Appleis stock began a steady climb Wednesday after the announcement of Boot Camp, and only a day later it has gained over ten percent in value. The stock opened on Wednesday at US$61.17, and today jumped over $70. Positive interest in Appleis new software that lets Intel-based Macs boot either Mac OS X or Windows XP seems to be fueling the drive.
Appleis stock ended the trading day Thursday at $71.24, up 6%, or $4.03. At 5:09 PM EST in after-hours trading, it was down a tad to $71.20, which likely reflected some profit-taking by investors who wanted to cash in on the stockis significant jump in value.