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Nintendo N64

The Nintendo 64 saw a limited North American release on September 26, 1996 followed by a wide release on the 29th that priced the units at $199.99. If instead of buying the N64 on launch day, you had invested in Nintendo stock, your shares would be worth an estimated $798 today (or $718 after fees).
Release Date26 September 1996 (Japan: 23 June 1996)
Release Price$199.99 (Japan: 25,000)
Company (ticker)Nintendo (Tokyo: 7974)
Share Price (as of)JPY 26,885.00 (27 March 2017)
Est. Value (with fees)$798 ($718)
Est. Return3.99x price, 7.0% IRR
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