Which of These Top 5 Most-Active Stocks have the Strongest Earnings Trends?
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Current Price $474.98
|Revenue ($) in millions||37,490||42,900||65,220||108,250||156,510|
|Diluted EPS ($)||6.78||9.08||15.15||27.68||44.15|
These are impressive numbers from Apple, with solid growth on the topline and EPS year over year.
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||46,330||39,190||35,020||35,970||54,510|
|Diluted EPS ($)||13.87||12.30||9.32||8.66||13.81|
Although EPS fell every quarter until September 2012, it definitely bounced back in the latest quarter. Apple certainly makes the list…