In NASDAQ trading today, Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares gained $7.03, or 1.31%, on above average volume to set a new all-time closing high of $542.44.

Appel previous all-time high was $535.41, set yesterday.

Apple’s new all-time intraday high is $547.61, also set today. Apple’s 52-week low stands at $310.50.

Apple’s market value currently stands at $505.75 billion.

The top five U.S. publicly-traded companies, based on market value:
1. Apple (AAPL) – $505.75B
2. Exxon Mobil (XOM) – $407.69B
3. Microsoft (MSFT) – $266.32B
4. IBM (IBM) – $228.21B
5. GE (GE) – $201.57B

Selected companies’ current market values:
• Wal-Mart (WMT) – $202.41B
• Google (GOOG) – $201.02B
• Intel (INTC) – $134.29B
• Cisco (CSCO) – $107.07B
• Amazon (AMZN) – $81.77B
• Disney (DIS) – $77.22B
• Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) – $50.14B
• Dell (DELL) – $30.76B
• Sony (SNE) – $21.47B
• Nokia (NOK) – $19.63B
• Yahoo! (YHOO) – $18.40B
• Adobe (ADBE) – $16.24B
• Motorola Mobility (MMI) – $11.98B
• Research In Motion (RIMM) – $7.30B
• Sirius XM (SIRI) – $8.49B
• Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) – $5.13B
• RealNetworks (RNWK) – $0.35B

AAPL quote via NASDAQ here.

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