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Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. It is considered one of the Big Five companies in the U.S. information technology industry, along with Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook. Its hardware products include the iPhone smartphone, the iPad tablet computer, the Mac personal computer, the iPod portable media player, the Apple Watch smartwatch, the Apple TV digital media player, the AirPods wireless earbuds, the AirPods Max headphones, and the HomePod smart speaker line. Apple's software includes iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS operating systems, the iTunes media player, the Safari web browser, the Shazam music identifier, and the iLife and iWork creativity and productivity suites, as well as professional applications like Final Cut Pro X, Logic Pro, and Xcode. Its online services include the iTunes Store, the iOS App Store, Mac App Store, Apple Arcade, Apple Music, Apple TV+, iMessage, and iCloud. Other services include Apple Store, Genius Bar, AppleCare, Apple Pay, Apple Pay Cash, and Apple Card. Apple was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne in April 1976 to develop and sell Wozniak's Apple I personal computer, though Wayne sold his share back within 12 days. It was incorporated as Apple Computer, Inc., in January 1977, and sales of its computers, including the Apple I and Apple II, grew quickly.
Market Cap: 2.04 Trillion
Primary Exchange: NASDAQ/NGS (GLOBAL SELECT MARKET)
Shares Outstanding: 16.8 Billion
Dividend: 0.818009478743966 (0.01%)
Industry: Electronic Computer Manufacturing
Longest drawdown: 497 trading days
From: 2015-02-23 To: 2017-02-10
Apple Stock: Risks And Returns Are Out Of Line
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-13 15:39:18:000
From almost all metrics, Apple (AAPL) is trading at valuation multiples which have not been seen since the highs of 2012. At the same time, Apple's operating margin has declined substantially in the past few quarters. Investors should also note that the smartphone industry and Apples… read more...
Apple deal forces Comcast, Charter to sell thousands of devices - CNBC
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-13 13:48:58:000
As part of their deal to carry iPhones, Charter (NASDAQ: CHTR ) and Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) are being forced by Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) to sell large numbers of iPads and other devices , CNBC reports -- a move they have to accept in order to get the high-demand iPhone on their fledgling wire… read more...
Micron: Taking A Caution Lap Ahead Of Earnings
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-13 13:03:49:000
I've been bullish on Micron (MU) over the last two years, starting in September of 2017 when I wrote it as my idea of the month for my service Tech Cache. Since then, I've continued to keep up with Micron while updating my subscribers as well as followers like you. I haven't dropped off the … read more...
Apple: Crucial For Your Portfolio
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-13 08:48:40:000
Executive Summary Investing in Apple ( AAPL ) over the past year has been challenging, and presently its share price is unchanged over this time frame. Elsewhere, particularly over the past month, the market bled red, testing investors. Here, I explain why holding onto Apple will benefit… read more...
How An Antitrust Ruling Could Help Apple Lower The Price Of Its Modem Chips And Patents
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-13 07:04:51:000
Apple ( AAPL ) and Qualcomm ( QCOM ) decided a while ago to settle their legal dispute. By doing so, Qualcomm's modem chips will again become available for use in Apple's iPhones where they will be paired with the A-series of application processors. Qualcomm will replace Intel ( INTC ), which … read more...
Tracking Wallace Weitz's Weitz Investment Management Portfolio - Q1 2019 Update
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-13 04:50:49:000
This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Wallace Weitzs 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Weitzs regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/14/2019. Please visit our Tracking Wallace Weitzs Weitz Investment Manag… read more...
Semiconductor Volatility Is Back: What's Next?
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-13 03:37:03:000
Originally Published June 7, 2019 After a strong start to the year, semiconductor stocks have recently hit a rough patch. The storylines that helped to drive performance have become painful sources of concern. At the beginning of the year, positive sentiment around U.S./China trade relatio… read more...
Apple And The New Chip Paradigm With Mark Hibben (Podcast)
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-13 03:00:00:000
By Jonathan Liss Listen and subscribe to the Marketplace Roundtable on these podcast platforms: iTunes/Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Mark Hibben knows technology. Before he started writing about tech stocks, Mark spent more than 20 years as an aerospa… read more...
