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Top 10 Most Expensive Stocks in the World

Thursday, April 28th 2011. | Business

In New York Stock Exchange, Investors trade their stock, earn double or more from their investment or lose a lot from what they spent. In this place, traders are seeking up timing, learning or forecasting market movement and trying to find perfect time to buy and sell their stock. Now, we are here talking about 10 most expensive stocks in the world in 2011. At a time you see the post, the stock price must be different already. You can get latest quote about the price on NYSE.com

10. The Washington post co. NYSE: WPO
Headquarter: Washington DC
Price: $ 432.56

Washington post company

NYSE listed WPO since 31 January 1990 and issues it as common stock. Washington Post company is a media and education company under Kaplan INC. Kaplan INC works on education and media publishing and they are managing Newsweek and six TV broadcast stations. The company works domestically and internationally.


9. Lincoln National Corp, NYSE: LNCPR
Headquarter: Radnor, Pennsylvania
Price: $ 461.78
Lincoln National Corp is a public company working on investment management, asset management, Insurance and other financial services. The other name of LNCPR is financial group. One of Fortune 200 companies

8. Google Inc, NASDAQ GS: GOOG
Headquarter: Mountain View, California
Price: $ 534.27
Google is working in Internet search engine service, internet advertising, video services and many more. It went public in August 19, 2004 and Larry Page and Sergey Brin lead the company from the beginning until now. Before in Mountain View, Google headquartered in Menlo Park California

Headquarter: 11700 Plaza America Drive
Suite 500
Reston, VA 20190
Price: 741.40

NVR is a common stock that listed in NYSE since 2 January 2008. NVR Inc engages in the development and selling condominium, homes and townhouses in more than 25 metropolitan areas in US. It operates under subsidiary of NVR Mortgage Finance, Inc. (NVRM) and NVR has 4 trade name, Ryan Homes, NVHomes, Fox Ridge Homes and Rymarc Homes.

6. US Bancorp, NYSE: USBPRA
Headquarter: 800 Nicollet Mallf
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: (651) 466-3000
Fax: (612) 303-0782
Price: $ 850
USBPRA is listed in NYSE since 11 June 2010. US Bancorp is a multiple financial and holding company. The company sells various financial services such as depository, loan, foreign cash exchange, investment, trust, and wealth management. It lends individual, small business, government institutions and other financial services. In the last 2 years, US Bancorp acquired First Bank of Oak Park Corporation (FBOP) and view branch of BB&T Corp.’s Nevada banking operations

5. Bank of America Corp, NYSE: BACPRL
Headquarter: 100 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Price: $ 1,045
Industry: Banking

Bank of America

Bank of America is second Non-oil Company with the largest total income. It owns the biggest assets in US and listed since 31 January 2008. BACPRL is a preferred stock type and it serves Savings, Card services, various loans and insurance, International banking, Global markets and investment and wealth management.


4. Wells Fargo & Co, NYSE: WFCPRL
Headquarter 420 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94163
Price: $ 1,080
Industry: Banking

Wells Fargo and company is preferred stock issue in NYSE and it is listed in NYSE since 2 January 2009. The banking franchises spread in 39 states, it owns forth-biggest market capitalization in US, and it has served public since 1852

3. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated, NASDAQ GS: HBANP
Headquarter: Columbus, Ohio
Price: $ 1,142

HBANP manages around $53 billion cash so far and the bank is listed on the list of top 25 America’s biggest bank. The founder of the bank was P.W Huntington and he operated the bank since 1866

2. Seaboard Corp, NYSE: SEB
Headquarter: Shawnee Mission, Kansas
Price: $ 2,300.05

Seaboard Corp is part of Conglomerate Company and it employs around 9500 employees from US, Latin America until Africa. It engages pork , sugar citrus, production and processing, flour milling, cargo shipping, include electricity producer in Dominican republic. It has 7 giant vessels and 23 chartered vessel to ship cargos. Yearly, the company earns approximately $2 billion.

1. Berkshire Hathaway Inc, NYSE: BRK.A
Headquarter Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Price: $ 119,335
Industry; reinsurance

Berkshire Hathaway Inc

Berkshire Hathaway is mainly working in Reinsurance industry include life reinsurance, accident and health risks. The company serves the clients through GEICO and all the franchises, General Re and its representatives, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group and Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group. In 2010, Berkshire acquired Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation (BNSF) and its subsidiaries. NYSE listed the company since 29 Nov 1988. It is one of the most fast growing stock and the most expensive stock in NYSE in the last 2 decades.

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