Shares of Apple Inc (AAPL) today closed down $10.65, or -2.36%, at $439.88 per share to set a new 52-week low.

The previous 52-week low was $443.14, set during trading on January 26, 2012. Apple’s all-time high was set on September 19, 2012 at $703.99.

Apple’s market value currently stands at $413.04 billion. On September 19, 2012, Apple set a new all-time closing high of $702.10 and had a market value of $658.15 billion.

In the last 4 months and 6 days, Apple has lost a total of $244.78 billion in market value, or an average of $1.9 billion per day.

Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook

The top five U.S. publicly-traded companies, based on market value:
1. Exxon Mobil (XOM) – $418.23B
2. Apple (AAPL) – $413.04B
3. Google (GOOG) – $248.23B
4. Microsoft (MSFT) – $234.65B
5. Wal-Mart (WMT) – $230.82B

Selected companies’ current market values:
• IBM (IBM) – $230.53B
• Amazon (AMZN) – $128.64B
• Cisco (CSCO) – $112.29B
• Intel (INTC) – $104.13B
• Disney (DIS) – $96.37B
• Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) – $33.10B
• Yahoo! (YHOO) – $24.09B
• Dell (DELL) – $22.86B
• Adobe (ADBE) – $18.96B
• Sirius XM (SIRI) – $16.40B
• Nokia (NOK) – $15.59B
• Sony (SNE) – $14.46B
• Research In Motion (RIMM) – $9.03B
• Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) – $2.13B
• RealNetworks (RNWK) – $0.27B

AAPL quote via NASDAQ here.

MacDailyNews Take: Word has it, Tim Cook is seriously considering a ban on torches and pitchforks at the next AAPL shareholders’ meeting.

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