Apple Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Apple Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Apple positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Apple Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Apple buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Apple Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Apple Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 175.56  0.005  0.0028%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Apple Inc is 'Sell'.
For the selected time horizon Apple Inc has a mean deviation of 1.56, semi deviation of 2.05, standard deviation of 2.11, variance of 4.44, downside variance of 4.73 and semi variance of 4.19
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on Apple Inc to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Apple Inc. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Apple is not overpriced, please confirm all Apple Inc fundamentals including its Price to Earning, Cash per Share, Price to Earnings To Growth, as well as the relationship between Gross Profit and Book Value Per Share . Given that Apple Inc has Price to Earning of 17.72 times, we suggest you validate Apple Inc market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.055868Value At Risk2.65
Potential Upside3.52Standard Deviation2.11
 Return Density 

Apple Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.45
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.13

Apple Volatility Alert

Apple Inc currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.17. It has Information Ratio of 0.13 and Jensen Alpha of -0.06. However, we do advice investors to further question Apple Inc expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
 Better Than Average     
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FundamentalsApplePeer Average
Return On Equity37.07 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset10.89 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin21.13 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin31.01 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation920.16 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding5.07 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.06 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions63.00 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted42.83 M3.24 M
Price to Earning17.72 times40.69 times
Price to Book6.23 times14.44 times
Price to Sales3.65 times17.81 times
Revenue239.18 B9.85 B
Gross Profit88.19 B21.75 B
EBITDA74.17 B1.41 B
Net Income50.52 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents77.15 B3.89 B
Cash per Share15.21 times5.17 times
Total Debt122.4 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity87.30 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.24 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share27.59 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations44.58 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.46 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share9.70 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.28 times1.22 times
Number of Employees100 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization871.97 B29.78 B
Total Asset321.69 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings99.29 B38.24 B
Working Capital27.86 B3.58 B
Current Asset106.87 B36.8 B


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Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   Sale by Jeffrey Williams of 400 shares of Apple [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0488
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.090853
Mean Deviation1.56
Semi Deviation2.05
Downside Deviation2.17
Coefficient Of Variation3772.63
Standard Deviation2.11
Information Ratio0.1276
Jensen Alpha0.055621
Total Risk Alpha0.3096
Sortino Ratio0.1237
Treynor Ratio0.10
Maximum Drawdown6.16
Value At Risk2.65
Potential Upside3.52
Downside Variance4.73
Semi Variance4.19
Expected Short fall1.62

Current Valuation

Apple Current Valuation Analysis
Apple Inc is rated below average in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Computers Phones And Devices industry is presently estimated at about 2.39 Trillion. Apple totals roughly 920.16 Billion in current valuation claiming about 39% of stocks in Computers Phones And Devices industry.