Apple had its IPO (initial public offering) on December 12, 1980, at $22.00 per share, trading under the ticker AAPL. Since then, there have been five stock splits, so if you compare the current market price, the split-adjusted IPO price was 10 cents. Here is Apple’s stock split history: – 2-for-1 basis on June 16, 1987 – 2-for-1 basis on June 21, 2000 – 2-for-1 basis on February 28, 2005 – 7-for-1 basis on June 9, 2014 – 4-for-1 basis on August 28, 2020
- Apple is a huge brand. Apple has built a reputation for quality products, and in many cases, these products are seen as a status symbol. - A tightly-knit ecosystem of products. Over the years, Apple has done an excellent job of creating products that work together so well that it is easy to keep buying Apple and hard to leave once you are inside the ecosystem. - An industry leader in innovation. Apple prioritizes user experience, whether that’s in its software or hardware.