Apple Company Profile (NASDAQ:AAPL)

About Apple

Apple logoApple Inc. (Apple) designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. The Company's products and services include iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod, Apple TV, a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications, the iOS and OS X operating systems, iCloud, and a variety of accessory, service and support offerings. The Company also delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App StoreSM, iBookstoreSM, and Mac App Store. The Company distributes its products worldwide through its retail stores, online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. In February 2012, the Company acquired app-search engine Chomp.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Computer Hardware
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: AAPL
  • CUSIP: 03783310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $136.66
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $126.7430
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $115.7130
  • 52-Week Range: $89.47 - $137.48
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.4484
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.50
  • P/E Growth: 1.6500
  • Market Cap: $718.86B
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,246,540,000
  • Beta: 1.26
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 20.73%
  • Return on Equity: 34.94%
  • Return on Assets: 14.31%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.56%
  • Current Ratio: 1.23%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.20%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 10 Hold Ratings, 36 Buy Ratings, 2 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: $136.83 (0.08% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/27/2017MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$135.00 -> $150.00View Rating Details
2/24/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$142.00 -> $160.00View Rating Details
2/22/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingView Rating Details
2/21/2017Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetNeutral$115.00 -> $125.00View Rating Details
2/21/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight -> Overweight$150.00 -> $154.00View Rating Details
2/17/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$135.00View Rating Details
2/16/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual Weight$123.00View Rating Details
2/16/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
2/14/2017Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$185.00View Rating Details
2/14/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$145.00View Rating Details
2/13/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetBuy$133.00 -> $150.00View Rating Details
2/8/2017Bank of America CorpBoost Price TargetBuy$140.00 -> $145.00View Rating Details
2/7/2017William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
2/7/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuy$142.00 -> $154.00View Rating Details
2/6/2017RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$140.00View Rating Details
2/2/2017Wells Fargo & CoReiterated RatingMarket Weight$112.50 -> $117.50View Rating Details
2/1/2017BGC FinancialUpgradeSell -> Hold$125.00View Rating Details
2/1/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoSet Price TargetBuy$142.00View Rating Details
2/1/2017FBN SecuritiesBoost Price TargetOutperform$130.00 -> $145.00View Rating Details
2/1/2017NomuraSet Price TargetBuy$135.00View Rating Details
2/1/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$125.00 -> $140.00View Rating Details
2/1/2017Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingStrong-Buy$150.00View Rating Details
2/1/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$115.00 -> $130.00View Rating Details
2/1/2017Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$130.00 -> $140.00View Rating Details
2/1/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight -> In-Line$155.00View Rating Details
2/1/2017MacquarieBoost Price TargetOutperform$148.00 -> $156.00View Rating Details
2/1/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$150.00View Rating Details
1/31/2017Pacific CrestReiterated RatingOverweight$129.00View Rating Details
1/31/2017Maxim GroupLower Price TargetBuy$173.00 -> $164.00View Rating Details
1/25/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
