Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will report its next earnings on Jan 24 – Jan 30 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $1.67/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $1.66/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.01/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 0.6%.
Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Apple Inc. and for the current quarter 36 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $3.22/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $3.04/share and a High Estimate of $3.77/share.
In case of Revenue Estimates, 35 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Apple Inc. as 77.43 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Apple Inc. is 75.1 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 86.73 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 75.87 Billion.
These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for AAPL to be -1.8%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 13.7%. For the next 5 years, Apple Inc. is expecting Growth of 8.7% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 11.24% per annum.
Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Apple Inc., where 13 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 27 analysts have given a Buy signal, 6 said it’s a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)
When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 43 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Apple Inc. might touch $185 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $131 and $85 respectively.
To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Apple Inc. got Downgrade on 27-Oct-16 where investment firm Hilliard Lyons Downgrade the stock from Buy to Long-term Buy.
Apple Inc. closed its last trading session at $111.57 with the loss of -0.1%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 594.34 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $119.86 and 52-week low of $89.47. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 1.19% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -1.1% and 7.58% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Dec 7, 2015 and 52-Week Low on May 12, 2016.
The Relative Volume of the company is 0.76 and Average Volume (3 months) is 37.32 million. Apple Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 13.47 and Forward P/E ratio of 11.05.
The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 14.9%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 35.6%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 20.6%.
While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Apple Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -0.24%, where Monthly Performance is -1.48%, Quarterly performance is 5.69%, 6 Months performance is 14.4% and yearly performance percentage is -3.69%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 8.25%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 1.11% and Monthly Volatility of 1.88%.