Apple Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Apple Inc 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 Inc 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 current analyst consensus

Investment Horizon


Risk Tolerance

Execute Advice
Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Apple Inc is 'Cautious Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Apple Inc has a mean deviation of 0.5883, semi deviation of 0.7374, standard deviation of 0.7746, variance of 0.6, downside variance of 0.7989 and semi variance of 0.5438
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on Apple Inc to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Apple Inc. 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 Inc 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 Inc has Price to Earning of 5.81 times, we suggest you validate Apple Inc 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.14Value At Risk-1.4264
Potential Upside1.3929Standard Deviation0.7746
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Fisher Asset Management LlcCommon Shares10.6 M1.5 B
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares10.3 M1.5 B
SwedbankCommon Shares8.5 M1.2 B
Chevy Chase Trust Holdings IncCommon Shares5.1 M734.4 M
National Pension ServiceCommon Shares3.9 M562.5 M
Wellcome Trust Ltd The As Trustee Of The Wellcome TrustCommon Shares3.5 M504.1 M
Gateway Investment Advisers LlcCommon Shares2.9 M413.7 M

Apple Greeks

Alpha over DOW
= 0.14 
βBeta against DOW=(0.51) 
Overall volatility
= 0.79 
 IrInformation ratio = 0.14 

Apple Volatility Alert

Apple Inc has low volatility with Treynor Ratio of -0.25, Maximum Drawdown of 2.93 and kurtosis of 0.19. However, we advice all investors to further analyze Apple Inc to make certain all market information is desiminated and is consistent with the current expectations about Apple upside potential.
 Better Than Average     
 Worse Than Average Compare Apple to competition
FundamentalsApplePeer Average
Return On Equity34.57 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset11.59 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin20.74 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin26.91 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation674.03 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding5.21 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.03 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions60.20 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted63.2 M3.24 M
Price to Earning5.81 times40.69 times
Price to Book5.92 times14.44 times
Price to Sales3.54 times17.81 times
Revenue220.46 B9.85 B
Gross Profit84.26 B21.75 B
EBITDA69.72 B1.41 B
Net Income45.73 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents67.26 B3.89 B
Cash per Share12.90 times5.17 times
Total Debt98.88 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity73.70 times0.72 times
Current Ratio1.39 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share25.76 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations66.34 B1.25 B
Short Ratio2.13 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share8.52 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.44 times1.22 times
Number of Employees116 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization779.78 B29.78 B
Total Asset321.69 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings96.36 B38.24 B
Working Capital27.86 B3.58 B
Current Asset106.87 B36.8 B
Cautious Hold


Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   Sale by Jeffrey Williams of 190 shares of Apple [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0745
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.24)
Mean Deviation0.5883
Semi Deviation0.7374
Downside Deviation0.8938
Coefficient Of Variation561.21
Standard Deviation0.7746
Information Ratio0.1378
Jensen Alpha0.139
Total Risk Alpha0.0859
Sortino Ratio0.1194
Treynor Ratio(0.25)
Maximum Drawdown2.93
Value At Risk(1.43)
Potential Upside1.39
Downside Variance0.7989
Semi Variance0.5438
Expected Short fall(0.64)

Current Valuation

Apple Current Valuation Analysis
Apple Inc is rated below average in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Computers Phones And Devices industry is presently estimated at about 1.69 Trillion. Apple totals roughly 674.03 Billion in current valuation claiming about 40% of stocks in Computers Phones And Devices industry.