Apple Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

AAPL Stock  USD 227.57  2.97  1.29%   
The prevalent analyst and expert consensus on Apple is Strong Buy with 23 strong buy estimates. The prevailing projected target price is 187.73 with 45 professional opinions. Apple buy-or-sell recommendation and consensus module provides average expert sentiment on the projected Apple Inc target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on target price volatility.
Lowest Forecast
170.83
Highest Forecast
208.38
Target Price
187.73
At this time, Apple's Gross Profit is quite stable compared to the past year. Pretax Profit Margin is expected to rise to 0.28 this year, although the value of Gross Profit Margin will most likely fall to 0.41. At this time, Apple's Cash is quite stable compared to the past year. Non Current Assets Total is expected to rise to about 252.4 B this year, although the value of Retained Earnings are projected to rise to (233.8 M).
  
It's important to approach Apple's target price projections with caution. While they can be useful as part of a broader investment strategy, they are inherently speculative and subject to various kinds of risk, including market volatility and unforeseen external factors. Always consider multiple aspects and do your own research when making investment decisions.

Apple Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Apple target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysts' performance other than comparing it to past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Apple's target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, investor sentiment analysis, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
   45  Strong Buy
Most Apple analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to help potential investors understand Apple stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching the public financial statements of Apple Inc, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Apple Target Price Projection

Apple's current and average target prices are 227.57 and 187.73, respectively. The current price of Apple is the price at which Apple Inc is currently trading. On the other hand, Apple's target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

Apple Market Quote on 13th of July 2024

Low Price225.77Odds
High Price232.39Odds

227.57

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Apple Target Price

Low Estimate170.83Odds
High Estimate208.38Odds

187.73

Historical Lowest Forecast  170.83 Target Price  187.73 Highest Forecast  208.38
Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on Apple Inc and the information provided on this page.

Apple Analyst Ratings

Apple's analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about Apple stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of Apple's financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Apple's historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Analyst Consensus Breakdown

Average Consensus Estimates

Analysts determine stock price targets through various methods, including financial modeling, peer comparison, and company analysis. The stock price target is the analyst's best estimate of the future price of a stock and is used by investors to make investment decisions. However, it is important to note that stock price targets are not guaranteed, and the actual price of a stock can differ significantly from the target due to various factors such as market conditions, economic events, and company developments.

Steps to utilize Apple price targets

Apple's stock target price is an estimate of its future price, usually made by analysts. Using Apple's target price to determine if it is a suitable investment can be done through the following steps:
  • Look at Apple's target prices provided by various analysts and compare them. This can help you gain a more balanced view of the Stock's potential.
  • Look at the analyst's track record to determine if they have a history of accurately predicting stock prices.
  • Look at the Company's financials, including revenue, earnings, and debt, to determine if it is in good financial health.
  • Consider market conditions. For example, take into account the state of the economy, competition, and regulatory environment, to determine if Apple's stock is likely to perform well.
  • Diversify your portfolio and do not rely solely on stock target prices to make investment decisions. Invest in a mix of stocks, bonds, and other assets to manage risk.
Remember that stock target prices are just estimates and are subject to change. Therefore, using them as one factor in a larger investment strategy is essential rather than relying solely on them to make decisions.

Additional Apple Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Apple is a key component of Apple valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Apple.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, anticipate that the market will even out over time. This tendency of Apple's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimatedHigh
223.38225.08250.33
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowRealHigh
190.02191.72250.33
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNextHigh
227.92229.61231.31
Details
Earnings
Estimates (0)
LowProjected EPSHigh
1.271.331.39
Details

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Additional Information and Resources on Investing in Apple Stock

When determining whether Apple Inc is a strong investment it is important to analyze Apple's competitive position within its industry, examining market share, product or service uniqueness, and competitive advantages. Beyond financials and market position, potential investors should also consider broader economic conditions, industry trends, and any regulatory or geopolitical factors that may impact Apple's future performance. For an informed investment choice regarding Apple Stock, refer to the following important reports:
Check out Macroaxis Advice on Apple to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.
You can also try the ETFs module to find actively traded Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) from around the world.
The data published in Apple's official financial statements typically reflect Apple's business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. However, there are additional fundamental indicators that are easier to understand and visualize along the underlying realities that are driving Apple's quantitative information. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Apple accountants, it's essential to understand Apple's liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality within the context of the Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals space in which it operates.