AAPL:NGS-Apple Inc.

EQUITY | Computer Hardware | Nasdaq Global Select

Last Closing

USD 187.16

Change

-0.47 (-0.25)%

Market Cap

USD 919.92B

Volume

0.02B

Analyst Target

USD 194.49
Analyst Rating

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Apple Inc designs, manufactures, & markets mobile communication & media devices, personal computers, & portable digital music players, & sells a variety of related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, & third-party digital content.

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ETFs Containing AAPL

IYW iShares U.S. Technology 16.11 % 0.44 %

-0.29 (-0.16%)

USD 4.08B
ROM ProShares Ultra Technolog.. 14.20 % 0.95 %

-0.40 (-0.16%)

USD 0.33B
XLK SPDR Select Sector Fund -.. 13.92 % 0.14 %

-0.10 (-0.16%)

USD 21.42B
FTEC Fidelity MSCI Information.. 13.02 % 0.08 %

-0.15 (-0.16%)

USD 2.02B
VGT Vanguard Information Tech 12.98 % 0.10 %

-0.43 (-0.16%)

USD 19.77B
IXN iShares Global Tech 11.49 % 0.48 %

-0.27 (-0.16%)

USD 1.81B
XQQ:CA iShares NASDAQ 100 Index .. 11.23 % 0.39 %

+0.21 (+-0.16%)

CAD 0.34B
QQQ Invesco QQQ Trust Series .. 11.12 % 0.20 %

-0.22 (-0.16%)

USD 63.69B
JKD iShares Morningstar Large.. 11.07 % 0.20 %

-0.55 (-0.16%)

USD 0.99B
ZQQ:CA BMO Nasdaq 100 Equity Hed.. 11.06 % 0.39 %

+0.22 (+-0.16%)

CAD 0.65B
QYLD Horizons NASDAQ-100 Cover.. 10.89 % 0.60 %

+0.01 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.23B
TQQQ ProShares UltraPro QQQ 9.81 % 0.95 %

-0.85 (-0.16%)

USD 3.40B
QLD ProShares Ultra QQQ 9.75 % 0.95 %

-0.24 (-0.16%)

USD 1.74B
VLUE iShares Edge MSCI USA Val.. 9.68 % 0.15 %

N/A

USD 2.42B
ZVU:CA BMO MSCI USA Value Index .. 9.48 % 0.34 %

+0.12 (+-0.16%)

CAD 8.93M
IWY iShares Russell Top 200 G.. 8.55 % 0.20 %

-0.29 (-0.16%)

USD 1.06B
MGK Vanguard Mega Cap Growth 8.43 % 0.07 %

-0.55 (-0.16%)

USD 3.74B
IGM iShares North American Te.. 8.33 % 0.48 %

-0.43 (-0.16%)

USD 1.52B
TDIV First Trust NASDAQ Techno.. 7.72 % 0.50 %

+0.03 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.89B
XLG PowerShares S&P 500 Top 5.. 7.70 % 0.20 %

-0.65 (-0.16%)

USD 0.72B
ONEQ Fidelity Nasdaq Composite.. 7.38 % 0.21 %

-0.46 (-0.16%)

USD 1.54B
SPYG SPDR Series Trust Portfol.. 7.04 % 0.15 %

-0.15 (-0.16%)

USD 2.67B
IVW iShares S&P 500 Growth 7.03 % 0.18 %

-0.68 (-0.16%)

USD 20.68B
VOOG Vanguard S&P 500 Growth 7.03 % 0.15 %

-0.59 (-0.16%)

USD 2.06B
IOO iShares Global 100 7.02 % 0.40 %

-0.07 (-0.16%)

USD 1.84B
SCHG Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Gro.. 7.00 % 0.05 %

-0.41 (-0.16%)

USD 5.85B
VUG Vanguard Growth 6.90 % 0.05 %

-0.71 (-0.16%)

USD 34.40B
EKAR Innovation Shares NextGen.. 6.71 % 0.00 %

N/A

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PTF PowerShares DWA Technolog.. 6.59 % 0.60 %

-0.65 (-0.16%)

USD 0.13B
IUSG iShares Core S&P U.S. Gro.. 6.54 % 0.06 %

-0.25 (-0.16%)

USD 4.01B
IWF iShares Russell 1000 Grow.. 6.46 % 0.20 %

-0.71 (-0.16%)

