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Apple Stock Symbol: AAPL-Q

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Last Price Recorded: $157.2100 on 2017-08-21

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Date Signal Expert Opinion Price
2017-08-18 WATCH Jon Vialoux

It had a positive trend.  The gap is $155 and that was previous resistance.  There is a level of support below the market.  If it breaks below that the next level of support is $140 and then $130 so there is potential downside.  The headlines regarding the upcoming launch are supporting it.  That event is very seasonal in nature.  It should dip, selling on the news, in mid-September.  Then we have to see what the sales are on this new product. 


Price:
$157.500
Subject:
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS & SEASONAL INVESTING
Bias:
OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
Unknown
2017-08-11 HOLD Darren Sissons

The challenge is the law of large numbers. How can you continue to grow at the right component where the market has priced earnings growth moving forward? People talk about the extra cash, but if they could do something about the cash they would have done it. A lot of it is invested in tier 1 bank capital, propping up a lot of the banking system. Until there is a next product, they have to find upgrade cycles.


Price:
$157.480
Subject:
GLOBAL EQUITIES & TECHNOLOGY
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
2017-08-09 PAST TOP PICK Paul Harris, CFA

(A Top Pick Sept 15/16. Up 41.26%.) He still likes this. Not expensive, trading at 15X earnings. It all depends over the next several months on how they execute on their new iPhone. Have lots of cash, so there is a lot of opportunity for them to do capital allocation.


Price:
$161.060
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN/GLOBAL
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Yes
2017-08-04 TOP PICK Brian Acker, CA

Thinks this is going to spend its time at this price until the new iPhone comes out. He thinks this goes to $212. Dividend yield of 1.6%. (Analysts price target is $175.)


Price:
$156.390
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
BULLISH on US MARKET
Owned:
Yes
2017-08-01 BUY Bruce Murray

Reporting after the close tonight, and is either going to be up a bunch or down a bunch. He likes the company and would buy it. The last 2 iPhone cycles have been modest. The next one coming for iPhone 8 is going to be massive. This stock is relatively low priced compared to a lot of the other sexy technology stocks. The outlook for this is just fine. Has a $180 target price.


Price:
$150.050
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN
Bias:
BULLISH on US MARKET
Owned:
Yes
2017-08-01 COMMENT Alex Ruus

Just reported and looks like they had a pretty decent quarter. He would caution that on a very long-term perspective, leaders eventually always get toppled. This one probably has a more sustainable handset model than any of the previous leaders. Sales climbed like crazy for many years, but are basically flat lining now. They will be under margin pressure because they’ve filled the market with their high-priced phones, but the broader population in the emerging markets can’t afford an iPhone. He sees Android taking a bigger and bigger market share. He would be cautious.


Price:
$150.050
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
No
2017-07-17 COMMENT Richard Croft

What Call Options would you use? The easiest way is to buy the option that is closest to the current price of the underlying stock. It is currently at $149.56, so he would look at a $150 Call. A $150 Call is the option that is considered to be “at the money”, because the Strike price is basically at where the stock price is. The “at the money” options tend to act most like an options contract, so you will get the bang on the upside and the hedge a bit on the downside. It is the most liquid option of the basket that you could look at. If you want to get a little more sophisticated, try and ascertain in your mind what kind of move you think is reasonable for the company based on your forecast for what the iPhone 8 is going to do for the company.


Price:
$149.560
Subject:
OPTION STRATEGIES & E.T.F.S
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
2017-07-11 PAST TOP PICK Brian Acker, CA

(A Top Pick April 14/16. Up 32.48%.) The stock is on a roll. It just had a nice little correction.


Price:
$145.530
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Yes
2017-07-11 TOP PICK Brian Acker, CA

The iPhone 8 is going to be a major upgrade cycle. A lot of people are holding off for this upgrade, as opposed to the iPhone 7. The stock had a nice pullback and they are going to report earnings in 2 weeks, but what really matters is their guidance going forward in September. It closed at $145.06, and he has a model price of $184.61, a 27% upside. Dividend yield of 1.7%. (Analysts’ price target is $164.)


Price:
$145.530
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Yes
2017-07-07 COMMENT Cameron Hurst

This has a product cycle coming up in September. Ahead of that, you are likely to see some kind of pre-positioning. Also, there has been a pretty sharp break, and you have to fill that gap before you can make new headway. It might be time to move on to something else. Healthcare has been pretty good right now. There are a lot of good drivers, but he would be a bit careful.


Price:
$144.180
Subject:
US EQUITIES
Bias:
OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
Unknown
2017-06-30 COMMENT Hap (Robert) Sneddon FCSI

Sold his holdings a few weeks ago. June was a pretty volatile month. Expects technology is going to come back to its trend.


Price:
$144.020
Subject:
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS & MACRO STRATEGY
Bias:
BULLISH
Owned:
No
2017-06-28 COMMENT Jason Mann

A good example of a growth stock, but also a “value” stock. He looks at valuation, price momentum and volatility, and the stock has it all. It still has really good valuation.


Price:
$145.830
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Yes
2017-06-26 COMMENT Peter Brieger

A stock that, subject to your view of the market and your price parameters, you could own. You know for certain that this company is going to continue to be an innovator in a number of different areas.


Price:
$145.820
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
No
2017-06-21 HOLD Gordon Reid

People have been saying that the Apple phone is going to fail for as long as he can remember. This has done very, very well for his clients. He has trimmed his holdings 8 times. A 3rd of their market capitalization is in cash. The iPhone 8 is the 10th anniversary of the iPhone. They are putting a lot of money behind R&D, and he thinks there are some good things that are going to come out. There is a 93% loyalty rate amongst Apple buyers.


Price:
$145.870
Subject:
US EQUITIES
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Yes
2017-06-19 DON'T BUY Veeral Khatri

He owned it on and off over the last couple of years but it had a good run.  What is their next trick?  The question is what’s next and he does not have a good handle on what that is.  They have this huge loyal user base and he thinks there is a huge opportunity with APPs.  They need to be better at capturing services revenue.  He prefers GOOG-Q.  If AAPL-Q pulled back 10-15%, it would be a lot more palatable.


Price:
$146.340
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN
Bias:
CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
No
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1 Comment

Frodo

October 23rd 2012 at 12:33am

I don't understand why the experts keep saying this is a cheap company. The stock is over $600 per share. That's not cheap!


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