S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit

Apple - AAPL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$165.35
-0.23 (-0.14%)
(As of 08/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$163.00
$165.85
50-Day Range
$130.06
$166.13
52-Week Range
$129.04
$182.94
Volume
56.70 million shs
Average Volume
71.41 million shs
Market Capitalization
$2.66 trillion
P/E Ratio
27.29
Dividend Yield
0.56%
Price Target
$179.41

Apple MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.70 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
8.5% Upside
$179.41 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.65% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.00
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.44mentions of Apple in the last 14 days
Based on 96 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$4.12 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.23%
From $6.10 to $6.48 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.74 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

129th out of 832 stocks

Electronic Computers Industry

3rd out of 10 stocks

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About Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stock

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets smartphones, personal computers, tablets, wearables, and accessories worldwide. It also sells various related services. In addition, the company offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; Mac, a line of personal computers; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; AirPods Max, an over-ear wireless headphone; and wearables, home, and accessories comprising AirPods, Apple TV, Apple Watch, Beats products, HomePod, and iPod touch. Further, it provides AppleCare support services; cloud services store services; and operates various platforms, including the App Store that allow customers to discover and download applications and digital content, such as books, music, video, games, and podcasts. Additionally, the company offers various services, such as Apple Arcade, a game subscription service; Apple Music, which offers users a curated listening experience with on-demand radio stations; Apple News+, a subscription news and magazine service; Apple TV+, which offers exclusive original content; Apple Card, a co-branded credit card; and Apple Pay, a cashless payment service, as well as licenses its intellectual property. The company serves consumers, and small and mid-sized businesses; and the education, enterprise, and government markets. It distributes third-party applications for its products through the App Store. The company also sells its products through its retail and online stores, and direct sales force; and third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and resellers. Apple Inc. was incorporated in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

Apple Trading Down 0.1 %

AAPL traded down $0.23 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $165.35. The company's stock had a trading volume of 56,696,985 shares, compared to its average volume of 71,414,176. Apple has a fifty-two week low of $129.04 and a fifty-two week high of $182.94. The stock has a market cap of $2.66 trillion, a PE ratio of 27.29, a P/E/G ratio of 2.14 and a beta of 1.23. The business's 50-day moving average is $146.34 and its 200-day moving average is $157.06. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.63, a current ratio of 0.86 and a quick ratio of 0.82.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The iPhone maker reported $1.20 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.14 by $0.06. Apple had a return on equity of 152.97% and a net margin of 25.71%. The company had revenue of $82.96 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $82.97 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.30 earnings per share. The firm's revenue was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, equities research analysts predict that Apple will post 6.1 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Apple Announces Dividend

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 11th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 5th. Apple's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 15.18%.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of brokerages have commented on AAPL. The Goldman Sachs Group set a $139.00 price target on Apple in a research report on Friday, July 29th. Wells Fargo & Company lowered their price target on Apple from $205.00 to $185.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 20th. Oppenheimer reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and set a $190.00 price target on shares of Apple in a research report on Wednesday, June 8th. Rosenblatt Securities decreased their price objective on Apple from $168.00 to $160.00 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a report on Friday, July 29th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a $166.00 price objective on Apple in a report on Friday, July 29th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, twenty-three have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat, Apple has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus target price of $179.27.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other Apple news, SVP Katherine L. Adams sold 25,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $164.77, for a total transaction of $4,119,250.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 427,334 shares in the company, valued at $70,411,823.18. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 0.06% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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AAPL Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/12 Dividend
5/06/2022
Dividend Payable
5/12/2022
Last Earnings
7/28/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/11 Dividend
8/05/2022
Today
8/07/2022
Dividend Payable
8/11/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/27/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electronic computers
Sub-Industry
Computer Hardware
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:AAPL
CUSIP
03783310
Employees
154,000
Year Founded
1976

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$179.41
High Stock Price Forecast
$210.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$136.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+8.5%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.70
Research Coverage
33 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$94.68 billion
Pretax Margin
30.37%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$365.82 billion
Cash Flow
$6.46 per share
Book Value
$3.62 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
16,070,750,000
Free Float
16,061,110,000
Market Cap
$2.66 trillion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.23

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AAPL Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Apple stock right now?

33 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Apple in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings, 23 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Apple stock.
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What is Apple's stock price forecast for 2022?

33 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Apple's shares. Their AAPL stock forecasts range from $136.00 to $210.00. On average, they anticipate Apple's stock price to reach $179.41 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.5% from the stock's current price.
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How has Apple's stock performed in 2022?

Apple's stock was trading at $177.57 at the start of the year. Since then, AAPL shares have decreased by 6.9% and is now trading at $165.35.
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When is Apple's next earnings date?

Apple is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
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How were Apple's earnings last quarter?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 28th. The iPhone maker reported $1.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.14 by $0.06. The iPhone maker had revenue of $82.96 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $82.97 billion. Apple had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 152.97% and a net margin of 25.71%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.30 EPS.
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How often does Apple pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Apple?

