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Tuesday
Sep252012

Google (GOOG) Makes a Big Jump

Since June 14th, Google (GOOG) has gained roughly 36%, and it just recently made a new all-time high.  This jump of 36% equates into an increase in market cap of $66.63 billion.  With a current market cap of $249 billion, Google is currently the fifth biggest company in the US, and it's just barely behind Wal-Mart (WMT) at $251 billion and Microsoft (MSFT) at $257 billion.  Another 5% gain for the stock would make it the third largest company in the US behind just Apple (AAPL) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

Below is a list of the 25 largest US companies.  Google has jumped 5 places on the list from 10th to 5th since June 14th, which is the largest jump of the names highlighted.  Intel (INTC) has dropped the most from 17th to 22nd.

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