214.35 -0.69 (-0.32%)
After hours: 6:08PM EDT
|Bid||214.25 x 900|
|Ask||214.55 x 900|
|Day's Range||214.02 - 217.19|
|52 Week Range||149.16 - 219.18|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||19.48|
|Earnings Date||Oct 31, 2018 - Nov 5, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.92 (1.36%)|
|1y Target Est||216.42|
Our call of the day is Apple
Apple will reportedly launch a new MacBook Air and Mac mini later this fall. Microsoft says Russian hackers are expanding their attempts to meddle in the upcoming midterm elections by targeting conservative websites and the Senate. Also, Nvidia has announced its new RTX line of graphics chips, and if the hype is real, they could drastically change computer graphics.
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Apple has landed a big new partner for Apple Pay in the U.S. after Costco began accepting the mobile payment service across 750 stores. The rollout -- first reported by MacRumors -- follows limited trials at selected Costco outlets, including a warehouse near its corporate headquarters in Washington. This new partnership comes hot on the heels of Apple's landing similar deals with CVS and 7-Eleven.
Apple (AAPL) has recently announced it plans to launch a redesigned and lower-priced MacBook Air by the end of this year. Later this year, Apple is also launching a professional-focused, upgraded Mac mini (which was last upgraded in October 2014), and planning to debut three new iPhones, Apple Watches with larger screens, and new iPad Pros. The new MacBook Air will target consumers seeking a low-cost Apple computer.
Steve Jobs wanted to build an electric car as far back as 2008. In 2014, current Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly funded the project. To date, though, Apple (AAPL) has had little to show for it, and the rumors are that its electric vehicle will launch as late as 2025 — long after such things become common commodities.
It's not just Apple that is rocking in the stock market. A look at IBD's 33 industry sectors shows at least five sectors that are up year to date to the tune of 19% to 29%.
A patent filed by Apple shows it has an idea for self-driving cars that will alert users to the car's next moves, which might help put riders at ease.
Apple (AAPL) stock touched a 52-week high of $219.18 on August 20, later closing a tad lower at $215.46. The company, which has a market cap of over $1.04 trillion, has seen its stock rally more than 13.6% since it reported impressive quarterly financial results on July 31. Year-to-date, Apple stock had gained 28.8% as of August 20, while hardware stocks Nokia (NOK), GoPro (GPRO), Fitbit (FIT), and NetApp (NTAP) had returned 17.2%, -15.3%, 5.3%, and 54.66%, respectively.
Wall Street moved higher today despite a reversal lower by Apple[ticker symb=AAPL], now famous for being an important Warren Buffett stock play. Retailing, transport, energy and select consumer-oriented companies paced the upside in stocks today. The Nasdaq composite, still the leading market index for U.S. equities this year, inched less than 0.1% higher as chip, generic drug, biotech and telecom...
The most valuable American companies at the start of the current bull market included an oil company and retail and consumer goods giants, and just one technology company. The ranking seems very traditional, even a bit old-fashioned, compared to today, when big technology companies dominate the top of the market. The top five most valuable companies at the end of February 2009 — Exxon Mobil, Walmart, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble and AT&T — includes several in sectors that are generally considered safe, a reflection of investors' anxieties at a time the market was suffering huge losses.
Debra Brennan Tagg talks about how clients are handling all the uncertainty over Trump's trade 'bluff,' the dip in FAANG stocks, and how philanthropy in the city is changing.
Tech giant Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has gained 25% since the start of 2018 — almost five times better than the S&P 500’s rocky 6% ride higher. Right now, the company’s market cap is $819 billion, leading many analysts and journalists to begin chattering about MSFT stock’s path to the $1 trillion mark. With that in mind, let’s take a look at a few numbers related to MSFT stock that investors are much better off paying attention to.
Netflix is erasing a six-day losing streak after a report that it’s pushing users to subscribe on its website, rather than through the app -- pulling revenue from app-store owners like Apple. The entertainment streaming company is also benefiting after a bullish analyst note, which predicted international subscriber additions would exceed expectations in the second half of the year by at least 10 percent. Currently, Netflix users on iPads and iPhones have the option to subscribe via the App Store’s in-app-purchase system.