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Unformatted text preview: Asset turnover. Return on assets (ROA). Return on common stockholders equity (ROCE). Briefly explain the trend in ROA and its components (profit margin and asset turnover). Also, briefly explain whether or not Apple is effectively using leverage. II. Go to the following web site: http://finance.yahoo.com Enter Apples stock symbol AAPL. Under the section MORE ON AAPL (left side of the page) select the items listed below and answer the following questions. a. Basic Chart What is the trend in AAPLs stock price so far this year (2008)? b. Competitors What statistic tells you that the market anticipates higher future growth for AAPL than it does for DELL? Explain. c. Analyst Opinion According to analysts, what is the mean target price for AAPL? d. Major Holders How many shares of AAPL does Steve Jobs own? (Now you know why he is smiling in the picture above)....
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- Fall '08