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Topic: Piper Jaffray

New deals seen tripling Apple's addressable market for iPhone

05/12/2008, 12:05 pm

A flurry of new agreements between Apple and international wireless carriers has given American Technology Research higher conviction in the iPhone's near-term growth prospects, prompting an analyst at the firm to raise his price target on the company for the second time in as many weeks.


Apple's ultra-thin MacBook Air also slim on profits?

04/24/2008, 10:04 am

In its determination to deliver the world's thinnest notebook, Apple admitted to sacrificing some speed and versatility, but a new analysis suggests that it may have given up some early profits as well.


Piper: German iPhone cut clearing inventory ahead of 3G launch

04/04/2008, 01:04 pm

Investment bank Piper Jaffray said Friday it has confirmed a T-Mobile Germany price cut on the 8GB iPhone from 399 to 99, adding that it's a sign Apple is looking to drain existing inventories ahead of 3G iPhone launch no later than June.


Report: sub-$200 WiFi touchscreen iPods from Apple by holidays

04/02/2008, 10:04 am

Investment bank Piper Jaffray said Wednesday it disagrees with the consensus on Wall Street that growth in Apple Inc.'s iPod business will screech to a halt this year, saying new products like a sub-$200 wireless touchscreen model will allow the company to grow the segment at moderate levels for the foreseeable future.


Sub-$300 iPhone, 3G model seen driving 45M unit sales in 2009

03/31/2008, 10:03 am

Investment bank Piper Jaffray is out with a bullish research note on Apple today predicting a diversification of the iPhone line into a multi-tiered family of handsets that will combine for sales of 45 million units next year.


iPhone SDK evidence Apple has learned from past mistakes

03/07/2008, 10:03 am

The iPhone software developers kit (SDK) introduced by Apple on Thursday is proof the company is determined not to replicate mistakes made during the onset of its Mac platform, investment bank Piper Jaffray said Friday.


Report: iPod shipments tracking towards first yearly decline

02/25/2008, 06:02 pm

Shipments of Apple's iPod digital music players could see their first yearly decline come the end of the company's March quarter, investment bank Piper Jaffray said Monday.


Growth potential seen in steadily maturing iPod market

02/20/2008, 09:02 am

Though growth in Apple's iPod unit shipments has been declining since the end of 2006, price cuts like those applied to the iPod shuffle on Tuesday and cheaper Internet-capable models down the line should help the company reverse course and maintain a steady rate of growth through 2009, says one Wall Street analyst.


Apple seen introducing cheaper, more innovative Wi-Fi iPods

01/29/2008, 09:01 am

With market data clearly showing a deceleration in growth of the standalone MP3 player market, Apple Inc. will reportedly strive to maintain growth in its iPod business by introducing a range of cheaper, more innovative models that incorporate touch-screens and multi-touch technology.


Piper: over half million "missing" iPhones likely in channel

01/25/2008, 03:01 pm

With Apple having announced iPhone shipments far in excess of reported activations, the ongoing debate about exactly what happened to all those other "missing" units continued on Friday, with investment bank Piper Jaffray weighing in with its own explanation.


Apple stock drop seen as latest buying opportunity

01/23/2008, 09:01 am

Tuesday's sharp decline in Apple's share price is just the latest opportunity for investors to buy into or increase their positions in the multi-faceted electronics company, say analysts at investment bank Piper Jaffray.


Piper Jaffray reduces December quarter iPod estimate

01/22/2008, 10:01 am

Investment bank Piper Jaffray on Tuesday reduced its fiscal first quarter iPod sales estimate for Apple Inc. by approximately 2 million units in light of preliminary sales data that suggests December month sales fell slightly short of expectations.


Wall Street analysts weigh in on Apple's Macworld announcements

01/16/2008, 02:01 pm

Wall Street's usual suspects have started to weigh in on Apple's Macworld announcements, with most speaking favorably of what company chief executive Steve Jobs laid out on Tuesday. However, at least one analyst was skeptical about the potential for the new MacBook Air.


Mac sales up over 40 percent year-over-year

01/14/2008, 04:01 pm

Apple later this month is expected to announce fiscal first quarter revenues of nearly $10 billion for the three-month period ending December, fueled largely by the ongoing resurgence of the company's personal computer business, according to one Wall Street analyst.


Resounding Apple presence evident at this year's CES conference

01/09/2008, 10:01 am

Despite its absence from the conference, Apple's impact on this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is evident from a quick stroll around the showroom floor, say analysts for investment bank Piper Jaffray who are on hand as observers.


Piper sees iTunes rentals, new breed of Apple touch games in 08

12/17/2007, 12:12 pm

For Apple, 2007 may in some ways represent the very beginning of a new standard in innovation, with 2008 likely giving way to a slew of new Mac models in addition to fresh initiatives like an iTunes movie rental service and a new class of touch-based games, according to investment bank Piper Jaffray.


iPhone on right track, but won't knock iPod sales yet -- report

12/10/2007, 05:12 pm

In spite of its convergence appeal, the iPhone won't yet carve into the iPod's success -- but it checks off many of the boxes needed for a future windfall, according to an investor note from analyst firm Piper Jaffray.


Rumors: iPhone update to add disk mode, iCar project on hold

12/06/2007, 12:12 pm

A forthcoming iPhone software update will add features such as voice recording and disk mode, according to an unconfirmed report from an overseas publication. Meanwhile, a previously rumored relationship between Apple and Volkswagen appears to have never made it to first base.


Piper ups likelihood of ultra-portable at Macworld, comments on iPhone

11/30/2007, 10:11 am

Investment bank Piper Jaffray said Friday it now believes there is as an 85 percent likelihood that Apple at the upcoming Macworld Expo in January will finally take the wraps off its long-rumored ultra-portable MacBook.


Apple stores having 'gravitational pull' on mall shoppers - report

11/26/2007, 09:11 am

Analysts for investment bank Piper Jaffray spent six hours this past weekend monitoring traffic at mall-based Apple retail stores and found that the shops exerted a gravitational pull on shoppers who came within 25 feet of the entranceways.