Apple’s market cap hits $262.88 billion

September 23, 2010, 10:33 AM UTC

It’s now worth what Microsoft was six months ago, while Microsoft falls further behind

Source: Wolfram Alpha

Apple (AAPL) has set four new record highs in past five trading days. It closed Wednesday at $287.75, pushing its market cap to $262.88 billion, widening the gap with Microsoft (MSFT, market cap: $212.96 billion) and closing in on America’s most valuable company, Exxon Mobil (XOM, market cap: $312.89).

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