Apple could still go higher after hitting $1.5 trillion valuation: Analyst

Apple’s (AAPL) market value hit a new all-time high on Wednesday, eclipsing $1.5 trillion, and making it the first U.S. company to ever hit that mark. And while the market is certain to have ups and downs, like the subsequent rout on Thursday, industry analysts still believe the iPhone maker has more than enough room to continue growing.

Wedbush analyst Dan Ives has pointed to Apple’s market capitalization hitting $2 trillion, and BofA Securities’ Wamsi Mohan upgraded the stock’s price target from $340 to $390 a day after Apple hit its new peak.

Apple CEO Tim Cook arrives to the global premiere for Apple’s “The Morning Show” at the Lincoln Center in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., October 28, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

So what’s driving Apple’s market performance? Well, its hundreds of millions of active users, wildly popular accessories, and its plethora of services are easily

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Zoom’s valuation has entered ‘uncharted territory:’ Analyst

Video conferencing giant Zoom (ZM) delivered a blow-out first quarter, but the stock’s “valuation is hard to justify,” warns Dan Romanoff, analyst at Morningstar.

Zoom’s revenue last quarter jumped 169% year over year as the COVID-19 pandemic forced people to work from home. Not only has Zoom’s customer base surged, so has its stock price. Year-to-date shares of Zoom are up more than 220%.

“We are in un-chartered territory model-wise after huge quarterly upside in the face of the COVID-19 recession along with sharply higher guidance,” wrote Romanoff, noting Morningstar raised its new fair value estimate on the stock from $62 to $116. Shares are currently trading around $220.

“We note shares have approximately tripled year to date thus far, so even  allowing for a complete model reset, we still cannot come close to supporting the current share price within the context of our DCF model,” wrote Romanoff. DCF

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