Apple shares hit new all-time high – again

Shares of Apple Inc. today blasted through the $160 mark, surging $5.2099 , or 3.33% to close at $161.4499 on volume of 33,087,617 shares to set a new all-time closing high.

Apple’s previous 52-week high was $159.18, set on Wednesday, October 3rd. Apple’s 52-week low is $72.60, set on October 11, 2006.

At market close, Apple’s market value stands at $140,403,452,485.90.

MacDailyNews Note: With Microsoft valued at $279,764,681,280, Apple is now worth more than half that of Microsoft.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Macuser” for the heads up.]

For reference, some selected current market values:
• Google (GOOG) – $185.42 billion
• IBM (IBM) – $172.69 billion
• Intel (INTC) – $149.15 billion
Apple (AAPL) – $140.40 billion
• Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) – $131.22 billion
• Dell (DELL) – $63.26 billion
• Sony (SNE) – $50.84 billion
• Amazon (AMZN) – $38.62 billion
• Adobe (ADBE) – $26.05 billion
• Gateway (GTW) – $698.34 million

In after-hours trading, Apple is up another $0.55, or 0.34% to currently stand at $162.00.

AAPL quote via NASDAQ here.

MacDailyNews Note: “I am putting a sell on Apple, the company that created the iPhone,” Laura Goldman, investment advisor, LSG Capital, May 21, 2007. AAPL closed at $111.98 that day. Apple has risen 44.2% since Goldman’s “sell” recommendation.

59 Comments

  1. Hey MDN Take, please publish how much money has lost the people who listened to Laura Goldman advice. Could be interesting to know what happen to people who listen to those agaings apple….

  2. @Eric24601…

    You’re only half right… Google’s market cap is $185 billion… Apple is 140b. I’ll help you with the math… That’s $5 billion less than Google.

    MDN magic word: PROBABLY, as in it would PROBABLY pay to look up facts before spouting off.

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