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NASDAQ:AAPL - Apple Stock Price, Forecast & News

$313.05
-7.25 (-2.26 %)
(As of 02/21/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$310.50
Now: $313.05
$320.45
50-Day Range
$297.43
MA: $315.36
$327.20
52-Week Range
$169.50
Now: $313.05
$327.85
Volume32.38 million shs
Average Volume32.58 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.37 trillion
P/E Ratio24.73
Dividend Yield0.96%
Beta1.29
Apple Inc designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, and personal computers. It also sells various related software, services, accessories, and third-party digital content and applications. The company offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers, as well as iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS operating systems. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electronic computers
Sub-IndustryComputer Hardware
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AAPL
CUSIP03783310
Phone408-996-1010

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$260.17 billion
Cash Flow$14.76 per share
Book Value$20.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income$55.26 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees137,000
Outstanding Shares4,375,480,000
Market Cap$1.37 trillion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Frequently Asked Questions

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 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.77 per share on Thursday, February 13th. This represents a $3.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.98%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 7th. View Apple's Dividend History.

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

Apple shares split on the morning of 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.

How will Apple's stock buyback program work?

Apple announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, April 30th 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $75,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 7.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Apple's earnings last quarter?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 28th. The iPhone maker reported $4.99 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $4.54 by $0.45. The iPhone maker earned $91.80 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $88.41 billion. Apple had a return on equity of 60.19% and a net margin of 21.49%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $4.18 earnings per share. View Apple's Earnings History.

When is Apple's next earnings date?

Apple is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Apple.

What guidance has Apple issued on next quarter's earnings?

Apple updated its second quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $63-67 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $62.45 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AAPL?

41 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Apple's stock. Their forecasts range from $155.00 to $400.00. On average, they anticipate Apple's stock price to reach $314.36 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Apple.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Apple?

41 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Apple in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 12 hold ratings and 26 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Apple.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Apple stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Apple stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Apple’s first-quarter fiscal 2020 results reflected continued momentum in the Services segment and a rebound in iPhone sales, which grew on a year-over-year basis. Customer response was exceptional for new iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. Moreover, sales benefited from trade-in programs, which doubled on a year-over-year basis. Wearables’ top-line growth was aided by strong demand for Apple Watch and AirPod. AirPod sales benefited from the launch of AirPod Pro, which features active noise cancellation. Moreover, Apple Watch’s adoption rate grew rapidly. The solid adoption of Apple Watch is now helping the iPhone maker strengthen presence in the personal health monitor space.The Phase One deal between the United States and China is also a positive. Shares have outperformed the industry in the past year." (1/30/2020)
  • 2. Rosenblatt Securities analysts commented, "We believe there is less reward for owning Apple stock after the recent stock rebound from stock buybacks and stable second quarter guidance. We do not think Apple is a short (the company has plenty of cash and a meaningful stock buy back program), however, we believe Apple will face fundamental deterioration over the next 6-12 months. We downgrade and maintain our $150 price target. Adding to our Sell thesis, we believe new iPhone sales will be disappointing, iPad sales growth will slow in the second half of 2019, other product sales growth, such as the HomePod, AirPod and iWatch, may not be meaningful to support total revenue growth. After strong service revenue growth over the last 4-6 quarters and the launch of Apple Music and news, we believe service revenue growth will also decelerate." (7/8/2019)

Has Apple been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AAPL stock has been trending very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Apple earned a news impact score of -3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the iPhone maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Apple.

Are investors shorting Apple?

Apple saw a decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 41,600,000 shares, a decrease of 8.6% from the January 15th total of 45,510,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 27,500,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.5 days. Approximately 1.0% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Apple's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Apple's key competitors?

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), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE), Netflix (NFLX), Tesla (TSLA), Canopy Growth (CGC), Walt Disney (DIS), Bank of America (BAC) and AT&T (T).

Who are Apple's key executives?

Apple's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Timothy D. Cook, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Luca Maestri, CFO & Sr. VP (Age 55)
  • Mr. Jeffrey E. Williams, Chief Operating Officer (Age 55)
  • Ms. Katherine L. Adams, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Chris Kondo, Sr. Director of Corp. Accounting

Who are Apple's major shareholders?

Apple's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.18%), FMR LLC (2.20%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.43%), Wealth Quarterback LLC (0.86%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.47%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.43%). Company insiders that own Apple stock include Angela J Ahrendts, Arthur D Levinson, Chris Kondo, Craig Federighi, Daniel J Riccio, Deirdre O'brien, Jeffrey E Williams, Johny Srouji, Luca Maestri, Philip W Schiller and Timothy D Cook. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Apple.

Which institutional investors are selling Apple stock?

AAPL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Magellan Asset Management Ltd, PGGM Investments, State Street Corp, Alliancebernstein L.P., FMR LLC, Swiss National Bank, Parnassus Investments CA and Pacer Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Apple company stock in the last year include Arthur D Levinson, Chris Kondo, Deirdre O'brien, Jeffrey E Williams, Luca Maestri and Timothy D Cook. View Insider Buying and Selling for Apple.

Which institutional investors are buying Apple stock?

AAPL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wealth Quarterback LLC, Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Maplelane Capital LLC, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Geode Capital Management LLC and Annex Advisory Services LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Apple.

How do I buy shares of Apple?

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

What is Apple's stock price today?

One share of AAPL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $313.05.

How big of a company is Apple?

Apple has a market capitalization of $1.37 trillion and generates $260.17 billion in revenue each year. The iPhone maker earns $55.26 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11.89 on an earnings per share basis. Apple employs 137,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Apple.

What is Apple's official website?

The official website for Apple is http://www.apple.com/.

How can I contact Apple?

Apple's mailing address is ONE APPLE PARK WAY, CUPERTINO CA, 95014. The iPhone maker can be reached via phone at 408-996-1010 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Apple (NASDAQ AAPL)

Community Ranking:  3.7 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  6,662 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  2,394 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  9,056
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Apple and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AAPL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AAPL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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