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This Chart Outlines Apple's Path to Being Worth $1 Trillion

By: Jonathon Brown - Published: Feb 26, 2013 • References: apple and master-of-accounting.net
Economists predict that sometime between August 16, 2013 and April 9, 2015, Apple will become the world's first trillion-dollar company. Hitting the trillion-dollar mark is obviously a groundbreaking achievement for the tech giant and this infographic explains the ins and outs of Apple's finances.

As of August 2012, Apple shares were valued at $665.15. This figure helped Apple set a new world record with a market capitalization of $624 billion. This figure is simply a calculation of the share price multiplied by the number of shares available.

While there are several factors that will impact Apple's ability to reach $1 trillion status, this infographic provides a few of the key ones. These include achieving a market share price of $1,072 and growth of 20% every year until 2015.