Apple Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AAPL -- USA Stock  

USD 192.23  12.24  5.99%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Apple is 'Strong 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.

Time Horizon

Risk Tolerance

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Strong Hold


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 0.08, jensen alpha of 0.39, total risk alpha of 0.55, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.17
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 18.52 times, 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 Return0.19Value At Risk3.43
Potential Upside3.03Standard Deviation2.46
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares295.8 M66.8 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares192.5 M43.5 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares110.9 M25 B
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares48.2 M10.9 B
Jpmorgan Chase CoCommon Shares42.7 M9.6 B
Wells Fargo CompanyCommon Shares23.5 M5.3 B
Janus Henderson Group PlcCommon Shares20.8 M4.7 B
Ctc LlcCall Options100.9 K2.3 B
Ctc LlcPut Options91 K2.1 B

Apple Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.17
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.15

Apple Volatility Alert

Apple exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.56 and kurtosis of 1.07. 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 Equity45.37 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset12.22 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin21.98 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin30.76 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation1120 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding4.75 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.07 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions61.33 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted40.15 M3.24 M
Price to Earning18.52 times40.69 times
Price to Book8.61 times14.44 times
Price to Sales3.81 times17.81 times
Revenue255.27 B9.85 B
Gross Profit88.19 B21.75 B
EBITDA78.53 B1.41 B
Net Income56.12 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents70.97 B3.89 B
Cash per Share14.69 times5.17 times
Total Debt114.6 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity99.70 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.31 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share23.74 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations41.44 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.18 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share11.04 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.32 times1.22 times
Number of Employees100 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization972.25 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
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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 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 headline from SP 500 ends at lowest since May as tech, internet stocks tumble

Latest Analysts View

Apple Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price240.00
Target Mean Price236.42
Recommendation Mean2.00
Target High Price310.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions37
Target Low Price175.00
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