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tickrz rank
B
Apple Inc (AAPL)
Consumer Goods | Consumer Durables
158.64  -0.76%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankB / 113Warren Buffett RankB / 148
Pure Value RankC / 244Dividend RankA / 96
Moat RankA / 71Financial Strength RankA / 79
Growth RankA / 38Momentum RankA / 56
AAPL vs CONSUMER DURABLES SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
AAPLSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO17.9420.419.28
EV/EBITDA RATIO9.4212.211.77
P/S RATIO3.741.92.03
P/B RATIO6.327.33.09
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY36.03%24.99%13.82%
RETURN ON CAPITAL%15.28%10.04%
NET MARGIN21.33%9.01%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.5%
PAYOUT RATIO26.99%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH10.21%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY82%
INTEREST COVERAGE40.17x
CURRENT RATIO1.39
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH16.01%
5 YR SPS GROWTH14.55%
5 YR BPS GROWTH15.33%
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Apple Inc 's strong growth translates to a Growth Rank in the top 25% of all stocks
tickrz rank B / 113
Apple Inc receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking C / 244Warren Buffett ranking B / 148
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Apple Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 17.9x, a P/B ratio of 6.3x, a P/S ratio of 3.7x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.4x. Apple Inc ranks 244 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.Apple Inc ranks 148 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Apple Inc is probably not for you. However, the company's moat is strong so it could be worth investigating in the future should its valuation improve.

quality
moat A / 71financial strength A / 79
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Apple Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Consumer Goods sector. Apple Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 40.17x, a debt/equity ratio of 82% and a Moat Rank of 71 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.


momentum A / 56
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 39.83% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 56. Apple Inc's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

yield A / 96
value + yield
Shares currently yield 1.5%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Apple Inc ranks 96 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate Apple Inc.

growth A / 38
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 16% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 14.6% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 15.3% speak to its impressive growth ranking.

Apple Inc (AAPL)
Consumer Goods | Consumer Durables
158.64  -0.76%


tickrz rank
B
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio17.94x
P/B Ratio6.32x
P/S Ratio3.74x
EV/EBITDA Ratio9.42x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.5%
PAYOUT RATIO26.99%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH10.21%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY82%
INTEREST COVERAGE40.17x
CURRENT RATIO1.39
MOAT
ROE36.03%
ROIC
Net Margin21.33%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH16.01%
5 YR SPS GROWTH14.55%
5 YR BPS GROWTH15.33%

TICKRZ RANK
Apple Inc receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Apple Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 17.9x, a P/B ratio of 6.3x, a P/S ratio of 3.7x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.4x. Apple Inc ranks 244 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Apple Inc ranks 148 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Apple Inc is probably not for you. However, the company's moat is strong so it could be worth investigating in the future should its valuation improve.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Apple Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Consumer Goods sector.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Apple Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 40.17x, a debt/equity ratio of 82% and a Moat Rank of 71 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 39.83% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 56. Apple Inc's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 1.5%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Apple Inc ranks 96 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate Apple Inc.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 16% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 14.6% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 15.3% speak to its impressive growth ranking.