Apple declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 28th. Investors of record on Monday, August 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Thursday, August 11th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 5th.
View Apple's dividend history
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Is Apple a good dividend stock?

Apple(NASDAQ:AAPL) pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.56%. Apple has been increasing its dividend for 11 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Apple is 15.18%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Apple will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.20% next year. This indicates that Apple will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
View Apple's dividend history.

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

Shares of Apple split on Monday, August 31st 2020. The 4-1 split was announced on Thursday, July 30th 2020. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, August 28th 2020. An investor that had 100 shares of Apple stock prior to the split would have 400 shares after the split.

How will Apple's stock buyback program work?

Apple declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, April 28th 2022, which allows the company to repurchase $90,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 3.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What is Tim Cook's approval rating as Apple's CEO?

11,001 employees have rated Apple CEO Tim Cook on Glassdoor.com. Tim Cook has an approval rating of 94% among Apple's employees. This puts Tim Cook in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Apple own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Apple investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Tesla (TSLA), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), General Electric (GE), Walt Disney (DIS), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), AT&T (T) and Boeing (BA).

What is Apple's stock symbol?

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

Who are Apple's major shareholders?

Apple's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.31%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.30%), TD Asset Management Inc. (0.13%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.11%), State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System (0.11%) and ProShare Advisors LLC (0.08%). Company insiders that own Apple stock include Arthur D Levinson, Chris Kondo, Deirdre O'brien, Jeffrey E Williams, Jeffrey E Williams, Katherine L Adams, Katherine L Adams, Luca Maestri and Timothy D Cook.
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How do I buy shares of Apple?

Shares of AAPL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Apple's stock price today?

One share of AAPL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $165.35.

How much money does Apple make?

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $2.66 trillion and generates $365.82 billion in revenue each year. The iPhone maker earns $94.68 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.06 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Apple have?

Apple employs 154,000 workers across the globe.

Does Apple have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Apple: AI Music, Acunu, Akonia Holographics, AlgoTrim, Anobit Technologies, Apple Asia LLC, Apple Asia Limited, Apple Canada Inc., Apple Computer Trading Shanghai Co. Ltd., Apple Distribution International Limited, Apple Insurance Company Inc., Apple Japan Inc., Apple Korea Limited, Apple Operations Europe Limited, Apple Operations International Limited, Apple Operations Limited, Apple Pty Limited, Apple Sales International Limited, Apple South Asia Thailand Limited, Asaii Inc, AuthenTec, Beats Electronics, Beddit, Blue Fish Labs, Blue Spruce Technologies, Booklamp, Braeburn Capital Inc., BroadMap, Buddybuild, Burstly, C3 Technologies, Camel Audio, Camerai, Catch.com, Chomp, Coherent Navigation, Color Labs, Concept.io, Coral Software, Credit Kudos, Cue, DataTiger, Dialog Semiconductor, Drive.ai, Dryft, Emagic, Embark1, Emotient, Fashwell, Fingerworks, Fleetsmith, Flyby Media, FoundationDB, Gliimpse, HopStop.com, IKinema LTD, InVisage Technologies, Inductiv, Intel's smartphone modem business, Intrinsity, Joby Aviation, Lala, Laserlike, Lattice, LearnSprout, LegbaCore, Limited Liability Company Apple Rus, Linx Imaging, Locationary, LuxVue Technology, MOG, Mapsense, Matcha, Mobeewave, Nashoba Systems, NeXT, NetSelector, Network Innovations, Next Issue Media, NextVR, Nothing Real, Novauris, Orion Network Systems, OttoCat, PA Semi, Particle, Passif Semiconductor, Paws Inc, Perceptio, Placebase, Platoon, Polar Rose, Poly9, Pop Up Archive, Power Computing, PowerSchool, PowerbyProxi, PrimeSense, Primephonic, Prismo Graphics, Privaris, Propel Software, Propel Software Corporation, Proximity, Prss, PullString, Quattro Wireless, RareLight, Raycer Graphics, RealFace, Redmatica, Regaind, SchemaSoft, Scout FM, Semetric, SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI), Shazam, Silicon Color, Silk Labs, Siri, SnappyLabs, SourceDNA, Spaces, Spectral Edge, Spektral, Spotsetter, Stamplay, Styleware, Texture by Next Issue, The Dark Sky Company, Topsy Labs, Tueo Health, Turi, Union Bay Networks, Vilynx, VocalIQ, Voysis, Vrvana, WiFiSLAM, Workflow, Xnor.ai, Zayante, faceshift, iTunes K.K., imsense, indoor.io, metaio, and tuplejump.
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When was Apple founded?

Apple was founded in 1976.

How can I contact Apple?

Apple's mailing address is ONE APPLE PARK WAY, CUPERTINO CA, 95014. The official website for Apple is www.apple.com. The iPhone maker can be reached via phone at (408) 996-1010, via email at tgala@apple.com, or via fax at 408-974-2483.

This page (NASDAQ:AAPL) was last updated on 8/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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