By the end of 1965, Xerox hit 215 (split adjusted), or 12,900 in the old stock, an 860-fold increase, one of the most spectacular runs by any stock in history. Xerox’s all-time high was reached on May 3, 1999 when it closed at 63.6875. This is quite an increase from the split-adjusted price of $0.01389 the stock had been at in February 1949, an increase of over 4500-fold over a period of fifty years. This is much more spectacular than the 55-fold increase in price between July 1961, when Xerox joined the NYSE, and its peak on May 3, 1999.
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