Apple shares hit new all-time closing high

Merry Christmas, Apple shareholders! Shares of Apple Inc. today rose $4.89, or 2.52% to close at $198.80 on volume of 17,136,100 shares to set a new all-time closing high as the NASDAQ closed at 1pm EDT in a shortened session due to the Christmas holiday.

Apple’s previous closing high was $194.30, set on December 7, 2007. Apple’s previous all-time high (intraday) of $200.00 was set on December 14, 2007. Apple’s 52-week low stands at $76.77, set on December 27, 2006. Apple’s Day High (and new all-time intraday high) was $199.33 and the Day Low was $194.79.

At market close, Apple’s market value stands at $174,057,352,000.

For reference, some selected current market values:
• Microsoft (MSFT) – $342,221,922,040
• Google (GOOG) – $219,217,073,930
• Cisco (CSCO) – $174,243,292,240
Apple (AAPL) – $174,057,352,000
• Intel (INTC) – $159,681,570,000
• IBM (IBM) – $153,848,675,750
• Nokia (NOK) – $151,518,367,000
• Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) – $134,664,826,080
• Research In Motion (RIMM) – $66,187,133,940
• Disney (DIS) – $63,271,841,400
• Dell (DELL) – $56,360,823,050
• Sony (SNE) – $54,803,865,360
• Amazon (AMZN) – $37,785,258,770
• Motorola (MOT) – $37,348,648,350
• Yahoo! (YHOO) – $32,141,478,200
• Adobe (ADBE) – $24,581,077,920
• RealNetworks (RNWK) – $908,056,250
• Napster (NAPS) – $88,704,000

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 78% since Goldman’s “sell” recommendation.

28 Comments

  1. AAPL was never trading publicly at $200 a share; I believe one person, for some reason, was able to sell some of his stock to some people at $200 a share, but it was never the going rate. Don’t ask me how that happened.

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