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Most Wall Street Analysts Recommend ‘Buy’ for Apple Stock



Analysts on Apple stock

Of the 44 analysts covering Apple (AAPL) stock, 52% recommend “buy,” 43% recommend “hold,” and 5% recommend “sell.” Their average 12-month target price of $212.03 for the stock implies an 8.4% upside from its June 25 price of $195.57. In the last five months, their average target price has risen from $177.43.

Some analysts have raised concerns about the company’s falling iPhone sales and warned about trade tensions’ impact on its business. Soon after the trade war intensified in May, Wedbush analyst Dan Ives called Apple the “poster child” of the US-China trade war.

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Ratings on other tech companies

  • Approximately 91% of analysts covering Microsoft (MSFT) stock recommend “buy,” and their average target price for MSFT implies a ~7.8% upside from its market price.
  • Approximately 89% of analysts covering Alphabet (GOOG) recommend “buy,” and their average target price implies a solid 22.8% upside.
  • Approximately 96% of analysts covering Amazon (AMZN) recommend “buy,” and their average target price implies an 18.8% upside.

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