Some fundamental drivers such as market cap or Apple enterprice value can be analyzed from historical prospective to project value of the company into the future. Some investors analyze Apple valuation indicators such as Revenue Per Employee of 1.7 M or Average Assets of 61.1 B to time the market or to short-sell their positions based on the trend in valuation ratios. It is a perfect tool to project the direction of Apple future value. Financial Statement Analysis is much more than just reviewing and breaking down Apple prevalent accounting reports in order to predict its past. Macroaxis encourages investors to analyze financial statement over time for various trends across multiple indicators and accounts to determine whether Apple is a good buy for the upcoming year. Check also Trending Equities.
Enterprise ValueEnterprise Value (or EV) is usually referred to as Apple theoretical takeover price. In the event of an acquisition, an acquirer would have to take on Apple debt, but would also pocket its cash. Enterprise Value is more accurate representation of Apple value than its market capitalization because it takes into account all of Apple existing debt. Enterprise value is a measure of the value of a business as a whole; calculated as [MarketCap] plus [DebtUSD] minus [CashnEqUSD].
Market CapitalizationMarket capitalization (or market cap) is the total value of the shares outstanding of Apple. It is equal to Apple current share price times the number of Apple outstanding shares. Represents the product of [SharesBas]; [Price] and [ShareFactor].