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Apple gearing up to pay out $2.5 billion in dividends on Thursday

08/14/2012, 01:08 pm

Flush with billions in cash it simply can't spend fast enough, Apple has begun the process of issuing its first quarterly dividend to shareholders in 17 years.

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Wall Street anticipating huge holiday quarter after Apple disappoints

07/25/2012, 08:07 am

Though Apple fell short of market expectations with its third-quarter earnings on Tuesday, analysts on Wall Street still have great expectations for the company during the 2012 holiday shopping season.

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Apple announces shareholder dividend payout to occur August 16, 2012

07/24/2012, 07:07 pm

Apple has announced that its shareholders of record on August 13, 2012 will be paid a quarterly dividend of $2.65 per share on August 16, beginning the regular distribution of about $2.5 billion of the company's huge cash pile directly to its investors every three months.

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Apple attributes growth slowdown to sluggish economy, rumors of new products

07/24/2012, 05:07 pm

Despite posting $8.8 billion in profits and selling a record 17 million iPads, Apple's third quarter of fiscal 2012 is seen by the market as a disappointment. When asked what challenges the company faced during the quarter, a weak global economy and rumors of new products were cited by executives as two of the biggest headwinds faced by Apple.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q3 2012 conference call

07/24/2012, 05:07 pm

A record quarter for the iPad was the stand-out performance of Apple's third quarter of fiscal 2012. Following Tuesday's earnings release, the company held a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of interest follow.

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Apple's profits rise 20% on sales of 26M iPhones, 17M iPads, and 4M Macs

07/24/2012, 04:07 pm

Apple said Tuesday that third-quarter profits rose just over 20 percent to $8.8 billion, or $9.32 per diluted share, on sales of $35.0 billion for the three-month period ended June 30, 2012.

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Apple earnings preview: Big quarter expected for iPad, iPhone forecasts vary

07/23/2012, 08:07 pm

On Tuesday Apple will report earnings for its third quarter of fiscal 2012, and analysts expect the iPad will be in a position to set new records, while consensus on the iPhone is more divided.

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Apple's Q3 2012 results call scheduled for Tuesday

07/20/2012, 01:07 pm

Apple will be announcing the results of its fiscal third quarter in a conference call scheduled for Tuesday July 24. AppleInsider will provide live coverage.

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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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