Bubble Chart of Apple’s Hardware Product Mix
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Bubble Chart of Apple’s Hardware Product Mix

Posted on May 8, 2012 by George F Huhn
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Here’s a bubble chart displaying some cumulative financial and sales data from Apple’s primary hardware product mix over the last ten years. Interesting to note how the revenue of the iPhone has exceeded the Mac and how quickly the iPad’s cumulative revenue is closing in on the iPod, even though the iPad has only 2 […]

What Justifies Apple’s Market Cap?
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What Justifies Apple’s Market Cap?

Posted on Mar 28, 2012 by George F Huhn
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I read a Market Watch blog post that pointed out that Apple has a market cap that is 1.4 times Exxon Mobil’s and twice the market cap of GE’s. These bubble charts compare 22 of the 26 companies with market caps over $100 billion to see why. (Some comparable financial data wasn’t available for 4 of […]

Comparison of Computer Hardware Companies
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Comparison of Computer Hardware Companies

Posted on Dec 7, 2011 by George F Huhn
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In today’s bubble chart, we show a comparison of 14 computer hardware stocks. The X-axis is stock price; the y-axis is price-to-earnings (p/e); and the bubble area represents market cap. The chart below shows a “zoom-box” detail of the relatively lower p/e and lower priced companies clusterd together in the lower left corner of the […]