Is Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) a Good Investment?


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for the period of 9-Day stands at 27.66% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 35.02%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indictor of a certain security, currently Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) opened the session at $160.5 and after going up 1.81% closed at $161.5. The stock gained 1 points in the last trade.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $159.89 and $162.05 during the previous active session. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) traded with the volume of 31.17 Million with average volume of 27.3 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.27 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 2.54 and 56.67 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is at 0.08% and the shares outstanding are 5.25 Billion.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stands at 1.56% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 18.37 while Forward P/E shows the value of 14.87.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 1.63. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 3.79 and 6.34 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 11.05 and 16.56 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stands at 1.3 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.4.

Return on Assets ROA of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is at 14% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stand at 35.4% and 20.6% respectively.

The payout ratio of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stands at 26.5%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -1.55% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 3.98%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 11.06% while six month performance of the shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) remained bullish with the count of 16.02%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) remained up at 56.6% and 39.44% respectively.