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Apple Stock Forecast, Price & News

$110.34
-1.79 (-1.60 %)
(As of 09/17/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$108.71
Now: $110.34
$112.20
50-Day Range
$95.04
MA: $116.30
$134.18
52-Week Range
$53.15
Now: $110.34
$137.98
Volume177.63 million shs
Average Volume172.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.91 trillion
P/E Ratio33.56
Dividend Yield0.73%
Beta1.28
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets smartphones, personal computers, tablets, wearables, and accessories worldwide. It also sells various related services. The company offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; Mac, a line of personal computers; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and wearables, home, and accessories comprising AirPods, Apple TV, Apple Watch, Beats products, HomePod, iPod touch, and other Apple-branded and third-party accessories. It also provides digital content stores and streaming services; AppleCare support services; and iCloud, a cloud service, which stores music, photos, contacts, calendars, mail, documents, and others. In addition, the company offers various service, such as Apple Arcade, a game subscription service; Apple Card, a co-branded credit card; Apple News+, a subscription news and magazine service; and Apple Pay, a cashless payment service, as well as licenses its intellectual property, and provides other related services. The company serves consumers, and small and mid-sized businesses; and the education, enterprise, and government markets. It sells and delivers third-party applications for its products through the App Store, Mac App Store, and Watch 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 founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.27 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$260.17 billion
Cash Flow$3.65 per share
Book Value$5.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$55.26 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees137,000
Outstanding Shares17,337,340,000
Market Cap$1.91 trillion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$110.34
-1.79 (-1.60 %)
(As of 09/17/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Apple's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Apple's stock was trading at $68.8575 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AAPL stock has increased by 60.2% and is now trading at $110.34.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Apple?

46 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Apple in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 15 hold ratings and 27 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Apple's next earnings date?

Apple is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Apple's earnings last quarter?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 30th. The iPhone maker reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.14. The iPhone maker had revenue of $59.69 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $51.94 billion. Apple had a net margin of 21.33% and a return on equity of 70.66%.
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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 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.205 per share on Thursday, August 13th. This represents a $0.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 7th.
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When did Apple's stock split? How did Apple's stock split work?

Apple's stock split on Monday, August 31st 2020. The 4-1 split was announced on Thursday, July 30th 2020. The newly created shares were issued 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 approved a share buyback program on Tuesday, April 30th 2019, which allows the company to buyback $75,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 7.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for AAPL?

46 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Apple's shares. Their forecasts range from $47.50 to $150.00. On average, they expect Apple's stock price to reach $105.23 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.6%.
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What are Wall Street analysts saying about Apple stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Apple stock:
  • 1. Fundamental Research analysts commented, "Fundamental Research Corp has issued a report entitled “Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) Robust Product Sales Amid Work From Home Trend Drive Q3 Earnings; Downgrading ” and dated August 5, 2020. The full report is now at www.researchfrc.com.

