Nvidia Crosses $3T Market Cap: AI Darling Joins Ranks Of Apple, Microsoft, Closes At All-Time High

Zinger Key Points
  • Nvidia reached $3 trillion in market cap Wednesday, joining Apple and Microsoft as the third company to achieve the milestone.
  • Nvidia is also the second-largest holding in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust.

NVIDIA Corporation NVDA reached a $3 trillion valuation by market capitalization Wednesday, joining Apple, Inc. AAPL and Microsoft Corporation MSFT as the third company to ever achieve the milestone.

The Details: Nvidia's shares closed Wednesday up more than 5%, giving it a market cap of around $3 trillion. The chipmaker’s market cap surpassed Apple's during Wednesday's session, making it the second most valuable company in the U.S and the second-largest holding in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust SPY

Nvidia shares have risen more than 6% this week amid continued momentum on the back of booming demand for its AI chips. Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang recently announced the company will release a high-powered version of its Blackwell chip, Blackwell Ultra, in 2025, and a new AI chip platform, Rubin, in 2026, which has helped the stock roar to new highs this week.

Nvidia is also seeing increased attention ahead of its upcoming 10-for-1 stock split, set to take place after the market close on Friday. Nvidia's stock is up nearly 150% year-to-date after more than tripling in 2023, per Benzinga Pro.

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NVDA Price Action: According to Benzinga Pro, Nvidia shares ended Wednesday's session up 5.16%, closing at an all-time high of $1,224.40. The stock was up another 0.59% in after-hours trading at the time of publication.

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