Microsoft joins Amazon and Apple in $1 trillion club

Microsoft joined the club of $1 trillion dollar companies. 

On Thursday, the company's stock price opened at $130 per share, bringing its total market cap (the price of all of its shares combined) to over $1 trillion. It's the third company to achieve this somewhat mind-bending milestone, following Apple, which hit the mark in August 2018, and Amazon, which earned that valuation in September 2018.

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14. Slalom
13. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
12. Intuitive Surgical

11. Salesforce 

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10. Southwest Airlines 

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9. Lululemon 

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8. Google

7. Facebook

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6. Linkedin

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5. Boston Consulting Group

4. Procore Technologies

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3. In-N-Out  Burger

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2. Zoom Video Communications

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1. Brain & Company

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The bump in value comes thanks to an impressive earnings report the company posted Wednesday. All three of Microsoft's divisions — hardware, software, and cloud and enterprise services — are pulling their weight. Microsoft's revenue for the quarter increased 14 percent over last year, for a total quarterly revenue of $30.6 billion.

Stock prices fluctuate often — Apple and Amazon have both since lost their T prize, and Microsoft's value was already just under $1 trillion as of 10:30 a.m. ET. The trillion dollar valuation is more of a milestone of flabbergasting confidence in these giant tech companies.  

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