Apple stock rises above 50-day moving average as sentiment turns positive

“Apple stock climbed above its 50-day moving average on Thursday, providing evidence that investor sentiment may be turning positive,” Patrick Seitz reports for Investor’s Business Daily.

“Apple stock has been below its 50-day moving average for all but two days since it gave disappointing guidance for the June quarter on April 26,” Seitz reports. “In a research report Thursday, Drexel Hamilton analyst Brian White said the June quarter is likely to be the bottom in the sales cycle, profit cycle and iPhone unit cycle for Apple.”

“‘Given the rising macro concerns and another round of ‘gloom and doom’ circling Apple, the stock has come under more pressure over the past month and, we believe, represents an attractive buying opportunity,’ White said,” Seitz reports. “Apple is likely to get a boost from the coming iPhone 7 cycle, as owners of older-model iPhones upgrade, he said.”

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MacDailyNews Take: As we wrote back in April:

The second half of the year should look better than the first.

Study: Half of all current iPhone owners will upgrade to Apple’s next-gen iPhone – July 7, 2016


  1. The dark cloud will continue to hang over Apple investor’s heads while the rest of the tech stocks take off thanks to Tim Cook’s laid-back style. Apple would need to get really aggressive to increase revenue and iPhone sales alone isn’t going to cut it.

  2. “If something cannot go on forever, it will eventually stop.”

    I believe the Apple share price will come back in the due course of time (and other stocks will decline) when people eventually figure it out. Meanwhile, chill and enjoy the dividends.

    And let’s put it in perspective: I am totally amazed and very impressed that Apple is trading close to $700 per pre-split share. Wow! I remember when…

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