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Apple iPod

The first version of the iPod was released on October 23, 2001. It had 5GB of storage space, weighed 6.5 ounces, and featured a mechanical scroll wheel. If instead of buying the iPod on launch day, you had invested in Apple stock, your shares would be worth an estimated $51,632 today (or $49,044 after fees).
Release Date23 October 2001
Release Price$399.00
Company (ticker)Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL)
Share Price (as of)USD 153.99 (23 May 2017)
Est. Value (with fees)$51,632 ($49,044)
Est. Return129.40x price, 36.6% IRR
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