Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of Apple, generated some top numbers after taking the lead in January 2000, amassing a net worth of $7 billion (as of September). The innovator, under whose leadership we saw the development of the iPhone, the iPad, and the Macbook, used out-of-the-box thinking to reinventing the computer and amassed a great deal of his wealth, according to Forbes, after Disney’s acquisition of Pixar, of which he owned more than $4 billion in shares. Here’s a quick snapshot of the numbers that contributed to his empire’s success:
Average annual revenue grew more than 26%: According to Forbes, in 2000, Apple’s revenues were $8 billion and they totaled $100 billion in the last 12 months.
Average annual cash growth was more than 20% : The company’s cash increased from $4 billion in 2000 to $28.4 billion at the end of June 2011.
Net profit margin grew more than 300%: Apple’s net margin grew from 9.8% in 2000, according to reports, to 23.6% in the last 12 months.