Can you bet on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)?


Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has posted results for the last fiscal year, recording EPS of $8.55. That comes to P/E of 17.05. For this year, EPS is anticipated to grow -9.90% over the preceding year, while next year’s EPS is predicted to increase 18.29%.

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 24% Sell with a Strengthening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction. Longer term, the trend strength is Minimum.

Recently, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported that for the previous five years, EPS at Apple Inc. has increased 16.00%, while rise sales have surged 14.80% over the same period. The combined EPS growth for the imminent five years is projected to be 11.07%.

Shares of Apple Inc. are now trading at $145.43, giving it market cap of $761.53B. Over the last 12 months, shares of Apple Inc. have risen to maximum of $-7.16% and declined to a minimum of $58.94%.

The stock’s beta, which measures volatility, is 1.29. For the purpose of clarity, note that a beta of less than 1 implies that a stock is less volatile versus the overall market, while a beta over 1 indicates a stock is more volatile over the market.

Apple Inc. shows 20-Day Simple Moving Average of $-2.44% and 50-Day Simple Moving Average of $-2.42%. The 200-Day SMA is $12.56%.

The stock’s weekly performance is -0.36% while its monthly performance is -5.23%. Year-to-date the equity has moved 25.90%% compared to a performance of 56.12% over the preceding 12 months.

Apple Inc. has witnessed -40.79% insider transactions, showing insider ownership of 0.03%. That compares to 63.20% ownership by institutional investors after 2.60% institutional transactions.

Return on investments in Apple Inc. for the last 12 months is 20.60%, while return on assets for the equivalent period is 14.10%. Return on equity for the previous 12 months, on the other hand, is 35.10%.

Apple Inc. has RSI (Relative Strength Index) of 44.00.