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Apple Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 28.93 (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-01-27), Apple's share price is $159.01. Apple's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $5.50. Hence, Apple's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 28.93.

The historical rank and industry rank for Apple's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

NAS:AAPL' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.4   Med: 13.31   Max: 32.65
Current: 29.29

8.4
32.65

During the past 13 years, Apple's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 32.65. The lowest was 8.40. And the median was 13.31.

NAS:AAPL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
61% of the 1179 Companies
in the Hardware industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. NAS:AAPL: 29.29 )

Apple's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $1.02. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $5.50.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Apple was 31.70% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 19.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 17.60% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 13.90% per year.

During the past 13 years, Apple's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 117.80% per year. The lowest was -45.00% per year. And the median was 24.30% per year.


Apple Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for Apple's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 Annual Data
Trend Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 15.63 17.60 17.68 27.67 25.67

Apple Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 27.67 28.57 23.15 24.61 25.67

Competitive Comparison

For the Consumer Electronics subindustry, Apple's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Apple's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Apple's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



Apple Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Apple's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=159.01/5.497
=28.93

Apple's Share Price of today is $159.01.
Apple's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $5.50.

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Apple  (NAS:AAPL) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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Apple Business Description

Apple logo
Industry
Technology » Hardware NAICS : 334220 SIC : 3571
Address
One Apple Park Way, Cupertino, CA, USA, 95014
Apple designs a wide variety of consumer electronic devices, including smartphones (iPhone), tablets (iPad), PCs (Mac), smartwatches (Apple Watch), AirPods, and TV boxes (Apple TV), among others. The iPhone makes up the majority of Apple's total revenue. In addition, Apple offers its customers a variety of services such as Apple Music, iCloud, Apple Care, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple Card, and Apple Pay, among others. Apple's products run internally developed software and semiconductors, and the firm is well known for its integration of hardware, software and services. Apple's products are distributed online as well as through company-owned stores and third-party retailers. The company generates roughly 40% of its revenue from the Americas, with the remainder earned internationally.
Executives
Kondo Chris officer: Principal Accounting Officer 1 INFINITE LOOP CUPERTINO CA 95014
Maestri Luca officer: Senior Vice President, CFO 1 INFINITE LOOP CUPERTINO CA 95014
Adams Katherine L. officer: SVP, GC and Secretary APPLE INC. 1 INFINITE LOOP CUPERTINO CA 95014
Williams Jeffrey E officer: COO ONE INFINITE LOOP CUPERTINO CA 95014
Cook Timothy D director, officer: Chief Executive Officer C/O APPLE INC ONE INFINITE LOOP CUPERTINO CA 95014
Jung Andrea director C/O APPLE INC ONE APPLE PARK WAY CUPERTINO CA 95014
Wagner Susan director C/O BLACKROCK, INC. 40 EAST 52ND STREET NEW YORK NY 10022
Bell James A director C/O THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY 2211 H.H. DOW WAY MIDLAND MI 48674
Levinson Arthur D director C/O GENENTECH INC 1 DNA WAY MS 49 SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO CA 94080-4990
Sugar Ronald D director 10877 WILSHIRE BLVD. SUITE 1650 LOS ANGELES CA 900274
Gore Albert Jr director C/O APPLE INC 1 INFINITE LOOP CUPERTINO CA 95014
Iger Robert A director C/O WALT DISNEY CO 500 S BUENA VISTA STREET BURBANK CA 91521-1062
Ahrendts Angela J officer: Senior Vice President 1 INFINITE LOOP CUPERTINO CA 95014
Srouji Johny officer: Senior Vice President 1 INFINITE LOOP CUPERTINO CA 95014
Federighi Craig officer: Senior Vice President 807 11TH AVENUE SUNNYVALE CA 94089

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