USD 41.68B
VONG Vanguard Russell 1000 Gro.. 6.45 % 0.12 %

-0.71 (-0.16%)

USD 1.74B
OEF iShares S&P 100 5.93 % 0.20 %

-0.28 (-0.16%)

USD 5.18B
DIVO Amplify YieldShares CWP D.. 5.53 % 0.95 %

-0.05 (-0.16%)

USD 0.01B
JHMT John Hancock Multifactor .. 5.36 % 0.50 %

+0.09 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.05B
VSMV VictoryShares US Multi-Fa.. 5.13 % 0.35 %

+0.03 (+-0.16%)

N/A
ZGQ:CA BMO MSCI All Country Worl.. 5.00 % 0.50 %

-0.09 (-0.16%)

CAD 0.09B
PRID InsightShares LGBT Employ.. 4.94 % 0.00 %

N/A

N/A
QUAL iShares Edge MSCI USA Qua.. 4.91 % 0.15 %

N/A

USD 3.40B
ESG FlexShares STOXX US ESG I.. 4.88 % 0.32 %

+0.04 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.02B
QARP Xtrackers Russell 1000 US.. 4.83 % 0.00 %

-0.15 (-0.16%)

USD 0.06B
ESGG FlexShares STOXX Global E.. 4.78 % 0.42 %

-0.31 (-0.16%)

USD 0.07B
ZUQ:CA BMO MSCI USA High Quality.. 4.75 % 0.34 %

-0.12 (-0.16%)

CAD 0.23B
EPS WisdomTree U.S. Earnings .. 4.71 % 0.28 %

-0.04 (-0.16%)

USD 0.19B
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial.. 4.70 % 0.15 %

-1.76 (-0.16%)

USD 21.19B
ZWA:CA BMO Covered Call Dow Jone.. 4.68 % 0.71 %

+0.10 (+-0.16%)

CAD 0.32B
ZDJ:CA BMO Dow Jones Industrial .. 4.68 % 0.26 %

+0.21 (+-0.16%)

CAD 0.21B
IWL iShares Russell Top 200 4.64 % 0.15 %

-0.22 (-0.16%)

USD 0.14B
PXQ PowerShares Dynamic Netwo.. 4.62 % 0.63 %

-0.15 (-0.16%)

USD 0.06B
SPXN ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Fina.. 4.48 % 0.27 %

N/A

USD 1.36M
FDRR Fidelity Dividend ETF for.. 4.46 % 0.29 %

-0.07 (-0.16%)

USD 0.31B
SPXV ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Heal.. 4.30 % 0.27 %

N/A

USD 1.43M
EXT WisdomTree U.S. Total Ear.. 4.15 % 0.28 %

-0.02 (-0.16%)

USD 0.07B
TXF.A:CA First Asset Tech Giants C.. 4.04 % 1.50 %

N/A

CAD 6.32M
FDMO Fidelity Momentum Factor 4.03 % 0.29 %

-0.09 (-0.16%)

USD 0.08B
FDLO Fidelity Low Volatility F.. 4.03 % 0.29 %

-0.16 (-0.16%)

USD 0.05B
SPXE ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Ener.. 3.95 % 0.27 %

-0.07 (-0.16%)

USD 7.10M
FVAL Fidelity Value Factor 3.93 % 0.29 %

-0.03 (-0.16%)

USD 0.08B
SPYX SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel .. 3.92 % 0.20 %

+0.11 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.28B
FQAL Fidelity Quality Factor 3.92 % 0.29 %

-0.07 (-0.16%)

USD 0.07B
MGC Vanguard Mega Cap 3.90 % 0.07 %

-0.19 (-0.16%)

USD 1.43B
DGRW WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 3.86 % 0.28 %

-0.24 (-0.16%)

USD 2.15B
DQD:CA WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 3.85 % 0.48 %

N/A

CAD 0.03B
DGR:CA WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 3.85 % 0.42 %

+0.10 (+-0.16%)

CAD 0.02B
DGR.B:CA WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 3.85 % 0.40 %

N/A

CAD 0.06B
MMTM SPDR S&P 1500 Momentum Ti.. 3.84 % 0.12 %

+0.40 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.03B
TPU:CA TD S&P 500 Index ETF 3.80 % 0.11 %

-0.04 (-0.16%)

CAD 0.02B
CATH Global X S&P 500 Catholic.. 3.75 % 0.29 %

-0.05 (-0.16%)

