As the year comes to a close,
remains the most highly valued company in the U.S. markets. In March 2000, when the market peaked, GE had a
market cap of $433 billion. Its market cap is now $484.3 billion.
GE, which is in the process of
named Jeffrey Immelt as the successor to Chairman and CEO Jack Welch. Welch will remain chairman of the company for the next year and will aid in the day-to-day transition of his successor.
The top 10 stocks have a combined market cap of $2.73 trillion.