Apple Stock Hits 2019 High

Shares in Apple have continued to set highs for 2019 on several new product introductions this week. Apple stock was up $6.93 Thursday to close at $195.09. The company has a market cap of $919 billion after surpassing the $1 trillion level last year before dropping.

Apple this week announced new AirPods, the second generation of its popular wireless headphones. The new Apple-designed H1 chip, developed specifically for headphones, delivers performance efficiencies, faster connect times, more talk time and the convenience of hands-free “Hey Siri.” AirPods come with either a standard charging case or a new Wireless Charging Case for convenient charging at home and on the go. The new AirPods and AirPods with Wireless Charging Case are available to order on apple.com and the Apple Store app starting today, and in Apple Stores beginning next week.

  • AirPods with standard charging case will be available for $159 (US) and are available to order on apple.com and the Apple Store app starting today, and in Apple Stores starting next week.
  • AirPods with Wireless Charging Case will be available for $199 (US) and are available to order on apple.com and the Apple Store app starting today, and in Apple Stores starting next week.
  • Customers can order the standalone Wireless Charging Case for $79 (US) on apple.com and the Apple Store app starting today, and in Apple Stores starting next week. The Wireless Charging Case also works with the first version of Airpods.

Apple also updated its iMac line with up to 8-core Intel 9th-generation processors for the first time and powerful Vega graphics options.

  • The 21.5-inch iMac now features 8th-generation quad-core, and for the first time 6-core processors, delivering up to 60 percent faster performance. The 21.5-inch iMac with 4K Retina Display starts at $1,299.
  • The 27-inch iMac now for the first time features up to 9th-generation 6-core and 8-core processors, delivering up to 2.4 times faster performance. The 27-inch iMac with 5K Retina Display starts at $1,799.