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TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE STOCK IN THE WORLD

 Stock collectively refers to all of the shares amongst which the ownership of a company is divided. If you are interested in a risky investment that may get you a lot of profit, then you should definitely try out investing in stock market. Here is a list of the top 10 companies with the most expensive share prices in the world.


1. BIRKSHIRE HATHAWAY


With stock price at $316,248.31 which makes it Rs. 2,20,62,114.60 in Indian currency, and registered in New York Stock Exchange, it is an American MNC with its headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America. Formerly known as Valley Falls Company (1839-1929) and Berkshire Fine Spinning Associates (1839-1955), it was founded in 1839 by Oliver Chase with Warren E. Buffett as its current chairman and CEO.



2. LINDT

Full name being Chocoladefabriken Lindt and Sprungli AG, its stock price is 78,500 CHF making it Rs.53,63,063.90 in Indian currency. It is a swiss chocolate and confectionary company which deals with its share in the SIX Swiss Exchange market. It is widely known for its chocolate truffles, chocolate bars and other sweets. Founded in 1845 by David Sprüngli-Schwarz and Rudolf Lindt, its headquarters is in Kilchberg, Switzerland.



3. NEXT PLC

A British MNC which deals in clothing, footwear and home products. Its stock price is 5,844 GBP (Rs.5,27,403.47) and it is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). It has over 700 stores worldwide out of which 500 are based in United Kingdom and the other 200 are widely spread across Asia, Europe and Middle East. It is one of the largest clothing retailers in the UK which overtook Marks & Spencer in the early 2012. It was founded in 1864 by Joseph Hepworth and has its headquarters in Enderby, England.



4. SEABOARD CORPORATION

It is an American MNC which deals in several operations. The stock price is $4,699.00 (Rs. 3,28,272.14) and is also listed under the New York Stock Exchange. In USA, its main operation is the production of pork and ocean transportation. Worldwide, it engages in activities like grain processing, sugar production and electrical power generation. Founded by Otto Bresky in 1918, it is headquartered in Merriam, Kansas, USA.



5. NVR INC.

Stock price being $3,215 (Rs. 2,24,567.75) and also listed under the New York Stock Exchange, it is an American construction and mortgage company which runs under the name of Rymarc Homes, Ryan Homes, NV Homes, and Heartland Homes. Founded 1940 by Dwight Schar, it was originally named as Ryan Homes which later on, in 1980, changed to NVR Incorporated. Reston, Virginia, USA is where the headquarters belong.



6. AMAZON INC.

 

An American MNC that focuses on E-Commerce, digital streaming and artificial intelligence, it is one of the top 5 companies in the USA under the Information Technology industry along with Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and Google. Its stock is priced at $1,923.77 (Rs. 1,34,426.31) and is registered in the New York Stock Exchange. Founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994, it was originally known as Cadabra Inc. which changed in 1995. It has its headquarters in Seattle, Washington, USA.



7. BOOKING HOLDINGS INC.

Formerly known as Priceline.com Incorporated (1998–2014) and The Priceline Group Inc. (2014–2018), its stock price is $1,887.73 (Rs. 1,31,739.96) and it is listed under National Association of Securities Dealer Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock exchange. This company is a part of the travel and technology industry and was founded in 1996 by Jay S. Walker. The headquarters are based in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA. Its current president and CEO is Glenn D. Fogel.



8. ALPHABET INC.

Stock price at $1,270.59 (Rs. 88,746.26) and registered under National Association of Securities Dealer Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock exchange, it is as American MNC which was founded through the restructuring of Google. It became the parent company of Google and several other subsidiaries. It was founded by the founders of Google itself, Larry Page and Sergey Brin on 2nd October 2015 and has the headquarters in Mountain View, California, USA.



9. MARKEL CORPORATION (MKL)

MKL is a worldwide company of various operations like insurance, reinsurance and investment. Their stock price is $1,027.19 (Rs. 71,741.52) under the New York Stock Exchange. It runs under the insurance industry. Found in 1930 by Samuel A. Markel, its headquarters is in Richmond, Virginia, USA.



10. MRF LTD.

Madras Rubber Factory is an Indian MNC which runs under the tyres and rubber industry. The stock price is Rs.55,918.35 and is listed under the National Stock Exchange (NSE). It is the most expensive stock in the Indian Stock Exchange. It is the largest manufacturer of tyres in India and the sixth largest in the world. Headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, it was founded in 1946 by K.M. Mammen Mappillai.