Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Apple Inc. (AAPL)

James Marshall
August 4, 2017

(NASDAQ:AAPL) by 0.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Alethea Management Ltd Company invested in 0.15% or 1,029 shares.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, Apple Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of 2.4%, where Monthly Performance is 9.51%, Quarterly performance is 6.85%, 6 Months performance is 22.05% and yearly performance percentage is 50.4%. Spark Investment Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 76,900 shares. Odey Holdings AG increased its stake in shares of Apple by 27.3% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 219,739,579 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $25,450,260,000 after buying an additional 4,301,005 shares during the period. Glenview Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in Apple during the fourth quarter valued at about $365,191,000.

By historical standards, Apple Inc. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp reported 16.53 million shares or 0.96% of all its holdings. Asset Management One Co. As of the end of the quarter Phh Investments, Ltd. had acquired 4,370 shares growing its position 67.7%. Ltd. now owns 9,457,769 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $1,096,072,000 after buying an additional 8,571,027 shares during the period. Moreover, Bard Associates Inc has 0.6% invested in the company for 366,690 shares. Apple has a 52 week low of $102.53 and a 52 week high of $157.21. (NASDAQ AAPL) traded down 1.1473% on Thursday, hitting $155.3371. Apple Inc. The company's 50-day moving average is $147.04 and its 200 day moving average is $142.60. The company has market cap of $181.85 million.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The iPhone maker reported $1.67 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.57 by $0.10.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 36 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Apple 44.89 Billion. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at 35.1 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was 20.6 percent. The business's revenue was up 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.42 earnings per share. Equities analysts expect that Apple Inc. will post $8.97 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Apple announced that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, May 2nd that permits the company to repurchase $50.00 billion in shares. United Bank sold 6,338 shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 17th. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 2.05% and Monthly Volatility of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday the 11th of May 2017. Apple Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 18.38 and Forward P/E ratio of 14.73.

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August 2 investment analysts at Barclays made no change to the stock rating of "Equal-Weight" but moved down the price target to $146.00 from $185.00. Twelve research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, forty-two have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Apple has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $167.13. Finally, Ullmann Financial Group Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Apple during the fourth quarter worth $220,000.

The difference of 52 week low value as well as 52 week high value and the current price of the stock suggests the next move of the shares. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 13,049 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,026,770.68.

In related news, insider Daniel J. Riccio sold 11,949 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 7th. It worsened, as 90 investors sold AAPL shares while 975 reduced holdings. Also, insider Luca Maestri sold 4,757 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 2nd.

Sr VP Johny Srouji disclosed the sale of 10,019 shares of (AAPL). Insiders have sold a total of 373,000 shares of company stock valued at $56,497,046 over the last ninety days.

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