Apple Inc. (AAPL) Is Really Falling Behind Google Inc (GOOG)

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June 24, 2013 11:52am NYSE:XLK

google apple1Over the last several quarters, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has been on the forefront of introducing several new technologies that, while not huge revenue drivers yet, contribute significantly to public perception.

Google Fiber, Google Glass, and now Project Loon are all positive steps for the king of search.

Conversely, ever since shares hit an all-time high last fall, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has struggled to maintain its stock price and convince investors it’s still a leader in innovation. [Related:  How To Make 500% Off This Tech Stock By August]

In the video below, Fool contributor Doug Ehrman discusses the apparent gulf between these two rivals and what it could mean for your portfolio looking ahead.

Related ETF: Technology Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLK)

Top 10 Holdings (62.38% of Total Assets as of 6/12/2013)
Company Symbol % Assets
Apple Inc. AAPL 14.02
International Business Machines IBM 7.54
Microsoft Corporation MSFT 7.28
Google Inc. GOOG 7.15
AT&T Inc. T 6.80
Verizon Communications Inc. Com VZ 4.77
Oracle Corporation ORCL 4.05
QUALCOMM Incorporated QCOM 3.90
Cisco Systems, Inc. CSCO 3.76
Intel Corporation INTC 3.11

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