Everyone familiar with the tech world knows that Apple is insanely profitable … but have you ever wondered just HOW profitable? The folks at Statista took on the challenge and made a chart of Apple profits compared to other companies.
But if you have looked at similar graphs in the past, you know that Apple is SO MUCH more profitable that there is a lack of perspective! So instead the graph stacks up groups of other companies and compares their cumulative profits to Apple.
It is pretty amazing to look at the graph: Apple is more profitable than the combination of Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Yahoo!, eBay and Facebook? And more than three times more profitable than the combined Samsung, HTC, RIM and Nokia?! Crazy stuff!