Analyst Views on Price Target: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) plunged -1.13% during previous trade, a total of 39.53M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 24.39M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.47. The stock has a market capitalization of $741.46B along with 5.25B outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $142.80 and touched the lowest level of $139.73.

Most recently Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s price target was revised on 3/20/17 and according to 42 analysts stock’s price will reach at $143.29 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 19.08. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $102 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $185, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 31% from its latest closing price of $139.85.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s price target was revised on 2/21/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $185 while the bearish estimates kept at $85 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $137.68, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 18.49.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.73. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 30 brokerage recommendations 19 rate Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock a Strong Buy, 4 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 5 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 2 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/24/2017 the stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) downgraded by Barclays from Overweight to Equal Weight. However previously on 10/27/2016 it was downgraded by Hilliard Lyons from Buy to Long-term Buy. A research note issued on 10/26/2016 the stock was downgraded by Stifel from Buy to Hold.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) performance over the past one year soared 34.83% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 21.26%. During the last six months the stock climbed 24.29%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 21.11% while its last one month trend is positive with 3.04%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 0.61%.

The company’s price sits 7.14% above from its 50-day moving average of $135.39 and 23.90% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $119.50. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s shares are currently trading -1.17% away from the 52-week high price of $141.50 and +58.64% far from the 52-week low price of $88.15.

According to consensus agreement of 37 analysts Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will report earnings per share of $2.01 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 4/25/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $2.11 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $1.91. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.9 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) set at $8.94 according to the sentiments of 41 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $8.53 and highest earnings estimates are $9.63.

According to 34 analysts, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $52.86B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $54.16B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $51.71B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $228.28B compared to low analyst estimates of $221.46B and high estimates of $238.83B according to the projection of 40 analysts.

Traders Recap: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share price plunged -0.50% or -0.70 points to reach at $139.99 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $139.89 – $141 during previous trading session. A total of 43.88M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 24.15M shares. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $735.67B and most recently 5.25B outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is at 73.66.

According to sentiments of 42 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $142.69. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $185 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $102.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $2.01 derived from a total of 37 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $1.91 and can go high up to $2.11. However a year ago during same quarter Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported $1.9 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $1.62 per share according to consensus of 37 analysts.

According to sentiments of 34 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $52.86B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $51.71B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $54.16B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.98 on the shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Out of rating recommendations 15 have given the stock a Buy while 22 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 1.24% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 8.08% along with 24.52% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares were trading -0.73% below from the 52-week high mark of $141.02 and +58.81% above from the 52-week bottom of $88.15. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 3/16/17 and 52-week low price on 5/12/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 0.61% in the past one week and soared 3.31% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 22.06% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 22.28% while yearly performance of the company advanced 35.11%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 21.39%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 14.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 34.90% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 20.60%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.22, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 0.72%, 0.84% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.18.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 18.48. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.20 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.20. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.66 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.56.

Analyst Buzz: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share price soared 0.04% or 0.06 points to reach at $136.99 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $136.78 – $137.43 during previous trading session. A total of 23.48M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 29.94M shares. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $720.14B and most recently 5.25B outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is at 87.07.

According to sentiments of 43 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $140.91. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $185 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $102.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $2.01 derived from a total of 36 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $1.91 and can go high up to $2.11. However a year ago during same quarter Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported $1.9 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $1.62 per share according to consensus of 36 analysts.

According to sentiments of 33 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $52.86B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $51.71B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $54.16B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.90 on the shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Out of rating recommendations 16 have given the stock a Buy while 23 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 3.70% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 10.97% along with 25.09% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares were trading -0.36% below from the 52-week high mark of $137.48 and +55.40% above from the 52-week bottom of $88.15. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 2/23/17 and 52-week low price on 5/12/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 0.21% in the past one week and soared 12.82% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 23.07% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 29.32% while yearly performance of the company advanced 44.67%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 18.79%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 14.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 34.90% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 20.60%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.36, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 0.80%, 0.98% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.21.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 17.89. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.20 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.20. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.66 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.56.

Insider Trading: A brief outlook on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) exchanged hands 21,690,900 shares versus average trading capacity of 29.11M shares, while its relative trading volume is 0.74. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s total market worth is $717.67B along with 5.25B outstanding shares.

Insiders has most recently took part in a trading activity, Srouji Johny, Senior Vice President of the company in a transaction that occurred 2/22/2017 sold 6,207 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $137.00, for a total value of $850,359. Subsequent to the transaction Srouji Johny owned a total of 88,805 shares of the stock.

