Stock movement: Currently Apple stock facing big challenge after the coronavirus outbreak in China hit Wall Street. The all-time high Apple stock closing price was 327.20 on February 12, 2020. The Apple 52-week high stock price is 327.85 and 52-week low stock price is 169.50. The average Apple stock price for the last 52 weeks is 229.94.
An important achievement in 2019 and beginning of 2020: In September 2019 the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max launched with superior cameras, matching or exceeding the photo quality of flagship Android smartphones in 2019. The main achievement in 2020 the company delivered strong fiscal first-quarter results on January end. The company posted earnings of $4.99 per share and revenue of $91.8 billion. Both beat analyst expectations, which were $4.54 EPS and revenue of around $88.43 billion.
Interesting Milestones in last decade: Apple was the first public company to reach $1tn, in August 2018, and is now more than a third of the way to a second trillion. In the past decade, we’ve seen the arrival of the iPad and the Apple Watch, while the iPhone has well and truly become popular worldwide. In 2019 Apple has gained more than 80% in value this was the strongest growth since 2009.
Stock movement: The all-time high Alphabet stock closing price was 1524.87 on February 19, 2020. The Alphabet 52-week high stock price is 1530.74 and 52-week low stock price is 1027.03. The average Alphabet stock price for the last 52 weeks is 1242.11.
Important achievement in 2019 and beginning of 2020: In 2019, Google revenue rose 18% to $161.8 billion. On December 3, 2019, Sundar Pichai, who was previously CEO of Google, took over as CEO of Alphabet from Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Other important milestones in 2019 are Google's new cloud gaming service, Stadia, launched on Nov. 19 and On Nov. 1 the company agreed to buy smart watch maker Fitbit for $2.1 billion.
On Jan. 16 2020, the Google stock joined Apple (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT) is boasting a $1 trillion market valuation. While the Alphabet’s total fourth-quarter revenue grew 17.3 per cent to $46.1bn, slightly below expectations.
Interesting Milestones in last decade: Alphabet stock is up an impressive 30%, marking its fourth-best annual performance of the decade. The company increases sales by nearly 20% by the end of the last decade at more than $160bn; they are now more than five times the level of 2010. Google soared through the 2010s, despite facing adversities such as its legal battle with the European Commission. Its 10-year return from January 2010 to December 2019 was an astounding 405%, and Alphabet was one of the hottest tech stocks of the decade.
Stock movement: In 2019 Amazon stock has surged over 30% and is currently trading $2153 with a market cap of $1.06 trillion. The stock all-time high closing price was 2170.22 on February 19, 2020. The Amazon 52-week high stock price is 2185.95 and 52-week low stock price is 1586.57. The average Amazon stock price for the last 52 weeks is 1837.34.
Important achievement in 2019 and beginning of 2020: Amazon brought in $45.7 billion in online store net sales in Q4 2019, besting its previous high of $39.8 billion from Q4 2018. In April 2019, it allocated $800 million to expand its one-day delivery program; the person behind that initiative was Maria Renz, Amazon’s vice president of global delivery experience, this helped to post strong fourth-quarter earnings.
In the company's recent earnings report in 2020, the online retail giant said net sales rose 20% to $280.5 billion in 2019. Amazon's fourth-quarter earnings per share of $6.47 far surpassed the average analyst estimate of $4.03.
Interesting Milestones in last decade: Over the past 10 years, Amazon has been valued at an average of 28.6 times its annual operating cash flow per share, with a low of 23.5 coming out of the Great Recession in 2010 to a high of 37 in 2013. As of Feb. 13, Amazon was valued at 28.1 times its 2019 cash flow per share, which is more or less in line with its decade-long average.
Stock movement: The Netflix stock all-time high closing price was 418.97 on July 09, 2018. The Netflix 52-week high stock price is 392.95 and 52-week low stock price is 252.28. The average Netflix stock price for the last 52 weeks is 331.07.
Important achievement in 2019 and beginning of 2020: Netflix’s stock opened for trading on January 2, 2019, at $259.28 and closed on December 31 at $323.57 – good for an approximate 25 per cent gain. On January 21, 2020, Netflix announced earnings per share (EPS) of $1.30 on revenue of $5.47 billion beating estimates.
Interesting Milestones in last decade: Netflix (NFLX) has taken a huge lead in subscription video on demand, from an online bookseller, the company has transformed into an e-commerce leader. Netflix transformed from a $7 stock in 2010 to a $300 stock today. Netflix earned a staggering 3,767% return over the last ten years, meaning an initial $100 investment would now be worth almost $4,000.
Stock movement: Tesla stock debuted at less than $20 a share in 2010. It hit $200 in 2014. And now, after strong deliveries in the fourth quarter and the successful launch of a new factory in China, it’s above $500 — giving the company the highest valuation of any U.S. carmaker ever. The stock all-time high closing price was 917.42 on February 19, 2020. The Tesla 52-week high stock price is 968.99 and 52-week low stock price is 176.99. The average Tesla stock price for the last 52 weeks is 319.20.
Important achievement in 2019 and beginning of 2020: In 2019 Tesla has gone up over 99% between June and December. The move started after the release of its third-quarter earnings report, which saw the company turn a surprise profit. At the beginning of 2020 U.S. electric car manufacturer Tesla has agreed to buy a property on the outskirts of Berlin, which will be a step closer to opening its first European factory, Tesla confirmed the deal to buy the area covered by an expansive forest for 40.91 million euros. The factory plans to start production by July 2021 with the aim to produce 150,000 vehicles initially and later on ramp-up to build 500,000 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles per year.
Interesting Milestones in last decade: Since its IPO in 2010, Tesla has skyrocketed 1,683%. No automaker can match Tesla's growth after increasing 10 times since 2014. Tesla gained 22% in 2019, more than the 14% average for the 10 largest automakers. Since 2017, Tesla is No. 1 with a 99% return when the industry gained 24%.
Nobody knows the future or can accurately predict what will happen in 2020. While there is no certainty in terms of where the price will go for AGANT stocks, we can be sure that there will be plenty of volatility and opportunity. The coronavirus is another important factor to consider. As Apple closes stores in China, Amazon vendors worry about a shortage of products and components from China, and Google battle to stem the tide of fake news and misinformation.