Is Apple’s stock a good investment for those lucky enough to have had a recent windfall? USA Today is offering advice to anyone that wants to dabble in Apple shares.

"Apple is a miracle stock," claims the US newspaper. "Its products are incredibly popular and its profitability is stellar. If it can defy the odds and keep delivering these super-human results, the stock could perform well. But rationally, the odds are not in Apple's favour."

The article takes the reader through four different steps in order to decide whether the stock is a good investment.