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Topic: Piper Jaffray

iPhone 4 and iPad shortages could temper upside to Apple's earnings

10/15/2010, 08:10 am

Apple, which will disclose earnings for its fourth fiscal quarter of 2010 on Monday, is expected to report profits in-line with Wall Street's estimates but may face trouble besting those predictions with its usual degree of flair due to shortages of two of its hottest products throughout the quarter.

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One third of high school students choosing Apple for next handset

10/05/2010, 07:10 pm

While a new wave of smart phones are believed to be chipping away at Apple's share of the portal media player market amongst high schoolers, interest in the company's iPhone among that same teenage demographic is up sharply since the launch of the iPhone 4 to a new all-time high.

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Licensing deal with Rovi seen as more evidence of Apple HDTV

09/20/2010, 02:09 pm

Apple's newly announced confidential deal with Rovi Corporation has been viewed by one prominent Wall Street analyst as more evidence of a connected HDTV, with live TV and DVR functionality, in the company's future.

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Apple on track to sell record 3.8M Macs in Sept. quarter

09/13/2010, 06:09 pm

New domestic sales data shows Apple is on pace to sell as many as 3.8 million Macs in the September quarter, up 23 percent from the same period a year ago.

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iPhone 4 antenna issue 'topical,' but users more interested in Verizon

09/08/2010, 08:09 am

A new survey of cell phone users found that 20 percent of potential buyers let the iPhone 4 antenna affect their purchasing decision, but three times as many expressed dismay that Apple's smartphone is not available on U.S. carrier Verizon.

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Piper: Sept. iPod, iTV announcements likely to boost Apple shares

08/25/2010, 04:08 pm

With Apple's annual media-centric keynote now set for Sept. 1, Piper Jaffray has advised investors to buy shares of AAPL prior to the event, citing past stock boosts after new iPods were unveiled.

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Apple's strong Q4 2010 guidance could be conservative

08/16/2010, 05:08 pm

Apple guided revenue for the September quarter 6 percent above consensus estimates, the highest differential over the Street in 17 years. However, that figure may still be conservative given current sales of Macs, new data shows.

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Anticipated Apple TV update seen as stepping stone for connected HDTV

08/16/2010, 08:08 am

Apple is expected to launch a new Apple TV in the coming months with limited storage, a lower price, and its own App Store, paving the way for an Internet-connected HDTV as soon as 2012.

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iPhone 4 remains sold out at half of Apple's US retail stores

08/12/2010, 08:08 am

The iPhone 4 remains in limited stock at Apple's U.S. retail stores seven weeks after its launch, suggesting that "antennagate" has done little to slow sales.

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Roundup: Apple impresses Wall Street with another 'stellar' quarter

07/21/2010, 08:07 am

Apple again exceeded expectations on Tuesday, when it reported its quarterly earnings, with record Mac sales and signs that the company can sustain its continued growth.

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iPhone 4 antenna fix could impact Apple's operating income by 1%

07/13/2010, 01:07 pm

The iPhone 4 antenna issue has reached a "boiling point," though investors in Apple should not overreact to the problem, a Wall Street analyst said Tuesday.

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Apple shares expected to rise steadily on record 9.5 million iPhones

07/08/2010, 01:07 pm

Shares of electronics maker Apple are set climb higher over the next 90 days, given financial research that shows the company to be in position to report significant upside to all three of its major product platforms for the June quarter.

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Mac sales up 35% in May, suggest no cannibalization from iPad

07/06/2010, 01:07 pm

The NPD Group on Tuesday released its retail sales data for the month of May, revealing that Mac sales increased 35 percent for Apple and suggesting that the launch of the iPad will not slow their growth.

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Piper: Mac mini with HDMI shows Apple's interest in selling HDTVs

07/02/2010, 08:07 am

Investment analysis firm Piper Jaffray believes that Apple's recently released Mac mini with an HDMI port is more evidence that the company intends to release an Internet-connected HDTV within 2 to 4 years.

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Apple's recurring revenue stream: 77% of iPhone 4 sales were upgrades

06/25/2010, 09:06 am

With more than three-quarters of first-day iPhone 4 purchasers upgrading from a previous iPhone, Apple has successfully built a recurring revenue stream in which most users will upgrade every one to two years.

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iPhone 4 launch could sell 1.5 million, FaceTime seen as key driver

06/24/2010, 06:06 pm

The iPhone 4 launch is expected to far exceed last year's debut of the iPhone 3GS, as Apple could see as much as 1.5 million units sold, with users said to be most excited about the addition of FaceTime.

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19% of software on Apple's App Store is paid, with $1.49 average price

06/23/2010, 08:06 am

The App Store offers great a value to consumers with 4 billion free applications downloaded to date, but it is not hugely profitable for Apple, as paid-for applications carry an average selling price of $1.49, according to a new analysis.

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iPhone 4 demand predicted to drive Apple to 9.5M June quarter sales

06/16/2010, 09:06 am

With record breaking demand for the new iPhone 4 on the first day of preorders, one prominent analyst believes Apple will sell 9.5 million total handsets in the June quarter, while a new breakdown of preorders suggests popularity of the 16GB model.

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Wall Street expects iPhone 4 to impress, boost sales for Apple

06/08/2010, 08:06 am

Following the introduction of iPhone 4, Wall Street analysts said Apple will see even greater sales of its handset in the next year driven by consumer demand for the impressive new hardware.

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Apple expected to sell 6.2M iPads in 2010 after strong overseas debut

06/01/2010, 07:06 am

With the iPad crossing the 2 million sales threshold this week, one prominent analyst now believes Apple will sell 6.2 million devices in calendar year 2010, as many of the company's international stores have limited stock.

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