Since last spring, Apple's share has increased in value by 150 percent, despite the ongoing pandemic.

During Tuesday's trading on the US Nasdaq stock exchange, the stock traded at its highest for $138.78 each, which is the highest listing so far in the company's 44-year history.

This means that Apple's market capitalization is now up to a staggering $2.334 billion, which is by far the highest value that any company has achieved.

By comparison, rivals Microsoft and Amazon are valued at $1,709 billion and $1,667 billion, respectively.

Google, on the other hand, is worth $ 1.184 billion, while Facebook is "only" valued at $ 796 billion.

Read about how to buy AAPL stock. We also have a report on the Apple's financial results for the final quarter of its fiscal 2020. Apple's first quarter financials is 27 January.

This report appeared on Macworld Sweden. Translation by Karen Haslam.