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Stock analysis: How Apple ranks as an investment

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Apple Inc. shares suffered a brutal fall from grace late last year and into 2013 – but shares over the last few months have largely treaded water.

The tech giant will report its latest earnings today, and the Street is expecting another quarter showing a year-over-year decline in earnings. Investors are anxiously hoping Apple will unveil a new product that will generate considerable tech buzz at a time when its iPhone is losing market share to aggressive rivals.

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This report provides a detailed analysis that investors may want to review before buying or selling the stock.

StockReports+ gives each stock an average score that combines the quantitative analysis of six widely-used investment decision-making tools: earnings, fundamentals, relative valuation, risk, price momentum and insider trading. Apple's average score is 7 out of 10.

Read more in this comprehensive report.

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