Apple is the lowest ranked stock among the marquee technology firms in the
United States based on the change in analyst sentiment, or Analysts Revision
Model (ARM), according to StarMine.
Apple’s global ARM score of 10 is well below Google Inc’s 34 and Microsoft
Corp’s 19 out of a possible 100. Nokia and Samsung have scores of 82 and 89,
Research in Motion Ltd has a perfect score of 100, according to the model,
which measures analysts’ revision of key indicators such as earnings and revenue
estimates and changes to their ratings.