Apple announced plans to reclose 30 stores in the U.S. this week. The news comes amid rising coronavirus cases across the US.
The additional re-closings will increase the total of reclosures in the U.S. to 77.
The iPhone maker will close stores in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah.
"Due to current COVID-19 conditions in some of the communities we serve, we are temporarily closing stores in these areas," Apple stated. "We take this step with an abundance of caution as we closely monitor the situation and we look forward to having our teams and customers back as soon as possible."
According to Tickeron, AAPL's Aroon indicator reached into Uptrend on July 01, 2020
For traders, this could mean going long on the ticker or exploring call options in the next month. In 268 of 416 cases where AAPL Aroon's Indicator entered an Uptrend, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued Uptrend are 64%.
Current price $364.11 is above $323.99 the highest resistance line found by A.I. Throughout the month of 06/01/20 - 07/01/20, the price experienced a +13% Uptrend. During the week of 06/24/20 - 07/01/20, the stock enjoyed a +1% Uptrend growth.
Technical Analysis (Indicators)
Bearish Trend Analysis
The RSI Indicator appears to be shifting from an Uptrend to a Downtrend. In 23 of 52 cases where AAPL's RSI indicator exited the overbought zone, the price fell further within the following month. The odds of a continued Downtrend are 44%.
The Stochastic Indicator may be shifting from an Uptrend to a Downtrend. In 30 of 69 cases where AAPL's Stochastic indicator exited the overbought zone, the price fell further within the following month. The odds of a continued Downtrend are 43%.
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) crossed below the signal line. In 17 of 38 cases where AAPL's MACD histogram became negative, the price fell further within the following month. The odds of a continued Downtrend are 45%.
The higher Bollinger Band was broken -- a price fall is expected as the ticker heads toward the middle band, which invites the trader to consider selling or shorting the ticker, or exploring put options. In 27 of 56 cases where AAPL's price broke its higher Bollinger Band, its price dropped further during the following month. The odds of a continued Downtrend are 48%.
Fundamental Analysis (Ratings)
Tickeron has a positive outlook on this ticker and predicts a further increase by more than 4.00% within the next month with a likelihood of 81%. During the last month, the daily ratio of advancing to declining volumes was 1.78 to 1.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is 5 (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating outstanding price growth. AAPL’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is 6 (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating low risk on high returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 86, placing this stock better than average.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is 13 (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to outstanding earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is 16 (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating very strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of 94 (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is significantly overvalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: AAPL's P/B Ratio (20.08) is very high in comparison to the industry average of (2.17). P/E Ratio (28.54) is within average values for comparable stocks, (355.13). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (2.67) is also within normal values, averaging (14.99). Dividend Yield (1.37) settles around the average of (0.94) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (4.08) is also within normal values, averaging (5.64).
The Tickeron Seasonality Score of 95 (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is significantly overvalued in the industry. The Tickeron Seasonality score describes the variance of predictable price changes around the same period every calendar year. These changes can be tied to a specific month, quarter, holiday or vacation period, as well as a meteorological or growing season.