Apple Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AAPL -- USA Stock  

USD 192.82  9.82  4.85%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Apple is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides Apple buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Apple positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Apple available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Apple buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Apple Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Hype Condition

Current Valuation

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Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Apple has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0559, jensen alpha of 0.1722, total risk alpha of 0.2827, sortino ratio of 0.083 and treynor ratio of 0.1067
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on Apple to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Apple. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Apple is not overpriced, please confirm all Apple fundamentals including its Price to Earning, Cash per Share, Price to Earnings To Growth, as well as the relationship between Gross Profit and Book Value Per Share . Given that Apple has Price to Earning of 17.86X, we suggest you validate Apple market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Apple Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Apple generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Apple has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations
About 61.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies

Apple current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price225.00
Target Mean Price223.03
Recommendation Mean2.20
Target High Price270.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions38
Target Low Price150.00

Apple Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.1Value At Risk4.62
Potential Upside2.21Standard Deviation1.90
 Return Density 

Apple Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.83
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.1

Apple Volatility Alert

Apple currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.28. It has Information Ratio of 0.1 and Jensen Alpha of 0.17. However, we do advice investors to further question Apple expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
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Apple Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsApplePeer Average
Return On Equity52.69% (0.31)%
Return On Asset11.99% (0.14)%
Profit Margin21.50% (1.27)%
Operating Margin29.55% (5.51)%
Current Valuation947.01B16.62B
Shares Outstanding4.6B571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.07% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions60.95% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted43.01M4.71M
Price to Earning17.86X28.72X
Price to Book9.88X9.51X
Price to Sales3.67X11.42X
Gross Profit101.84B27.38B
Net Income55.69B570.98M
Cash and Equivalents94.61B2.7B
Cash per Share20.94X5.01X
Total Debt108.42B5.32B
Debt to Equity112.40% 48.70%
Current Ratio1.50X2.16X
Book Value Per Share21.29X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations44.85B971.22M
Short Ratio2.00X4.00X
Earnings Per Share11.78X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.82X4.89X
Number of Employees100K18.84K
Market Capitalization950.61B19.03B
Total Asset321.69B29.47B
Retained Earnings21.72B9.33B
Working Capital27.86B1.48B
Current Asset106.87B9.34B
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