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Apple Number of Shares Shorted vs. Earnings Per Share

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Apple Earnings Per Share vs. Number of Shares Shorted Fundamental Analysis

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Apple is number one stock in number of shares shorted category among related companies. It is number one stock in earnings per share category among related companies . The ratio of Number of Shares Shorted to Earnings Per Share for Apple is about  3,493,692 
Number of Shares Shorted is the total amount of shares that are currently sold short by investors. When a stock is sold short, the short seller assumes the responsibility of repurchasing the stock at a lower price. The speculator will make money if the stock goes down in price or will experience a loss if the stock price goes up.
Apple 
Shares Shorted 
 = 
Shorted by Public 
by Institutions 
=
41.54 M
If a large number of investors decide to short sell an equity instrument within a small period of time, their combined action can significantly affect the price of the stock.
Earnings per Share (EPS) denotes the portion of a company's earnings that is allocated to each share of common stock. To calculate Earnings per Share investors will need to take a company's net income, subtract any dividends for preferred stock, and divide it by the number of average outstanding shares. EPS is usually presented in two different ways: basic and diluted. Fully diluted Earnings per Share takes into account effects of warrants, options, and convertible securities and is generally viewed by analysts as a more accurate measure.
Apple 
Earnings per Share 
 = 
Earnings 
Average Shares 
=
11.89 
Earnings per Share is one of the most critical measures of the current share price of a firm, and is used by investors to determine the overall company profitability; especially when it is compared to the EPS of similar companies.

Apple Earnings Per Share Comparison

Apple is currently under evaluation in earnings per share category among related companies.

Apple Fundamental Comparison