It already was two years ago, but last year it dropped to third place to the benefit of Berkshire Hathaway.
The method by which the list is obtained is simple: each investor is given a list of companies which he can value with four degrees : does not respect , respects little , respects and respects a lot , each with a value from less to more depending on the amount of respect. Then the average is done and we have the ranking. In addition, investors have also been asked to say what factors make a company respected.
At the same time, analysts have also raised their expectations for Apple’s share price . Right now we have them at $93.69, but the predictions you can see in the table above state that they could go up to 95 or even $124 in the most optimistic case.
Another thing Tim Cook can be satisfied with: Wall Street is on his side.