Apple: Valuation Update
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 15:10:43:000
1. Technical parameters I will traditionally start with the technical parameters of the stock price dynamics. Apples ( AAPL ) stock price, like any other average public company's stock price, has been following its long-term exponential trend: At the moment, the actual price of A… read more...
China Trade War Accelerates Importance Of India To Apple
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 10:40:00:000
The problems Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) faces in China are well covered. The company is particularly severely affected both for its sales in China and for its manufacturing there. This scenario has been a long time coming. In my article in May last year I speculated that Tim Cook needed to mo… read more...
Alphabet: Too Much Regulatory Fear
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 08:40:31:000
After reaching new highs back in April, Alphabet ( GOOG , GOOGL ) is down about $200 on a multitude of regulator fears. The tech giant is apparently part of a Department of Justice probe that along with the Federal Trade Commission will focus on the anti-competitive practices of the tech gi… read more...
Qualcomm -2.8% as Apple mulls Intel modem purchase
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 05:28:55:000
Bernstein cites reports of talks for Intel (NASDAQ: INTC )to sell its German smartphone business to Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) and notes it would be a "reasonably cheap"move for Apple. More news on: Intel Corporation, Apple Inc., QUALCOMM Incorporated, Tech stocks news, Stocks on … read more...
TLT - Nowhere To Go But Lower (Long-Term Bond Yields Higher)
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 05:00:00:000
Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria Sir John Templeton Life and investing are long ballgames. Julian Robertson Introduc… read more...
Protests Roil Hong Kong Markets (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 03:42:25:000
Today's Top Stories: Protests roil Hong Kong markets; winning streak snapped; and adapting to tariffs. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts here ) Stitcher… read more...
Wall Street Breakfast: Protests Roil Hong Kong Markets
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 03:01:32:000
Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). The benchmark Hang Seng Index slid nearly 2% overnight as protests against Hong Kongs cont… read more...
The Retirees' Dividend Portfolio - John And Jane's May Taxable Account Update: Monthly Income Record
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 03:00:00:000
One of the most humbling things I have learned to do in my short 30 years of life is to openly admit when I make a mistake. My reason for doing this is that I believe the fastest way to build trust is by telling the truth even when the outcome doesn't necessarily have a major impact on the per… read more...
The Crazy Stuff That Happens To A Stock Portfolio
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 01:09:46:000
It seems that every few months I get a portfolio shocker. There's often big news surrounding the individual stocks. I'll admit that I do not watch my holdings all that closely, but I certainly get all of the news feeds of my portfolio holdings courtesy of my Seeking Alpha home page. Yesterda… read more...
Apple in talks to buy key Intel modem unit - report
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 14:55:32:000
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) is in talks to buy a key modem unit at Intel (NASDAQ: INTC ), in what could spur internal plans for modem development, The Information reports. More news on: Apple Inc., Intel Corporation, QUALCOMM Incorporated, Tech stocks news, Merger & acquisition news, Top s… read more...
These 27 Fortune 500 Dividend Stocks Made The Best Total Returns To Investors
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 10:29:57:000
Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predict 16.65% To 39.75% Net Gains To June 2020 Three of the ten top Fortune 500 Best Dividend Investments by yield were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1-year target prices. (They are tinted gray i… read more...
TSMC: Bridging The Path To 5G
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 08:03:13:000
TSMC (NYSE: TSM ) has seen little gain in its share price in 2019 YTD, as shown below. Data by YCharts Investors are concerned over slowing revenues, a maturing smartphone market, and a potential U.S.-China trade war, all of which could potentially affect TSMC's earnings down the line…. read more...
Apple cancels Denmark data center
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 07:22:51:000
Apple ( AAPL +1.3% ) cancels its plans for another local data center powered by wind and biomass. More news on: Apple Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...
Equities March Higher (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 03:39:13:000
Today's Top Stories: Equities march higher; big tech on trial; and Tesla annual meeting. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts here ) Stitcher SoundClou… read more...
Wall Street Breakfast: Equities March Higher
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 03:01:08:000
Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). It looks like there is another session of gains in store for Wall Street, with DJIA futures up by 1… read more...
Big Tech on trial at House hearing
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 23:46:38:000
Congress will begin its scrutiny of America's tech giants this afternoon amid growing discomfort in Washington over the power that the companies wield over the industry and public life. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Alphabet Inc., Alphabet Inc., Tech stocks news, Top stock market news,… read more...
