Microsoft's stock price rose this week, showing briefly that the company joined the pantheon of trillion dollar tech giants. MSFT opened at $ 121.05 Monday morning and topped $ 125.76 on Tuesday, nudging the company's valuation over the $ 1 trillion mark. The price has since fallen.

A share of MSFT traded for $ 125.01 on yesterday's yesterday for a total market value of $ 959.1 billion. At the time of writing, stocks are trading at $ 1

30.37 in market trading, and Microsoft seems to be back more than $ 1 trillion in the near future.

Both Apple and Amazon beat Microsoft to achieve 13-fold valuations last summer, even though no one has maintained that status. Apple's market value is currently US $ 976.82 billion; The Amazon is $ 935.76 billion.