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'iPhone SE' rumors spark hopes that Apple will continue to sell iPhone 5s at $350 or less

03/11/2016, 10:03 am

Analysts on Wall Street expect the new 4-inch "iPhone SE" may be priced at $450, taking the place of the entry-level iPhone 5s. But if Apple were to keep the iPhone 5s around at a cheaper price, it could allow the company to tap into new markets.

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New 4-inch iPhone expected to add $5.5 billion in sales for Apple

03/08/2016, 03:03 pm

Outlook from Apple's supply chain has prompted investment firm RBC Capital Markets to forecast that the anticipated new 4-inch iPhone will net 10 million additional handset sales this year.

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EU antitrust chief: 'don't hold your breath' for results of Apple-Ireland tax audit

03/07/2016, 09:03 am

The European Commission is unlikely to rule on the legality of Apple's tax arrangement with the Irish government any time in the near future, the EU's lead antitrust watchdog said on Monday.

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Apple predicted to increase quarterly dividend up to 10%, share buybacks up to $50B

03/04/2016, 09:03 am

Apple will revisit its capital return program in April, and investment firm Piper Jaffray believes the company will use the opportunity to increase both its quarterly dividend payout and share buyback allotment.

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Supply chain suggests Apple will ship 45M iPhones in June quarter, bolstered by new 4" model

03/01/2016, 09:03 am

iPhone shipments in the upcoming June quarter could be better than many investors on Wall Street expect, thanks largely to the anticipated launch of a new 4-inch model, according to the latest information from the company's supply chain.

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Conservative group to attack Apple over 'hypocrisy' on religious freedom during shareholder meeting

02/23/2016, 10:02 am

This week's Apple shareholder meeting will be livened up by a proposal from the right-wing National Center for Public Policy Research, which seeks to have the company "review and report" on its operations in "high-risk regions with poor human rights records" after CEO Tim Cook spoke out on the Indiana religious freedom laws last year.

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New 4" iPhone predicted to drive $5.5B in new sales for Apple in 2016

02/17/2016, 10:02 am

Apple's refreshed 4-inch iPhone is predicted by one analyst to add 10 million units to Apple's total handset sales this year, resulting in an additional $5.5 billion for the company in fiscal 2016.

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Carl Icahn, David Einhorn cut Apple positions amid hedge fund titration

02/16/2016, 07:02 pm

A series of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings reveal activist investor Carl Icahn and David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital both shed Apple stock in the fourth quarter of 2015 after bullish prospects

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Apple gears up for yet another bond sale to buy back stock, fund acquisitions

02/16/2016, 09:02 am

Apple's massive share buybacks continue, as the company notified the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday that it is planning up to a 10-part bond to further finance its capital return program, in addition to funding corporate acquisitions.

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Apple Inc. shares reach ex-dividend as it gears up to distribute $2.9 billion to shareholders

02/05/2016, 09:02 pm

On February 11, Apple will pay shareholders of record a quarterly dividend of $0.52 per share, but investors must have had settled ownership of the company's stock by Monday February 8 in order to qualify. Apple will pay out $2.898 billion in dividends on its outstanding shares for the quarter.

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Google surpasses Apple as world's most valuable company

02/01/2016, 05:02 pm

After beating Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter of 2015, Google umbrella company Alphabet usurped Apple as the most valuable company in the world on Monday in after hours trading.

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Wall Street adjusts Apple expectations after Tim Cook 'rips the Band-Aid off'

01/27/2016, 11:01 am

Though Apple had a respectable December quarter, the company's outlook for the following three months calls for iPhone sales to decline for the first time ever. Analysts on Wall Street responded by trimming their price targets, though most still believe investors should buy in.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q1 2016 conference call

01/26/2016, 05:01 pm

Apple's biggest quarter ever was something of a mixed bag for the company --it sold more iPhones than ever, but the company also expects revenues to fall next quarter. Following the announcement of its first quarter of fiscal 2016 results, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of interest follow.

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Apple sells 74.8M iPhones, rakes in $75.9B in revenue in company's biggest quarter ever

01/26/2016, 04:01 pm

The 2015 holiday shopping season was the biggest quarter in Apple's history, with profits of $18.4 billion earned thanks to yet another record performance for the iPhone.

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Wall Street expects $76.5B in revenue from Apple in record breaking holiday quarter

01/26/2016, 12:01 pm

Apple this afternoon is expected to reveal that it just concluded its biggest quarter in the company's history, with Wall Street watchers projecting an average of $76.5 billion in revenue from the holiday period.

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Apple's $59M Australian tax bill in the spotlight as international tax row continues

01/26/2016, 09:01 am

Apple Australia recorded a gross tax rate of slightly more than 1 percent in 2015, Australian government records indicate, focusing attention once again on the iPhone maker's international tax strategy.

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Apple returns to over $100 per share ahead of Q1 2016 earnings report

01/22/2016, 04:01 pm

Shares of AAPL closed above $100 on Friday, as investors bought in ahead of earnings and once again returned the iPhone maker's stock to three-digit territory.

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UBS sees record 75M holiday iPhone sales driven by Apple's lower priced models

01/20/2016, 02:01 pm

Investment firm UBS believes Apple sold a record number of iPhones during the just-concluded December quarter, but that fewer customers opted for Apple's high-end models when compared to a year prior, based on new market research.

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Shareholder motion asks Apple to aim for net-zero greenhouse gases by 2030

01/14/2016, 03:01 pm

A measure coming up for voting by Apple shareholders asks Apple to explore options for achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions -- for both its own operations and major suppliers -- by 2030.

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Merrill Lynch upgrades AAPL to 'Buy,' says worries factored into current price

01/12/2016, 03:01 pm

Bank of America Merrill Lynch upgraded Apple stock from "Neutral" to "Buy" on Tuesday, with an analyst at the firm suggesting that any worries about channel or supply chain checks are already factored into share prices.

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