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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL): an in-depth analysis

Apple Inc. is a global leader that designs, manufactures, and markets smartphones, personal computers, tablets, wearables, and accessories, and sells a range of related services. The company’s products include iPhone, Mac, iPad, AirPods, Apple TV, Apple Watch, Beats products, HomePod, iPod touch, and accessories.

Apple operates various platforms, including the App Store, which allows customers to discover and download applications and digital content, such as books, music, video, games, and podcasts. Apple offers digital content through subscription-based services, including Apple Arcade, Apple Music, Apple News+, Apple TV+, and Apple Fitness+. Apple also offers a range of other services, such as AppleCare, iCloud, Apple Card, and Apple Pay.

Financial Performance

For the 27 weeks ended 01 April 2023, Apple Inc’s revenues decreased by 4% to $211.99B. Net income decreased by 9% to $54.16B. The estimated Earnings Per Share was 1.43, while the actual announced value was 1.52, therefore, it recorded an earnings surprise of 6%. The estimated Sales was 92976.5, while the actual announced value was 94836.00, therefore, it recorded an earnings surprise of 2%. The expected Next Earning Date is on 3rd August 2023.

Financial Valuation

Apple Inc. has a market capitalization of $3.031.71 trillion and a GoorufScore of 68.01 out of 100. This score is a combination of various financial conditions and factors, including sales growth, return on investment, debt-to-equity ratio, shareholder return, among others.

The current Price/Earnings Ratio of Apple is 32.55, which indicates that the shares might be appropriately valued relative to its earnings. The Return on Investment (ROI) over the last 12 months was 43.3%, indicating an effective use of capital. The operating margin is 29.2%, which indicates good profitability.

Future Prospects

According to the Residual Income Model, the intrinsic price of Apple’s shares ranges between 56.03 and 104.82, depending on the expected return on equity. This suggests a downside potential between -71.06% and -45.86% compared to the current price of 193.62.

Analysts have an average opinion of 2.02 on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 indicates a strong buy and 5 a strong sell. Out of 43 analysts, 11 recommend a strong buy, 21 recommend a buy, 10 recommend a hold, 1 recommends a sell, and 0 recommend a strong sell.

Conclusion

Apple Inc. is a solid company with a global presence in the technology sector. Despite the recent decrease in revenues and net income, the company has shown strong financial performance. However, the Residual Income Model suggests a downside potential. Investors should consider these factors when making investment decisions.

Price chart for the recent 5 years

This article is written for informational purposes and should not be considered as investment advice. Investors should do their own research and/or consult a financial advisor before making investment decisions.

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