Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL

), Facebook Inc. (FB), Google parent Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL), and Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) could rise even higher after the S&P 500 Information Technology Index (S5INFT) moves past its March 2000 tech bubble peak, according to CNBC. The reason is that their market dominance is likely to push earnings yet higher, in the view of investors cited by CNBC. In the 52 weeks through September 1, shares of Apple, Facebook, Alphabet and Microsoft have posted gains of 52%, 36%, 20% and 30% respectively. By comparison, the S&P 500 Information Technology Index is up 29% over the same period, per S&P Dow Jones Indices. (For more, see also: Facebook Stock’s 3-Year Breakout Predicts Higher Prices.)

High Growth, Great Margins

“For now, tech is the expensive but best place to be, as far as we see,” is what Max Wolff,…