1/12/2017CLSAReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/6/2017Brean CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/5/2017Longbow ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$140.00View Rating Details
1/5/2017InstinetUpgradeBuyView Rating Details
1/4/2017GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$140.00View Rating Details
12/16/2016Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutral$102.00View Rating Details
12/7/2016OTR GlobalDowngradePositiveView Rating Details
10/26/2016Global Equities ResearchReiterated RatingOverweight$155.00View Rating Details
10/26/2016Atlantic SecuritiesSet Price TargetBuy$135.00View Rating Details
9/19/2016Morningstar, Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
9/15/2016BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy$124.00 -> $133.00View Rating Details
9/9/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$135.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingStrong-BuyView Rating Details
7/27/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetBuy$125.00View Rating Details
5/29/2016XYZ ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$110.00View Rating Details
5/26/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/12/2016Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSell$80.00View Rating Details
5/3/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuy$135.00View Rating Details
3/2/2016Cleveland ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/28/2016 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/24/2017        
1/31/2017Q117$3.22$3.36$77.37 billion$78.35 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2016Q416$1.66$1.67$46.88 billion$46.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q316$1.38$1.42$42.35 billion$42.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q216$2.00$1.90$52.00 billion$50.56 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/26/2016Q116$3.23$3.28$77.10 billion$75.87 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q415$1.88$1.96$51.02 billion$51.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2015Q315$1.81$1.85$48.73 billion$49.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2015Q215$2.16$2.33$55.53 billion$58.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2015Q115$2.54$3.06$66.42 billion$74.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2014Q414$1.29$1.42$39.63 billion$42.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q314$1.22$1.28$37.80 billion$37.43 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q214$10.13$11.62$43.55 billion$45.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2014Q114$14.05$14.50$57.46 billion$57.59 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2013Q413$7.86$8.26$36.84 billion$37.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2013Q3 2013$7.28$7.47$35.01 billion$35.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2013Q2 2013$10.07$10.09$42.59 billion$43.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q1 2013$13.55$13.81$54.73 billion$54.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$8.75$8.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2012$10.38$9.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2012$10.08$13.87ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2011$7.27$7.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2011$5.84$7.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$5.37$6.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/18/2011$5.39$6.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.93 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $10.14 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 201613$1.96$2.64$2.23
Q2 201610$1.65$2.10$1.85
Q3 20166$1.36$2.13$1.72
Q4 20165$1.64$3.48$2.38
Q1 20177$2.35$3.32$2.93
Q2 20178$1.94$2.31$2.08
Q3 20178$1.43$2.34$1.87
Q4 20175$1.80$2.04$1.88
Q1 20181$4.02$4.02$4.02
Q2 20181$2.57$2.57$2.57
Q3 20181$1.89$1.89$1.89
Q4 20181$2.18$2.18$2.18
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Annual Dividend:$2.28
Dividend Yield:1.67%
Dividend Growth:9.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:27.31% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
25.53% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
22.49% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/31/2017quarterly$0.571.77%2/9/20172/13/20172/16/2017
10/25/2016quarterly$0.571.97%11/3/201611/7/201611/10/2016
