Did you know that the oldest stock exchange in the world was established in 1602, called the Amsterdam Stock Exchange? Today, investors are primarily interested in stocks, and even individual wealth is measured in stocks. So what is the most expensive stock in the world?
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By offering stock instead of borrowing the capital needed for expansion, the company avoids incurring debt and paying interest charges on that debt. Investors can profit from buying stocks in two ways. First, some stocks pay regular dividends (an amount of money given for each stock someone owns).
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Once a company goes public and its shares begin trading on the stock exchange, its stock price is determined by the supply and demand for its shares in the market. If there is a strong demand for its shares due to favorable factors, the price will increase. As a result, they are the most expensive stocks currently.
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1. Berkshire Hathaway / $465,515.00
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Is Berkshire Hathaway the most expensive stock? Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Their equity is $465,515.00.
2. Lindt/ $112,026.71
Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG, more commonly known as Lindt, is a Swiss chocolatier and confectionery company founded in 1845 and known for its chocolate truffles and chocolate bars, among other sweets. It is based in Kilchberg, where its main factory and museum are located. Their holdings total $112,026.71.
3. NVR, Inc./$4,636.58
NVR, Inc. has one of the most expensive stocks per share, which sells for $4,636.58. With 70 years of experience building quality homes and successful careers, NVR has developed its reputation for stability and accountability.
4. Seaboard Corporation/ $3,685.41
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Seaboard Corporation is a diversified multinational agribusiness and transportation conglomerate with integrated operations across multiple industries. In the United States, the company is primarily engaged in the production, processing and shipping of pork.
Amazon.com, Inc. is an American multinational technology company focused on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It has been called “one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world” and is one of the most valuable brands in the world.
6. Alphabet Inc./$2,551.76
Alphabet Inc. is an American multinational technology holding company that was created during the restructuring of Google on October 2, 2015 and became the parent company of Google and several former Google subsidiaries.
7. Booking Holdings Inc. – $2,469.83
Booking Holdings is the world’s leading provider of online travel and related services in more than 220 countries and territories through six leading consumer brands: Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda, Rentalcars.com, KAYAK and OpenTable, as well as only through a network of subsidiary brands such as Rocketmiles, Fareharbor, HotelsCombined, Cheapflights and Momondo.
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8. Autozone Inc./$1,794.28
AutoZone is the leading retailer and distributor of automotive aftermarket parts and accessories in the United States. They sell automotive and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories at AutoZone stores in 50 US states, plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Brazil. Additionally, they deal with automotive diagnostic and repair software through ALLDATA, diagnostic and repair information through alldatadiy.com, and automotive and light truck parts and accessories.
9. Cable one/$1,396.44
Cable One, Inc. is an American broadband communications provider. They are a former subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company. The company’s name and current orientation date back to 1997; before that time the company was known as Post-Newsweek Cable.
10. Markel Corporation/$1,221.73
Markel is a Fortune 500 holding company that operates a leading specialty insurer and has an impressive portfolio of product and service businesses. While Markel’s heritage is in insurance, they have evolved into much more today. They also provide services in reinsurance and investment operations worldwide.
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Berkshire Hathaway is the most expensive stock in the world today. The success of all these companies is highly dependent on their stock prices, which change over time.
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