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Apple Surpasses Microsoft in Market Cap

Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 4:25 PM ET

Apple surpassed Microsoft's market cap during Wednesday's trading session, becoming the second-largest company by market value in the S&P 500.

Apple's market cap now stands at $222 billion, about $3 billion higher than the value of Microsoft. In 2010, Apple's shares are up about 16%, compared to a drop of 18% for Microsoft's shares.

Currently, the largest company in the S&P 500 is Exxon Mobil with a market cap value of nearly $279 billion.

Here is a look at the companies with the largest market cap value in the S&P 500:

bythenumbers.cnbc.com

  Price   Change %Change
GE
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PG
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WMT
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MSFT
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AAPL
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XOM
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