Apple Inc. (AAPL) EPS Estimated At $2.71

April 20, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.73 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.03, from 0.7 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 50 investors sold Apple Inc. shares while 1023 reduced holdings. 151 funds opened positions while 637 raised stakes. 2.98 billion shares or 0.18% more from 2.97 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Thompson Davis & Inc holds 3,002 shares or 1.2% of its portfolio. Newman Dignan Sheerar holds 1.85% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 21,830 shares. Lederer And Invest Counsel Ca holds 5.08% or 33,541 shares in its portfolio. Bb&T Securities Limited Co accumulated 431,816 shares or 0.95% of the stock. 60,670 were reported by Rockshelter Limited Liability Company. Envestnet Asset reported 0.27% stake. Seatown Holdings Pte Limited reported 0.74% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Reilly Herbert Faulkner Iii reported 36,914 shares or 3.39% of all its holdings. Daiwa Sb Investments reported 32,260 shares. 133,397 were reported by Acg Wealth. 52,500 were reported by Assets Investment Ltd Liability. Brinker Capital Incorporated has invested 0.65% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). 137,656 are owned by Bbva Compass Comml Bank. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas, a Texas-based fund reported 2.74M shares. Essex Fincl Inc owns 96,066 shares.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $19.89 million activity. $11.56 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by SCHILLER PHILIP W.

Analysts expect Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report $2.71 EPS on May, 1 after the close.They anticipate $0.61 EPS change or 29.05 % from last quarter’s $2.1 EPS. AAPL’s profit would be $13.75B giving it 15.94 P/E if the $2.71 EPS is correct. After having $3.89 EPS previously, Apple Inc.’s analysts see -30.33 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.83% or $5.04 during the last trading session, reaching $172.8. About 31.52 million shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 19.49% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.94% the S&P500.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Ratings Coverage

Among 37 analysts covering Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. Apple had 87 analyst reports since October 23, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Rosenblatt upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, November 3 report. HSBC maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Wednesday, November 1 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 1 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, March 21 by RBC Capital Markets. Argus Research maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Monday, November 6 with “Buy” rating. BTIG Research maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Tuesday, February 13. BTIG Research has “Buy” rating and $198.0 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, March 27 by UBS. Bank of America maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Wednesday, January 17 with “Buy” rating. Nomura maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, February 13 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 27 by Drexel Hamilton.

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and education, enterprise, and government clients worldwide. The company has market cap of $876.79 billion. The firm also sells related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It has a 17.81 P/E ratio. It offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; and Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers.

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