Apple Inc. is one of the most valuable company in the world! Right now Apple Inc. (AAPL) share price is at USD$126.74

At this price, Apple Inc. is valued at price-to-book ratio of 30.57 and a trailing distribution yield of 0.65%

With the current valuation, would I invest in it?

Let’s go through it using my 7 steps guide and see how I pick the Best United States Dividend Stocks.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) 5 Year Chart

As a quick recap, here are the 7 steps I use to pick the Best Dividend Stocks in the United States.

  1. Debt to Equity Ratio(Replaced by another metrics)
  2. Dividend Yield
  3. Dividend payout ratio
  4. EPS Growth Rate
  5. Return of Equity (ROE)
  6. Price-to-Book Ratio(Replaced by another metrics)
  7. MOAT

Recommended Read: Warren Buffet’s 5 Characteristics of a Good Dividend Paying Stock

BUSINESS BACKGROUND

Apple Inc. is founded by Steve Jobs in April 1976. Apple Inc. is the creator of everything “i”, iPhone, iPad etc. Apple Inc. designs, manufacture