Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) set a record of delivering 17 million iPads in the 2Q, growing its share of the rapidly-rising tablet market, as per reported by an IDC report published on Thursday. Apple stayed as the No. 1 tablet seller, with 68% of almost 25 million units delivered in the quarter, accompanied by Samsung with 10% and Amazon.com with 5%, according to report.
Overall deliveries for tablets all over the world in the second quarter were forecasted at 25 million units, which were higher from 18.7 million in the initial quarter, a 33.6% hike. Apple delivered 17 million of those products, which was 11.8 million higher from the initial quarter.
Its competitors include Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) whose number of outstanding shares remained 327.03 million having insider ownership of 0.10% and Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) having outstanding shares 1.97 billion with insider ownership of 0.03%.
Other technology stocks include Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S) with insider ownership of 0.39%, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) insider ownership remained 7.36%, Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) insider ownership stayed 0.11%, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) having insider ownership of 5.75%, Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) with 0.05% insider ownership and First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) possessing 0.13% insider ownership.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock’s trade at beginning with a price of $613.63 and the current trading session climbed at a high of $617.98 other than the stock finally advanced 1.43% to $616.40.
Shares price of AAPL moved up from its 20 days moving average with +0.98% and remote positively from 50 days moving average with +3.79%. AAPL current year earnings per share experienced an addition with 82.63% while its current quarter performance remained 4.46%.
AAPL has a trade volume of 8.41 million shares is lesser as compared to average trading capacity of 13.96 million shares.
AAPL last month stock price volatility remained 1.79%. In its share capital AAPL has 935.06 million outstanding shares among them 934.54 million shares have been floated in market exchange. AAPL stock institutional ownership remained 68.47% while insider ownership included 0.03%.
The stock is ahead its 52 week low with 72.17% and lagging behind from its 52 week high price with -5.62%. Company’s beta coefficient included 1.23. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.
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