7/26/2016quarterly$0.572.19%8/4/20168/8/20168/11/2016
4/26/2016quarterly$0.572.33%5/5/20165/9/20165/12/2016
1/26/2016quarterly$0.522.21%2/4/20162/8/20162/11/2016
10/27/2015quarterly$0.521.73%11/5/201511/9/201511/12/2015
7/21/2015quarterly$0.521.66%8/6/20158/10/20158/13/2015
4/27/2015quarterly$0.521.62%5/7/20155/11/20155/14/2015
1/27/2015quarterly$0.471.63%2/5/20152/9/20152/12/2015
10/20/2014quarterly$0.471.83%11/6/201411/10/201411/13/2014
7/22/2014quarterly$0.471.94%8/7/20148/11/20148/14/2014
4/23/2014quarterly$3.292.32%5/8/20145/12/20145/15/2014
1/27/2014quarterly$3.052.41%2/6/20142/10/20142/13/2014
10/28/2013quarterly$3.052.32%11/6/201311/11/201311/14/2013
7/24/2013quarterly$3.052.77%8/8/20138/12/20138/15/2013
4/23/2013quarterly$3.053.01%5/9/20135/13/20135/16/2013
1/23/2013quarterly$2.652.41%2/7/20132/11/20132/14/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.08%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 58.76%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/22/2017Johny SroujiInsiderSell13,207$136.37$1,801,038.59View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Craig FederighiInsiderSell70,627$135.30$9,555,833.10View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017Johny SroujiInsiderSell16,538$129.83$2,147,128.54View SEC Filing  
2/2/2017Albert Gore JrDirectorSell70,000$128.35$8,984,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2017Chris KondoInsiderSell2,649$128.05$339,204.45View SEC Filing  
2/2/2017D Bruce SewellSVPSell75,000$128.43$9,632,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2017Timothy D CookCEOSell8,571$127.99$1,097,002.29View SEC Filing  
2/1/2017Timothy D CookCEOSell40,000$124.40$4,976,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2017Timothy D CookCEOSell30,000$121.37$3,641,100.00View SEC Filing  
1/24/2017Timothy D CookCEOSell30,000$120.14$3,604,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/19/2017Timothy D CookCEOSell30,000$120.00$3,600,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/18/2017Daniel J. RiccioInsiderSell10,942$119.99$1,312,930.58View SEC Filing  
1/6/2017Luca MaestriInsiderSell4,010$117.88$472,698.80View SEC Filing  
12/28/2016Luca MaestriInsiderSell2,300$117.67$270,641.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Daniel J RiccioInsiderSell10,942$116.07$1,270,037.94View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016Luca MaestriInsiderSell5,323$113.98$606,715.54View SEC Filing  
11/7/2016Luca MaestriCFOSell16,950$110.03$1,865,008.50View SEC Filing  
11/3/2016Daniel J RiccioInsiderSell33,323$110.35$3,677,193.05View SEC Filing  
10/27/2016Philip W SchillerInsiderSell43,769$115.07$5,036,498.83View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016Jeffrey E WilliamsCOOSell43,769$112.59$4,927,951.71View SEC Filing  
9/21/2016Daniel J RiccioInsiderSell22,381$113.06$2,530,395.86View SEC Filing  
8/31/2016Timothy D CookCEOSell49,883$106.19$5,297,075.77View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Daniel J RiccioSVPSell49,996$105.95$5,297,076.20View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Timothy D CookCEOSell110,000$105.95$11,654,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016Timothy D CookCEOSell110,000$106.84$11,752,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016Timothy D CookCEOSell334,000$107.23$35,814,820.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Luca MaestriInsiderSell11,021$108.93$1,200,517.53View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016D Bruce SewellSVPSell24,000$110.11$2,642,640.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Johny SroujiInsiderSell9,827$108.44$1,065,639.88View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Arthur D LevinsonDirectorSell70,000$108.68$7,607,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016D Bruce SewellSVPSell23,305$107.49$2,505,054.45View SEC Filing  
7/19/2016Angela J AhrendtsSVPSell35,797$100.00$3,579,700.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2016Angela J AhrendtsSVPSell25,000$100.00$2,500,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Angela J AhrendtsSVPSell25,000$100.00$2,500,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Angela J AhrendtsSVPSell50,000$100.00$5,000,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2016Johny SroujiSVPSell8,000$99.75$798,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016D Bruce SewellSVPSell103,300$96.78$9,997,374.00View SEC Filing  