    We are removing Apple from our Top Picks list.
    " (8/11/2020)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Apple’s third-quarter fiscal 2020 results reflected continued momentum in the Services segment, driven by a robust performance of App Store, Apple Music, video and cloud services. iPad and Mac also contributed strongly to the quarterly results. Moreover, iPhone sales recovered, driven by strong demand in May and June, primarily for iPhone SE. Apple devices also continued to gain traction among enterprises, particularly healthcare providers. Apple didn’t provide any guidance due to uncertainties triggered by the pandemic. However, it expects fiscal fourth-quarter iPhone sales to benefit from strong demand for iPhone SE. Apple stated that sale of new iPhones will begin a few weeks later against the usual late September. It also expects iPad and Mac to post strong year-over-year growth. Shares have outperformed the S&P 500 year to date." (8/6/2020)
  • 3. Goldman Sachs Group Inc analysts commented, "NEW YORK (dpa-AFX Analyser) – Die US-Investmentbank Goldman Sachs hat Apple von Neutral" auf Sell" abgestuft und das Kursziel von 250 auf 233 US-Dollar gesenkt. Die Auswirkungen der Corona-Krise auf die allgemeine Wirtschaft und einige Endmarkte von Technologieunternehmen seien betrachtlich, schrieb Analyst Rod Hall in einer am Freitag vorliegenden Studie zur Branche. Er reduzierte die Prognose fur die im kommenden Jahr abgesetzten iPhones um sieben Prozent./bek/ag Veroffentlichung der Original-Studie: 16.04.2020 / 22:12 / PDT Erstmalige Weitergabe der Original-Studie: Datum in Studie nicht angegeben / Uhrzeit in Studie nicht angegeben / Zeitzone in Studie nicht angegeben Hinweis: Informationen zur Offenlegungspflicht bei Interessenkonflikten im Sinne von § 85 Abs. 1 WpHG, Art. 20 VO (EU) 596/2014 fur das genannte Analysten-Haus finden Sie unter http://web.dpa-afx.de/offenlegungspflicht/offenlegungs_pflicht.html." (4/17/2020)
  • 4. JPMorgan Chase & Co. analysts commented, "NEW YORK (dpa-AFX Analyser) – Die US-Bank JPMorgan hat das Kursziel fur Apple von 350 auf 335 US-Dollar gesenkt und die Einstufung auf Overweight" belassen. Angesichts der Beschrankungen in den Apple-Filialen seien die Erwartungen an den Absatz im zweiten und tendenziell auch im dritten Quartal gesunken, schrieb Analyst Samik Chatterjee in einer am Mittwoch vorliegenden Studie. Entsprechend deutlich habe er seine Umsatzerwartungen fur das zweite Quartal gesenkt. Das Online-Geschaft durfte die Ausfalle im Filialhandel nicht ganzlich ausgleichen./mf/bek Veroffentlichung der Original-Studie: 08.04.2020 / 02:31 / BST Erstmalige Weitergabe der Original-Studie: 08.04.2020 / 02:32 / BST Hinweis: Informationen zur Offenlegungspflicht bei Interessenkonflikten im Sinne von § 85 Abs. 1 WpHG, Art. 20 VO (EU) 596/2014 fur das genannte Analysten-Haus finden Sie unter http://web.dpa-afx.de/offenlegungspflicht/offenlegungs_pflicht.html." (4/8/2020)

Has Apple been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about AAPL stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Apple earned a news impact score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the iPhone maker a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Apple?

Apple saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 79,680,000 shares, an increase of 236.8% from the August 15th total of 23,660,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 171,160,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.5 days.
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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), Tesla (TSLA), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), General Electric (GE), Walt Disney (DIS), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), AT&T (T) and Boeing (BA).

Who are Apple's key executives?

Apple's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Timothy D. Cook, CEO & Director (Age 59, Pay $11.56M)
  • Mr. Luca Maestri, CFO & Sr. VP (Age 56, Pay $3.58M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey E. Williams, Chief Operating Officer (Age 56, Pay $3.57M)
  • Ms. Katherine L. Adams, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 56, Pay $3.6M)
  • Ms. Deirdre O'Brien, Sr. VP of People & Retail (Age 53, Pay $2.69M)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.69%), FMR LLC (2.24%), Laidlaw Wealth Management LLC (0.94%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.46%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.45%) and Swiss National Bank (0.41%). Company insiders that own Apple stock include Angela J Ahrendts, Arthur D Levinson, Chris Kondo, Deirdre O'brien, Jeffrey E Williams, Luca Maestri and Timothy D Cook.
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Which major investors are selling Apple stock?

AAPL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Toronto Dominion Bank, Bank of Nova Scotia, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, California Public Employees Retirement System, and Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund. 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.
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Which major investors are buying Apple stock?

AAPL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Laidlaw Wealth Management LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, FMR LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., Jennison Associates LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Bessemer Group Inc., and H&H International Investment LLC.
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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 $110.34.

How big of a company is Apple?

Apple has a market capitalization of $1.91 trillion and generates $260.17 billion in revenue each year. The iPhone maker earns $55.26 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.97 on an earnings per share basis. Apple employs 137,000 workers across the globe.

What is Apple's official website?

The official website for Apple is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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