Apple Beta

$110.76  3.04  2.82%
       
Beta is one of the most important measures of equity market volatility. Beta can be thought of as asset elasticity or sensitivity to market. In other words, it is a number that shows the relationship of financial instrument to the financial market in which this instrument is traded. For example if Beta of equity is 2, it will be expected to significantly outperform market when market is going up and significantly underperform when market is going down. Similarly, Beta of 1 indicates that an asset and market will generate similar returns during over time.
Apple 
Beta 
 = 
Covariance 
Variance 
 = 
1.13

About Beta

In a nutshell, Beta is a measure of individual stock risk relative to the overall volatility of the stock market. and is calculated based on very sound finance theory - Capital Assets Pricing Model (CAPM).However, since Beta is calculated based on historical price movements it may not predict how a firm's stock is going to perform in the future.
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Apple Beta Assessment

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In accordance with recently published financial statements Apple Inc has Beta of 1.13. This is 135.42% higher than that of the Consumer Goods sector, and 1512.5% lower than that of Electronic Equipment industry, The Beta for all stocks is 707.14% lower than the firm.
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AAPL NMSApple Inc
1.13
SNE NYQSony Corporation
1.59
PHG NYQKoninklijke Philips NV
1.5
HAR NYQHarman International Industries Incorporated
0.27
2457 TPEPHIHONG TECHNOLOGY TWD10
0.0
UEIC NMSUniversal Electronics Inc
1.67
KODK NYQEastman Kodak Co
0.0
WATT NCMEnergous Corporation
0.0
VUZI OBBVuzix Corporation
0.9
MSN ASEEmerson Radio Corp
1.33
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Beta Comparison

Apple is rated fifth in beta category among related companies.
Beta  
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SymbolAAPL
ISINUS0378331005
CUSIP037833100
NameApple Inc
InstrumentUSA Stock
Analyst ConsensusBuy 32 Opinions
Risk-adjusted AdviceBuy Under Valued
Average Bond RatingAA+ Excellent
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar
ExchangeNASDAQ
DescriptionApple Inc. designs manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices personal computers watches and portable digital music players worldwide. more
Apple returns are very sensitive to returns on the market. As market goes up or down, Apple is expected to follow.

Other Apple Fundamentals

Return On Equity41.15 %
Return On Asset17.09 %
Profit Margin22.62 %
Operating Margin30.21 %
Current Valuation729.54 B
Shares Outstanding5.7 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.05 %
Shares Owned by Institutions62.10 %
Number of Shares Shorted63.74 M
Price to Earning13.36 times
Price to Book5.23 times
Price to Sales2.93 times
Revenue224.34 B
Gross Profit70.54 B
EBITDA77.88 B
Net Income50.74 B
Cash and Equivalents34.86 B
Cash per Share6.11 times
Total Debt54.42 B
Debt to Equity0.43 times
Current Ratio1.09 times
Book Value Per Share22.03 times
Cash Flow from Operations81.04 B
Short Ratio1.50 times
One Year High134.54
One Year Low94.84
Earnings Per Share8.65 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.86 times
Number of Employees92.6 K
Beta1.13
Market Capitalization658.78 B
Total Asset273.15 B
Retained Earnings98.25 B
Working Capital5.67 B
Current Asset70.95 B
Current Liabilities65.28 B
Z Score7.2