4/4/2016Jeffrey E WilliamsCOOSell26,284$111.43$2,928,826.12View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016Philip W SchillerSVPSell268,644$110.01$29,553,526.44View SEC Filing  
3/22/2016Jeffrey E WilliamsCOOSell268,644$106.91$28,720,730.04View SEC Filing  
2/2/2016Arthur D. LevinsonDirectorSell2,008$95.47$191,703.76View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015Timothy D CookCEOSell10,000$120.81$1,208,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Timothy D CookCEOSell30,000$122.08$3,662,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Timothy D CookCEOSell90,593$120.48$10,914,644.64View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Daniel J. RiccioSVPSell13,588$120.81$1,641,566.28View SEC Filing  
10/20/2015Luca MaestriCFOSell2,908$111.88$325,347.04View SEC Filing  
10/16/2015Luca MaestriCFOSell3,300$111.88$369,204.00View SEC Filing  
10/6/2015Luca MaestriCFOSell7,782$110.14$857,109.48View SEC Filing  
10/2/2015Jeffrey E. WilliamsSVPSell46,873$110.49$5,178,997.77View SEC Filing  
9/8/2015Luca MaestriCFOSell16,618$111.48$1,852,574.64View SEC Filing  
7/21/2015Angela J AhrendtsSVPSell44,789$131.62$5,895,128.18View SEC Filing  
7/20/2015Angela J AhrendtsSVPSell25,000$131.97$3,299,250.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2015Daniel J RiccioSVPSell24,085$128.81$3,102,388.85View SEC Filing  
5/5/2015Angela J AhrendtsSVPSell37,897$128.52$4,870,522.44View SEC Filing  
4/22/2015Luca MaestriCFOSell501$128.60$64,428.60View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015Luca MaestriCFOSell5,435$127.63$693,669.05View SEC Filing  
4/7/2015Angela J AhrendtsSVPSell44,197$126.88$5,607,715.36View SEC Filing  
4/6/2015Angela J AhrendtsSVPSell25,000$126.76$3,169,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2015Angela J AhrendtsSVPSell25,000$124.79$3,119,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015Luca MaestriCFOSell10,823$128.82$1,394,218.86View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015Luca MaestriCFOSell2,800$128.97$361,116.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Luca MaestriCFOSell3,400$128.80$437,920.00View SEC Filing  
1/23/2015Daniel J RiccioSVPSell3,804$112.76$428,939.04View SEC Filing  
12/30/2014Daniel J RiccioSVPSell3,804$112.86$429,319.44View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Craig FederighiSVPSell81,543$116.81$9,525,037.83View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Daniel J RiccioSVPSell3,804$116.43$442,899.72View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014Eduardo H CueSVPSell261,935$106.79$27,972,038.65View SEC Filing  
9/22/2014Philip W SchillerSVPSell348,846$101.06$35,254,376.76View SEC Filing  
9/22/2014Timothy D CookCEOSell348,425$101.17$35,250,157.25View SEC Filing  
9/10/2014Luca MaestriCFOSell12,274$99.79$1,224,822.46View SEC Filing  
9/5/2014Luca MaestriCFOSell4,100$99.15$406,515.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014Arthur D LevinsonDirectorSell70,000$94.49$6,614,300.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2014Daniel J RiccioSVPSell4,291$97.32$417,600.12View SEC Filing  
6/24/2014Daniel J RiccioSVPSell4,291$91.26$391,596.66View SEC Filing  
3/27/2014Daniel RiccioSVPSell3,064$537.66$1,647,390.24View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Luca MaestriVPSell2,584$531.73$1,373,990.32View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013Daniel J RiccioSVPSell1,997$524.86$1,048,145.42View SEC Filing  
10/16/2013Jeffrey E WilliamsSVPSell1,843$501.09$923,508.87View SEC Filing  
9/23/2013D Bruce SewellSVPSell12,314$489.17$6,023,639.38View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Eduardo CueSVPSell24,580$504.18$12,392,744.40View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Daniel RiccioSVPSell4,305$500.09$2,152,887.45View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Philip SchillerSVPSell37,172$500.00$18,586,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Millard S DrexlerDirectorSell32,562$449.11$14,623,919.82View SEC Filing  
7/24/2013Peter OppenheimerCFOSell37,172$440.31$16,367,203.32View SEC Filing  
6/24/2013Jeffrey E WilliamsSVPSell36,819$401.76$14,792,401.44View SEC Filing  
11/19/2012Robert A IgerDirectorBuy1,780$563.35$1,002,763.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2012D Bruce SewellSVPSell5,137$600.00$3,082,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
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What is Apple's stock symbol?

