In NASDAQ trading today, Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares gained $19.13, or 3.19%, on slightly above average volume of 21,051,836 to set a new all-time closing high of $618.68.

Apple’s previous all-time closing high was $617.62, set on March 28, 2012.

Apple’s all-time intraday high is $621.45, also set set on March 28, 2012. Apple’s 52-week low stands at $310.50.

Apple’s market value currently stands at $576.81 billion.

The top five U.S. publicly-traded companies, based on market value:
1. Apple (AAPL) – $576.81B
2. Exxon Mobil (XOM) – $410.38B
3. Microsoft (MSFT) – $270.94B
4. IBM (IBM) – $242.70B
5. GE (GE) – $211.84B

Selected companies’ current market values:
• Google (GOOG) – $210.34B
• Wal-Mart (WMT) – $208.90B
• Intel (INTC) – $141.79B
• Cisco (CSCO) – $114.13B
• Amazon (AMZN) – $90.13B
• Disney (DIS) – $80.62B
• Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) – $47.22B
• Dell (DELL) – $29.55B
• Sony (SNE) – $20.88B
• Nokia (NOK) – $20.29B
• Yahoo! (YHOO) – $18.76B
• Adobe (ADBE) – $17.22B
• Motorola Mobility (MMI) – $11.84B
• Research In Motion (RIMM) – $7.53B
• Sirius XM (SIRI) – $9.01B
• Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) – $5.73B
• RealNetworks (RNWK) – $0.35B

AAPL quote via NASDAQ here.

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