N/A
PBP PowerShares S&P 500 BuyWr.. 3.74 % 0.75 %

-0.07 (-0.16%)

USD 0.31B
SUSA iShares MSCI USA ESG Sele.. 3.73 % 0.50 %

-0.48 (-0.16%)

USD 0.70B
RFFC RiverFront Dynamic US Fle.. 3.73 % 0.52 %

N/A

USD 0.12B
SPY SPDR S&P 500 3.71 % 0.09 %

-0.76 (-0.16%)

USD 263.98B
KLD iShares MSCI USA ESG Sele.. 3.71 % 0.50 %

N/A

USD 0.59B
ZSP:CA BMO S&P 500 Index ETF 3.71 % 0.09 %

-0.03 (-0.16%)

CAD 4.58B
ZSP.U:CA BMO S&P 500 Index ETF 3.71 % 0.09 %

+0.17 (+-0.16%)

CAD 0.26B
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 3.71 % 0.05 %

-0.74 (-0.16%)

USD 151.75B
VOO Vanguard S&P 500 3.70 % 0.04 %

-0.72 (-0.16%)

USD 79.05B
FTHI First Trust BuyWrite Inco.. 3.68 % 0.85 %

-0.18 (-0.16%)

USD 0.06B
VIXH First Trust CBOE S&P 500 .. 3.68 % 0.60 %

N/A

USD 5.21M
FTLB First Trust Hedged BuyWri.. 3.65 % 0.85 %

-0.08 (-0.16%)

USD 8.93M
ESGU iShares MSCI USA ESG Opti.. 3.64 % 0.27 %

+0.18 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.07B
HSPX Horizons ETF Trust I S&P .. 3.61 % 0.65 %

-0.12 (-0.16%)

USD 0.03B
SPLG SPDR Series Trust Portfol.. 3.60 % 0.10 %

-0.10 (-0.16%)

USD 1.26B
SYG SPDR MFS Systematic Growt.. 3.56 % 0.60 %

+0.18 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.05B
USMC Principal U.S. Mega-Cap M.. 3.53 % 0.00 %

+0.04 (+-0.16%)

USD 1.69B
DHVW Diamond Hill Valuation-We.. 3.52 % 0.10 %

-0.11 (-0.16%)

USD 0.02B
ICAN SerenityShares Impact 3.44 % 0.00 %

-0.02 (-0.16%)

USD 4.20M
SCHX Schwab U.S. Large-Cap 3.43 % 0.03 %

-0.21 (-0.16%)

USD 12.54B
QUU:CA Mackenzie US Large Cap Eq.. 3.42 % 0.00 %

-0.22 (-0.16%)

CAD 0.15B
IBLN Direxion iBillionaire Ind.. 3.41 % 0.64 %

N/A

USD 0.01B
GHS REX Gold Hedged S&P 500 3.40 % 0.48 %

+0.11 (+-0.16%)

N/A
ONEK SPDR Russell 1000 3.34 % 0.10 %

N/A

USD 0.16B
IWB iShares Russell 1000 3.34 % 0.15 %

-0.49 (-0.16%)

USD 20.15B
VONE Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF 3.34 % 0.12 %

-0.38 (-0.16%)

USD 0.89B
PHDG PowerShares S&P 500 Downs.. 3.30 % 0.39 %

+0.01 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.03B
SCHK Schwab 1000 Index 3.29 % 0.00 %

-0.10 (-0.16%)

USD 0.40B
SPTM SPDR Portfolio Total Stoc.. 3.25 % 0.10 %

-0.08 (-0.16%)

USD 2.00B
DLN WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap .. 3.24 % 0.28 %

-0.25 (-0.16%)

USD 1.96B
IYY iShares Dow Jones U.S. 3.23 % 0.20 %

-0.43 (-0.16%)

USD 1.16B
VV Vanguard Large-Cap 3.23 % 0.05 %

-0.37 (-0.16%)

USD 12.34B
UPRO ProShares UltraPro S&P 50.. 3.18 % 0.95 %

-1.22 (-0.16%)

USD 1.44B
FDVV Fidelity High Dividend 3.18 % 0.29 %

+0.07 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.14B
IWV iShares Russell 3000 3.09 % 0.20 %

-0.58 (-0.16%)

USD 8.44B
VTHR Vanguard Russell 3000 ETF 3.09 % 0.15 %

+0.28 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.38B
THRK SPDR Russell 3000 3.08 % 0.10 %

