In NASDAQ trading today, Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares gained $7.50, or 1.24%, on slight above average volume of 21,453,925 to set a new all-time closing high of $614.48.

Apple’s previous all-time closing high was $606.98, set yesterday, March 26, 2012.

Apple’s all-time intraday high is $616.28, also set today. Apple’s 52-week low stands at $310.50.

Apple’s market value currently stands at $572.92 billion.

The top five U.S. publicly-traded companies, based on market value:
1. Apple (AAPL) – $572.92B
2. Exxon Mobil (XOM) – $408.26B
3. Microsoft (MSFT) – $272.87B
4. IBM (IBM) – $240.05B
5. GE (GE) – $212.05B

Selected companies’ current market values:
• Google (GOOG) – $210.37B
• Wal-Mart (WMT) – $209.29B
• Intel (INTC) – $140.84B
• Cisco (CSCO) – $112.62B
• Amazon (AMZN) – $93.49B
• Disney (DIS) – $81.19B
• Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) – $46.70B
• Dell (DELL) – $29.36B
• Sony (SNE) – $20.84B
• Nokia (NOK) – $19.92B
• Yahoo! (YHOO) – $18.73B
• Adobe (ADBE) – $17.11B
• Motorola Mobility (MMI) – $11.84B
• Research In Motion (RIMM) – $7.16B
• Sirius XM (SIRI) – $8.45B
• Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) – $5.72B
• RealNetworks (RNWK) – $0.36B

AAPL quote via NASDAQ here.

Related articles:
Apple shares hit new all-time closing high – March 26, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – March 20, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – March 19, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – March 14, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – March 13, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – March 12, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time closing high – March 2, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – March 1, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – February 29, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – February 28, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – February 27, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time closing high – February 24, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – February 14, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – February 13, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – February 10, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – February 9, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – February 8, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – February 7, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – February 6, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday, closing highs – February 3, 2012
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday high – February 1, 2012