Apple Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AAPL -- USA Stock  

USD 156.82  0.96  0.01%

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

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Apple has a risk adjusted performance of (0.23), jensen alpha of (0.29), total risk alpha of (0.28), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.26)
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 13.09X, 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 Thematic Classifications

Artificial Intelligence IdeaArtificial Intelligence
Firms and funds that are developing tools for artificial intelligence
Disruptive Technologies IdeaDisruptive Technologies
Firms and ETFs that are involved or betting on industries or trends that are projected to experience exponential growth
Millennials Best IdeaMillennials Best
Firms that are involved in making products or providing services to millennials

Apple Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.36Value At Risk4.4
Potential Upside3.85Standard Deviation3.06
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Retirement Systems Of AlabamaCommon Shares2.9 M459.5 M
Simplex Trading LlcCall Options25.6 K403.3 M
Gateway Investment Advisers LlcCommon Shares2.1 M338.7 M
Simplex Trading LlcPut Options19.5 K307.2 M
Dnb Asset Management AsCommon Shares1.5 M239.5 M
Factory Mutual Insurance CoCommon Shares1.5 M238.8 M
Gulf International Bank Uk LtdCommon Shares1.1 M178.9 M
Uss Investment Management LtdCommon Shares870.6 K137.5 M
Hexavest IncCommon Shares751.7 K118.6 M

Apple Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.42
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.1

Apple Volatility Alert

Apple exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.14 and kurtosis of 3.56. However, we advise investors to further study Apple technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Apple Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsApplePeer Average
Return On Equity49.36% (15.17)%
Return On Asset11.96% (15.64)%
Profit Margin22.41% (5.50)%
Operating Margin30.80% (10.91)%
Current Valuation759.99B152.14B
Shares Outstanding4.73B1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.07% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions61.21% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted45.28M3.24M
Price to Earning13.09X40.69X
Price to Book6.92X14.44X
Price to Sales2.78X17.81X
Gross Profit101.84B21.75B
Net Income59.53B517.71M
Cash and Equivalents66.3B3.89B
Cash per Share13.97X5.17X
Total Debt114.48B7.36B
Debt to Equity106.80% 0.72%
Current Ratio1.12X3.30X
Book Value Per Share22.53X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations48.42B1.25B
Short Ratio1.05X2.09X
Earnings Per Share11.91X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth0.99X1.22X
Number of Employees132K10.67K
Market Capitalization737.19B29.78B
Total Asset321.69B126.86B
Retained Earnings99.29B38.24B
Working Capital27.86B3.58B
Current Asset106.87B36.8B
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Apple Market Momentum

Apple Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Apple generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Apple has high historical volatility and very poor performance
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

Latest Analysts View

Apple Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price180.00
Target Mean Price181.57
Recommendation Mean2.20
Target High Price300.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions35
Target Low Price140.00
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. Please also try Portfolio Rebalancing module to analyze risk-adjusted returns against different time horizons to find asset-allocation targets.