Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) "Market Perform" Rating Reiterated at Raymond James Financial


Palisade Cap Management Llc Nj accumulated 168,419 shares or 0.92% of the stock. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Apple Inc. now has a Weekly performance of -1.2%, monthly performance percentage is 5.39 percent, Quarterly performance is 2.89 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 7.82% and Yearly Performance is 26.5 percent.

The stock decreased 0.44% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $8.96. 18,991,691 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 45,370,000. It has outperformed by 0.16% the S&P500.

Old Second National Bank Of Aurora decreased its stake in Apple Computer Inc (AAPL) by 7.47% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Armbruster Capital Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Apple by 9.4% in the second quarter. It also increased its holding in Tempur Sealy Intl Inc (NYSE:TPX) by 3.60M shares in the quarter, for a total of 4.00 million shares, and has risen its stake in Perrigo Co Plc (NYSE:PRGO). Rock Point Advisors Llc who had been investing in Apple Computer for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $888.73 billion market cap company.

The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $176.67. About 337,491 shares traded.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 1st.

Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $26.38 million activity. The iPhone maker reported $3.89 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.82 by $0.07. AAPL's profit will be $13.80 billion for 16.06 P/E if the $2.72 EPS becomes a reality. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.03/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 0.8 Percent. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have given a hold rating, thirty-two have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 71% are positive. Apple Inc. had 381 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 14 by Jefferies. UBS Group set a $190.00 target price on Apple and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, August 14 by Piper Jaffray. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Friday, July 15 with "Overweight" rating. As per Tuesday, February 20, the company rating was initiated by Citigroup. The company was downgraded on Monday, June 5 by Pacific Crest. The stock of Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) earned "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, June 29. The New Hampshire-based Ledyard Bank has invested 0.08% in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC). Its up 0.03, from 0.7 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 68 investors sold BAC shares while 569 reduced holdings. 165 funds opened positions while 367 raised stakes. Lederer & Associates Investment Counsel CA now owns 37,336 shares of the iPhone maker's stock worth $5,377,000 after buying an additional 779 shares during the last quarter. Cascend Securities lifted their price objective on shares of Apple from $200.00 to $220.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, January 29th. Strategic Wealth Grp invested in 58,904 shares. 11,618 were reported by Oakbrook Invs Limited Liability. It turned negative, as 50 investors sold BA shares while 609 reduced holdings.

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Glenview Capital Management Llc, which manages about $13.95 billion and $17.23B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs (NYSE:LH) by 243,200 shares to 2.91 million shares, valued at $439.05M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Hanson & Doremus Investment Management invested 1.38% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Hamilton Point Invest Limited Co owns 836 shares. Central Financial Bank Co holds 48,614 shares. The insider Riccio Daniel J. sold $2.65 million. Trexquant Invest Limited Partnership holds 0.35% or 5,427 shares in its portfolio. S Muoio And Limited Liability Company holds 10,550 shares or 0.84% of its portfolio. (NYSE:MRK), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Carnick & Kubik Group LLC now owns 20,744 shares of the iPhone maker's stock worth $2,987,000 after purchasing an additional 2,612 shares in the last quarter. Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc invested 3.21% of its portfolio in Apple Inc.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) analysts on average have given a price target of $192.43 on AAPL stock. Finally, Vetr cut Apple from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $171.48 price objective on the a research report on Monday, October 30th. Therefore 64% are positive. Apple's revenue for the quarter was up 12.7% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Apple Inc. will post 11.43 EPS for the current year. Piper Jaffray has "Buy" rating and $19000 target. The stock has "Buy" rating by Rosenblatt on Wednesday, September 9. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 4.

Shares of Apple Inc. Hanson Mcclain holds 0.49% in Apple Inc. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $201.57.

AAPL has been the subject of several research reports. (NYSE:MRK) on Friday, September 9 with "Overweight" rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.73 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 52 investors sold AAPL shares while 1034 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. Gyroscope Mngmt Group Inc Lc has 1.68% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 95,374 shares. Choate Investment Advsr invested 0.83% in Apple Inc. Paragon Capital Management Ltd reported 0.55% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) showed a growth of 12.02 Percent per annum.

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