Market capitalizations fluctuate frequently
: a principios de este año, Apple (AAPL) hit the $ 3 trillón
Marcos, becoming the first to do so and making it by far the most valuable company on the planet
Este año, oil prices have soared to record highs
, particularmente on concerns about disruptions of supply from Russia since its invasion of Ukraine
, the global benchmark
, has climbed about
36% so far this year
, and was last trading at
$ 106.2 a barrel
That has buoyed players like Saudi Aramco, whose shares are up 27% so far this year.
mientras tanto, Apple’s stock has fallen more than 17% desde enero.
The iPhone maker has recently been weighed down by major supply chain headaches
, particularly in China
, where several of its suppliers
’ factories have been temporarily caught in the country’s Covid lockdowns
El mes pasado, Apple warned of huge losses related to the ongoing situation, saying that production and logistics issues could hit its sales by as much as $ 4 billion to $ 8 billion this quarter.
Apple’s constraints were “primarily centered around the Shanghai corridor,” CEO Tim Cook said in an earnings call.
Dan Ives, managing director of equity research at Wedbush Securities, called the impact of the lockdowns “the albatross for the June quarter,” saying in a report that Apple’s supply chain woes in China would likely remain the “peak worry” for investors in the short term.
But concerns may “subside” in the second half of the year, when the company is expected to launch a new iPhone 14, él agregó.