Apple Stock Price (NASDAQ:AAPL)

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$156.07 $2.66 (1.68%) AAPL stock closing price Sep 20, 2017 (Closing)
Prev Close* : $158.73
Market Cap:
Day Low: $153.83
52 Week Low: $104.08
Open: $157.9
Volume: 52187392
Day High: $158.26
52 Week High: $164.94

Apple Inc. Business Profile

Apple Inc., is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Cupertino, California. Apple Inc. was founded on April 1, 1976, by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne. The company is listed on Nasdaq and trades with the ticker symbol AAPL. Apart from capturing the imagination of billions with their innovative products, Apple stock has also yielded phenomenal returns as can be seen from Apple valuation. Apple stock news is closely tracked by many as it is one of the most widely followed stocks. Also, Apple product news is followed by a huge number of people who eagerly wait to buy Apple products. For example: the iPad sold more than 300,000 units on the day of its launch.

If one checks Apple stock price history, one will see that it was under the leadership of Steve Jobs that Apple stock quote reached $400 from as low as $10, pushing the market cap to $350 billion. He oversaw the development of revolutionary products like the iMac, iTunes, iPod, iPhone, and iPad, alongside providing services through its retail and online channels which made Apple stock very popular, and helped the firm to become one of the most valuable publicly traded companies in the world. Apple stock price and earnings (See: Apple EPS chart) saw a steady rise since Jobs took over in 1998. Key competitors to APPL are: Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) combining Google's software expertise with expertise in the Pixel smartphone series; Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) through it's KindleFire; Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) with its Windows OS, and Windows smartphone; and Samsung smartphones.

Apple stock history shows that Apple stock split has occurred four times till date with the latest one on Jun 09, 2014. The company regularly pays dividends as well. High returns, reasonable valuations and dividend payouts makes Apple stock quote a closely tracked number.

Business description:

Apple designs, develops, manufactures, and sells mobile communication devices like the iPhone smartphone, media players like the iPod music player, personal computers like the Mac laptops and desktops, tablets like the iPad tablet computer, and digital media receivers like the Apple TV. Apple offers software services like iOS and OS X operating system software, the iTunes media browser, the Safari web browser, and the iLife and iWork application software. The company sells its products and services through Apple Retail Stores, online stores like iTunes Store and App Store, direct sales force, as well as through third party cellular network carriers.

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AAPL Industry Peers

Company Price Change (%)
Hp Inc (HPQ)19.60.11 (0.56%)
Lenovo Group (LNVGY)10.630.02 (0.19%)
Sandisk (SNDK)76.180 (0%)
Microsoft (MSFT)74.940.5 (0.66%)
Verizon (VZ)49.480.14 (0.28%)
International Business Machines (IBM)145.881.49 (1.03%)
Sony Corp (SNE)37.760.1 (0.27%)

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HP Inc (HPQ)19.60.11 (0.56%)
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* As of Sep 20, 2017
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Apple (AAPL)156.072.66 (1.68%)
3D Systems (DDD)13.370.08 (0.59%)
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* As of Sep 20, 2017

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Apple Financial Statements

income statement20162015201420132012
Net Sales or Revenues215.64B233.72B182.8B170.91B156.51B
Net Income45.69B53.39B39.51B37.04B41.73B
Total Operating Expense24.24B22.4B18.03B15.31B13.42B
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balance sheet20162015201420132012
Total Assets321.69B290.48B231.84B207B176.06B
Total Liabilities193.44B171.12B120.29B83.45B57.85B
Shareholders Equity128.25B119.36B111.55B123.55B118.21B
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cash flow statement20162015201420132012
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities484M11.65B7.05B6.48B-299M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities65.82B81.27B59.71B53.67B50.86B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-12.73B-11.25B-9.57B-8.17B-8.3B
View Apple cash flow statement

Apple Stock Message Board

An investor needs to spend 158.73 to buy AAPL stock, as the closing Apple stock price is 158.73. Apple market capitalization is 819.57B and it represents the total market value of AAPL stock. A value investor must look at the fundamentals of a stock, and perform Apple valuation, even though in the short-term sentiment and current breaking news might affect Apple stock price.

The terms stocks and shares mean the same thing. For Ex: Apple stock price and Apple share price mean the same thing. 20810632 shares were traded with a closing stock price of 158.73 as of 19 Sep, 2017, as can be seen from Apple stock quote. One can view Apple stock chart to follow the stock price trend. A dividend is a cash payment from a company's earnings and is distributed among shareholders. Apple does pay dividends. To check the historical stock price movement, all time high, and all time low of AAPL, view Apple stock price history.