AAPL - Apple Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
323.41
+4.41 (+1.38%)
As of 3:10PM EST. Market open.
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Previous Close319.00
Open320.00
Bid324.12 x 800
Ask324.14 x 1300
Day's Range320.00 - 324.54
52 Week Range169.50 - 327.85
Volume17,256,587
Avg. Volume29,879,924
Market Cap1.415T
Beta (5Y Monthly)1.28
PE Ratio (TTM)25.68
EPS (TTM)12.60
Earnings DateApr 27, 2020 - May 03, 2020
Forward Dividend & Yield3.08 (0.95%)
Ex-Dividend DateFeb 06, 2020
1y Target Est333.31
  • Coronavirus update: Apple, other businesses feel virus' chill: 'I think we're starting to worry'
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    Coronavirus update: Apple, other businesses feel virus' chill: 'I think we're starting to worry'

    The coronavirus continues to hamper economic activity, while some of America’s largest corporations are starting to feeling the pinch.

  • Reuters

    TREASURIES-Yields rise with stocks on China stimulus hopes

    The death toll from the coronavirus climbed above 2,000 in China, but the tally of newly reported cases fell for a second day to the lowest since January. “It really does come down to the impact of the coronavirus on global growth starting in Asia, going into the supply chain, and presumably at some point trickling through to the domestic economic outlook,” Lyngen said. U.S. homebuilding fell less than expected in January, while permits surged to a near 13-year high, pointing to sustained housing market strength amid lower mortgage rates.

  • How The Coronavirus May Be Impacting Your Portfolio
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  • Fed officials more upbeat about the economic outlook this year, minutes show
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    Fed officials more upbeat about the economic outlook this year, minutes show

    Federal Reserve officials and the central bank’s staff said the economy was stronger than had been expected in late January, according to minutes of their policy meeting released Wednesday.

  • REFILE-Fed policymakers cautiously optimistic on U.S. economy despite new risks, minutes show
    Reuters

    REFILE-Fed policymakers cautiously optimistic on U.S. economy despite new risks, minutes show

    Federal Reserve policymakers were cautiously optimistic about their ability to hold interest rates steady this year, minutes of the central bank's last policy meeting showed, even as they acknowledged new risks caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The readout on Wednesday of the policy discussion, at which policymakers unanimously voted to keep interest rates unchanged in a target range of between 1.50% and 1.75%, also showed Fed officials were skeptical about any big rethink of the central bank's inflation target. "Participants generally saw the distribution of risks to the outlook for economic activity as somewhat more favorable than at the previous meeting," the Fed said in the minutes of the Jan. 28-29 meeting.

  • TheStreet.com

    Apple's Production of New Affordable iPhone Reportedly Delayed Until March

    Inventories of existing iPhone models also could remain low through April, according to Nikkei Asian Review.

  • What Apple, Walmart and other U.S. companies are saying about the coronavirus outbreak
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    What Apple, Walmart and other U.S. companies are saying about the coronavirus outbreak

    The new coronavirus that was first identified late last year in Wuhan, China, is becoming a dominant theme in the earnings releases and conference calls of S&P 500 companies as investors press for answers on how it will impact their business.

  • US STOCKS-S&P 500, Nasdaq reach new heights on China stimulus hopes
    Reuters

    US STOCKS-S&P 500, Nasdaq reach new heights on China stimulus hopes

    The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit all-time highs on Wednesday as hopes that China would take more measures to prop up its economy eased worries about the impact of the coronavirus epidemic. The number of new coronavirus cases also dropped for the second straight day in China, although global health officials cautioned it was too early to predict how the outbreak will play out. China is widely expected to cut its benchmark lending rate on Thursday, which would add to a number of measures aimed at limiting the impact from business shutdowns and travel curbs on the world's second-largest economy.

  • In this wild stock market, some investors favor Tesla and Virgin Galactic over Apple and Amazon
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    Public service announcement: If you’re an investing novice, you are setting yourself up for a painful lesson.

