The reversal comes as the iPhone maker has made deliberate moves to reduce its liquidity.
May 17, 2020
Laura Mullan

Alphabet has reportedly overtaken Apple as the most cash-rich company in the world

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Alphabet, the parent company of Google, has dethroned Apple as the most cash-rich company in the world, according to reports.

Alphabet now has $117bn i...

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, has dethroned Apple as the most cash-rich company in the world, according to reports.

Alphabet now has $117bn in net cash compared to Apple’s $102bn, according to the Financial Times

The reversal comes as the iPhone maker has made deliberate moves to reduce its liquidity.

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Taking advantage of US tax reforms, Apple decided to bring the $285bn it was holding overseas back to America.

Over the past 18 months, it has spent $122bn on buying back stock and paying dividends, according to the LA Times. 

This effectively helped to reduce the its cash reserves. 

Meanwhile, Alphabet’s cash reserves have surged by $20bn during the same period. 


 

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