IBM PC 5150

The first IBM Personal Computer, the 5150, was released on 12 August 1981. The 5150 and subsequent models would popularize the term PC. If instead of buying the PC 5150 on launch day, you had invested in IBM stock, your shares would be worth an estimated $34,741 today (or $34,297 after fees).
Release Date12 August 1981
Release Price$1,565.00
Company (ticker)IBM (NYSE: IBM)
Share Price (as of)USD 142.96 (2 August 2018)
Est. Value (with fees)$34,741 ($34,297)
Est. Return22.20x price, 8.7% IRR
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