Apple Inc., (AAPL Stock) price gained momentum in the last 4 intraday sessions ahead of the news hovering in the market. The much anticipated Apple products, the iPhone and Apple Watch unveilings are on the way creating a buzz in the market. The buzzing news turned the sentiments bullish in the market and the stock price hiked.
Analysts of Goldman Sachs believe that the Tech Giant (AAPL) consistently attempts to enhance its iPhone and broaden its ecosystem of products making the price hike legitimate and sustainable. The continuous effort of the Apple company toward innovation gives a strong footing to justify the price increment.
The daily AAPL chart shows that the price has been in a continuous uptrend for the last 2 quarters. The price continuously maintained itself above the key moving averages indicating a strong uptrend prevailed.
The price made continuous efforts to reach a $200 level and observed a profit booking ahead of the recent quarterly which dragged the price down to a $170 level. The buyers then again turned aggressive and halted the decline.
The Analysts offering 1-year price forecasts for Apple Inc. have a max estimate of $240 and a minimum estimate of $160.
AAPL stock’s option-chain analysis states that the current implied volatility in the market is 19.61% with an increment of 0.06% in the last trading session. The option-chain data shows that the stock has major resistance at $188 and $190. The $188 strike has 27,083 open contracts on the call side against 9,412 open contracts on the PUT side indicating the domination of the sellers. The price might need to struggle to break above.
Apple Price Takes A Rebound From The $170 level
The price rebounded from the $170 level ahead of news that came as the unveilings of the iPhone and Apple watch which surged the price back to $180.
The analysts believe that the price may hike more as the sentiments are positive and so is the price trend. The stock has a resistance at $191 which may try to halt the price and the price might need some struggle to overcome it.
The Technical Indicators Show Strength Over The Charts
On the daily timeframe, the Apple price is trading above the key moving average indicating strength in the stock. The overall Technical Opinion rating including RSI and MACD is signaling a 64% buy with a weakening short-term outlook on maintaining the current direction.
AAPL stock price gained momentum ahead of the iPhone and Apple Watch unveilings. The price has been in a continuous uptrend for the last 2 quarters, staying above the key moving averages. The price rebounded from $170 to $180 after a profit booking. Analysts of Goldman Sachs say that Apple’s innovation justifies the price hike. Analysts have a max estimate of $240 and a min estimate of $160 for the next year. The price may face resistance at $191 and need some struggle to overcome it.
- Support levels: $175.53 and $169.69.
- Resistance levels: $191.60 and $197.12.
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