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Apple's run to $2 trillion may be too far, too fast, even according to analysts who love the company

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, speaks at the 2019 Dreamforce conference in San Francisco on November 19, 2019.
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Apple made history on Wednesday as the first U.S. company to pass $2 trillion in market cap, but the latest leg of the rally has made even some of its most ardent fans on Wall Street skittish.

The stock's meteoric 59% rise this year puts its price about 9% above its average Wall Street 12-month price target, according to FactSet. Over the past five years, the stock has rarely traded above that average target before eventually turning lower.

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