Who owns the most Apple shares? Here’s a look at the company’s largest shareholders.

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  • As of February 2021, Vanguard Group was Apple’s largest institutional shareholder.
  • Tim Cook has been the company’s CEO since August 2011.
  • Apple was founded on April 1, 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.

There is about 900 million active iPhones worldwide, reports Finance Online. In 2021, Apple controlled over 25% of the global mobile operating system market, and despite losing the global Android phone race, Apple has a strong grip on the US market.

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Apple generated $365 billion in revenue in 2021, according to Business of Apps. More than half of this revenue comes from iPhone sales.

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But who’s pulling the strings? It’s easy to imagine such a ubiquitous company as a monolith, but Apple’s success really depends on the decision making of a few key individuals and organizations.

Who Owns Apple?

Apple is a public company, which means that its ownership is made up of shareholders. According to Macrotrends, Apple over 16 billion shares outstanding as of March 2022.

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The largest number of Apple shares are owned by organizations. As of February 2021, Apple’s largest institutional shareholder was Vanguard Group, which owned over 1.3 billion shares, 7.83% of the shares outstanding at that time. BlackRock owned 1.11 billion shares, with 6.60% of the shares outstanding. Berkshire Hathaway owned over a billion shares, nearly 6% of the shares outstanding.

A large number of Apple shares are also held by Apple insiders – executive employees and members of the board of directors. As of December 2020, Chairman Arthur Levinson owned over 4.5 million shares, CEO Tim Cook over 800,000 shares and Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams owned almost 500,000 shares, according to Investopedia.

Who Owns Google?:The same company that owns Waze and YouTube.

Who is the richest person in the world?:It’s not Jeff Bezos anymore.

As of December 2020, CEO Tim Cook owned over 800,000 Apple shares.

Who is the CEO of Apple?

In August 2011, Tim Cook was appointed CEO of Apple, according to the company. Until the death of former CEO Steve Jobs, Cook served as chief operating officer.

When was Apple founded?

According to the Library of Congress, Apple founded April 1, 1976Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.

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