In a separate transaction on 2/22/2017, Gore Albert JR, Director sold 215,437 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $136.72, for a total worth of $29,454,547. Succeeding to the transaction Gore Albert JR owned overall 230,137 shares of the stock.

Moreover, Srouji Johny, Senior Vice President sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a reserved transaction that ensued on 2/21/2017. At a price of $136.25, the stock was sold for an entire value of $408,735. Consequent to the transaction Srouji Johny owned a total of 95,012 shares of the stock.

Currently, 0.10% shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) are owned by insiders with -23.33% six-month change in the insider ownership. The insider filler data counts the number of monthly positions over 3 month and 12 month time spans. For Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) total 32 number of trades held during last 3 months and 112 during last 12 months, out of them 0 numbers of buys held in last 3 months and 8 buys in last 12 months. Whereas 32 numbers of sells held in last 3 months and 104 sells over the past 12 months.

For the duration of last three months Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s total number of shares bought are 0 and sold 522,948 from a total of 522,948 traded shares. During last twelve months 680,289 number of shares bought and 6,033,056 sold from a total of 6,713,345 shares traded. A net activity of 522,948 took place in the course of three months, while 5,352,767 during last twelve months. Insider trading information is derived from Forms 3 and 4 filings are filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) ended last trading session at the price of $136.66 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $140.56 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 02/21/17. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s highest estimates of price target are $185.00 and low forecast is $102.00 based on the opinion of 43 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 18.49. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 1.71 based on calls of 31 experts.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 4/25/17. The company is expected to release $2.01 EPS during current quarter according to 36 analysts whereas the company reported $1.9 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $1.91 and high estimate of $2.11. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $52.86B according to 33 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $51.71B and highest revenue estimates are $54.16B. A year ago the company’s sales were $50.56B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 4.60%. Past 5 years growth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) observed at 9.68%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 9.25%.

Mover to Watch: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share price plunged -0.42% or -0.58 points to reach at $136.53 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $120.28 – $137.48 during previous trading session. A total of 20.79M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 30.49M shares. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $718.46B and most recently 5.25B outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is at 86.35.

According to sentiments of 43 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $140.14. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $185 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $102.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $2.01 derived from a total of 36 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $1.91 and can go high up to $2.11. However a year ago during same quarter Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported $1.9 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $1.62 per share according to consensus of 36 analysts.

According to sentiments of 33 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $52.85B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $51.71B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $54.16B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.90 on the shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Out of rating recommendations 16 have given the stock a Buy while 23 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 5.18% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 11.85% along with 25.44% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares were trading -0.43% below from the 52-week high mark of $137.12 and +54.88% above from the 52-week bottom of $88.15. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 2/23/17 and 52-week low price on 5/12/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 0.75% in the past one week and soared 14.30% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 22.73% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 26.62% while yearly performance of the company advanced 45.07%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 18.39%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 14.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 34.90% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 20.60%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.39, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 0.70%, 1.00% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.19.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 18.02. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.20 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.20. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.66 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.56.

Overbuying Alert on: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share price soared 0.72% or +0.98 points to reach at $136.70 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $135.98 – $136.75 during previous trading session. A total of 24,265,100 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 29.43M shares. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $719.19B and most recently 5.25B outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is at 90.29.

According to sentiments of 43 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $139.82. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $185.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $102.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $2.01 derived from a total of 36 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $1.91 and can go high up to $2.11. However a year ago during same quarter Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported $1.9 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $1.62 per share according to consensus of 36 analysts.

According to sentiments of 33 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $52.85B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $51.71B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $54.16B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.90 on the shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Out of rating recommendations 16 have given the stock a Buy while 23 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 6.74% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 12.95% along with 26.12% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) hit its 52-week high price on 02/21/17, and 52-week low price on 05/12/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 2.56% in the past one week and soared 14.41% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 24.87% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 26.19% while yearly performance of the company advanced 44.09%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 18.54%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 14.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 34.90% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 20.60%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.44, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 0.90%, 0.99% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.19.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 18.04. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.20 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.20. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.66 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.56.

Overbuying Stock in the Spotlight: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share price plunged -0.12% or -0.16 points to reach at $135.35 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $109.00 – $135.90 during previous trading session. A total of 22,118,000 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 29.58M shares. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $712.67B and most recently 5.25B outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is at 89.44.

According to sentiments of 43 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $139.82. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $185.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $185.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $2.01 derived from a total of 36 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $1.91 and can go high up to $2.11. However a year ago during same quarter Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported $1.9 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $1.62 per share according to consensus of 36 analysts.