N/A

USD 0.52B
FNDX Schwab Fundamental U.S. L.. 3.07 % 0.25 %

-0.16 (-0.16%)

USD 4.28B
SCHB Schwab U.S. Broad Market 3.07 % 0.03 %

-0.23 (-0.16%)

USD 12.22B
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U... 3.06 % 0.03 %

-0.21 (-0.16%)

USD 13.87B
MTK SPDR MS Technology 3.05 % 0.35 %

N/A

USD 0.77B
DWAQ PowerShares DWA NASDAQ Mo.. 3.01 % 0.60 %

-0.59 (-0.16%)

USD 0.06B
QUS:CA AGFiQ Enhanced Core US Eq.. 2.98 % 0.00 %

-0.05 (-0.16%)

CAD 0.18B
GSLC Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta .. 2.98 % 0.09 %

-0.18 (-0.16%)

USD 3.24B
QDEF FlexShares Quality Divide.. 2.96 % 0.37 %

-0.16 (-0.16%)

USD 0.31B
PDP PowerShares DWA Momentum .. 2.93 % 0.63 %

-0.47 (-0.16%)

USD 1.53B
QDF FlexShares Quality Divide.. 2.92 % 0.37 %

-0.24 (-0.16%)

USD 1.81B
BUZ Buzz US Sentiment Leaders 2.92 % 0.75 %

-0.15 (-0.16%)

USD 7.07M
DGRO iShares Core Dividend Gro.. 2.91 % 0.09 %

-0.10 (-0.16%)

USD 3.58B
FTLS First Trust Long/Short Eq.. 2.91 % 0.95 %

-0.04 (-0.16%)

USD 0.16B
HAU:CA Horizons Active US Divide.. 2.87 % 0.80 %

N/A

CAD 6.84M
HAZ.A:CA Horizons Active Global Di.. 2.86 % 1.76 %

N/A

CAD 7.25M
DMRL DeltaShares S&P 500 Manag.. 2.81 % 0.35 %

-0.04 (-0.16%)

USD 0.42B
FNDB Schwab Fundamental U.S. B.. 2.81 % 0.25 %

-0.09 (-0.16%)

USD 0.27B
WEXP WisdomTree U.S. Export an.. 2.80 % 0.33 %

N/A

USD 0.81M
RFDA RiverFront Dynamic US Div.. 2.78 % 0.52 %

+0.02 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.11B
QDYN FlexShares Quality Dynami.. 2.76 % 0.37 %

+0.05 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.05B
VTI Vanguard Total Stock Mark.. 2.75 % 0.04 %

-0.52 (-0.16%)

USD 90.27B
DTD WisdomTree U.S. Total Div.. 2.72 % 0.28 %

-0.31 (-0.16%)

USD 0.59B
RUE:CA RBC Quant U.S. Equity Lea.. 2.72 % 0.43 %

+0.25 (+-0.16%)

CAD 0.03B
RUE.U:CA RBC Quant U.S. Equity Lea.. 2.72 % 0.43 %

N/A

CAD 4.23M
SSO ProShares Ultra S&P500 2.70 % 0.90 %

-0.64 (-0.16%)

USD 2.31B
OVLC PowerShares U.S. Large Ca.. 2.69 % 0.30 %

+0.77 (+-0.16%)

USD 1.52M
QUS SPDR MSCI USA StrategicFa.. 2.67 % 0.15 %

+0.13 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.10B
MULC:CA Manulife Multifactor U.S... 2.65 % 0.42 %

N/A

CAD 5.72M
MULC.B:CA Manulife Multifactor U.S... 2.65 % 0.38 %

+0.39 (+-0.16%)

CAD 0.13B
JHML John Hancock Multifactor .. 2.60 % 0.35 %

-0.05 (-0.16%)

N/A
QLC FlexShares US Quality Lar.. 2.43 % 0.32 %

+0.13 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.05B
TOK iShares MSCI Kokusai 2.31 % 0.25 %

-0.05 (-0.16%)

USD 0.15B
CLU:CA iShares US Fundamental In.. 2.30 % 0.72 %

N/A

CAD 0.16B
CLU.C:CA iShares US Fundamental In.. 2.30 % 0.74 %

N/A

CAD 0.12B
PRF Powershares FTSE RAFI US .. 2.26 % 0.39 %

-0.35 (-0.16%)

