Do Apple’s Top Institutional Shareholders Agree With This JPMorgan Analyst?

Apple(NASDAQ:AAPL):JPMorgan’sMark Moskowitz left a significant note for investors today, in which he believes that Apple is on the verge of a major leveraging up, and maytake on as much as$15 billion to $20 billion in debt, while bumping the dividend yield to 4 percent. Moskowitz also anticipates earnings to be beat this quarter, as he defends the stock which fell below $400 on Wednesday for the first time since December of 2011.

These institutional firms indicated owning shares of Apple Inc.in Q1 2013. They reported owning a total of 120.887 million shares on 03/31/2013. The shares closed at $442.66 on 03/31/2013.

Here are the ten largest positions in Apple Inc. at the end of March 31st, 2013.

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Vanguard Group Inc held 43,247,824 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $19,144,081,930. This brought the portfolio total to 2.1%.

Blackrock Institutional Trust Company N.A. held 25,668,431 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $11,362,387,760. This brought the portfolio total to 2.33%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. held 12,562,591 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $5,560,956,578. This brought the portfolio total to 1.77%.

Blackrock Fund Advisors held 8,888,900 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $3,934,760,507. This brought the portfolio total to 1.51%.

Blackrock Group Ltd held 6,689,923 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $2,961,361,340. This brought the portfolio total to 2.19%.

Blackrock Inc. held 2,365,552 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $1,047,135,257. This brought the portfolio total to 2.02%.

Blackrock Investment Management LLC held 2,294,066 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $1,015,491,264. This brought the portfolio total to 1.77%.

Blackrock Advisors LLC held 1,809,048 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $800,793,194. This brought the portfolio total to 0.8%.

BMO Financial Corp. held 1,790,376 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $792,527,847. This brought the portfolio total to 1.4%.

Fisher Asset Management LLC held 1,500,784 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $664,337,000. This brought the portfolio total to 1.77%.

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