Microsoft joins Apple in $2T market value club

Microsoft's Windows refresh is the first in six years

Microsoft is in the money, literally, joining Apple in a club that has only two members. 

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MSFT MICROSOFT CORP. 289.05 -0.62 -0.21%
AAPL APPLE, INC. 148.99 +0.43 +0.29%

The two tech giants are the only companies valued north of $2 trillion as the software giant closed above the $2 trillion mark Thursday after flirting with the level for several sessions. 


Microsoft becomes second company ever as $2 trillion tech giant, Fox News

Nadella Pic: Brian Smale and Microsoft - Wiki Commons (Brian Smale and Microsoft - Wiki Commons)

CEO Satya Nadella rolled out the first update to Windows in six years on Thursday 

"Throughout its history, Windows has been a democratizing force for the world," CEO Satya Nadella said during the Windows 11 unveiling event Thursday. "Windows has created entirely new categories for both consumers and businesses." 

Apple became the first company to cross the mark last August and its shares have gained just 1% this year with a market value of $2.2 trillion.


Tim Cook, Apple CEO, talks to crowd at Apple Conference, Fox News

Apple CEO Tim Cook waves after speaking at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., Monday, June 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

The future pipeline of $2 trillion contenders exists but remains limited, as tracked by Dow Jones Market Data Group through Tuesday's closing prices. 

Amazon $1.7B

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AMZN AMAZON.COM, INC. 3,699.82 +43.18 +1.18%

Google/Alphabet $1.66B

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GOOGL ALPHABET, INC. 2,680.70 +20.40 +0.77%

Facebook $961M

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FB FACEBOOK, INC. 372.46 +2.67 +0.72%

Berkshire Hathaway $634M

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BRK.B BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY, INC. 278.80 +0.31 +0.11%

Tesla $600M 

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TSLA TESLA, INC. 657.62 +14.24 +2.21%