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Wall Street positive on Apple's Q4 earnings, bullish on iPhone 7 holiday sales

10/26/2016, 09:10 am

Though immediate investor reaction saw share prices drop following the results of Apple's September quarter, analysts on Wall Street are thinking longer term and remain bullish about AAPL stock.

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Appealing upsell of iPhone 7 Plus predicted to help Apple's average selling price exceed expectations

10/07/2016, 02:10 pm

While most on Wall Street expect the average selling price of the iPhone will drop this holiday season, RBC Capital Markets believes the greater capabilities of the iPhone 7 Plus could have a counter effect, resulting in stronger-than-anticipated earnings per share for Apple.

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Supply chain suggests Apple to see better-than-expected holiday season, analyst says

10/05/2016, 11:10 pm

A positive earnings pre-announcement from Apple supplier Dialog Semiconductor on Wednesday leads RBC Capital Markets analyst Amit Daryanani to believe iPhone sales are set to outperform Wall Street expectations in the December quarter.

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With $231B in cash, Apple's $14.5B EU tax hit doesn't concern Wall Street

08/30/2016, 11:08 am

While a $14.5 billion payment of back taxes could bankrupt many major corporations, it's pocket change for a company as cash flush as Apple. As a result, analysts surveyed by AppleInsider on Tuesday said they aren't concerned about the European Commission's decision, regardless of how an appeal ultimately plays out.

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Apple's 'iPhone 7 Plus' predicted to face supply constraints due to new dual-lens camera

08/05/2016, 04:08 pm

By introducing an entirely new dual-lens camera system in the larger 5.5-inch variant of this year's iPhone upgrade, Apple could struggle with demand for the so-called "iPhone 7 Plus" at launch this fall, one analyst believes.

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Wall Street breathes a sigh of relief after Apple's better-than-feared June quarter

07/27/2016, 12:07 pm

Apple's June quarter earnings came in slightly higher than expected this week, propelling shares higher by more than 6 percent back over the $100 threshold. Analysts were generally pleased by Apple's results-- here's a roundup of their responses, as collected by AppleInsider.

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Wall Street expects Apple shipped 40M iPhones in June quarter, down from 47.5M a year ago

07/12/2016, 09:07 am

As investors await this fall's anticipated "iPhone 7" launch, sales for the current-flagship iPhone 6s series are expected to continue to lag behind last year, with Wall Street estimates pegged at about 40 million units for the just-concluded June quarter.

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Beijing patent ruling unlikely to hurt Apple in China, RBC & Piper Jaffray say

06/17/2016, 11:06 am

A new patent decision accusing Apple of copying the design of a Chinese-made smartphone will not have a negative effect on Apple's revenue or margins in China, two major investment firms said on Friday.

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Siri enhancements and third-party SDK predicted to take center stage at WWDC 2016

06/02/2016, 11:06 am

The most likely main focus for this year's Worldwide Developers Conference will be major improvements to Siri, one analyst believes, led by expansion to the Mac and the introduction of new developer tools that will allow third-party apps to access the virtual assistant.

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Strong iPhone SE launch suggests 15M incremental 2016 sales for Apple, RBC says

04/08/2016, 03:04 pm

Since it launched just over a week ago, the iPhone SE has seen demand outstrip supply, indicating to one investment firm that the new budget-priced 4-inch handset could offer some upside to shareholders.

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'iPhone SE' predicted to be a hit with Apple upgraders, selling up to 15M per year

03/16/2016, 09:03 am

While larger iPhones have driven sales among switchers, a new 4-inch iPhone is likely to drive upgrades among existing Apple users, to the tune of up to 15 million units per year, one analyst believes.

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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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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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RBC cuts Apple target to $130, expects iPhone sales 'noise' to last through March quarter

01/07/2016, 09:01 am

RBC Capital Markets on Thursday became the latest investment firm to cut its estimates for Apple, joining the chorus of concerns that Apple could post its first-ever year over year decline in iPhone sales.

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RBC cuts Apple price target to $140, cites concerns over supply chain data

12/17/2015, 08:12 am

Investment firm RBC Capital Markets slashed its price target for Apple stock to $140 this week, saying data from the company's extensive supply chain suggests iPhone sales could shrink in 2016.

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iPad Pro predicted to drive $2.4B in near-term revenue for Apple

11/24/2015, 09:11 am

Apple's newly launched high-end iPad Pro is expected to make a big splash for the company, with one analyst forecasting the 12.9-inch tablet to be a $2.4 billion revenue opportunity in its first three months alone.

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Buyers skew towards higher-capacity iPhones, iPhone Upgrade Program shows early popularity

10/01/2015, 01:10 pm

iPhone shoppers are increasingly favoring high-end, 64- and 128-gigabyte models, and showing strong early interest in Apple's new interest-free iPhone Upgrade Program, data from an RBC Capital Markets survey suggests.

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iPhone Upgrade Program expected to boost Apple's margins, force carriers to more aggressive pricing

09/16/2015, 09:09 am

The new official iPhone financing plan is seen by investment firm RBC Capital Markets as a benefit not only to Apple, but also to its customers, both of whom should gain leverage over wireless carriers.

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RBC reiterates $150 target for Apple stock, sees 'iPhone 6s' event boosting shares

09/04/2015, 08:09 am

Apple's Sept. 9 event, where it is expected to introduce a new iPhone and Apple TV, will likely be a catalyst for shares of the company, RBC Capital Markets told investors on Friday, while reiterating its $150 price target.

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RBC reiterates $150 target for Apple stock, expects huge 'iPhone 6s' launch

08/04/2015, 02:08 pm

Amid continued losses for Apple stock, investment firm RBC Capital Markets has remained steadfast with its $150 price target, once again on Tuesday advising investors to buy in ahead of the anticipated "iPhone 6s" product launch.

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