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Most expensive stocks in the world

Last updated on: February 14, 2013 09:26 IST

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Enjoy the rush of investing in stocks and following the ups and downs of markets? Well, here are some sought-after stocks that would add to the thrill. There's just one catch: These are extremely expensive stocks.

Let's take a look at some of the most expensive stocks in the world.

Source: therichest.org

NOTE: The ranking is based on January 30, 2013, figures

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Berkshire Hathaway

Industry: Conglomerate

Stock price: $145,505 per share

Global rank: 1

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Seaboard Corporation

Industry: Agriculture and ocean transport business

Stock price: $2,639.72 per share

Global rank: 2

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NVR Incorporated

Industry: Real estate

Stock price: $1,040.86 per share

Global rank: 3

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Google, Incorporated

Industry: Internet

Stock price: $753.83 per share

Global rank: 4

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Priceline.com Incorporated

Industry: Travel

Stock price: $695.09 per share

Global rank: 5

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Intuitive Surgical Incorporated

Industry: Robotic surgical systems

Stock price: $573.00 per share

Global rank: 6

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MasterCard Incorporated

Industry: Banking

Stock price: $516.00 per share

Global rank: 7

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Markel Corporation

Industry: Insurance

Stock price: $470.46 per share

Global rank: 8

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Apple, Incorporated

Industry: Technology

Stock price: $456.83 per share

Global rank: 9

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Biglari Holdings, Incorporated

Industry: Restaurants

Stock price: $369.42 per share

Global rank: 10

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