  • Barrons.com

    Apple Aside, the Coronavirus Hasn’t Caused Many Companies to Adjust Their Outlooks

    Apple recently warned it wouldn’t be able to achieve its revenue guidance for the current quarter, citing the coronavirus impact. But not many other companies have changed their guidance because of the virus.

  • David Rolfe's Firm Cuts Apple, Visa
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  • Mania has taken hold in the equity market and there is “no respect” for risk, says one strategist
    MarketWatch

    Mania has taken hold in the equity market and there is “no respect” for risk, says one strategist

    Tesla’s (TSLA) stock price has doubled this year. Virgin Galactic’s (SPCE) stock price has nearly tripled in 2020. The world’s most profitable company, Apple (AAPL) withdraws its revenue guidance, and the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite actually closes higher on the day.

  • Barr Takes Aim at Legal Shield Enjoyed by Google, Facebook
    Bloomberg

    Barr Takes Aim at Legal Shield Enjoyed by Google, Facebook

    (Bloomberg) -- Attorney General William Barr is taking aim at a legal shield enjoyed by companies such as Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc. as the provision comes under increasing fire from both liberals and conservatives.Barr has accused social media companies of hiding behind a clause that gives them immunity from lawsuits while their platforms carry material that promotes illicit and immoral conduct and suppresses conservative opinions.The attorney general convened a workshop Wednesday, featuring many of the tech companies’ critics, to explore potential changes to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which was passed in 1996 and has been credited with allowing the then-fledgling internet to flourish.“The Justice Department is concerned about the expansive reach of Section 230, but we’re not here to advocate for a position,” Barr said in his opening remarks. “Rather, we are here to convene a discussion to help us examine 230 and its impact in greater detail.”Barr said 230 liability is relevant to the Justice Department’s ability to “combat lawless spaces online.” He could instruct his Justice Department to explore ways to limit the provision, which protects internet companies from liability for user-generated content.The technology platforms warn that any changes in their legal shield could fundamentally alter their business models and force them to review every post, making it impossible for all but the biggest companies to operate.Barr and lawmakers from both political parties have blamed Section 230’s sweeping legal protections for allowing what they see as irresponsible behavior by the big technology companies.“We are concerned that internet services, under the guise of Section 230, can not only block access to law enforcement -- even when officials have secured a court-authorized warrant -- but also prevent victims from civil recovery,” Barr said. “Giving broad immunity to platforms that purposefully blind themselves -- and law enforcers -- to illegal conduct on their services does not create incentives to make the online world safer for children.”FBI Director Christopher Wray also addressed the workshop, along with a range of lawyers, academics, child advocates, tech critics, and trade groups. Some of the speakers, such as a representative from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, have expressed concerns about how the law is currently written, or called for changes.Others argue that the law should be left alone, including the Computer & Communications Industry Association, a tech trade group that counts Google and Facebook as members. The Justice Department also plans to host private listening sessions.Representatives from Google and Facebook didn’t respond to questions about whether they’d received invitations. A spokeswoman for Twitter Inc. declined to comment.Liberal groups say internet platforms don’t do enough to stop the spread of hate speech or police political disinformation from foreign and domestic operatives. Conservatives say the tech companies censor right-wing viewpoints.Both groups seek changes to the shield that would increase companies’ liability as a solution. Lawmakers and tech policy experts from both sides of the aisle worry about children’s safety online as well as drug sales, harassment and stalking, among other issues.“A lot of people are angry for different reasons at the large platforms,” said Jeff Kosseff, a professor at the U.S. Naval Academy who has written a history of the law and is also scheduled to address the workshop. “Section 230 is a pretty attractive proxy for that anger.”While the Justice Department can make recommendations, only Congress can change the law. Some legal experts say they are perplexed by the department’s role in the Section 230 debate, which doesn’t tie the government’s hands in prosecuting violations of criminal law.“DOJ is in a weird position to be convening a roundtable on a topic that isn’t in their wheelhouse,” said Eric Goldman, a professor at Santa Clara University School of Law and longtime defender of Section 230, who is also set to speak.Lawmakers are exploring an array of possible changes to the law, looking to use it to make companies police content in a politically “neutral” manner, rein in use of the shield by short-term home-rental companies or protect voters from misinformation. Democratic presidential hopefuls including former Vice President Joe Biden have weighed in with calls to repeal or change the law.When it comes to cases where online material exploits children, a draft bill from Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, a top Trump ally, would only allow the companies to keep the liability shield if they follow a set of best practices. For example, they would be required to report and delete the material, but also preserve it for law enforcement. Critics worry that the measure would also undermine encrypted communications because encoded platforms can’t see what material the law would prompt them to report.In 2018, in the first successful effort to chip away at the shield, Congress eliminated the liability protection for companies that knowingly facilitate online sex trafficking.The critics propose a range of changes -- from raising the bar on which companies can have the shield, to carving out other laws, to repealing Section 230 entirely. Uniting them, however, is the belief that the provision enables an online environment rife with political misinformation, drug dealing, child abuse and other ills.Technology companies counter that Section 230 allows social media startups to flourish because they don’t have to monitor postings and protects free speech. It also fosters their efforts to remove offensive content because the law allows them to take down material without facing penalties.“Section 230 encourages services to fight misconduct and protect users from online harms by removing disincentives to moderate abusive behavior,” Matt Schruers, the president of the Computer & Communications Industry Association, said in an excerpt from his prepared remarks.David Chavern, president of the News Media Alliance, a trade group representing publishers, doesn’t favor repealing the law but proposes “limiting the exemption for just the very largest companies, who both derive the most benefits from Section 230 and have the greatest capacities to take legal responsibility,” according to a copy of his remarks obtained by Bloomberg.Chavern’s group blames the advertising practices of Google and Facebook for the decline of journalism and advocates for policies to rebalance the relationship.(Updates with comments from Barr from eighth paragraph)\--With assistance from Naomi Nix.To contact the reporter on this story: Ben Brody in Washington, D.C. at btenerellabr@bloomberg.netTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Sara Forden at sforden@bloomberg.net, Paula Dwyer, John HarneyFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.

