Apple Company Profile (NASDAQ:AAPL)

About Apple (AAPL)

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: $142.27
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $141.46
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $124.59
  • 52-Week Range: $89.47 - $145.46
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.26
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.97
  • P/E Growth: 1.72
  • Market Cap: $754.40B
  • 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%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 9 Hold Ratings, 38 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: $147.90 (2.98% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/20/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold -> Hold$130.00 -> $150.00MediumView Rating Details
4/19/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$180.00LowView Rating Details
4/19/2017MacquarieSet Price TargetBuy$160.00LowView Rating Details
4/18/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingBuy$150.00LowView Rating Details
4/17/2017Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutral$120.00LowView Rating Details
4/17/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform -> Outperform$155.00 -> $157.00LowView Rating Details
4/14/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
4/11/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$155.00LowView Rating Details
4/7/2017Atlantic SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$165.00LowView Rating Details
4/6/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuy$160.00LowView Rating Details
4/3/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$152.00 -> $159.00LowView Rating Details
4/2/2017UBS Group AGBoost Price Target$165.00 -> $200.00LowView Rating Details
3/31/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$154.00 -> $165.00LowView Rating Details
3/30/2017Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$185.00LowView Rating Details
3/28/2017FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$155.00MediumView Rating Details
3/27/2017FBN SecuritiesSet Price TargetOutperform$155.00LowView Rating Details
3/27/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$142.00 -> $165.00LowView Rating Details
3/24/2017Needham & Company LLCDowngradeStrong-Buy -> Buy$150.00 -> $165.00LowView Rating Details
3/24/2017InstinetBoost Price TargetBuy$135.00 -> $165.00LowView Rating Details
3/23/2017NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$135.00LowView Rating Details
3/21/2017Sanford C. BernsteinBoost Price TargetOutperform -> Outperform$140.00 -> $160.00MediumView Rating Details
3/17/2017Pacific CrestReiterated RatingOverweight$150.00LowView Rating Details
3/16/2017Bank of America CorpBoost Price TargetBuy$145.00 -> $155.00LowView Rating Details
3/13/2017Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetBuy$160.00LowView Rating Details
3/7/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
3/6/2017BlueFin ResearchPositiveN/AView Rating Details
3/6/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$160.00N/AView Rating Details
3/1/2017BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$133.00 -> $165.00N/AView Rating Details
2/27/2017MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$135.00 -> $150.00N/AView Rating Details
2/22/2017Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingN/AView Rating Details
2/21/2017Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetNeutral$115.00 -> $125.00N/AView Rating Details
2/21/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight -> Overweight$150.00 -> $154.00N/AView Rating Details
2/16/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual Weight$123.00N/AView Rating Details
2/7/2017William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
2/2/2017Wells Fargo & CoReiterated RatingMarket Weight$112.50 -> $117.50N/AView Rating Details
2/1/2017BGC FinancialUpgradeSell -> Hold$125.00N/AView Rating Details
1/31/2017Maxim GroupLower Price TargetBuy$173.00 -> $164.00N/AView Rating Details
1/12/2017CLSAReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/6/2017Brean CapitalReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/5/2017Longbow ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$140.00N/AView Rating Details
12/7/2016OTR GlobalDowngradePositiveN/AView Rating Details
10/26/2016Global Equities ResearchReiterated RatingOverweight$155.00N/AView Rating Details
9/19/2016Morningstar, Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
9/9/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$135.00N/AView Rating Details
9/8/2016S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingStrong-BuyN/AView Rating Details
7/27/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetBuy$125.00N/AView Rating Details
5/29/2016XYZ ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$110.00N/AView Rating Details
5/26/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
5/12/2016Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSell$80.00N/AView Rating Details
5/3/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuy$135.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/24/2016 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Earnings by Quarter for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Earnings History by Quarter 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$1.80$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$2.60$3.06$66.42 billion$74.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2014Q414$1.31$1.42$39.63 billion$42.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q314$1.23$1.28$37.80 billion$37.43 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q214$10.18$11.62$43.55 billion$45.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2014Q114$2.01$2.07$57.46 billion$57.59 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2013Q413$1.12$1.18$36.84 billion$37.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2013Q3 2013$1.04$1.07$35.01 billion$35.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2013Q2 2013$1.44$1.44$42.59 billion$43.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q1 2013$1.94$1.97$54.73 billion$54.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$1.25$1.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2012$1.48$1.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2012$1.44$1.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2011$1.04$1.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2011$0.83$1.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.77$0.91ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/18/2011$0.77$0.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.76
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $10.66
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
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)
Most Recent Dividend:2/16/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.28
Dividend Yield:1.59%
Dividend Growth:9.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:27.31% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
25.45% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
22.18% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Dividend History by Quarter 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$0.472.32%5/8/20145/12/20145/15/2014
1/27/2014quarterly$0.442.41%2/6/20142/10/20142/13/2014
10/28/2013quarterly$0.442.32%11/6/201311/11/201311/14/2013
7/24/2013quarterly$0.442.77%8/8/20138/12/20138/15/2013
4/23/2013quarterly$0.443.01%5/9/20135/13/20135/16/2013
1/23/2013quarterly$0.382.41%2/7/20132/11/20132/14/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.08%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 58.76%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/20/2017Luca MaestriInsiderSell6,308$141.83$894,663.64View SEC Filing  
4/6/2017Daniel J RiccioInsiderSell11,949$143.98$1,720,417.02View SEC Filing  
4/5/2017Luca MaestriInsiderSell20,307$145.05$2,945,530.35View SEC Filing  
4/4/2017Philip W SchillerInsiderSell47,796$143.32$6,850,122.72View SEC Filing  
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