USD 5.22B
HAZ:CA Horizons Active Global Di.. 2.24 % 0.94 %

-0.02 (-0.16%)

CAD 0.22B
HEA.A:CA Horizons Enhanced Income .. 2.17 % 1.61 %

N/A

CAD 3.35M
TILT FlexShares Mornigstar US .. 2.15 % 0.25 %

-0.09 (-0.16%)

USD 1.24B
QWLD SPDR MSCI World Strategic.. 2.15 % 0.30 %

N/A

USD 0.03B
RALS ProShares RAFI Long Short 2.14 % 0.95 %

+0.10 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.01B
FLBA:CA Franklin Liberty Core Bal.. 2.12 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 5.86M
URTH Ishares MSCI World Index .. 2.09 % 0.24 %

-0.10 (-0.16%)

USD 0.55B
VLU SPDR S&P 1500 Value Tilt 2.06 % 0.12 %

-0.20 (-0.16%)

USD 0.02B
USWD WisdomTree Weak Dollar U... 2.03 % 0.33 %

N/A

USD 1.40M
RWL Oppenheimer Large Cap Rev.. 2.01 % 0.42 %

-0.18 (-0.16%)

USD 0.44B
XMX WisdomTree Global ex-Mexi.. 1.95 % 0.30 %

N/A

USD 0.27B
JVAL JPMorgan U.S. Value Facto.. 1.94 % 0.00 %

+0.04 (+-0.16%)

N/A
CRBN iShares MSCI ACWI Low Car.. 1.92 % 0.20 %

-0.09 (-0.16%)

USD 0.56B
LOWC SPDR MSCI ACWI Low Carbon.. 1.89 % 0.20 %

+0.27 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.16B
ACWI iShares MSCI ACWI Index F.. 1.88 % 0.32 %

-0.08 (-0.16%)

USD 8.59B
JMOM JPMorgan U.S. Momentum Fa.. 1.87 % 0.00 %

+0.15 (+-0.16%)

N/A
JQUA JPMorgan U.S. Quality Fac.. 1.83 % 0.00 %

N/A

N/A
LRGF iShares Edge MSCI Multifa.. 1.72 % 0.21 %

-0.16 (-0.16%)

USD 0.97B
VALQ American Century STOXX U... 1.71 % 0.00 %

N/A

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VT Vanguard Total World Stoc.. 1.60 % 0.10 %

-0.07 (-0.16%)

USD 12.20B
ACIM SPDR MSCI ACWI IMI 1.54 % 0.25 %

+0.21 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.10B
SYLD Cambria Shareholder Yield 1.53 % 0.59 %

-0.17 (-0.16%)

USD 0.27B
MUS:CA Mackenzie Maximum Diversi.. 1.31 % 0.68 %

-0.12 (-0.16%)

CAD 0.05B
MXDU Nationwide Maximum Divers.. 1.29 % 0.00 %

+0.08 (+-0.16%)

USD 0.11B
ESGF Oppenheimer Revenue Weigh.. 1.15 % 0.45 %

+0.09 (+-0.16%)

USD 31.55
MWD:CA Mackenzie Maximum Diversi.. 0.78 % 0.67 %

-0.08 (-0.16%)

CAD 0.19B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs. Industry/Classification (Computer Hardware) Market Performance vs. Exchange (Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 10.60% 69% D+ 70% C-
Dividend Return 0.80% 70% C- 55% F
Total Return 11.40% 70% C- 71% C-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 21.54% 68% D+ 68% D+
Dividend Return 1.70% 48% F 39% F
Total Return 23.24% 68% D+ 68% D+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 196.84% 83% B 86% B
Dividend Return 17.12% 81% B- 69% D+
Total Return 213.97% 84% B 87% B+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 26.23% 77% C+ 83% B
Dividend Return 28.36% 79% C+ 84% B
Total Return 2.13% 66% D 56% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 27.82% 70% C- 48% F
Risk Adjusted Return 101.93% 92% A- 85% B
Market Capitalization 919.92B 100% A+ 100% A+

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification (Computer Hardware) Ratio vs. Market (Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 17.93 37% F 36% F
Price/Book Ratio 6.60 13% F 18% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 3.64 37% F 34% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 17.71 36% F 32% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 39.97% 98% A+ 93% A
Return on Invested Capital 28.54% 98% A+ 92% A-
Return on Assets 14.27% 93% A 94% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 87.75% 21% F 30% F

Annual Financials (USD)

Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.