Apple's stock price rose 1.7% on Tuesday, thanks to which the company set a new record in terms of capitalization and surpassed Microsoft. Now, the cost of Apple reaches $821.7 billion - 4.3 billion more than Microsoft. Amazon's capitalization exceeded $815.1 billion, and Alphabet's - $791.6 billion. The last five sessions have increased the price of Apple shares by 12.7%. The shares went up by almost a quarter from 3 January. Despite the record this year, the company's capitalization is lower compared to October last year. Amid falling demand for smartphones, Apple’s value has declined.