Here's a Quick Look Into the Fundamentals of Apple Stock

Apple marked a 1.2% change today, compared to 2.0% for the S&P 500. Is it a good value at today's price of $187.03? Only an in-depth analysis can answer that question, but here are some facts that can give you an idea:

  • Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets smartphones, personal computers, tablets, wearables, and accessories worldwide.

  • Apple belongs to the Technology sector, which has an average price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 27.16 and an average price to book (P/B) of 6.23

  • The company's P/B ratio is 46.79

  • Apple has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 30.5 based on its trailing 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $6.14 per share

  • Its forward P/E ratio is 26.1, based on its forward earnings per share (EPS) of $7.16

  • AAPL has a Price to Earnings Growth (PEG) ratio of 4.58, which shows the company is overvalued when we factor growth into the price to earnings calculus.

  • Over the last four years, Apple has averaged free cash flows of $83.63 Billion, which on average grew 7.9%

  • AAPL's gross profit margins have averaged 40.5 % over the last four years and during this time they had a growth rate of 2.4 % and a coefficient of variability of 10.7 %.

  • Apple has moved 25.0% over the last year compared to 13.0% for the S&P 500 -- a difference of 12.0%

  • AAPL has an average analyst rating of buy and is -5.45% away from its mean target price of $197.8 per share

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