A unusual, still-working Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL)I Computer from 1976 sold at Sotheby’s auction house on Friday for $374,500, or over 500 times its primary retail price.
The computer, one of only a handful in full working order, had been forecasted to sell for almost $150,000 at the auctioneer’s sale of books and manuscripts.
The iPhone and iPad maker’s computer, manufactured by the Apple’s founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, comprises the original cassette interface, operating instructions and BASIC computer language user’s manual. But like all Apple 1’s, it did not come with a monitor or power supply.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) increased +3.66% to settle at $36.85, Synaptics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) moved down -0.04% to end at $26.18 while Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) surged +2.32% to finish on Friday at $30.02.
Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) on June 15, 2012 it increased +0.45% to the closing price of $574.13. The overall volume in the last trading session was 11.97 million shares. Its fifty two week range was $310.50-$644.00. The total market capitalization remained $536.85 billion.
AAPL is ahead its 52 week low with +84.90% and lagging behind from its 52 week high price with -10.85%. AAPL last month stock price volatility remained 2.37%. 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 +1.54% and remote negatively from 50 days moving average with -1.00%. AAPL current year earnings per share experienced an addition with +82.63% while its current quarter performance remained -1.95%. Company’s beta coefficient included 1.22. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.
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