Apple Inc. shares today rose $4.87, or 1.16%, in NASDAQ trading on below-average volume of 8,674,865 shares to hit a new all-time closing high of $424.70.

Apple’s previous all-time closing high was $423.24, set on January 10, 2012. Apple’s all-time intraday high stands at $427.75, set on January 9, 2012. AAPL’s 52-week low is $310.50.

Apple’s market value currently stands at $394.72 billion.

The top five U.S. publicly-traded companies, based on market value:
1. Exxon Mobil (XOM) – $410.73B
2. Apple (AAPL) – $394.72B
3. Microsoft (MSFT) – $237.69B
4. IBM (IBM) – $212.15B
5. Wal-Mart (WMT) – $204.97B

Selected companies’ current market values:
• Google (GOOG) – $203.59B
• GE (GE) – $197.84B
• Intel (INTC) – $127.50B
• Cisco (CSCO) – $103.78B
• Amazon (AMZN) – $82.61B
• Disney (DIS) – $69.13B
• Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) – $52.49B
• Dell (DELL) – $28.89B
• Nokia (NOK) – $20.92B
• Yahoo! (YHOO) – $19.14B
• Sony (SNE) – $16.83B
• Adobe (ADBE) – $14.43B
• Motorola Mobility (MMI) – $11.55B
• Research In Motion (RIMM) – $9.01B
• Sirius XM (SIRI) – $8.10B
• Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) – $3.99B
• RealNetworks (RNWK) – $0.25B

AAPL quote via NASDAQ here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "dslarsen" for the heads up.]

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