08/27/2013, 07:08 pm
Filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday reveal Apple executives Tim Cook and Eddy Cue exercised stock options last week, though only Cue opted to sell a portion of his vested stock for a total of $12.4 million.
08/26/2013, 02:08 pm
A new report reveals hedge fund investors turned back to Apple for investments in the last quarter, making the Cupertino company the most-held stock among those investors.
08/22/2013, 03:08 pm
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who owns a major stake in Apple, is planning to discuss expanding the company's share buyback program with Chief Executive Tim Cook next month.
08/21/2013, 02:08 pm
Investment firm UBS sees shares of Apple rising more than 10 percent in the near future based on the potential for a lower-cost iPhone to make a big splash in the Chinese smartphone market.
08/20/2013, 02:08 pm
Institutional investors appeared to have lost some faith in Apple's performance last quarter, as a new examination shows that their holdings in the iPhone maker dropped 4 percent over the period.
08/19/2013, 12:08 pm
If Apple were to heed the advice of investor Carl Icahn and increase its share buyback program, it could have a quick and significant effect on the company's stock, a new analysis has found.
08/16/2013, 07:08 pm
Apple senior vice presidents Phil Schiller and Dan Riccio sold company stock worth over $20.4 million this week, with Schiller's sale accounting for nearly $18.6 million, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
08/16/2013, 03:08 am
Over the past fifteen years, both Apple and Microsoft have invested in Apple, while Microsoft has also invested in itself. Here's a look at how those investments worked out, with particular attention to stock buybacks, a panacea certain billionaire investors are prescribing for Apple.
08/15/2013, 08:08 am
With billionaire investor Carl Icahn pushing for Apple to initiate a larger share buyback, RBC Capital Markets believes the iPhone maker could nearly double its current $60 billion in planned expenditures while maintaining a manageable level of debt in order to boost its share price.
08/14/2013, 10:08 pm
Apple is paying its shareholders another quarterly dividend on Thursday, but spending about $110 million less because it has bought back and retired 36 million shares over the June quarter.
08/14/2013, 04:08 pm
After taking over as Microsoft's chief executive in 2000, Steve Ballmer presided over the liquidation of Apple's stock his company had acquired three years earlier in its $150 million investment in Apple. In retrospect, that was a fantastically bad idea.
08/14/2013, 12:08 pm
With Apple apparently set to debut its latest iPhone models at a media event on Sept. 10, and strong support from a high-profile billionaire investor, the company's stock surged beyond the $500 mark on Wednesday, the first time it has crossed that threshold since January 23.
08/14/2013, 05:08 am
A surprise tweet by Carl Icahn on Tuesday voluntarily disclosed a "large position" in Apple, but this week all institutional investment managers face a deadline for reporting their holdings of securities worth at least $100 million.
08/13/2013, 02:08 pm
Shares in Apple, Inc. have crossed above their 200 day moving average for the first time since plunging below the key indicator last fall.
08/13/2013, 02:08 pm
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn spoke with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook on Tuesday about potentially increasing the company's share buyback program, while also revealing his holding company currently has a "large position" in the iPhone maker.
08/12/2013, 03:08 pm
Investment firm Needham & Company cut its price target for shares of Apple from $710 to $595 on Monday, citing growing competition in both of the company's key markets: phones and tablets.
08/08/2013, 01:08 pm
Next Thursday, Apple will pay "shareholders of record" its quarterly dividend of $3.05 per share, but new investors needed to buy the company's stock by the market's close yesterday to qualify.
08/05/2013, 05:08 pm
As markets opened this morning, the Wall Street Journal noted Samsung lost over $1 billion in market value on news of U.S. veto of its import ban. Apple closed the day up $6.9 billion.
08/01/2013, 01:08 pm
Apple on Thursday once again became the most valuable company in the world by market capitalization, pushing past Exxon Mobil as rumors of next-generation iPhones and iPads continue to heat up.
07/25/2013, 08:07 am
Apple's massive share buyback program was in full swing in the June quarter, when the company spent $16 billion on itself — enough to buy rival BlackBerry three times over.