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%.

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.

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.

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

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share price soared 0.72% or 0.72 points to reach at $132.42 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $131.12 – $132.45 during previous trading session. A total of 27,991,000 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 31.19M shares. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $132.45 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 90.41.

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 $52.85B 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 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 7.36% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 12.10% along with 23.24% 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 02/09/17, 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 3.47% in the past one week and soared 11.66% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 19.75% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 23.77% while yearly performance of the company advanced 43.44%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 14.83%.

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 1.61, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.02%, 1.00% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.15.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 17.48. 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.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Overbought by Traders

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share price soared 0.95% or +1.24 points to reach at $131.53 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $130.00 – $132.09 during previous trading session. A total of 38,075,200 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 31.34M shares. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $696.55B 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 89.69.

According to sentiments of 43 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $139.07. 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 7.75% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 12.12% along with 22.73% 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 02/07/17, 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 8.39% in the past one week and soared 11.55% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 20.85% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 21.99% while yearly performance of the company advanced 40.75%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 13.56%.

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 1.69, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.46%, 1.02% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.15.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 17.36. 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 0.40% or +0.52 points to reach at $129.05 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $128.16 – $129.19 during previous trading session. A total of 24.51M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 29.42M shares. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $680.12B 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 87.74.

According to sentiments of 43 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $138.79. 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 34 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $52.95B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $51.71B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $56.5B.

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 6.83% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 10.71% along with 20.72% 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 -1.08% below from the 52-week high mark of $130.49 and +45.80% above from the 52-week bottom of $88.53. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 02/01/17, 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 5.85% in the past one week and soared 11.26% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 16.27% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 22.55% while yearly performance of the company advanced 35.86%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 11.45%.

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 1.68, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.25%, 1.01% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.15.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 17.04. 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 to Track: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share price soared 6.13% or +7.44 points to reach at $128.79 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $127.01 – $130.49 during previous trading session. A total of 111,702,684 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 30.34M shares. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $675.39B and most recently 5.26B 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 88.03.

According to sentiments of 43 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $138.00. 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 $2.03 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 $2.27. 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 $1.63 per share according to consensus of 36 analysts.

According to sentiments of 34 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $52.96B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $51.71B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $56.5B.

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. 8 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 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 7.68% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 11.13% along with 20.68% 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 02/01/17, 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 5.64% in the past one week and soared 11.16% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 13.98% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 24.53% while yearly performance of the company advanced 39.30%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 11.16%.

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 14.90%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 35.60% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 20.60%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.72, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.10%, 1.01% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.25.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 16.87. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.30 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.40. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.68 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.59.

Stock to Watch for Earnings: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) fell -0.23% to reach at $121.35 during previous trading session. The company has experienced volume of 41,610,600 shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 30.18M share.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on February 1, 2017 announced financial results for its fiscal 2017 first quarter ended December 31, 2016. The Company posted all-time record quarterly revenue of $78.4 billion and all-time record quarterly earnings per diluted share of $3.36. These results compare to revenue of $75.9 billion and earnings per diluted share of $3.28 in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 64 percent of the quarter’s revenue.

“We’re thrilled to report that our holiday quarter results generated Apple’s highest quarterly revenue ever, and broke multiple records along the way. We sold more iPhones than ever before and set all-time revenue records for iPhone, Services, Mac and Apple Watch,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “Revenue from Services grew strongly over last year, led by record customer activity on the App Store, and we are very excited about the products in our pipeline.”

“Our outstanding business performance resulted in a new all-time record for earnings per share, and over $27 billion in operating cash flow,” said Luca Maestri, Apple’s CFO. “We returned nearly $15 billion to investors through share repurchases and dividends during the quarter, bringing cumulative payments through our capital return program to over $200 billion.”

Apple is providing the following guidance for its fiscal 2017 second quarter:

  • revenue between $51.5 billion and $53.5 billion
  • gross margin between 38 percent and 39 percent
  • operating expenses between $6.5 billion and $6.6 billion
  • other income/(expense) of $400 million
  • tax rate of 26 percent

Apple’s board of directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.57 per share of the Company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on February 16, 2017 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 13, 2017.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) holds the market capitalization of $636.36B along with 5.33B outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $120.62 while the maximum trading price moved at $121.39. Currently the stock price is moving -0.89% off from the highest level of twelve months and +37.07% above from twelve months low. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) marked 52-week highest price level of $122.44 on 01/26/17 and 52-week lowest price level of $88.53 on 05/12/16. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $133.54 based on calls of 43 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $85.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $185.00.

As of current trade, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has shown weekly upbeat performance of 1.15 %. Its six months performance indicated a bullish movement while its yearly performance reflected a positive trend of 28.64%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate upbeat trend of 4.77%. Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) currently have an ABR of 1.70, derived from a total of 30 opinions. The company’s price sits 4.95% above from its 50-day moving average of $118.29 and 13.81% above from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $111.99. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 71.92 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.14. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 0.85%, 0.95% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 1.25.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) currently has a PEG ratio of 1.06 where as its P/E ratio is 14.66. The company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 2.96 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 5.08, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 9.48. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 15.90. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.30 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.40. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.68 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.59. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a Return on Assets of 14.90%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 35.60% and Return on Investment of 20.60%.

Estimations under Considerations: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) plunged -0.26% or -0.32 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $121.63, a total of 30,278,800 shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 29.94M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $639.56B and it has 5.33B outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 37 analysts Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will report earnings per share of $3.22 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 1/31/17 After Market Close. The stock added almost 3.7% in price since last earning report, when its share price was $117.64. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $3.77 and low forecast is $3.11. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $3.28 earnings per share.

Earnings reaction history indicates that share price went up 14 times out of last 28 quarters. In Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s last 12 earnings reports, it has beaten EPS estimates 91% of the time. However it has meet the estimates 0 time and missed 1 times.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 9/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $1.66 while Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported $1.67 EPS on 10/25/2016 After Market Close with a difference of 0.01 marking a surprise factor of 0.60%. The stock’s next day closing price was $114.99 with the loss of -2.25% in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was -5.72%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 6/2016, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s expected mean EPS was $1.39, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $1.42 on 7/26/2016 After Market Close, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.03 with surprise factor of 2.16%. The stock’s closing price was $101.87 with the gain of 6.49% in its share price on the day following the earning announcement. However price change of the stock was 8.07% on seventh day of the earnings report.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s mean EPS estimate was $1.97 for the quarter ended on 3/2016, while it reported EPS of $1.90 on 4/26/2016 After Market Close, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.07 with surprise factor of -3.55%. On next day when data was publically announced, the stock’s closing price was $96.21 with -6.26% decline in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was down -8.79%.

Back on 1/26/2016 the company’s estimated EPS value was $3.24 and it reported $3.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 12/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 1.23% by 0.04.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $8.93 according to 45 analysts making projections for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $10.01 while the conservative estimates kept at $8.05 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $8.31 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is $227.53B, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) setting the highest revenues estimates of $242.8B and indicating lowest revenues at $217.81B according to agreement of 43 number of analysts. Current quarter revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of $77.38B covering forecast of 36 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of $86.73B and $75.1B at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of -1.80% whereas for next quarter it has 10.00% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are 7.50% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 13.00%. Past 5 years growth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) observed at 8.89%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 13.80%.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reached at $121.63 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 2.17%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 5.46% while it has a distance of 14.14% from the 200 days simple moving average. One year trading price range hit the peak level of $122.44 and touched the lowest level of $88.53. The company’s distance from 52-week high price is -0.66% and current price is above +37.38% from 52-week low price.