For most of 2012, Apple (AAPL) wasn’t just cream of the crop in the world of tech stocks, but arguably one of the hottest stocks out there … period.
And then the fall happened. From the start of the year to late September, AAPL stock soared over 70%. But after briefly topping the $700 mark in early autumn, shares of Apple stock began a downfall that wouldn’t find a bottom until the summer of 2013.
Of course, with 40% gains in the book since late June — double the gains of the tech stocks making up the Nasdaq — the question is whether Apple stock can build on its momentum and keep climbing in the new year.
So we asked a few InvestorPlace experts just that.
Is AAPL a smart buy heading into 2014? Read on to find out whether our top contributors think Apple stock is poison or ripe for the picking.