Apple Stock Price (NASDAQ:AAPL)
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.
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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Apple Financial Statements
|Net Sales or Revenues||229.23B||215.64B||233.72B||182.8B||170.91B|
|Total Operating Expense||26.84B||24.24B||22.4B||18.03B||15.31B|
|cash flow statement||2017||2016||2015||2014||2013|
|Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities||-5.55B||484M||11.65B||7.05B||6.48B|
|Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities||63.6B||65.82B||81.27B||59.71B||53.67B|
|Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment||-12.45B||-12.73B||-11.25B||-9.57B||-8.17B|
Apple stock lost 0.32%, and the last close price as of Feb 16, 2018 is $172.43 for AAPL stock. Apple market capitalization is $874.91B and it represents the total market value of AAPL stock. Investors can use valuation multiples like the P/E ratio, price to sales ratio etc. for performing Apple stock analysis.
Demand for a stock decides its stock market price. For example, if more investors want to buy AAPL stock than sell it, then Apple stock price goes up. Conversely, if more investors wanted to sell AAPL stock than buy it, there would be greater supply than demand, and the stock price would fall. The volume number in Apple stock quote data shows the number of shares traded. For Ex: 40,155,770 Apple shares were traded as of last trading day, as seen from Apple stock chart. Apple paid 2.52 stock dividends to its shareholders during last quarter. Apple stock price history, gives the entire historical data for AAPL stock.