As on February 22, 2021, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) started slowly as it slid -2.98% to $126.00. During the day, the stock rose to $129.72 and sunk to $125.60 before settling in for the price of $129.87 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, AAPL posted a 52-week range of $53.15-$145.09.
It was noted that the giant of the Technology sector posted annual sales growth of 3.30% over the last 5 years. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 7.30%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 10.20%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $16.94 billion, simultaneously with a float of $16.78 billion. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $2112.69 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $131.89, while the 200-day Moving Average is $111.86.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 147000 workers. It has generated 1,864,966 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 390,551. The stock had 6.59 Receivables turnover and 0.83 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +37.94, operating margin was +23.83 and Pretax Margin of +24.47.
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Consumer Electronics industry. Apple Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 60.00% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Feb 02, this organization’s Director sold 3,416 shares at the rate of 135.60, making the entire transaction reach 463,210 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 4,532,724. Preceding that transaction, on Feb 01, Company’s SVP, GC and Secretary sold 17,000 for 133.75, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 2,273,749. This particular insider is now the holder of 316,581 in total.
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 12/30/2020, the company posted $1.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $1.41) by $0.27. This company achieved a net margin of +20.94 while generating a return on equity of 73.69. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.82 per share during the current fiscal year.
Apple Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 10.20% and is forecasted to reach 4.68 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 14.69% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 7.30% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Apple Inc. (AAPL). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.10. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 3.36. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $34.06, and its Beta score is 1.23. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 7.18. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 31.98.
In the same vein, AAPL’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 3.70, a figure that is expected to reach 0.98 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 4.68 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Apple Inc. (AAPL)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Apple Inc., AAPL], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 93.42 million was lower the volume of 102.73 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 16.24% While, its Average True Range was 3.19.
Raw Stochastic average of Apple Inc. (AAPL) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 49.46%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 3.26% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 19.39% that was lower than 31.60% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.