A stock market is a network of exchanges of sorts, and companies list shares on an exchange. Investors then purchase shares and buy and sell them among one another. The stock price is an indicator of a company’s market value, but the price of a share of stock will also depend on the number of shares outstanding. Stocks have grown at a very high speed in the past few years. Here is a list of the top companies with the most expensive stocks in the world. Let’s get started.
1. Berkshire Hathaway
Berkshire Hathaway is the most expensive publicly traded share of all the time. It was trading at $415,000 per share. But, thanks to the shareholder gains and the idiosyncrasies of its founder, the share value is unlikely to be matched by any other share.
2. Lindt & Sprungli AG
This company comes to the second position on the list. It is popularly known as Lindt. It is a Swiss confectionery and chocolate company that was founded in 1845. The company is known for chocolate bars and truffles.
3. Next Plc
Next Plc is a British Multinational company for footwear, clothing, and retail-based products. It has more than 700 stores in the world. In addition, it has a home shopping catalog and website with over three million active customers.
4. Seaboard Corporation
Seaboard Corporation has a revenue of $5.81 billion. The company’s main business is pork production and processing, as well as sea transport. The company is also involved in commodity merchandising, grain processing, sugar production, and electrical power generation.
5. NVR Inc.
The company was founded as Ryan Homes in 1940. It changed its name to NVR. The company’s main business was construction. They construct and sell buildings and homes under the brand names Heartland Homes, NV Homes, Rymarc, and Ryan Hoes. The net income of the company this year is $537 million.