Electric vehicle maker Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) surpassed social media operator Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) in market capitalization after the market opened on Friday. Tesla shares jumped about 3.5% immediately after trading opened, bringing the company's market capitalization to $ 788.4 billion, while Facebook shares remained flat. Such a leap makes the car company Elon Musk the fifth most valuable company. Now it is second only to Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Alphabet in this indicator.
According to CNBC analysis, the Apple App Store earned more than $ 64 billion in 2020, more than the roughly $ 50 billion received in 2019 and $ 48.5 billion in 2018, indicating that App sales growth The Store sped up a lot as people spent more time and money on apps and games. For example, App Store revenue grew 28% in 2020, up from 3.1% in 2019. Apple's App Store is the company's main growth area.
One of the leading US insurance companies UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH) is poised to acquire data analyst Change Healthcare (NASDAQ: CHNG) for $ 13 billion. The acquisition will strengthen the software and analytics segment. UnitedHealth Group is offering $ 25.75 for Change Healthcare shares. But already at the auction on January 6, shares rose by more than 30%. Over the past 12 months, the company's shares have risen in price by more than 20% and at the auction on January 7 were worth $ 365.03. The company remains one of the leaders in the US health insurance market and continues to expand in new directions.
3D Systems Corporation (NYSE: DDD) rose 104% to $ 22.26. The market capitalization was $ 2.91 billion due to the announcement of the sale of the asset and the repayment of debts. 3D Systems announced the sale of "non-core software" for $ 64 million, and also released preliminary results for the fourth quarter of 2020. The company expects revenue of $ 170- $ 176 million, which is higher than Wall Street's expectations of $ 140 million. 3D Systems also expects higher profit of $ 11- $ 19 million.
Plant-based meat substitute manufacturer Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND) has seen uneven revenue growth over the past year. In the first two quarters of 2020, Beyond Meat posted growth of 141% and 69%, respectively. However, already in the third quarter, revenue grew by only 3%. In about a month, the company is set to submit a fourth quarter report and has yet to publish any forecasts for its financials. Beyond Meat offers different types of meat substitutes, including cutlets, sausages, sausages. Avoiding meat is a common trend in many countries. On the tori on January 5, BYND was worth $ 126.07. Over the past year, the company's shares have risen in price by more than 65%.