Apple Inc. is a company big enough to blow-up your thinking caps. You can imagine by the fact that Apple’s market cap (Market Capitalization) is greater than the combined market caps of Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon taken together.

Apple previously led by Late Steve Jobs is known for its innovative, intelligent and simple gadgets. The current market caps of different business giants speak the fact themselves. Let’s have a look at the following graph.

Apple wealthier than Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon combined (2012)

Apple wealthier than Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon combined (2012)

The latest market caps in 2012 are as follows :

Apple : USD $632.56 Billion
Microsoft : USD $256.78 Billion
Google : USD $221.48 Billion
Amazon : USD $111.26 Billion
Facebook : USD $41.43 Billion

You can see that the sum of market caps of Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon taken together is USD $630.95 Billion while that of Apple alone is USD $632.56 Billion. To the ultimate surprise Apple’s market cap in 1999 was just USD $9.29 Billion. Had you noticed this fact before? 😯