Apple trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AAPL."

How often does Apple pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Apple?

Apple announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 31st. Investors of record on Monday, February 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.57 per share on Thursday, February 16th. This represents a $2.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 9th.

When did Apple's stock split? How did Apple's stock split work?

Apple's stock split on Monday, June 9th 2014. The 7-1 split was announced on Wednesday, April 23rd 2014. The newly issued shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes on Friday, June 6th 2014. An investor that had 100 shares of Apple stock prior to the split would have 700 shares after the split.

Where is Apple's stock going? Where will Apple's stock price be in 2017?

49 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Apple's stock. Their predictions range from $80.00 to $185.00. On average, they anticipate Apple's share price to reach $136.83 in the next twelve months.

When will Apple announce their earnings?

Apple is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 24th 2017.

What are analysts saying about Apple stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Apple stock:

  • BGC Financial analysts commented, "Apple reported December quarter results that had plenty of chinks but did not show a meaningful decline to support a negative thesis on the stock. Our issues with Apple's dependence on the sale of iPhone hardware to drive results are still intact, but a catalyst for a meaningful pull back in the stock has passed in our view and we change our rating to HOLD from SELL. Regarding the results, The iPhone drove 69% of total December revenue, the highest contribution since the December 2014 quarter, pushing Apple shares approximately back to the level they were trading at two years ago. While there was enthusiasm for the quarterly results, the enthusiasm is driven by our view of low expectations for the company.." (2/1/2017)
  • FBN Securities analysts commented, "In summary, we believe that investors should be buying shares of AAPL after the report today as iPhone returned to growth, services continues to be a revenue and GM engine, the iPhone 8 (rumored to be with OLED, glass casing, and wireless charging) is expected to come out later this year (though we would not use the term 'supercycle' like some have to describe this cycle), and valuation is attractive. On the latter, please note that shares of AAPL are now trading at only 12.5x our F2018 estimate, and the company continues to generate strong FCF." (2/1/2017)
  • Bank of America Corp analysts commented, "We raise our revenue and ASP assumptions on the iPhone 8 but take a more normalized multi-year view on the iPhone 8 cycle (unlike the iPhone 6 cycle of 37% growth followed by 8% unit decline). Given our expectation that Apple will introduce three models (7S, 7S+, 8) this fall (see our Asia iPhone Supply Chain note), we expect demand for 8 (OLED) will outstrip supply for a longer term based on OLED panel supply as well as strong upgrade demand from the installed base." (1/19/2017)
  • According to Zacks Investment Research, "Apple fortunes remain tied to its flagship offering, the iPhone, which at present faces growth issues. However, Apple expects iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to be significant growth drivers, even in regions like China where growth has remained muted for a while. Meanwhile, Apple remains focused on increasing its market share in India. A loyal customer base and a strong ecosystem are the other positives.Plus, the company continues to see robust growth in its services revenues, especially with regard to Apple Music and App Store. Launch of a refreshed line of Macs should also boost its topline. However, in the near term, macroeconomic headwinds in some key regions amid increasing competition remain a concern. Over the past one year, shares of Apple have underperformed the broader market.Estimates have been stable lately ahead of the company’s first quarter fiscal 2017 earnings release." (1/11/2017)

  • Credit Suisse Group analysts commented, "Super Hit," (9/15/2016)

Who owns Apple stock?

Apple's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.18%), FMR LLC (3.01%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.49%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.31%), Janus Capital Management LLC (0.29%) and New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.19%). Company insiders that own Apple stock include Albert Gore Jr, Angela J Ahrendts, Arthur D Levinson, Chris Kondo, Craig Federighi, D Bruce Sewell, Daniel J Riccio, Jeffrey E Williams, Johny Srouji, Luca Maestri, Philip W Schiller and Timothy D Cook.

Who sold Apple stock? Who is selling Apple stock?

Apple's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Janus Capital Management LLC, Polen Capital Management LLC, Nokota Management LP, Fred Alger Management Inc., ING Groep NV, Artemis Investment Management LLP and Alkeon Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Apple stock in the last year include Albert Gore Jr, Angela J Ahrendts, Arthur D Levinson, Chris Kondo, Craig Federighi, D Bruce Sewell, Daniel J Riccio, Jeffrey E Williams, Johny Srouji, Luca Maestri, Philip W Schiller and Timothy D Cook.

Who bought Apple stock? Who is buying Apple stock?

Apple's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Asset Management One Co. Ltd., State Street Corp, Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC, Glenview Capital Management LLC, Flinton Capital Management LLC, Tyers Asset Management LLC, Franklin Resources Inc. and Numeric Investors LLC.

How do I buy Apple stock?

Shares of Apple can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Apple stock cost?

One share of Apple stock can currently be purchased for approximately $136.93.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Chart for Tuesday, February, 28, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Last Updated on 2/28/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff