The Framingham, Massachusetts-based Interactive Data Corp (NYSE:IDC) reported that The worldwide market for tablet computers is moving up quicker than anticipated, with Apple Inc’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad expanding its lead as user’s best choice
The market researcher IDC reported in a statement on Thursday that global shipments of tablets current year would be 107.4 million units, high from previous estimation of 106.1 million. The group announced that the world’s shipments should reach 142.8 million coming year and 222.1 million by 2016.
While corporation like Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Samsung Electronics Co launched new tablets powered by Google Inc’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android software, Apple’s iPad keeps on to dominate the market.
IDC forecasts the iPad will comprise 62.5% of global shipments current year, high from 58.2% previous year.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) decreased -1.30% to settle at $35.55, Synaptics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) moved up +0.54% to end at $26.19 while Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) surged +0.72% to finish on Thursday at $29.34.
Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) on June 14, 2012 it decreased -0.11% to the closing price of $571.53. The overall volume in the last trading session was 12.35 million shares. Its fifty two week range was $310.50-$644.00. The total market capitalization remained $534.42 billion.
AAPL is ahead its 52 week low with +84.07% and lagging behind from its 52 week high price with -11.25%. AAPL last month stock price volatility remained 2.46%. In its share capital AAPL has 935.06 million outstanding shares among them 934.45 million shares have been floated in market exchange. AAPL stock institutional ownership remained 68.75% while insider ownership included 0.03%.
The stock price of AAPL is moving forward from its 20 days moving average with +1.31% and remote negatively from 50 days moving average with -1.65%. AAPL current year earnings per share experienced an addition with +82.63% while its current quarter performance remained -2.40%. Company’s beta coefficient included 1.22. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.
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