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Morgan Stanley: New iPhone makes AAPL a second half 2012 top pick

07/17/2012, 01:07 am

In a research note sent to investors on Tuesday, Morgan Stanley called the upcoming launch of Apple's much-rumored next-generation iPhone "one of the most significant product cycles in two years," and expects the device to lead a strong fourth quarter performance.

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Domestic data shows Mac sales down 10% in June quarter

07/16/2012, 06:07 pm

According to the most recent U.S. sales data from NPD, Apple's Mac sales ended the June quarter down 10 percent from the same period one year ago though momentum from WWDC's MacBook lineup refresh could carry growth of 5 percent.

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Investors advised to own Apple stock ahead of June quarter earnings

07/16/2012, 08:07 am

With Apple's quarterly earnings report just over a week away, one prominent analyst is recommending that investors buy in before the stock rockets to $910.

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Apple to post fiscal Q4 miss on cannibalized Mac sales, analyst says

07/10/2012, 04:07 pm

In a note to investors on Tuesday investment firm BMO Capital forecast Apple to post a significant miss for its fourth fiscal quarter of 2012 as Mac sales continue to be cannibalized by the company's popular iPad tablet line.

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Apple's Q3 2012 earnings call scheduled for July 24

07/02/2012, 05:07 pm

Apple on Monday announced that it will report its financial earnings results for the third quarter 2012 on Tuesday, July 24 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific, 5:00 p.m. Eastern.

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Wells Fargo resumes coverage of Apple ahead of 'biggest product cycle' ever

06/27/2012, 09:06 pm

Wells Fargo Securities announced on Wednesday that it will resume coverage of Apple as it expects the 2012 iPhone to drive the "largest product cycle in consumer electronics' history" when it arrives later this year.

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Apple's 2012 profits forecast to be highest of any public company ever

06/18/2012, 11:06 am

This year, Apple could generate the highest annual net income of any publicly traded company in history, according to one Wall Street analyst.

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Apple to account for bulk of S&P 500's Euro zone growth in Q2

06/09/2012, 03:06 am

Apple's second quarter European region revenue is expected to see a 32.3 percent surge that will eclipse all other S&P 500 companies, a surprising statistic given the economic situation in the region.

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Apple tops Goldman Sachs VIP list for hedge fund holdings

05/25/2012, 11:05 am

A new list from Goldman Sachs puts Apple at the top of a list of the most important stocks for hedge funds.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook declines RSU dividends worth over $75M

05/24/2012, 06:05 pm

It was learned through Apple's 8-K filing with the SEC on Thursday that CEO Tim Cook specifically declined to be included in a dividend award program being offered to those employees who hold restricted stock units (RSUs).

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Apple's mammoth size said to dictate tech investment strategies

05/22/2012, 05:05 pm

The sheer size and reach that Apple has come to enjoy over the past few years has forced some analysts to assess tech companies not only based on merits, but how they line up with the iPad maker's current and future plans.

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Analysis: Now is the time to buy Apple stock

05/17/2012, 02:05 pm

Since 2006, independent analyst and AppleInsider contributor Andy Zaky of Bullish Cross has only published four total public buy ratings on Apple stock. Read why on Thursday, he initiated his fifth buy rating for Apple, and first in 11 months.

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Apple rumored to be in talks to acquire German HDTV maker Loewe

05/12/2012, 02:05 pm

Apple is said to be negotiating to acquire Loewe AG, a manufacturer and distributor of televisions, audio components and integrated entertainment systems, with a final decision expected to be announced by the end of this week.

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Wall Street: Q2 earnings prove Apple is beginning 'international growth story'

04/25/2012, 01:04 am

After Apple announced record March quarter earnings of $11.6 billion, Wall Street watchers responded enthusiastically, with one analyst calling it proof of the beginning of an "international growth story" for the company.

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Apple continues to face supply constraints with new iPad

04/24/2012, 07:04 pm

Due to overwhelming worldwide demand, customers hoping to buy a new iPad may see longer than usual wait times in some markets as Apple fights to ramp up supply.

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Tim Cook would rather settle litigation, but will defend Apple IP

04/24/2012, 06:04 pm

In Apple's Q2 2012 earnings conference call on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook responded to a question regarding ongoing worldwide patent litigation by saying that he would like to settle but will continue to defend the company's inventions.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q2 2012 conference call

04/24/2012, 04:04 pm

Apple got off to a record start to the year in 2012, with sales of 35.1 million iPhones propelling the company to its best-ever second fiscal quarter. Following the release of its second-quarter results, Apple executives participated in a conference call, and notes of interest follow.

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Apple profits surge 94% on sales of 35.1M iPhones, 11.8M iPads

04/24/2012, 04:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced its best-ever second fiscal quarter, as the company saw its earnings rise 94 percent to $11.6 billion, or $12.30 per diluted share, on quarterly revenue of $39.19 billion.

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Strong Apple earnings expected to offset recent 'profit taking'

04/23/2012, 11:04 am

A recent downturn in Apple's stock has been dismissed as simply "profit taking" ahead of this week's earnings report, in which Apple is expected to exceed Wall Street expectations.

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iPhone, iPad momentum may prompt Apple to give less conservative guidance

04/20/2012, 08:04 am

In its quarterly earnings call next week, Apple's guidance for the current June quarter may be less conservative than usual, thanks to particularly strong sales of both the iPhone and iPad.

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