Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Shares Acquired by Unigestion Holding SA

Unigestion Holding SA increased its holdings in shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPLGet Rating) by 3.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 502,223 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 15,803 shares during the period. Apple makes up about 3.8% of Unigestion Holding SA’s holdings, making the stock its biggest position. Unigestion Holding SA’s holdings in Apple were worth $68,665,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in AAPL. Border to Coast Pensions Partnership Ltd boosted its holdings in Apple by 14.6% in the second quarter. Border to Coast Pensions Partnership Ltd now owns 1,261,884 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $116,652,990,000 after acquiring an additional 160,394 shares in the last quarter. Oakwell Private Wealth Management LLC boosted its holdings in Apple by 3.8% in the second quarter. Oakwell Private Wealth Management LLC now owns 8,928 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $1,221,000 after acquiring an additional 325 shares in the last quarter. Camden Capital LLC boosted its holdings in Apple by 14.3% in the second quarter. Camden Capital LLC now owns 178,791 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $24,448,000 after acquiring an additional 22,427 shares in the last quarter. My Personal CFO LLC boosted its holdings in Apple by 3.5% in the second quarter. My Personal CFO LLC now owns 25,455 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $3,480,000 after acquiring an additional 866 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Baker Avenue Asset Management LP boosted its holdings in Apple by 2.2% in the second quarter. Baker Avenue Asset Management LP now owns 365,633 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $49,989,000 after acquiring an additional 7,858 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 57.72% of the company’s stock.

Apple Price Performance

Shares of NASDAQ AAPL opened at $151.07 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $2.40 trillion, a PE ratio of 24.73, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 1.25. Apple Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $129.04 and a fifty-two week high of $182.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.95, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a current ratio of 0.88. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $146.70 and a 200-day moving average of $149.66.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPLGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 27th. The iPhone maker reported $1.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $90.15 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $88.77 billion. Apple had a return on equity of 160.90% and a net margin of 25.31%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 7.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.24 earnings per share. Equities research analysts anticipate that Apple Inc. will post 6.26 earnings per share for the current year.

Apple Announces Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 10th. Investors of record on Monday, November 7th were paid a dividend of $0.23 per share. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 4th. Apple’s dividend payout ratio is 15.06%.

Insider Activity at Apple

In related news, SVP Deirdre O’brien sold 176,299 shares of Apple stock in a transaction on Monday, October 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $142.16, for a total transaction of $25,062,665.84. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 136,290 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $19,374,986.40. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. In other Apple news, SVP Deirdre O’brien sold 176,299 shares of Apple stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $142.16, for a total transaction of $25,062,665.84. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 136,290 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $19,374,986.40. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Chris Kondo sold 20,200 shares of Apple stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $148.72, for a total value of $3,004,144.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 31,505 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,685,423.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 380,851 shares of company stock valued at $56,707,789. Company insiders own 0.06% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. set a $175.00 target price on Apple in a report on Friday, July 29th. Sanford C. Bernstein set a $170.00 target price on Apple in a report on Monday, September 12th. Barclays dropped their target price on Apple from $156.00 to $144.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, November 7th. Evercore ISI raised their target price on Apple from $185.00 to $190.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 20th. Finally, DA Davidson dropped their target price on Apple from $185.00 to $167.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, October 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating, twenty-three have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $176.26.

Apple Company Profile

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Apple Inc designs, manufactures, and markets smartphones, personal computers, tablets, wearables, and accessories worldwide. It also sells various related services. In addition, the company offers iPhone, a line of smartphones; Mac, a line of personal computers; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets; AirPods Max, an over-ear wireless headphone; and wearables, home, and accessories comprising AirPods, Apple TV, Apple Watch, Beats products, HomePod, and iPod touch.

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