Apple Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AAPL -- USA Stock  

USD 215.46  2.12  0.97%

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

Time Horizon

Risk Tolerance

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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 0.1781, jensen alpha of 0.5096, total risk alpha of 0.372, sortino ratio of 0.4683 and treynor ratio of 0.9258
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 19.33 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

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.55Value At Risk0.97
Potential Upside2.92Standard Deviation1.56
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares347.9 M64.4 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares311.7 M57.7 B
Berkshire Hathaway IncCommon Shares252 M46.6 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares191.5 M35.4 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares103.7 M19.2 B
Northern Trust CorpCommon Shares62.4 M11.6 B
Geode Capital Management LlcCommon Shares57.3 M10.6 B

Apple Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.58
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.31

Apple Volatility Alert

Apple has relatively low volatility with skewness of 2.03 and kurtosis of 5.99. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Apple to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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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 Valuation1060 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding4.83 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.07 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions61.35 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted37.27 M3.24 M
Price to Earning19.33 times40.69 times
Price to Book8.99 times14.44 times
Price to Sales4.04 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 Ratio1.99 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share11.04 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.42 times1.22 times
Number of Employees100 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization1030 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
   Exercise or conversion by Oppenheimer Peter of 600 shares of Apple subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Apple Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
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
On August 10, 2018 Apple paid $ 0.73 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Sale by Jeffrey Williams of 2514 shares of Apple
Check also Apple Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus. Please also try Insider Screener module to find insiders across different sectors to evaluate their impact on performance.