Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) continued their meteoric rise on Tuesday, reaching their highest level ever and briefly topping $170 per share. The stock’s value has more than tripled in the past year, and it has nearly quintupled since the start of 2017.

The surge in NVIDIA’s stock price has been driven by the company’s strong performance in the artificial intelligence and gaming markets. NVIDIA has been at the forefront of the development of AI technologies, and its GPUs are widely used by gamers.

The company’s success in these areas has led to strong sales and profits. In the first quarter of this year, NVIDIA reported $1.9 billion in revenue and $507 million in net income. This was a year-over-year increase of 17% and 30%, respectively.

The strong performance has been driven by the success of NVIDIA’s flagship product, the GeForce GTX 1080Ti. This GPU has been very popular among gamers, and it has driven up demand for NVIDIA’s other GPUs.

The company’s success in the AI market has also been impressive. NVIDIA’s AI platform, the DGX-1, is being used by many of the world’s largest companies to develop their own AI solutions. NVIDIA has also launched its own AI solutions for businesses, such as its Drive PX2 platform for autonomous vehicles.

NVIDIA’s stock price is likely to continue to climb in the coming months as the company continues to benefit from strong demand for its products. The stock is up over 35% in the past three months, and investors are optimistic that the company will continue to post strong results.

Investors should, however, exercise caution when investing in NVIDIA’s stock. The company’s share price is near an all-time high, and any unexpected news could cause the stock to take a hit. Investors should also consider the risks associated with investing in a single stock, as its performance could be volatile.