In a research report on Tuesday February 14th, Fundamental Research (RANK#107) maintained their analyst rating on Apple with a “Buy”. Fundamental Research also maintained the 12 month target forecast of $168 per share on the stock.
Fundamental Research Ranking
According to Stock Target Advisor’s analysis, Fundamental Research is ranked #107 out of 344 in the database based on its median rating accuracy of +33.33%. This means that the median of Fundamental Research’s stock ratings is accurate by 33.33%. However, this accuracy rating is not particularly high, which is why it has been graded as a “D” by the Stock Target Advisor.
The median target accuracy of Fundamental Research is at -61.53%, which suggests that their price targets are significantly overestimated compared to actual stock prices. Additionally, the median 12-month return on following Fundamental Research’s buy/sell/hold advice is -23.73%. This means that following Fundamental Research’s advice on buying, selling or holding stocks would have resulted in a negative return of 23.73% over the past year.
Stock Target Advisor’s database contains 281 stock ratings and 275 price targets from Fundamental Research, for 6 exchange(s) and 36 sector(s). This indicates that Fundamental Research provides a wide range of analysis and advice on various stocks across multiple sectors and exchanges.
AAPL Stock Price Forecast & Analysis
Apple’s stock forecast from 38 various analysts, has the average analyst target for Apple’s stock set at $169.33 over the next 12 months period. Apple’s consensus analyst rating for the stock is set at a “Strong Buy” rating, which demonstrates the Bullish sentiment on the stock. Stock Target Advisor’s analysis of Apple Inc, based on the platforms metrics is set as Bullish , which is based on 11 positive signals and 4 negative signals on the company and it’s stock. At the last closing, Apple’s stock price was USD 153.85. Apple’s stock price has changed by +1.40% over the past week, +14.17% over the past month and -8.77% over the last year.
Apple’s Shareholders-Vanguard Largest
Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) share registry reveals that institutions hold the majority of the company’s shares, indicating that they have the most potential to profit or lose from their investment in the business. The Vanguard Group, Inc. is currently the company’s largest stakeholder, with 8.1% of the outstanding shares, while the second-largest shareholder owns 6.4%. Hedge funds are relatively few, and fewer than half of the shares are held by the top 25 shareholders collectively. Investors should be aware that because institutions own more than half the corporation, they have a lot of influence overall. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has significant insider ownership, but only 1% of the shares are owned by them. The public sector investors own 5.7% of the company, and have a significant influence over the business.