Disney paid $500 million more for Pixar than General Motors is now worth ...
GM's shares have plummeted to less than $12, the lowest level since 1955.
That means the world's largest auto maker has a stock market value of only about $7 billion. That compares with a market cap of about $56 billion in 2000, when the stock was at its all-time high of $94.62 a share.
Disney's purchase price for the Emeryville 'Toon factory? $7.5 billion. The world turned upside down.