Apple shares today rocketed past $80 in extremely heavy NASDAQ trading following today’s Macworld Expo announcements. Shares of Apple (AAPL) gained $4.81, or 6.32%, to close at $80.86 on volume of 81,159,539 shares to hit a new all-time high.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs today announced new Intel-based iMac models, new Intel-based portables (MacBook Pro), iLife ’06, iWork ’06, .Mac ugrades, and more. Jobs also pre-announced record revenue of $5.7 billion and sales of over 14 million iPods during the holiday quarter.

Apple’s previous all-time high was $77.20 set on January 9, 2006. Apple’s 52-week low is $31.65 set on January 12, 2005.

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