Apple Inc. (AAPL): Price and Financial Metrics

Apple Inc. (AAPL): $148.84

-0.42 (-0.28%)

POWR Rating

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where AAPL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.12% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AAPL is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 52 weeks.
  • AAPL's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 32.29% of US stocks).

AAPL Stock Summary

  • Apple Inc's market capitalization of $2,459,027,494,160 is ahead of 100% of US-listed equities.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for AAPL is 5.4 -- better than 93.25% of US stocks.
  • Apple Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.73% of US equities in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Apple Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be MSFT, GOOGL, AMZN, FB, and TSLA.
  • Visit AAPL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

AAPL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, AAPL's price/sales ratio is 33.94% higher, now standing at 7.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, AAPL's price/sales ratio has gone up 6.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, AAPL's price/sales ratio has gone up 6.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AAPL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AAPL 2021-09-01 7.3 39.2 29.0 25.9
AAPL 2021-08-31 7.2 39.0 28.9 25.8
AAPL 2021-08-30 7.3 39.4 29.2 26.0
AAPL 2021-08-27 7.1 38.2 28.3 25.2
AAPL 2021-08-26 7.0 37.9 28.1 25.1
AAPL 2021-08-25 7.1 38.2 28.3 25.2

AAPL Growth Metrics

  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 14.04%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 63.71%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 140.72%.
Over the past 49 months, AAPL's revenue has gone up $123,648,000,000.

The table below shows AAPL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 347,155 104,414 86,802
2021-03-31 325,406 99,591 76,311
2020-12-31 294,135 88,921 63,930
2020-09-30 274,515 80,674 57,411
2020-06-30 273,857 80,008 58,424
2020-03-31 267,981 75,373 57,215

AAPL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AAPL has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 89.53% of graded US stocks.
  • AAPL's asset turnover comes in at 1.032 -- ranking 21st of 83 Computers stocks.
  • VRNT, PAR, and ALLT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AAPL.

The table below shows AAPL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-26 1.032 0.410 0.332
2021-03-27 0.977 0.399 0.297
2020-12-26 0.894 0.388 0.252
2020-09-26 0.843 0.382 0.225
2020-06-27 0.832 0.382 0.229
2020-03-28 0.811 0.381 0.227

AAPL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AAPL, see our AAPL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $167.92 Average Broker Recommendation 1.45 (Moderate Buy)

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AAPL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $148.84 52-week high $157.26
Prev. close $149.26 52-week low $107.32
Day low $147.87 Volume 44,815,018
Day high $149.62 Avg. volume 89,701,523
50-day MA $147.24 Dividend yield 0.59%
200-day MA $135.93 Market Cap 2.46T

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Company Bio

Founded in 1977 by Steven Paul Jobs, Ronald Gerald Wayne, and Stephen G. Wozniak, Apple Inc. is the world’s largest technology company. Apple's hardware products include the iPhone smartphone, the iPad tablet computer, the Mac personal computer, the iPod portable media player, the Apple Watch smartwatch, the Apple TV digital media player, the AirPods wireless earbuds, the AirPods Max headphones, and the HomePod smart speaker line. Software offerings includes iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS operating systems, the iTunes media player, the Safari web browser, the Shazam music identifier, and the iLife and iWork creativity and productivity suites, as well as professional applications like Final Cut Pro X, Logic Pro, and Xcode. Its online services include the iTunes Store, the iOS App Store, Mac App Store, Apple Arcade, Apple Music, Apple TV+, iMessage, and iCloud. Other services include Apple Store, Genius Bar, AppleCare, Apple Pay, Apple Pay Cash, and Apple Card. Apple is considered one of the Big Five companies in the U.S. information technology industry, along with Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft, and Facebook.

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Latest AAPL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Apple Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AAPL as an investment opportunity.

Apple Threatened with Probe over New App Store Regulation in South Korea – Report

Apple (AAPL) is facing a regulatory headache in South Korea. Reuters reports that the iPhone maker could be the subject of a probe over new legislation requiring it to stop forcing app developers to use its payment systems. AAPL shares rose 0.75% to close at $144.84 on October 17. Apple designs, manufactures, and sells smartphones, personal computers, tablets, wearables, and accessories and offers a range of related services. The Telecommunication Business Act, which went into effect last month, requires the likes of Apple and Google (GOOGL) to allow developers to choose the payment systems of their choice.

Payal Gupta on TipRanks | October 18, 2021

Apple: Still Tempting, Despite iPhone Production Downgrade

Apple (AAPL) stock has been moving on supply chain-related news that really should have come as no surprise. Indeed, it's hard to steer clear of the COVID-induced global chip shortage these days, even for a company with a knack for dodging and weaving through such operational challenges. At the same time, Apple is known to be quite conservative with its forecasts and targets. The recent iPhone product target cut may have been met with selling pressure initially, but the company has proven time and time again that it can surprise itself and investors.

Joey Frenette on TipRanks | October 18, 2021

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Wayne Duggan on InvestorPlace | October 18, 2021

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Yahoo | October 18, 2021

US STOCKS-S&P, Nasdaq enjoy boost from big tech firms, Dow ends a hair lower

The S&P and Nasdaq closed higher on Monday with the biggest boosts from the highest-profile technology and communications companies while investors eyed product news from Apple Inc and appeared optimistic about the third-quarter earnings season. After a weak start following disappointing economic data from China, the S&P and Nasdaq gathered steam in late morning with gains in FAANG stocks - Facebook Inc, Apple, Inc, Netflix Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google - as well as Microsoft Corp.

Yahoo | October 18, 2021

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AAPL Price Returns

1-mo 3.77%
3-mo 0.34%
6-mo 11.16%
1-year 28.17%
3-year 178.13%
5-year 443.71%
YTD 12.70%
2020 82.06%
2019 88.96%
2018 -5.39%
2017 48.46%
2016 12.48%

AAPL Dividends

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