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Dominating the Market Today: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL)

With a market cap of 773.83 B, Apple Inc. has a large market cap size. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 12/12/1980. Apple Inc. is in the Electronic Equipment industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for Apple Inc., is 27194, and so far today it has a volume of 32541404. Performance year to date since the 12/12/1980 is 26.35%.

To help you determine whether Apple Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 17.12 and forward P/E is 13.9. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Apple Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.55. P/S ratio is 3.51 and the P/B ratio is 5.7. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 11.53 and 19.08 respectively.

At the current price Apple Inc. is trading at, 146.34 (2.86% today), Apple Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.72%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 26.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 8.55, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 17.79% after growing -9.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 10.40%, and 4.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 5287.87, and the number of shares float is 5210.58. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.03%, and institutional ownership is at 63.20%. The float short is 1.21%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.32. Management has seen a return on assets of 14.10%, and also a return on investment of 20.60%.

The ability for Apple Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.4, and quick ratio is 1.4. Long term debt/equity is 0.63 and total debt/equity is 0.73. In terms of margins, Apple Inc. has a gross margin of 38.40%, with its operating margin at 26.90%, and Apple Inc. has a profit margin of 20.70%.

The 52 week high is -6.58%, with 59.93% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.35% and the 200 day simple moving average is 14.29%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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