No. of Recommendations: 0
Apple is one of the best run US companies, has great products, and continues to do very well. Personally I think every investor should own some. Compared to other growth companies its price earnings ratio is a modest 17. Apple is not over priced.

Still as others have pointed out, Apple cannot go on growing forever. So buyers need to keep an eye on it and may eventually decide it is time to sell. But at discount broker commissions, that is not a big deal. It is one you hope you can put away and let it continue to grow for another 10 to 20 years.

As for the retirement aspect, yes it should be part of a diversified portfolio, but for many there should be room for Apple in the mix.
Print the post  


The Retirement Investing Board
This is the board for all discussions related to Investing for and during retirement. To keep the board relevant and Foolish to everyone, please avoid making any posts pertaining to political partisanship. Fool on and Retire on!
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.