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The Companies Worth Less Than Facebook

|Includes: AIG, BLK, BMY, CL, DOW, DVMT, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), GWW, HAL, LLY, MS, NKE, NOK, NWSA, ORAN, TGT, UNH, VMW, WBA

I was curious about which companies are worth less than Facebook’s purported $50 billion valuation – so I decided to look it up.  Here are some of the blue chip names (and market caps) you can get at a lower valuation than Facebook without paying Goldman Sachs’ exorbitant transaction fees:

  • EMC – $47.2B
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb – $45.1B
  • France Telecom – $42.5B
  • Target – $42.5B
  • BMW – $42.4B
  • Grainger – $42.3B
  • Nike – $41.6B
  • Morgan Stanley – $41.4B
  • Dow Chemical – $39.9B
  • UnitedHealth Group – $39.4B
  • News Corp – $39.2B
  • Colgate-Palmolive – $39.1B
  • Eli Lillly – $38.9B
  • Nokia – $38.0B
  • AIG – $37.3B
  • Halliburton -$36.7B
  • VMWare – $36.6B
  • BlackRock – $36.3B
  • Walgreen – $36.1B


Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.