Stop Buying Apple Products And Start Buying Apple Stocks.

Stop Buying Apple Products And Start Buying Apple Stocks.

Tonight, Apple boss Tim Cook will disclose the results of the company’s third quarter. Analysts are predicting that Apple’s revenues have peaked 6% since this time last year. This is good news for investors who have found Apple to be very lucrative. 

Thanks to data from investedinstead.com, those of us with Apple products are going to regret not investing in Apple and just buying the products. If you look at the history of Apple’s share prices, investing was a better move than purchasing. 

1984

 

Popular Apple product at the time: The Macintosh (£2,000)

Apple share price then: $1.19

Apple stock in relation to product cost would now be worth: £700,000

1991

Popular Apple product at the time: PowerBook 100 (£1,700)

Apple share price then: $1.71

Apple stock in relation to product cost would now be worth: £155,000

This was Apple’s first crack at the portable computer industry, sales were slow to begin with, had naysayers invested they would be making a healthy profit. 

2001

Popular Apple product at the time: iPod (£300)

Apple share price then: $1.37

Apple stock in relation to product cost would now be worth: £38,000

The first iPod came out 16 years ago and you could hold over 1,000 of your favourite songs. Had you invested at this point,  today you could subscribe to Apple Music for 3,800 months.

2007

 

You could have bought: iPhone (£380)

Apple share price then: $15.6

Apple stock in relation to product cost would now be worth: £3,600

If you played it smart and didn’t queue up for hours on end on 29 June 2007, you would’ve called your stock broker and made an investment. Right now you would have enough money to buy whatever Apple is going to release next. 

2010

You could have bought: iPad (£380)

Apple share price then: $31.2

Apple stock in relation to product cost would now be worth:  £1,845

At this point you are kicking yourself for making bad life decisions. 

Apple share price as of 31st July 2017: $149.5

 

 

 

 

 

 



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