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Apple (AAPL) Net-Net Working Capital : $-11.51 (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is Apple Net-Net Working Capital?

In calculating the Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC), Benjamin Graham assumed that a company's accounts receivable is only worth 75% its value, its inventory is only worth 50% of its value, but its liabilities have to be paid in full. In addition, Graham believed that preferred stock belongs on the liability side of the balance sheet, not as part of capital and surplus. This is a conservative way of estimating the company's value.

Apple's Net-Net Working Capital for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was $-11.51.

The industry rank for Apple's Net-Net Working Capital or its related term are showing as below:

AAPL's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital is not ranked *
in the Hardware industry.
Industry Median: 7.1
* Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital only.

Apple Net-Net Working Capital Historical Data

The historical data trend for Apple's Net-Net Working Capital can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Apple Net-Net Working Capital Chart

Apple Annual Data
Trend Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21 Sep22 Sep23
Net-Net Working Capital
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -7.21 -9.04 -12.31 -14.44 -13.09

Apple Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Net-Net Working Capital Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -12.53 -12.39 -13.09 -12.01 -11.51

Competitive Comparison of Apple's Net-Net Working Capital

For the Consumer Electronics subindustry, Apple's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Apple's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital Distribution in the Hardware Industry

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Apple's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Apple's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital falls into.



Apple Net-Net Working Capital Calculation

Apple's Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC) per share for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2023 is calculated as

Net-Net Working Capital(A: Sep. 2023 )
=(Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities+0.75 * Accounts Receivable+0.5 * Total Inventories-Total Liabilities
-Preferred Stock-Minority Interest)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(61555+0.75 * 29508+0.5 * 6331-290437
-0-0)/15550.1
=-13.09

Apple's Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC) per share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is calculated as

Net-Net Working Capital(Q: Mar. 2024 )
=(Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities+0.75 * Accounts Receivable+0.5 * Total Inventories-Total Liabilities
-Preferred Stock-Minority Interest)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(67150+0.75 * 21837+0.5 * 6232-263217
-0-0)/15337.7
=-11.51

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In calculating the Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC), Benjamin Graham assumed that a company's accounts receivable is only worth 75% its value, its inventory is only worth 50% of its value, but its liabilities have to be paid in full.

In addition, Graham believed that preferred stock belongs on the liability side of the balance sheet, not as part of capital and surplus. In "Security Analysis", preferred stock is dubbed "an imperfect creditorship position" that is best placed on the balance sheet alongside funded debt.

This is a conservative way of estimating the company's value.


Apple  (NAS:AAPL) Net-Net Working Capital Explanation

One research study, covering the years 1970 through 1983 showed that portfolios picked at the beginning of each year, and held for one year, returned 29.4 percent, on average, over the 13-year period, compared to 11.5 percent for the S&P 500 Index. Other studies of Graham's strategy produced similar results.

Benjamin Graham looked for companies whose market values were less than two-thirds of their net-net value. They are collected under our Net-Net screener.


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Apple (AAPL) Business Description

Industry
Address
One Apple Park Way, Cupertino, CA, USA, 95014
Apple is among the largest companies in the world, with a broad portfolio of hardware and software products targeted at consumers and businesses. Apple's iPhone makes up a majority of the firm sales, and Apple's other products like Mac, iPad, and Watch are designed around the iPhone as the focal point of an expansive software ecosystem. Apple has progressively worked to add new applications, like streaming video, subscription bundles, and augmented reality. The firm designs its own software and semiconductors while working with subcontractors like Foxconn and TSMC to build its products and chips. Slightly less than half of Apple's sales come directly through its flagship stores, with a majority of sales coming indirectly through partnerships and distribution.
Executives
Chris Kondo officer: Principal Accounting Officer 1 INFINITE LOOP, CUPERTINO CA 95014
Katherine L. Adams officer: SVP, General Counsel APPLE INC., 1 INFINITE LOOP, CUPERTINO CA 95014
Luca Maestri officer: Senior Vice President, CFO 1 INFINITE LOOP, CUPERTINO CA 95014
Jeffrey E Williams officer: COO ONE INFINITE LOOP, CUPERTINO CA 95014
Deirdre O'brien officer: Senior Vice President ONE APPLE PARK WAY, CUPERTINO CA 95014
Timothy D Cook director, officer: Chief Executive Officer C/O APPLE INC, ONE INFINITE LOOP, CUPERTINO CA 95014
Arthur D Levinson director C/O GENENTECH INC, 1 DNA WAY MS 49, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO CA 94080-4990
Alex Gorsky director JOHNSON & JOHNSON, ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON PLAZA, NEW BRUNSWICK NJ 08933
Monica C Lozano director
Angela J Ahrendts officer: Senior Vice President 1 INFINITE LOOP, CUPERTINO CA 95014
Johny Srouji officer: Senior Vice President 1 INFINITE LOOP, CUPERTINO CA 95014
Craig Federighi officer: Senior Vice President 807 11TH AVENUE, SUNNYVALE CA 94089
Daniel J. Riccio officer: Senior Vice President 1 INFINITE LOOP, CUPERTINO CA 95014
Philip W Schiller officer: Senior Vice President C/O APPLE INC, ONE INFINITE LOOP, CUPERTINO CA 95014
Susan Wagner director C/O BLACKROCK, INC., 40 EAST 52ND STREET, NEW YORK NY 10022

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