Above Avalon Episode 137: A Cheaper Buyback

Given the magnitude of its buyback program, excess cash position, and free cash flow generation, no other public company is in as good of a position as Apple to benefit from stock market turmoil. Episode 137 is focused on how Apple can leverage its buyback program to take advantage of stock market dislocations. The discussion begins with my thoughts on the recent weakness in AAPL shares. We then look back at previous AAPL stock downturns to find a few similarities and takeaways. The discussion turns to Apple’s share buyback and the impact a change in stock price has on Apple’s buyback activity. Additional topics include Apple buyback scenarios, valuation, and the irrationality found in comparing a company’s stock price to its underlying health. Receive my analysis and perspective on Apple throughout the week by becoming an Above Avalon member and receiving exclusive daily updates. To become a member, visit AboveAvalon.com/membership.   

Links:

Leveraging Apple’s Share Buyback (weekly article)

Above Avalon Episode 90: Buying Back 50% of Apple (podcast)

Above Avalon Episode 41: Apple’s Record Stock Buyback (podcast)

Apple Earnings Model Access (for Above Avalon members)

Apple’s Leadership Structure Under Tim Cook and Jony Ive (quarterly report)

Above Avalon Gifts

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