Headline Trends for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Latest Headlines for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
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DateHeadline
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Frequently Asked Questions for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)

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. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 13th will be given 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 1.59%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 9th.

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

Shares of Apple split before market open 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 closing bell 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.

How were Apple's earnings last quarter?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 31st. The company reported $3.36 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $3.22 by $0.14. The business earned $78.35 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $77.37 billion. Apple had a net margin of 20.73% and a return on equity of 34.94%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $3.28 EPS.

When will Apple make its next earnings announcement?

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

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

49 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Apple's stock. Their predictions range from $80.00 to $200.00. On average, they expect Apple's stock price to reach $147.90 in the next twelve months.

What are analysts saying about Apple stock?

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

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Apple’s revenues have got a boost due to increase in iPhone demand caused by the launch of iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Also, “Services” revenues, which include App store, Apple Music and Apple Pay have been growing with App store sales in December alone topping $3 billion. Going ahead, management expects to double the revenues from this segment in the next four years. Plus, the buzz surrounding iPhone 8, which is already labeled a super cycle should allay investors fear about iPhone sales trajectory. Meanwhile, Apple remains focused on increasing its market share in India. Over the past one year, shares of Apple have outperformed the broader market. However, macroeconomic headwinds in some key regions, most importantly in China along with increasing competition remain a concern. Estimates have remained stable ahead of the upcoming earnings release. " (4/24/2017)
  • 2. Needham & Company LLC analysts commented, "When we put a $150 target price on AAPL last March, some said we were crazy. Now AAPL is within 6% of our target price, and we raise our FY18 estimates and Target Price to $165, and lower our rating from Strong Buy to Buy. AAPL remains our top stock pick owing to RAPID: a) Recurring revenue streams imply higher earnings growth and valuations; b) Arms dealer in a rising tide; c) Pure play on strong mobile growth; d) Inexpensive, especially because it has higher profit margins than DIS and CBS and higher asset efficiency than FB and EXPE, but much lower valuations; and e) Downside protection from its 'sequel' strategy, excess cash, dividends and share repurchases. AAPL's GAAP FY18E P/E is 13.9x, which ignores AAPL's excess cash. Adjusting for AAPL's excess cash, its P/E is 11.6-12.8x (depending on tax rate)." (3/24/2017)
  • 3. Royal Bank of Canada analysts commented, "There has been increased focus on AAPL's services business over last 12+ months and recently the company noted that they intend to double the business in the next 4 years ($48-50B target by FY20). While we think the growth of install base and replacement cycles remain key drivers for AAPL stock, the services model could provide several tailwinds ' 1) Gross-margin annual tailwind of 40-60bps, 2) Accelerate ARPU as AAPL is better able to monetize iOS platform and 3) Create a better valuation narrative for AAPL. Maintain OP but increasing our target to $155 from $140 as we see three distinct catalysts ahead: 1) Capital allocation and cash repatriation, 2) iPhone 8 cycle and 3) Services tailwind." (3/15/2017)
  • 4. Drexel Hamilton analysts commented, "We believe the earlier than typical Chinese New Year in 2017 negatively impacted January and thus sales were helped a bit in February." (3/10/2017)
  • 5. 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)

Are investors shorting Apple?

Apple saw a decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 46,072,660 shares, a decline of 12.9% from the March 15th total of 52,885,011 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 26,667,521 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 0.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

Who owns Apple stock?

Apple's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.18%), Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. (0.10%), Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.07%), First Manhattan Co. (0.07%), National Pension Service (0.07%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.07%). 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Manning & Napier Advisors LLC, Global Thematic Partners LLC, DnB Asset Management AS, Columbus Circle Investors, Hermes Investment Management Ltd., Factory Mutual Insurance Co. and United States Steel & Carnegie Pension Fund. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Barometer Capital Management Inc., Hexavest Inc., TNB Financial, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Augustine Asset Management Inc., Hartford Investment Management Co. and Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc..

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 $143.62.

Apple (AAPL) Chart for Monday, April, 24, 2017

This page was last updated on 4/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff