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Apple shares peak at all time high: company worth $315.94 billion

Apple shares rose yesterday in the US to $2.78, or 0.81%, on below average volume of 10,602,391 shares to achieve an all time closing high of $344.42. This beats their previous record of $342.46 which was set on January 10th.

At market close, the market value of Apple is standing at $315.94 billion which cements their position right behind Exxon Mobil. Microsoft hold onto the third spot with a market value of $244.26 billion.

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The top five U.S. publicly-traded companies, based on market value, are:
1. Exxon Mobil (XOM) – $386.16B
2. Apple (AAPL) – $315.94B
3. Microsoft (MSFT) – $244.26B
4. Berkshire-Hathaway (BRKA) – $199.62B
5. General Electric (GE) – $198.92B

Selected companies’ current market values:
• Google (GOOG) – $197.26B
• Wal-Mart (WMT) – $195.38B
• IBM (IBM) – $185.24B
• Intel (INTC) – $118.83B
• Cisco (CSCO) – $117.06B
• Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) – $99.97B
• Amazon (AMZN) – $82.62B
• Disney (DIS) – $74.17B
• Nokia (NOK) – $39.91B
• Sony (SNE) – $36.53B
• Research In Motion (RIMM) – $32.99B
• Dell (DELL) – $27.78B
• Yahoo! (YHOO) – $21.704B
• Motorola Mobility (MMI) – N/A
• Adobe (ADBE) – $17.01B
• Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) – $5.72B
• RealNetworks (RNWK) – $544.02M

KitGuru says: Do Apple have Exxon Mobil in their sights? We think so.

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