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

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Apple Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 156.07  4.18  2.75%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Apple Inc is 'Strong Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Apple Inc has a risk adjusted performance of (0.087476), jensen alpha of (0.38), total risk alpha of (0.49), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.17)
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 17.39 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 Return-0.23Value At Risk-1.6758
Potential Upside1.0109Standard Deviation0.9385
 Return Density 

Apple Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW= 1.39 
Overall volatility
= 0.96 
 IrInformation ratio =(0.37) 

Apple Volatility Alert

Apple Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.22 and kurtosis of -0.33. However, we advise investors to further study Apple Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
 Better Than Average     
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FundamentalsApplePeer Average
Return On Equity36.03 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset11.52 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin20.87 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin26.84 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation674.03 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding5.17 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.080000 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions62.47 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted40.31 M3.24 M
Price to Earning17.39 times40.69 times
Price to Book5.98 times14.44 times
Price to Sales3.54 times17.81 times
Revenue223.51 B9.85 B
Gross Profit84.26 B21.75 B
EBITDA70.21 B1.41 B
Net Income46.65 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents77.01 B3.89 B
Cash per Share14.91 times5.17 times
Total Debt108.6 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity82.00 times0.72 times
Current Ratio1.39 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share25.61 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations64.07 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.90 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share8.81 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.43 times1.22 times
Number of Employees116 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization791.22 B29.78 B
Total Asset321.69 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings99.29 B38.24 B
Working Capital27.86 B3.58 B
Current Asset106.87 B36.8 B
Strong Hold


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Financial Leverage

   Purchase by Robert Iger of 1300 shares of Apple [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance(0.087476)
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.16)
Mean Deviation0.7515
Coefficient Of Variation(405.60)
Standard Deviation0.9385
Information Ratio(0.37)
Jensen Alpha(0.38)
Total Risk Alpha(0.49)
Treynor Ratio(0.17)
Maximum Drawdown3.53
Value At Risk(1.68)
Potential Upside1.01

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 1.7 Trillion. Apple totals roughly 674.03 Billion in current valuation claiming about 40% of stocks in Computers Phones And Devices industry.