Samsung Electronics Turns to No 1 in Smartphones Market; Leads Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) – AAPL, DELL, HPQ, SNDK
Suwon, South Korea-based Samsung Electronics Co recovered the lead in smart phones from Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) in the Q1 of 2012.
Samsung Electronics sells almost 13 smart phones with screens size various from 2.8 inches on the Replenish to 5.3 inches on the Galaxy Note. Apple, which has forever believed in a limited number of models, unveils only a 3.5-inch screen on its two latest iPhones. Samsung is testing the tablet market also with a comparable arrangement.
The different tactics and the success of Samsung have directed analysts comprising London-based Neil Mawston at Strategy Analytics to think that Apple will have to increase its variety at some point.
Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) decrease -2.59% to settle at $15.81, Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) moved down -0.86% to end at $24.27 while SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) plunged -1.88% to finish on Friday at $35.94.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on May 04, 2012 it decrease -2.85% to the closing price of $565.25. The overall volume in the last trading session was 18.93 million shares. Its fifty two week range was $310.50-$644.00. The total market capitalization remained $528.54 billion.
AAPL is ahead its 52 week low with +82.05% and moving down from its 52 week high price with -12.23%. AAPL last month stock price volatility remained 2.82%. In its share capital AAPL has 935.06 million outstanding shares among them 934.45 million shares have been floated in market exchange. AAPL stock institutional ownership remained 70.32% while insider ownership included 0.03%.
The stock price of AAPL is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -5.77% and remote positively from 50 days moving average with -3.27%. AAPL current year earnings per share experienced an addition with +82.63% while its current quarter performance remained +22.97%. Company’s average beta coefficient included 1.24. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.