Apple (AAPL) is Reiterated by BTIG Research to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 133

Apple (AAPL) was Reiterated by BTIG Research to “Buy” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 133 from a previous price target of $124 . BTIG Research advised their investors in a research report released on Sep 15, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Apple. Apple was Downgraded by Wells Fargo to ” Market Perform” on Sep 8, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Aug 11, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 117 from a previous price target of $115 .Apple was Upgraded by Hilliard Lyons to ” Buy” on Jul 28, 2016.

On the company’s financial health, Apple reported $1.90 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.10 based on the information available during the earnings call on Apr 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $2.00. The company had revenue of $50557.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $51984.35 million. The company’s revenue was down -12.8 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.33 EPS.

Apple opened for trading at $108.73 and hit $113.03 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $111.77, with a gain of 3.54% or 3.82 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 112,340,318 shares. Company has a market cap of $602,266 M.

In a different news, on Aug 31, 2016, Timothy D Cook (Chief Executive Officer) sold 269,883 shares at $106.58 per share price. According to the SEC, on Aug 31, 2016, Daniel J. Riccio (Senior Vice President) sold 49,996 shares at $105.95 per share price. On Aug 18, 2016, D Bruce Sewell (SVP, Gen’l Counsel, Secretary) sold 24,000 shares at $110.11 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

Apple Inc. (Apple) designs manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices personal computers and portable digital music players and a variety of related software services peripherals networking solutions and third-party digital content and applications. The Company’s products and services include iPhone iPad Mac iPod Apple TV a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications the iOS and OS X operating systems iCloud and a variety of accessory service and support offerings. The Company also delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store App StoreSM iBookstoreSM and Mac App Store. The Company distributes its products worldwide through its retail stores online stores and direct sales force as well as through third-party cellular network carriers wholesalers retailers and value-added resellers. In February 2012 the Company acquired app-search engine Chomp.


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