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wasn't sure where to ask this, but this place seemed as good as any, especially considering RMs usually have pretty hefty market caps...

here's my thing: i realize there's a lot of advantages to being a big company, but how do get past the giant yearly revenue and mammoth market caps?

in my mind, a company valued at $100 billion with $20 billion in sales (and subsequently, my return on investment) is gonna have one heck of a difficult time doubling and tripling from there, no?

anyone around here who bought one of the 10 largest companies at the time, say, 5, 10, 20+ years ago? what were your original expectations, and what's your return been since?
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