  • The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Cirrus Logic, Skyworks, Qorvo, Lumentum and Broadcom
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  • Stock Market News for Feb 19, 2020
    Zacks

    Stock Market News for Feb 19, 2020

    Benchmarks ended mixed on Tuesday, as investors weighed the impact of the novel Coronavirus on global manufacturing supply chains and economy.

  • TheStreet.com

    There's Some Market Choppiness and Inconsistency That's Quite Challenging

    I continue to hunt for buys but I am staying highly selective which can make you feel left out when the market is acting this frothy.

  • Reuters

    U.S. Attorney Gen. questions need to shield big tech from liability for user posts

    U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook, Google and other major online platforms still need immunity from legal liability that has prevented them from being sued over the material their users post. "Given this changing technological landscape, valid questions have been raised about whether Section 230's broad immunity is necessary at least in its current form," he said. Section 230 says online companies such as Facebook, Alphabet's Google and Twitter cannot be treated as the publisher or speaker of the information they provide, largely exempting them from liability involving content posted by users.

  • AI's Growing Adoption in Agriculture a Boon for These Stocks
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    AI's Growing Adoption in Agriculture a Boon for These Stocks

    The global Artificial Intelligence in agriculture market may see CAGR of 26.2% from 2019-2024. Here are five stocks that are likely to benefit.

  • How Pandora And Spotify Pay Artists
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    How Pandora And Spotify Pay Artists

    As technology has evolved, the landscape of the music industry has changed from radio broadcasts to mp3 and now streaming services.

  • US STOCKS-S&P 500, Nasdaq scale new highs on China stimulus hopes, drop in new virus cases
    Reuters

    US STOCKS-S&P 500, Nasdaq scale new highs on China stimulus hopes, drop in new virus cases

    The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit fresh highs on Wednesday on signs of slowing coronavirus infections and expectations that China would take more measures to bolster its virus-hit economy. The number of new coronavirus cases dropped for the second straight day in China although global health officials cautioned it was too early to predict how the epidemic will play out and many viewed the official data with skepticism.