4 Signs that It's Time to Sell Apple Stock

Both the company and the shares have continued their amazing run since the death of Steve Jobs. Watch for these factors that could take the shine off Apple in the future.

Shares of Apple (symbol AAPL) skyrocketed after the company’s Christmas-quarter results made it clear that demand for Apple’s products didn’t diminish following the death last October of founder Steve Jobs. But with the stock jumping 36% so far this year, and with Apple’s market value surpassing $500 billion, you might be wondering whether this run can last.

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Kathy Kristof
Contributing Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Kristof, editor of SideHusl.com, is an award-winning financial journalist, who writes regularly for Kiplinger's Personal Finance and CBS MoneyWatch. She's the author of Investing 101, Taming the Tuition Tiger and Kathy Kristof's Complete Book of Dollars and Sense. But perhaps her biggest claim to fame is that she was once a Jeopardy question: Kathy Kristof replaced what famous personal finance columnist, who died in 1991? Answer: Sylvia Porter.