Vista Capital Partners Inc. boosted its position in shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 16.3% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 3,786 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 530 shares during the quarter. Apple accounts for approximately 0.1% of Vista Capital Partners Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 24th biggest position. Vista Capital Partners Inc.’s holdings in Apple were worth $608,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in AAPL. Stone House Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Apple by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Stone House Investment Management LLC now owns 1,570 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock valued at $226,000 after buying an additional 6 shares during the period. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Apple by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. now owns 5,431 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock valued at $782,000 after buying an additional 17 shares during the period. Karp Capital Management Corp raised its position in shares of Apple by 1.6% during the 2nd quarter. Karp Capital Management Corp now owns 1,427 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $206,000 after acquiring an additional 22 shares in the last quarter. Berkeley Capital Partners LLC raised its position in shares of Apple by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter. Berkeley Capital Partners LLC now owns 4,369 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $629,000 after acquiring an additional 26 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cutler Investment Counsel LLC raised its position in shares of Apple by 1.0% during the 2nd quarter. Cutler Investment Counsel LLC now owns 3,968 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $571,000 after acquiring an additional 38 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 61.35% of the company’s stock.
In other Apple news, insider Philip W. Schiller sold 69,491 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, April 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $166.42, for a total transaction of $11,564,692.22. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Daniel J. Riccio sold 17,375 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $169.12, for a total value of $2,938,460.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 66,191 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $11,194,221.92. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.08% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
AAPL opened at $168.38 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.24, a quick ratio of 1.20 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.74. The firm has a market cap of $854,362.38, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.28, a PEG ratio of 1.28 and a beta of 1.25. Apple has a one year low of $140.06 and a one year high of $183.50.
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The iPhone maker reported $3.89 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $3.82 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $88.29 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $87.62 billion. Apple had a return on equity of 37.37% and a net margin of 21.13%. Apple’s quarterly revenue was up 12.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $3.36 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Apple will post 11.37 earnings per share for the current year.
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Apple Inc (Apple) designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. The Company’s products and services include iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod, Apple TV, a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications, the iOS and OS X operating systems, iCloud, and a variety of accessory, service and support offerings.
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