Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL) rose $8.38, or 1.41%, to close at $600.96. Apple also notched a new intraday 52-week high of $601.00 today.

 
This marks the first time Apple shares have closed above $600 level since October 26, 2012 ($604.00).

 
Apple’s previous 52-week high was $590.24, set on April 28, 2014. Apple’s 52-week low stands at $388.87, set on June 28, 2013.

 
Apple’s market value currently stands at $517.65 billion.

 
The top five U.S. publicly-traded companies, based on market value:
1. Apple (AAPL) – $517.65
2. Exxon Mobil (XOM) – $444.70B
3. Google (GOOG) – $356.00B
4. Microsoft (MSFT) – $325.71B
5. Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) – $312.01B

Selected companies’ current market values:
• IBM (IBM) – $193.59B
• Amazon (AMZN) – $142.67B
• Disney (DIS) – $142.30B
• Intel (INTC) – $130.27B
• Cisco (CSCO) – $118.25B
• Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) – $61.59B
• Yahoo! (YHOO) – $38.07B
• Adobe (ADBE) – $30.58B
• Nokia (NOK) – $27.00B
• Sirius XM (SIRI) – $19.49B
• Sony (SNE) – $18.30B
• BlackBerry (BBRY) – $4.11B
• Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) – $3.11B
• RealNetworks (RNWK) – $0.27B

AAPL quote via NASDAQ here.