com where they can access all seven videos and learn more about AAPL
and the land profession.
) from a "sell" to a "strong sell".
is a Zacks #2 Rank stock ("buy") classified in Computer-Micro, a group that also contains Dell (Nasdaq:DELL), a Zacks #1 Rank stock.
Apple needs to shore up its AAPL
stock, and quickly; they may benefit by listening to what some of its more prominent analysts and investors have to say.
It would help if the company were a bit less conspicuous in the stock-options granting fiasco going on right now, as another page in the AAPL
chapter of this debate hit this morning.
For options traders, notice the chart I posted of the VXAPL, which measures AAPL
options and tells you if they are cheap or expensive.
reverse course in an attempt to reclaim this level, it could see a considerable degree of options-related resistance.
Turning back to AAPL
, the company noted that it needs to restate historical financial statements to record charges for compensation related to option granting practices.
When I last looked at AAPL
on December 5, there were slightly less than 52,000 calls at the stock's December 90 strike.
Currently, the 95 level already presents a conundrum for AAPL
, as the heavy accumulation of out-of-the-money calls could provide a layer of options-related resistance for the stock.
Since January 2004, AAPL
has outpaced the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA).
Furthermore, analyst Shawn Wu of American Technology Research said that he expects AAPL
to sell about 14 million iPods during the current quarter.