Today, April 10, 2021, in the early morning hours, the second cryptocurrency Ethereum (ETH) witnessed a new price record, touching $2,200 on major spot exchanges. It pushed Ether's total market cap above that of world-leading companies.
Coca-Cola, Netflix and Adobe are left in the dust by Ether
According to the analytical services that track capitalization of global companies, commodities, cryptocurrencies and ETFs, Ethereum (ETH) entered the top 40 assets by market capitalization.
At the current price level over $2,147, Ether's market capitalization (the net value of the entire supply mined to date) is estimated at around $247 billion.
Meanwhile, the market capitalization of Netflix Inc., OTT content platform and production company is some $245 billion. Software legend Adobe is valued at $240 while Coca-Cola multi-national beverage company has a market capitalization of $229 billion.
The world's most valued company is Apple with $2.23 trillion in market capitalization followed by Microsoft ($1,93T in market cap).
Major countries' GDPs are next in line
Bitcoin (BTC) market capitalization is over $1.13 trillion, which is 27 percent more than that of Facebook. As covered by U.Today recently, the flagship cryptocurrency's aggregated market capitalization recently broke above Mexico's GDP in 2020.
Ethereum (ETH)'s net market cap is also higher than the gross domestic product (GDP) of some major countries. Namely, according to the IMF World Economic Outlook database, Portugal's estimated GDP for 2021 is $257 billion.
At the same time, Ethereum (ETH)'s market cap is higher than the GDP of Peru ($225 billion) and is twice as valuable as the GDP of Slovakia ($117 billion).