Apple shares hit new all-time intraday and closing highs

Today in Nasdaq trading, shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL) rose $2.86, or 2.34%, to hit a new all-time closing high of $124.88. Apple’s previous all-time closing high was 122.02 set on February 6, 2015.

Also during trading today, AAPL set a new all-time intraday high of $124.92.

Apple’s 52-week low stands at $73.05.

Apple, the world’s most valuable company, currently has a market value of $727.39 billion. Apple is the first U.S. company to close above the $700 billion mark. The prior record had been held by Microsoft set on December 30, 1999 with a market capitalization of $618.9 billion. Adjusting for inflation to 2015, Microsoft’s market capitalization would be at $876 billion. At that time, MSFT’s P/E stood at 77x. AAPL’s P/E today stands at only 10x.

The top five U.S. publicly-traded companies, based on market value:
1. Apple (AAPL) – $727.39B
2. Exxon Mobil (XOM) – $380.61B
3. Google (GOOG) – $364.55B
4. Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) – $359.03B
5. Microsoft (MSFT) – $347.68B

Selected companies’ current market values:
• Walmart (WMT) – $278.29B
• Facebook (FB) – $214.15B
• Amazon (AMZN) – $174.21B
• Disney (DIS) – $173.13B
• Intel (INTC) – $159.86B
• IBM (IBM) – $156.78B
• Cisco (CSCO) – $137.71B
• Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) – $70.03B
• Yahoo! (YHOO) – $41.35B
• Adobe (ADBE) – $36.38B
• Twitter (TWTR) – $29.89B
• Nokia (NOK) – $28.60B
• Sony (SNE) – $28.55B
• ARM Holdings (ARMH) – $23.59B
• Sirius XM (SIRI) – $21.27B
• BlackBerry (BBRY) – $5.16B
• Pandora (P) – $3.11B
• Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) – $2.36B
• RealNetworks (RNWK) – $252.00M

AAPL quote via NASDAQ here.

Related articles:
Apple hits new all-time high, becomes first $700 billion company – February 10, 2015
Apple shares hit new all-time closing high – February 5, 2015
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday and closing highs – February 4, 2015
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday high – January 30, 2015
Apple destroys Street with all-time record earnings – January 27, 2015


    1. Where are all those shorts from a year or so ago trumpeting Apple’s doom? Where’s GM (the then frequent commenter here) and all of his oh-so sophisticated and professional investor friends? Licking their wounds, perhaps? Buy and hold was such a stupid strategy according to them. We should all have sold out at $700 in September of 2012. To paraphrase Dr. Phil (whole stole it from Fritz Perls), how’s that working for you now?

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