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AAPL - Apple Inc.

Industry: Electronic Equipment Sector: Consumer Goods Exchange: NASDAQ

AAPL - Apple Inc.

Industry: Electronic Equipment Sector: Consumer Goods Exchange: NASDAQ

Thu 22'nd Feb 2018

PERIOD 2017-11-24 - 2018-02-22
CHANGE 0.89%
PRICE $172.60






Apple Inc. Stock Analysis

Technical stock analysis for Thu 22'nd Feb 2018

Shorts 1.34% ( 2018-01-31 )
Cash 295 194.0 mill
Loans 444 941.0 mill
Beta 1.21
ROA 12.88
Hold candidate since 2018-02-15 Loss -0.23%

Apple Inc. gained 0.89% in the last trading day, rising from $171.07 to $172.60 The price has risen in 6 of the last 10 days and is up by 8.19% over the past 2 weeks. Volume fell in the last day by -5.33 million shares, and in total, 30.50 million shares bought and sold for approximately $5 265.01 million. You should take into consideration that a falling volume on higher prices causes divergence and may be an early warning about possible changes for the next couple of days.

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Apple Inc. lies the upper part of a wide and falling trend in the short term, and this will normally pose a very good selling opportunity for the short-term trader as reaction back towards the lower part of the trend can be expected. A break up at the top trend line at $176.63 will firstly indicate a slower falling rate, but may be the first sign of a trend shift. Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to fall -3.58% during the next 3 months and, with 90% probability hold a price between $148.65 and $170.31 at the end of this period.

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Apple Inc. holds buy signals from both short- and long-term moving averages. In addition, there is a general buy signal from the relation between the two signals where the short-term average is above the long-term average. On corrections down there will be some support from the lines at $170.38 and $170.20. A break down below any of these levels will issue sell signals. Volume fell during the last trading day despite gaining prices. This causes a divergence between volume and price and may be an early warning. The stock should be watched closely. Some negative signals were issued as well, and these may have some influence on the near short-term development. A sales signal was issued from a pivot top point on Thursday February 15, 2018, which indicates further falls until a new bottom pivot has been found.

The stock had a Golden Star Signal* on Monday July 10, 2017 in the mediumterm chart.

* Golden Star Signal* is when the short-term moving average, the long-term moving average, and priceline meet in a special combination. This combination is very rare and often followed by long and strong gains for the stock in question.

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Relative Strength Index (RSI)

RSI14 is 55 and the stock is currently not being overbought or oversold

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Support & Resistance

Apple Inc. finds support from accumulated volume at $171.85. On the upside the stock meets some resistance just above today's level from accumulated volume at $172.99, $174.22 and $174.35.

The stock is about to test the resistance from accumulated volume at $172.99 and this may cause the stock to take a minor break or get into a more sideways move for a few days.

Support: $171.85 Price: $172.60 Resistance: $172.99


This stock is usually traded at good volume, and with minor daily changes the risk is considered to be low. During the last day, the stock moved $2.24 (1.30%) between high and low. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 1.80%.

Our recommended stoploss: $165.88 (-3.89%) (This stock has medium daily movements and this gives medium risk. There is a sell signal from pivot top found 4 days ago.)

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