updated 07:10 pm EST, Wed January 12, 2005
AAPL soars after earnings
Apple stock to over $72 per share in after hours trading, after posting record revenue and quarterly profit. The stock closed Wednesday at $65.46, but was up more than $7 per share after it announced earnings today. Apple's earnings were driven by a huge surge in Mac sales--fueled by the release of the iMac G5 and strong iBook sales as well as a a strong retail sales its stores.