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Apple PS Ratio (TTM):

3.803 for Oct. 18, 2017
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Oct. 18, 2017 3.803
Oct. 17, 2017 3.808
Oct. 16, 2017 3.794
Oct. 13, 2017 3.726
Oct. 12, 2017 3.702
Oct. 11, 2017 3.715
Oct. 10, 2017 3.700
Oct. 9, 2017 3.698
Oct. 6, 2017 3.686
Oct. 5, 2017 3.688
Oct. 4, 2017 3.642
Oct. 3, 2017 3.666
Oct. 2, 2017 3.650
Sept. 29, 2017 3.658
Sept. 28, 2017 3.638
Sept. 27, 2017 3.660
Sept. 26, 2017 3.634
Sept. 25, 2017 3.573
Sept. 22, 2017 3.605
Sept. 21, 2017 3.640
Sept. 20, 2017 3.704
Sept. 19, 2017 3.767
Sept. 18, 2017 3.766
Sept. 15, 2017 3.794
Sept. 14, 2017 3.756
Sept. 13, 2017 3.789
   
Sept. 12, 2017 3.817
Sept. 11, 2017 3.833
Sept. 8, 2017 3.764
Sept. 7, 2017 3.827
Sept. 6, 2017 3.842
Sept. 5, 2017 3.846
Sept. 1, 2017 3.893
Aug. 31, 2017 3.892
Aug. 30, 2017 3.876
Aug. 29, 2017 3.866
Aug. 28, 2017 3.832
Aug. 25, 2017 3.794
Aug. 24, 2017 3.780
Aug. 23, 2017 3.796
Aug. 22, 2017 3.792
Aug. 21, 2017 3.731
Aug. 18, 2017 3.738
Aug. 17, 2017 3.746
Aug. 16, 2017 3.820
Aug. 15, 2017 3.835
Aug. 14, 2017 3.794
Aug. 11, 2017 3.737
Aug. 10, 2017 3.686
Aug. 9, 2017 3.822
Aug. 8, 2017 3.799

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About Price to Sales Ratio

The price to sales ratio (PS ratio) is calculated by dividing stock price by the revenue per share. It is most useful for comparing companies within a sector or industry because "normal" values for this ratio vary from industry to industry. In general, low price to sales ratios are more appealing because they suggest that a company is undervalued.

An example illustrating why PS ratios should not be compared across industries: On June 21, 2010, Starbucks had a PS ratio of 1.12 while Yahoo! had a PS ratio of 2.56. In other words, Yahoo! shareholders were paying $2.56 for $1 of sales while Starbucks shareholders would only pay $1.12 for $1 of sales. However, at that same moment, the two companies' price to earnings ratios were virtually identical (Starbucks: 28.09 and Yahoo!: 27.78). Hence, shareholders were paying nearly the same amount for $1.00 in earnings. The PS ratios, though, are less comparable since Yahoo!'s profit margins are much higher than that of Starbucks.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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AAPL PS Ratio (TTM) Benchmarks

Companies
Cisco Systems 3.526
Applied Materials 4.345
Intel 3.170

AAPL PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 2.187 Apr 19 2013
Maximum 4.004 Feb 23 2015
Average 3.053

AAPL PS Ratio (TTM) Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: ps_ratio
  • Latest data point: =YCP("AAPL", "ps_ratio")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("AAPL", "ps_ratio", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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