New Year's Blowout - Save up to $949 on Macs!Apple Inc. shares today rose $1.72, or 0.52%, on below-average volume of 10,138,975 shares to set a new all-time closing high of $331.29.

Apple’s previous all-time closing high was $329.57 set yesterday. Apple’s all-time intraday high stands at $332.50, set today. Apple’s 52-week low is $190.25.

At market close, Apple’s market value stands at $303.89 billion.

The top five U.S. publicly-traded companies, based on market value, are:
1. Exxon Mobil (XOM) – $377.69B
2. Apple (AAPL) – $303.89B
3. Microsoft (MSFT) – $240.30B
4. Berkshire-Hathaway (BRKA) – $198.45B
5.Wal-Mart (WMT) – $195.09B

Selected companies’ current market values:
• Google (GOOG) – $192.54B
• IBM (IBM) – $183.42B
• Intel (INTC) – $117.97B
• Cisco (CSCO) – $113.74B
• Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) – $98.12B
• Amazon (AMZN) – $83.04B
• Disney (DIS) – $73.83B
• Nokia (NOK) – $40.28B
• Sony (SNE) – $36.51B
• Research In Motion (RIMM) – $30.89B
• Dell (DELL) – $26.42B
• Yahoo! (YHOO) – $21.63B
• Motorola Mobility (MMI) – N/A
• Adobe (ADBE) – $15.97B
• Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) – $5.98B
• RealNetworks (RNWK) – $560.30M

AAPL quote via NASDAQ here.