According to sentiments of 33 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $52.85B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $51.71B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $54.16B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.90 on the shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Out of rating recommendations 16 have given the stock a Buy while 23 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 7.03% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 12.82% along with 25.37% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares were trading -0.68% below from the 52-week high mark of $136.27 and +53.54% above from the 52-week bottom of $88.15. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 02/15/17, and 52-week low price on 05/12/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 2.21% in the past one week and soared 13.29% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 26.91% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 25.10% while yearly performance of the company advanced 43.58%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 17.37%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 14.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 34.90% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 20.60%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.54, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 0.97%, 0.99% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.17.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 17.73. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.20 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.20. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.66 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.56.

Analytical Approach on: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) soared 0.36% during previous trade, a total of 35.62M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 30.87M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.68. The stock has a market capitalization of $720.19B along with 5.25B outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $136.27 and touched the lowest level of $134.62.

Most recently Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s price target was revised on 2/10/17 and according to 43 analysts stock’s price will reach at $139.82 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 18.38. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $102 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $185, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 37% from its latest closing price of $135.51.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s price target was revised on 1/23/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $185 while the bearish estimates kept at $82 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $132.17, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 21.24.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.71. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 31 brokerage recommendations 20 rate Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock a Strong Buy, 4 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 5 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 2 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/24/2017 the stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) downgraded by Barclays from Overweight to Equal Weight. However previously on 10/27/2016 it was downgraded by Hilliard Lyons from Buy to Long-term Buy. A research note issued on 10/26/2016 the stock was downgraded by Stifel from Buy to Hold.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) performance over the past one year soared 57.06% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 11.56%. During the last six months the stock climbed 27.13%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 12.37% while its last one month trend is positive with 8.75%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 5.45%.

The company’s price sits 7.98% above from its 50-day moving average of $122.68 and 24.57% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $114.25.

According to consensus agreement of 36 analysts Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will report earnings per share of $2.01 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 4/25/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $2.11 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $1.91. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.9 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) set at $8.93 according to the sentiments of 41 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $8.53 and highest earnings estimates are $9.63.

According to 33 analysts, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $52.85B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $54.16B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $51.71B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $228.03B compared to low analyst estimates of $221.46B and high estimates of $238.83B according to the projection of 40 analysts.

Worth Watching Stock: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share price soared 1.30% or 1.73 points to reach at $135.02 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $133.25 – $135.09 during previous trading session. A total of 33.23M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 30.79M shares. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $714.66B and most recently 5.25B outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is at 90.66.

According to sentiments of 43 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $139.59. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $185 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $102.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $2.01 derived from a total of 36 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $1.91 and can go high up to $2.11. However a year ago during same quarter Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported $1.9 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $1.62 per share according to consensus of 36 analysts.

According to sentiments of 33 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $52.85B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $51.71B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $54.16B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.90 on the shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Out of rating recommendations 16 have given the stock a Buy while 23 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 8.12% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 13.53% along with 25.57% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) hit its 52-week high price on 2/14/17 and 52-week low price on 5/12/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 3.10% in the past one week and soared 13.92% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 25.06% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 24.50% while yearly performance of the company advanced 42.67%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 17.08%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 14.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 34.90% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 20.60%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.58, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 0.93%, 1.01% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.17.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 17.69. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.20 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.20. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.66 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.56.

Stock Overbuying Recap: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share price soared 0.89% or +1.17 points to reach at $133.29 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $109.00 – $133.82 during previous trading session. A total of 22,926,400 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 30.41M shares. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $697.73B and most recently 5.25B outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is at 89.37.

According to sentiments of 43 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $139.19. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $185.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $102.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $2.01 derived from a total of 36 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $1.91 and can go high up to $2.11. However a year ago during same quarter Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported $1.9 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $1.62 per share according to consensus of 36 analysts.

According to sentiments of 33 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $52.85B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $51.71B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $54.16B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.90 on the shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Out of rating recommendations 16 have given the stock a Buy while 23 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 7.37% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 12.52% along with 24.20% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) hit its 52-week high price on 02/13/17, and 52-week low price on 02/16/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 2.75% in the past one week and soared 12.26% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 24.19% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 24.38% while yearly performance of the company advanced 44.81%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 15.58%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 14.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 34.90% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 20.60%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.55, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 0.90%, 0.97% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.17.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 17.46. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.20 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.20. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.66 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.56.