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Friday, August 31, 2012
Normally, I'd be looking to take some profits, however AAPL shows no signs of slowing down. A new I-Pad, Apple TV, new MAC and God and Tim Cook only know what else.
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Reached the 52-Week High of $663.69
The prices of Apple Inc. shares have reached $663.69, which is 1.3% off the 52-week high of $672.4. Apple Computer Inc. designs, manufactures and markets personal computers and related personal computing and communicating solutions for sale primarily to education, creative, consumer, and business customers. Apple Inc. has a market cap of $606.02 billion; its shares were traded at around $663.69 with a P/E ratio of 15.2 and P/S ratio of 5.6. The dividend yield of Apple Inc. stocks is 0.4%. Apple Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 63.5% over the past five years.
On July 24, Apple Inc. announced financial results for its fiscal 2012 third quarter ended June 30, 2012. The company posted quarterly revenue of $35.0 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.8 billion, or $9.32 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $28.6 billion and net profit of $7.3 billion, or $7.79 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 42.8 percent compared to 41.7 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 62 percent of the quarter’s revenue.