Apple asked Suppliers to move their 15 to 30% of production outside of China

The US based company Apple, whose main production has been done outside America since years, now Apple has reportedly asked its major suppliers, for shifting their 15 to 30% of production outside of China. The reason behind this move is avoid the higher tariffs on exports, to the U.S.

It’s not an easy decision, because this move will deadly hit the American tech money, in terms of losing the profits and it will lead to wide range of job losses in China. According a

 top research manager at IDC Taiwan, Sean Kao, who is also a tech business advisory service,  many Taiwanese electronics suppliers along with the other tech manufacturers, have already moved outside of mainland China, with part of their assembly lines, he told.

The recent on-going trade war between U.S and China intensifies and the similar changes have taken place for other China-based technology suppliers.
The insider ownership percentage is the key indicator, can be used by investors, to measure the outlook of senior management has on their company. Insider ownership for the AAPL is 0.07%. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. The Institutional ownership for the AAPL is 60.90%.

Insider trading is the buying or selling of any publicly traded company’s stock and this can be done by someone who has non-public, material information about that AAPL. Insider trading can be illegal or legal depending on when the insider makes the trade. It is illegal when the material information is still non-public. The insider transactions of the company (6-month change in insider ownerships) for the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is -4.05%.

Institutional ownership is the amount of a Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s available stock owned by mutual or pension funds, insurance companies, investment firms, private foundations, endowments or other large entities that actually manage the funds on the behalf of others, so its an interesting element for the traders to note it, and the Institutional ownership for the AAPL is -2.89%.

U.S traded Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock shed -0.91% on Friday and when day-trade ended the stock finally concluded at $197.92 and number of shares that changed hands during the day are 30.94 Million. The number of shares AAPL stock currently held by all its shareholders are 4643.39 and floated shares, the number of shares are available for trading in an open market on last trading day are 4597.90. The average volume of shares for 3 months is 27719.17 and AAPL stock value has moved between $142.39 – 232.85 in last one year.

The Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported its last earnings on date 7/30/2019. The Gross margin is the difference between the revenue and the cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by revenue. In other words, Gross Margin is a percentage value, while Gross Profit is a monetary value. The valuable gross margin for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is 38.10% and the profit margin is 22.10% and the stock has gained 25.47% in 2019 to date.

U.S. traded shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s monthly stock performance is 11.00%, the quarterly performance is 4.20%, the half year performance is calculated as 26.75%. The yearly performance of AAPL is 7.47%.

The higher the volatility, the riskier the security. For example, when the stock market rises and falls more than one percent over a sustained period of time, it is called a “volatile” market, if the stock price stays relatively stable, the security has low volatility. The Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) weekly volatility is measured as 1.42% and monthly volatility measured as 1.88%.

Return on assets (ROA) is a main indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. AAPL return on assets is 16.00%, the return on equity (ROE) of the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is 51.30%, while the most important return on investment is calculates as a percentage and is typically used for personal financial decisions, and AAPL return on investment is 26.60%.

The price to earnings ratio is 16.96, price to sales ratio is 3.56, and price to book ratio is 8.74, price to cash per share ration is 11.47, price to free cash flow is 20.14.

Analysts mean target price for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is $212.03 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.20. The current share price indicates that stock is -15.23% away from its one year high and is moving 39.38% ahead of its 52-week low. AAPL’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 3.18% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 1.91%.

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