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Ever wonder what the most expensive stocks on the market are? After all, the market is reaching new highs. That means there must be some very expensive stocks pushing the market higher.
This list contains the stocks with the highest share prices on the market today. While they are technically the most "expensive" stocks based on share price, some of them are still a great value. This list does not assess the value of any of these stocks, only the ones with the highest share prices right now.
Here is our list of the 10 most expensive stocks to buy.
The 10 Most Expensive Stocks Today
Most Expensive Stocks No. 10: AutoZone Inc.
The 10th most expensive stock on our list shows expensive stocks don't need to be major financial stocks or tech stocks. Auto parts retailer AutoZone Inc. (NYSE: AZO) sells for $730.32 per share.
Most Expensive Stocks No. 9: Alphabet Inc.
Google parent Alphabet Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) is the ninth most expensive stock in the United States. The price per share is currently $778.20.
Most Expensive Stocks No. 8: Alphabet Inc.
Alphabet Inc.'s second stock (Nasdaq: GOOGL) trades at a price per share of $806.76, making it the eighth most expensive stock you can buy in 2016.
Most Expensive Stocks No. 7: Amazon.com Inc.
Seattle-based e-retailer and service provider Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) is the seventh most expensive stock to buy, coming in at $783.93 per share.
Most Expensive Stocks No. 6: White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd.
The sixth most expensive stock you can buy is Bermuda-based White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd. (NYSE: WTM). The insurance company currently trades at $826.04 a share.
Most Expensive Stocks No. 5: Markel Corp.
The fifth most expensive stock, finance company Markel Corp. (NYSE: MKL), is the last of the triple-digit stocks on our list at $849.61 per share.
Most Expensive Stocks No. 4: The Priceline Group Inc.
The Priceline Group Inc. (Nasdaq: PCLN), a business services company, is our the fourth most expensive stock of 2016, at $1,468.48 per share.