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Saudi Aramco's profits already $88B as oil prices stay high
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DOW   33,761.05
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"Prepare for Five Years of Famine" (Ad)
Climate bill: Could coal communities shift to nuclear?
Shelling kills 1 in Ukraine; Russia wants nuke plant pledges
High oil prices help Saudi Aramco earn $88B in first half
Biden & Bill Gates Igniting $40 Trillion Heist? (Ad)
Former Deutsche Bank Co-CEO Anshu Jain dies
Ship carrying grain for hungry Ethiopia leaves Ukraine
Saudi Aramco's profits already $88B as oil prices stay high
Biden & Bill Gates Igniting $40 Trillion Heist? (Ad)
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QQQ   330.39
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"Prepare for Five Years of Famine" (Ad)
Climate bill: Could coal communities shift to nuclear?
Shelling kills 1 in Ukraine; Russia wants nuke plant pledges
High oil prices help Saudi Aramco earn $88B in first half
Biden & Bill Gates Igniting $40 Trillion Heist? (Ad)
Former Deutsche Bank Co-CEO Anshu Jain dies
Ship carrying grain for hungry Ethiopia leaves Ukraine
Saudi Aramco's profits already $88B as oil prices stay high
Biden & Bill Gates Igniting $40 Trillion Heist? (Ad)

Apple - AAPL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$172.10
+3.61 (+2.14%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$169.40
$172.17
50-Day Range
$130.06
$172.10
52-Week Range
$129.04
$182.94
Volume
68.04 million shs
Average Volume
69.05 million shs
Market Capitalization
$2.77 trillion
P/E Ratio
28.40
Dividend Yield
0.53%
Price Target
$179.41

Apple MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.70 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.2% Upside
$179.41 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.67% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.00
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.82mentions of Apple in the last 14 days
Based on 73 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.

2.56 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

176th out of 665 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.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

AAPL has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft set a $175.00 price objective on shares of Apple in a research note on Monday, August 1st. Fundamental Research set a $177.07 price objective on shares of Apple and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. Credit Suisse Group set a $166.00 price objective on shares of Apple in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Citigroup lifted their price target on shares of Apple from $175.00 to $185.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Finally, Evercore ISI lifted their price target on shares of Apple from $180.00 to $185.00 in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, twenty-three have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, Apple currently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus target price of $179.27.

Apple Price Performance

Shares of AAPL Stock traded up $3.61 on Friday, reaching $172.10. The company had a trading volume of 68,039,382 shares, compared to its average volume of 69,051,512. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.77 trillion, a PE ratio of 28.40, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.23 and a beta of 1.23. 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 has a one year low of $129.04 and a one year high of $182.94. The business's 50-day moving average is $148.26 and its 200 day moving average is $157.28.

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

Apple Announces Dividend

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

Insider Buying and Selling at Apple

In other news, SVP Katherine L. Adams sold 25,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $164.77, for a total transaction of $4,119,250.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 427,334 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $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
7/28/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/11 Dividend
8/05/2022
Dividend Payable
8/11/2022
Today
8/14/2022
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
+4.2%
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
$2.77 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 year. 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" AAPL shares.
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What is Apple's stock price forecast for 2022?

33 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Apple's shares. Their AAPL share price forecasts range from $136.00 to $210.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $179.41 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.2% 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 at the beginning of the year. Since then, AAPL stock has decreased by 3.1% and is now trading at $172.10.
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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
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How were Apple's earnings last quarter?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced 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 analyst estimates 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 was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm 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. 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 5th.
Read our dividend analysis for AAPL
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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 0.53%. 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 14.20% 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 minted shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes 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 repurchase plan on Thursday, April 28th 2022, which permits the company to buyback $90,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 3.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (2.14%), Northern Trust Corp (1.12%), Swiss National Bank (0.44%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.31%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.30%) and Deutsche Bank AG (0.30%). 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.
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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 $172.10.

How much money does Apple make?

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $2.77 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.

This page (NASDAQ:AAPL) was last updated on 8/14/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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