What happened to your Microsoft investment?

by Volker Weber

In this chart you can see when Ballmer became CEO. And this chart shows you what would have happened in case you sold your Microsoft stock five years ago and bought Apple with that money. Or even better Research in Motion.

Comments

Hindsight is a wonderful thing.
Did you buy AAPL or RIMM back then?

Tom Holzapfel, 2008-05-06

shoulda coulda woulda ;-)

Claude Lehmann, 2008-05-06

Tom, no to AAPL, yes to RIMM. Not nearly enough though.

Volker Weber, 2008-05-07

Did you take dividend into account?

Jan Tietze, 2008-05-08

Would you do that if one stock is flat, and one grows 5000 %? 10k turning into 500k and you are asking if I take the dividend on 10k into account?

Volker Weber, 2008-05-08

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