Apple logged a 1.5% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $177.49 per share. On average, analysts give it a target price of $199.56.
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets smartphones, personal computers, tablets, wearables, and accessories worldwide. The large-cap company is based in the United States. Apple currently returns an annual dividend yield of 0.5%.
What to Consider if You Are Thinking of Buying Apple:
Apple has moved 27.0% over the last year.
AAPL has a forward P/E ratio of 26.9 based on its EPS guidance of 6.59.
Over the last 6 years, earnings per share (EPS) have been growing at a compounded average rate of 17.2%.
The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 3.89.
Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 46.08
Apple Has a Pattern of Improving Cash Flows
|Date Reported||Cash Flow from Operations ($ k)||Capital expenditures ($ k)||Free Cash Flow ($ k)||YoY Growth (%)|
Apple's free cash flow history is impressive because it displays year-on-year increases over the last 6 years. Averaging out at $97.21 Billion, investors who focus on cash flow growth should do further research on this firm.