FAANG is an acronym representing five of the most dominant and innovative tech companies listed on American stock exchanges: Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Alphabet (previously known as Google). Notably, these are now referred to as Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG), Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN), Meta Platforms (NASDAQ: META), and Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX).
The combined market capitalization of these behemoth tech companies, known as the FAANG theme, stands at a whopping average of 1.4 trillion dollars. The valuations of these tech giants show a broad spectrum, ranging from a high of 3 trillion dollars held by Apple to the more modest yet impressive 194.8 billion dollars held by Netflix.
As is the nature of stock markets, the FAANG group has witnessed some turbulence recently. As of the 8th of July 2023, Apple saw a market cap decrease of $51.8 billion, marking the week with a closing share price of $190.68. Similarly, Amazon and Alphabet witnessed their market capitalizations drop by $20.7 billion and $27.2 billion respectively.
Looking at the price movement trends, the average weekly price growth across the FAANG theme took a slight dip of -0.43%. Despite this slight contraction, these stocks have seen appreciable growth over larger time frames, boasting an average monthly price growth of 6.36%, and a remarkable average quarterly price growth of 59.37%. Meta Platforms recorded the highest price growth at 1.24%, while Apple experienced the biggest drop at -1.7%.
Within this group, Netflix experienced notable price fluctuations. It saw a decrease of -5.12% on the 23rd of June, 2023, making it the top loser of the week. However, only a month prior, it had recorded a significant gain of +6.66%, demonstrating the potential volatility in the stock market.
On the trading front, the FAANG stocks have seen a downward trend in volume with an average weekly volume contraction of -24.09%. The average monthly and quarterly volume changes follow a similar trend, contracting by -39.33% and -40.69% respectively.
A fundamental analysis of these tech giants suggests an intriguing picture. The average ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, show a valuation rating of 83 and a strong Price/Earnings (P/E) growth rating of 18. The price growth rating stands at 12, indicating substantial appreciation potential. The Sales+Margin+Return (SMR) rating and profit risk rating are 48 and 45 respectively, showcasing moderate performance in these areas. Lastly, the seasonality score of 16 (on a scale of -100 to +100) suggests some influence of seasonal trends on these stocks.
In conclusion, FAANG stocks continue to be a focal point for investors, demonstrating strong performance and growth despite recent fluctuations. The potential for future growth remains high, illustrating the continued resilience and innovation of these tech giants.
Moving lower for three straight days is viewed as a bearish sign. Keep an eye on this stock for future declines. Considering data from situations where AAPL declined for three days, in of 260 cases, the price declined further within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on September 12, 2023. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on AAPL as a result. In of 68 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) for AAPL turned negative on September 11, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to turn lower in the coming weeks. Traders may want to sell the stock or buy put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 40 similar instances when the indicator turned negative. In of the 40 cases the stock turned lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of success at .
AAPL moved below its 50-day moving average on September 06, 2023 date and that indicates a change from an upward trend to a downward trend.
The Aroon Indicator for AAPL entered a downward trend on August 29, 2023. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
The Stochastic Oscillator shows that the ticker has stayed in the oversold zone for 5 days. The price of this ticker is presumed to bounce back soon, since the longer the ticker stays in the oversold zone, the more promptly an upward trend is expected.
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where AAPL advanced for three days, in of 336 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
AAPL may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating low risk on high returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 90, placing this stock better than average.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (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 PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to consistent 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 Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating steady 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 Valuation Rating of (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: P/B Ratio (44.248) is normal, around the industry mean (78.639). P/E Ratio (28.571) is within average values for comparable stocks, (43.036). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (2.171) is also within normal values, averaging (2.019). AAPL has a moderately low Dividend Yield (0.005) as compared to the industry average of (0.024). P/S Ratio (7.067) is also within normal values, averaging (78.207).
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
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A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, AAPL has been loosely correlated with SONY. These tickers have moved in lockstep 54% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is some statistical probability that if AAPL jumps, then SONY could also see price increases.