
The company was founded in 1993 by Steve Ells and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.
At the moment, in the USA there are more than 2.5 thousand Chipotle restaurants and the company is not going to stop there.
10.AutoZone Incorporated $ 1,252 per share.
Company value (market): $ 23.8 billion
Industry: Retail stores of auto goods.
AutoZone is an American company that specializes in the retail sale of automotive products and components. It is the second largest car parts and accessories market. In the USA, second only to Advance Auto Parts.
Founded in 1979. The company is headquartered in the USA: Memphis (Tennessee).
The company owns 5,000 stores in 49 states.
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Alessandro Rocco Pietrocola is an entrepreneur and investor based in London and operating mainly in Europe, Asia and Oceania with main focus on UK, Baltic Countries, Russia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Middle East and New Zealand as area of interest! At the moment is the CEO of Astorts Group. He is an UK FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) Approved Person and is has great experience as director of regulated companies. He uses to dedicate part of his life to inspire others and help them achieve the most out of their life. Since he was 20, he had successfully founded and managed several companies operating in the field of management consulting, wealth management and fintech. He loves travelling, he is a cigars lover, an amateur golfer and a dapper man.