Apple's stock price hits new record ($143.80)

Apple's stock price hit a new record of $143.80 today, topping the $1,000 per share pre-split benchmark. As noted by AppleInsider, if it keeps pace for the remainder of the week it will beat the company's old market capitalization record.

At 1 p.m. (Eastern), Apple eclipsed a $1,000 per share valuation corrected for the split. At $143.80 at the close of business, Apple sits just $3.62 away from breaking the old market capitalization record that it reached on Feb. 23, 2015. Apple's market capitalization broke $700 billion on Feb. 14, and currently sits at $755.74 billion.