Aurora Private Wealth Inc. grew its stake in shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 6.3% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 473,189 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock after buying an additional 26,798 shares during the quarter. Apple accounts for approximately 4.0% of Aurora Private Wealth Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 23rd biggest holding. Aurora Private Wealth Inc. owned about 0.29% of Apple worth $30,484,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Weybosset Financial Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of Apple by 56.7% during the 4th quarter. Weybosset Financial Advisors LLC now owns 41,415 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock valued at $2,492,000 after buying an additional 14,747 shares during the period. Bessemer Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Apple by 60.2% during the 4th quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 22,773 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock valued at $1,288,000 after buying an additional 8,980 shares during the period. Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Apple by 21.0% during the 4th quarter. Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc. now owns 3,129 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock valued at $225,000 after buying an additional 586 shares during the period. Independence Bank of Kentucky grew its position in shares of Apple by 6.3% during the 4th quarter. Independence Bank of Kentucky now owns 13,924 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock valued at $829,000 after buying an additional 860 shares during the period. Finally, Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of Apple by 1.6% during the 4th quarter. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC now owns 98,473 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock valued at $6,750,000 after buying an additional 1,600 shares during the period. 45.52% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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AAPL opened at $184.74 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.34, a current ratio of 1.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.92. Apple Inc. has a 12 month low of $153.31 and a 12 month high of $207.47. The company has a market capitalization of $1,100.85 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.79, a PEG ratio of 1.30 and a beta of 1.13.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 31st. The iPhone maker reported $2.91 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.80 by $0.13. Apple had a return on equity of 37.60% and a net margin of 21.65%. The business had revenue of $84.90 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $84.20 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $2.07 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, research analysts forecast that Apple Inc. will post 13.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $210.00 price objective on shares of Apple and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, January 18th. Scotiabank restated a “buy” rating and issued a $225.00 price objective on shares of Apple in a research note on Friday, January 18th. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $245.00 price objective on shares of Apple in a research note on Friday, January 18th. Macquarie reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $222.00 price objective on shares of Apple in a research note on Friday, January 18th. Finally, KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $245.00 price objective on shares of Apple in a research note on Thursday, January 17th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-four have