Apple Faces New Challenges In The Payments War
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 12:18:12:000
Apple ( AAPL ) is trying to improve the presence of Apple Pay in domestic and international markets. According to a recent report by Loup Ventures , Apple Pay has been activated in 43% of the iPhone installed base. They mention that Apple Pay is enabled by 363 million iPhone users out of an a… read more...
Apple: Go Small Or Go Home
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 11:36:32:000
One of the reasons why iPhone sales during the 2018 holiday period did not do well, as explained by Apple ( AAPL ) management, is that some consumers were put off by high prices. With the XR starting at $749, it was the most expensive entry-level new device launched in iPhone history. Unfortun… read more...
Blue Chip Dividend Aristocrats Are Beating The Market In A Bull Run
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 09:11:51:000
On a recent visit to the Sure Dividend site, I was surprised to find this chart. Yes, we might 'expect' the Aristocrats ( NOBL ) to outperform the broad market ( IVV ) through market corrections. That is the natural attraction of buying companies with a very meaningful dividend growth hist… read more...
Winning Bounce/Lag Momentum Stocks For Week 24 Of 2019 (6/10-6/14)
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 08:46:09:000
This is a special contribution article by Prof. Grant Henning based on his published research on the BLM technical theory . The model, his trailing stop-loss approach, and comments are expressly based on his own proprietary methodology and forecasts in the references below. The Bounce/Lag… read more...
Give Up The Latte Or Go To College? How To Grow A Nest Egg
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 08:11:38:000
It all started with a simple question: is college a good investment? The rabbit hole ended up being deeper than I expected. Several attempts have been made to answer this question, as the cost of going to post-secondary school has skyrocketed in the U.S. (from less than $10,000 per year in… read more...
Apple At WWDC: Swag In San Jose
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 08:08:01:000
Apple video screenshot One of These Things Is Not Like The Other Of the many events in Apples ( AAPL ) annual calendar, the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in the late spring stands out from the rest. The others are largely directed towards Apples customers, but … read more...
3 Steps To Beat Warren Buffett (At His Own Game)
via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-09 09:11:52:000
Background The Oracle of Omaha is well-known for his long-standing track record of beating the market. Over the past 20 years, Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK.A ) ( BRK.B ) was up roughly 350% while the S&P 500 delivered a total return of 211%. Source: Yahoo Finance; data as of 6/6/2019. … read more...
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|2019-08-09||2019-08-15||2019-08-12||2019-07-30||0.77||No Change QoQ|
|2019-02-08||2019-02-14||2019-02-11||2019-01-29||0.73||No Change QoQ|
|2018-11-09||2018-11-15||2018-11-12||2018-11-01||0.73||No Change QoQ|
|2018-08-10||2018-08-16||2018-08-13||2018-07-31||0.73||No Change QoQ|
|2018-02-09||2018-02-15||2018-02-12||2018-02-01||0.63||No Change QoQ|
|2017-11-10||2017-11-16||2017-11-13||2017-11-02||0.63||No Change QoQ|
|2017-08-10||2017-08-17||2017-08-14||2017-08-01||0.63||No Change QoQ|
|2017-02-09||2017-02-16||2017-02-13||2017-01-31||0.57||No Change QoQ|
|2016-11-03||2016-11-10||2016-11-07||2016-10-25||0.57||No Change QoQ|
|2016-08-04||2016-08-11||2016-08-08||2016-07-26||0.57||No Change QoQ|
|2016-02-04||2016-02-11||2016-02-08||2016-01-26||0.52||No Change QoQ|
|2015-11-05||2015-11-12||2015-11-09||2015-10-27||0.52||No Change QoQ|
|2015-08-06||2015-08-13||2015-08-10||2015-07-21||0.52||No Change QoQ|
|2015-02-05||2015-02-12||2015-02-09||2015-01-27||0.47||No Change QoQ|
|2014-11-06||2014-11-13||2014-11-10||2014-10-20||0.47||No Change QoQ|
|Ex-Date||Declared Date||Record Date||Payment Date||Ratio||To Factor||For Factor|
|2014-06-09||2014-04-23||2014-06-02||2014-06-06 00:00:00 -0400||0.142857||7.0||1.0|