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 174.97  0.01  0.0057%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Apple Inc is 'Strong Buy'.
For the selected time horizon Apple Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1436, jensen alpha of 0.4656, total risk alpha of 0.3763, sortino ratio of 0.4872 and treynor ratio of 0.4064
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 19.86 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 Return0.52Value At Risk1.32
Potential Upside2.61Standard Deviation1.31
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares344.6 M53.1 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares314.6 M48.5 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares206.4 M31.8 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares145.5 M22.4 B
Berkshire Hathaway IncCommon Shares134.1 M20.7 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares71.5 M11 B
Northern Trust CorpCommon Shares67.6 M10.4 B
Susquehanna International Group LlpPut Options32.1 M5 B

Apple Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=1.25
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.36

Apple Volatility Alert

Apple Inc has low volatility with Treynor Ratio of 0.41, Maximum Drawdown of 5.09 and kurtosis of 0.03. 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.
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FundamentalsApplePeer Average
Return On Equity36.03 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset11.52 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin20.87 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin26.84 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation935.3 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding5.13 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.08 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions61.58 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted40.31 M3.24 M
Price to Earning19.86 times40.69 times
Price to Book6.83 times14.44 times
Price to Sales4.02 times17.81 times
Revenue223.51 B9.85 B
Gross Profit88.19 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 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.39 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share25.61 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations64.07 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.9 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share8.81 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.43 times1.22 times
Number of Employees116 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization898.3 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 Buy


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Current Valuation

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Economic Sensitivity

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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Drexler Millard S of 7562 shares of Apple subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.1436
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.4164
Mean Deviation1.04
Semi Deviation0.3206
Downside Deviation0.9737
Coefficient Of Variation252.5
Standard Deviation1.31
Information Ratio0.3618
Jensen Alpha0.4656
Total Risk Alpha0.3763
Sortino Ratio0.4872
Treynor Ratio0.4064
Maximum Drawdown5.09
Value At Risk(1.32)
Potential Upside2.61
Downside Variance0.9481
Semi Variance0.1028
Expected Short fall(1.34)

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 2.43 Trillion. Apple totals roughly 935.3 Billion in current valuation claiming about 39% of stocks in Computers Phones And Devices industry.