Apple Inc. (AAPL)

137.59 2.41%
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Pros
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward PEG ratio high relative to industry peers

Pros

  1. AAPL profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 0.70 percentage points. See AAPL profitability chart.
  2. AAPL forward dividend yield is 0.54%, higher than the industry (0.52%) and sector (0.25%) forward dividend yields. See AAPL forward dividend chart.
  3. AAPL average analyst rating is Buy. See AAPL analyst rating chart.
  4. AAPL average analyst price target ($188.80) is above its current price ($157.65). See AAPL price target chart.

Cons

  1. AAPL Price/Book ratio is 35.81, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See AAPL forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  2. AAPL Price/Sales ratio is 6.80, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See AAPL forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  3. AAPL PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 2.58, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See AAPL PEG chart.