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Apple - AAPL Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.71 (-1.56%)
(As of 08/19/2022 03:47 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
3.44 million shs
Average Volume
66.68 million shs
Market Capitalization
$2.76 trillion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Apple MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.73 Rating Score
5.5% Upside
$181.38 Price Target
Short Interest
0.67% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.82mentions of Apple in the last 14 days
Based on 105 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$4.12 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $6.10 to $6.49 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.57 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

175th out of 660 stocks

Electronic Computers Industry

4th out of 5 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.

Analyst Ratings Changes

AAPL has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Loop Capital lowered their target price on shares of Apple from $210.00 to $180.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, May 25th. Wedbush increased their price target on shares of Apple from $200.00 to $220.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a report on Wednesday. Wells Fargo & Company decreased their price target on shares of Apple from $205.00 to $185.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 20th. Credit Suisse Group raised shares of Apple from a "neutral" rating to an "outperform" rating and set a $201.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein set a $170.00 price target on shares of Apple in a report on Monday, May 2nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating, twenty-four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the company has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus target price of $180.94.

Apple Stock Down 0.2 %

Shares of AAPL opened at $174.15 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $2.80 trillion, a PE ratio of 28.74, a P/E/G ratio of 2.24 and a beta of 1.23. The business has a fifty day moving average of $150.45 and a 200 day moving average of $157.51. Apple has a 52-week low of $129.04 and a 52-week high of $182.94. The company has a quick ratio of 0.82, a current ratio of 0.86 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.63.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL - Get Rating) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The iPhone maker reported $1.20 earnings per share 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 business had revenue of $82.96 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $82.97 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.30 earnings per share. The business's revenue was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, sell-side analysts expect that Apple will post 6.1 EPS for the current year.

Apple Announces Dividend

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 11th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 8th were paid a $0.23 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, August 5th. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.53%. Apple's payout ratio is 15.18%.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other news, SVP Katherine L. Adams sold 25,000 shares of the firm'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 owns 427,334 shares in the company, valued at $70,411,823.18. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Insiders own 0.06% of the company's stock.

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AAPL Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 8/11 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Electronic computers
Computer Hardware
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
33 Analysts


Net Income
$94.68 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$365.82 billion
Cash Flow
$6.34 per share
Book Value
$3.62 per share


Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
$2.76 trillion

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Timothy D. CookMr. Timothy D. Cook (Age 61)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $16.39M
  • Mr. Luca MaestriMr. Luca Maestri (Age 58)
    CFO & Sr. VP
    Comp: $5.02M
  • Mr. Jeffrey E. WilliamsMr. Jeffrey E. Williams (Age 58)
    Chief Operating Officer
    Comp: $5.02M
  • Ms. Katherine L. AdamsMs. Katherine L. Adams (Age 58)
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
    Comp: $5.01M
  • Ms. Deirdre O'Brien (Age 55)
    Sr. VP of People & Retail
    Comp: $5.06M
  • Mr. Chris KondoMr. Chris Kondo
    Sr. Director of Corp. Accounting
  • Mr. James Wilson
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Mary Demby
    Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Nancy Paxton
    Sr. Director of Investor Relations & Treasury
  • Mr. Greg Joswiak
    Sr. VP of Worldwide Marketing

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, 6 hold ratings, 24 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" AAPL shares.
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What is Apple's stock price forecast for 2022?

33 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Apple's shares. Their AAPL share price forecasts range from $136.00 to $220.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $181.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have AAPL shares performed in 2022?

Apple's stock was trading at $177.57 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, AAPL stock has decreased by 1.9% and is now trading at $174.15.
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When is Apple's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
View our AAPL earnings forecast

How were Apple's earnings last quarter?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 28th. The iPhone maker reported $1.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.06. The iPhone maker had revenue of $82.96 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $82.97 billion. Apple had a net margin of 25.71% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 152.97%. The company's revenue was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 8th will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Thursday, August 11th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 5th.
Read our dividend analysis for AAPL

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 0.53%. The company 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 is 15.18%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AAPL will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.18% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for AAPL.

When did Apple's stock split?

Apple shares split before market open on Monday, August 31st 2020. The 4-1 split was announced on Thursday, July 30th 2020. The newly created shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, August 28th 2020. An investor that had 100 shares of 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 has initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, April 28th 2022, which permits the company to repurchase $90,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 3.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

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

11,001 employees have rated Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook on Glassdoor.com. Tim Cook has an approval rating of 94% among the company'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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (3.72%), FMR LLC (2.14%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.48%), Northern Trust Corp (1.12%), UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.50%) and Swiss National Bank (0.44%). Insiders that own company 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.
View institutional ownership trends

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 $174.15.

How much money does Apple make?

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $2.80 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?

The company 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 the company 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.

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