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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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Goldman Sachs ups Apple target to $750, expects 'solid' March quarter

04/18/2012, 03:04 pm

Goldman Sachs on Wednesday increased its price target for Apple stock to $750, and has advised investors to buy in prior to next week's earnings report.

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Apple expected to report sales of 33M iPhones, 12M iPads to start 2012

04/13/2012, 07:04 am

With Apple to report its earnings in just a week and a half, the company is projected to reveal sales of 33 million iPhones and 12 million iPads to kick off calendar 2012.

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Facebook expected to join Apple, Google & Microsoft on Nasdaq

04/06/2012, 08:04 am

Facebook's forthcoming initial public offering is expected to be offered on the Nasdaq Stock Market, joining a host of other major technology companies like Apple, Microsoft and Google.

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Apple share price exceeds Google's as its market cap reaches $590 billion

04/05/2012, 07:04 pm

Apple's share price closed today above $633, making the company's shares now slightly more expensive than Google's. Apple's market cap is now over $590 billion, however, nearly three times larger than Google's.

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Apple expected to become world's first trillion-dollar company by 2014

04/03/2012, 07:04 am

Shares of Apple have been projected to reach $1,000 in calendar year 2014, which would give the company a market capitalization of about a trillion dollars, making it the first company to ever reach that milestone.

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Apple's Q2 2012 earnings call to take place on April 24

04/03/2012, 02:04 am

Apple has announced that it will report its second fiscal quarter financial results on Tuesday, April 24 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific, 5:00 p.m. Eastern.

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JP Morgan significantly increases March quarter iPhone, iPad estimates

04/03/2012, 02:04 am

Investment bank J.P. Morgan has made "significant increases" to both its iPhone and iPad projections for the first quarter of calendar 2012 after research indicated "major upside potential" to Apple's sales numbers.

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Firm slaps $1001 target on Apple shares ahead of $100B integrated television opportunity

04/02/2012, 10:04 am

Arguing that Apple's dominance of the consumer electronics market is positioned to go unchecked for the foreseeable future, Topeka Capital Markets on Monday initiated coverage of the iPad maker with a staggering $1001 price target on the company's shares.

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Sudden 9% drop in Apple stock triggers temporary trading halt [u]

03/23/2012, 11:03 am

Trading of Apple was briefly halted on Wall Street Friday morning after the stock took a sudden and unexpected plunge of 9.4 percent.

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Apple's calls for repatriation tax holiday gain no traction with White House

03/20/2012, 04:03 pm

With some two-thirds of its cash hoard housed overseas, Apple would like a tax holiday to allow it to move that money back to the U.S., but its pleas have fallen on deaf ears at the White House.

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Evercore raises Apple price target to $750 on new dividend, iPad momentum

03/19/2012, 11:03 pm

Evercore Partners analyst Rob Cihra has raised his price target for shares of Apple to a record $750 in light of the company's new quarterly dividend and strong iPad demand.

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Apple stock closes past $600 milestone for first time

03/19/2012, 06:03 pm

Riding on a stock incentives plan and reports of record third-generation sales, Apple stock on Monday finally surged past the once elusive $600 barrier it has been tickling for the past few days.

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Quarterly dividend expected to expand Apple's shareholder base

03/19/2012, 11:03 am

With a higher-than-expected 1.8 percent yield, Apple's new $2.65 quarterly dividend is expected to expand its shareholder base to investors who previously passed on the stock because it did not pay out a dividend.

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Notes of interest from Apple's dividend & stock buyback conference call

03/19/2012, 09:03 am

Following Apple's announcement on Monday that it will pay a quarterly dividend of $2.65 per share as well as initiate a $10 billion share buyback program, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and investors.

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Apple to spend $45B over 3 years on dividend & share repurchase program

03/19/2012, 08:03 am

Later this year, Apple will initiate a dividend and share repurchase program, spending $45 billion over the next three years, the company announced on Monday.

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