FORTUNE -- Apple (AAPL) closed Friday with the stock still down 31% from its all time high of $705.07 set on Sept. 21, 2012, and down 8.65% for the year.
But as noted by Terry Gregory, who collects what he calls "useful stats" at AAPLInvestors.net, the stock has closed in the green five months out of seven this year, and seems to be zigging as the Dow zags.
But fasten your seatbelts. With expectations running high for the special event reportedly scheduled in 10 days, it could be another bumpy September.
Celebrating the three-year anniversary of Apple's tablet computer.
FORTUNE -- "Behold the Apple iFlop" was TheStreet's headline. Bill Gates declared it not quite there yet. Paul Thurrott called it "a high priced, unnecessary trinket." Dan Lyons was let down. Eric Schmidt couldn't see the difference between a tablet and a large phone. John Dvorak couldn't see anyone under 30 ever wanting one.
And those were some of the nicer things the early MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 3, 2013 2:03 PM ET
Even for a stock as volatile as Apple, Wednesday was a weird one
According to Terry Gregory, who keeps track of such things at AAPLInvestors.net, Apple (AAPL) was set to register its 8th highest close of all time -- $408.25 -- Wednesday before the selling started. By 4 p.m., it had fallen to $402.64 a share, its 19th highest close.
Gregory's one-word comment on Investor Village's AAPL Sanity board: "Ugh."
Subscribers to the theory of MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 29, 2011 8:24 AM ET
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