Google’s stock hits $800

Google’s stock has reached and slightly risen above $800 on Tuesday.

The company’s milestone comes more than 5 years after it charged passed $700 for the first time in October 2007.

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Google’s stock has soared more than 13 percent year-to-date and over 30 percent in the last 12 months. The stock has also climbed roughly 35 percent since cofounder Larry Page replaced Eric Schmidt as CEO in April 2011, as noted by the Associated Press.

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