Aug 20, 2012 1:20 PM by Lacey Steele
Apple takes the title of world's most valuable company ever!
Today its surging stock sky rocketed the company's value to $621 billion.
Apple has hit new highs recently due to excitement around what may be the impending launch of the iPhone 5 and possibly a smaller, cheaper iPad.
The company is now worth 53% more than Exxon Mobil, which comes in at number two.