Apple Inc. (Apple) designs, manufactures and markets a range of personal computers, mobile communication and media devices, and portable digital music players, and sells a range of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. It’s products and services include Macintosh (Mac) computers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, Xserve, a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications, the Mac OS X and iOS operating systems, third-party digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, and a range of accessory, service and support offerings.
The Company sells its products globally through its retail stores, online stores, and direct sales force and third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. As of September 25, 2010, the Company had opened a total of 317 retail stores, including 233 stores in the United States and 84 stores internationally.
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The Financial Analysis of the Apple Inc further presents a complete ownership pattern of the Apple Inc which is very critical information in M&A activity in order for the management to plan the acquisition accordingly. The ownership pattern analysis is as declared at the last AGM of the organization unless fuelled by some exceptional activity mid-year.
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The report further presents the complete array of financial ratios of the company which points to the basic health of its activities and even goes a step further to present the efficiency of the company’s management. Some of the ratios as Price, Profitability, Liquidity, give a very accurate picture of the financial health of the company and are explained in detail in Aruvian’s R’search’s Financial Analysis.
Another key parameter which the report analyses is the position of the vis-à-vis it’s competition in the market. Apple Inc’s competitors analyzed in this report include:
International Business Machines Corporation
Research In Motion Limited
This analysis of the competitors helps the decision maker decide clearly what strategic position Apple Inc enjoys in the market currently and whether there is opportunity for the investor to take it further in the future or whether the firm’s competitors are too strong which means the firm will need more financial effort to move forward. This analysis enables the investor to decide the future course of action as well as make a guarded offer in lieu of the risks that the investor is about to undertake.
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