New iPhone Upgrade Program seen driving upgrades, giving Apple more control of customer relationship
09/15/2015, 08:09 am
Apple's new interest-free iPhone Upgrade Program is likely to make more customers buy a new handset every year, investment firm UBS believes, calling it a "smart move" that could make the iPhone more of an annuity business.
08/11/2015, 05:08 pm
As gauged by Web search traffic, interest in the Apple Watch has diminished considerably since the launch of the product in April but in a relatively smooth fashion, analysts with international financial firm UBS hinted on Tuesday.
08/06/2015, 02:08 pm
Investment firm UBS remains bullish on the future of the iPhone, with its latest research suggesting Apple is on track to ship a record 49 million iPhones in the current September quarter.
07/16/2015, 10:07 am
Investment firm UBS revealed on Thursday that it has high expectations for Apple's gross margins in the just-concluded June quarter, predicting they will reach nearly 41 percent on outstanding sales of the jumbo-sized iPhone 6 Plus.
07/09/2015, 09:07 am
Apple is poised to announce yet another record breaking quarter, the latest research from investment firm UBS suggests, with iPhone sales once again driven to new heights thanks largely to growth in China.
07/02/2015, 09:07 am
In making its case for investors to buy Apple stock, investment bank UBS this week made an interesting analogy, comparing the iPhone maker to growing fast food restaurant Shake Shack, saying the two companies are responsible for "the era of consumer experience."
05/14/2015, 02:05 pm
Demand for Apple's iPhone continues to stay extremely strong, even as the life cycle of the current iPhone 6 series begins to wind down heading into the fall, new data from UBS reveals.
05/13/2015, 12:05 pm
Apple is without a backup supplier for many components in the new Apple Watch, a new analysis has discovered, revealing an unusual move for a company that generally works to secure options in its supply chain.
04/10/2015, 10:04 am
While investment firm UBS doesn't believe the Apple Watch is yet a "must have" device, its importance to the company's bottom line is expected to grow over time as new use cases emerge.
UBS declares Apple a 'special' kind of investment, says 'full ramifications' of iPhone are yet to come
04/01/2015, 09:04 am
Reading the new "Becoming Steve Jobs" biography inspired UBS analyst Steven Milunovich to share his thoughts on where Apple is headed, leading him to suggest to investors that the iPhone maker's best days may still be ahead of it.
03/10/2015, 09:03 am
Analysts on Wall Street came away generally pleased with this week's announcement of Apple Watch launch details, viewing the new platform as a way to extend the company's valuable ecosystem and generate more revenue from high-margin products.
03/06/2015, 04:03 pm
Demand for the iPhone 6 continues to outstrip Apple's ability to keep up with supply, as a new survey from UBS has led the investment firm to increase its projected sales for the March quarter to a whopping 58 million units.
01/28/2015, 11:01 am
Apple's stunning first quarter of fiscal 2015 blew virtually every prediction out of the water, and left Wall Street analysts rushing to increase their price targets on Wednesday as the stock jumped higher.
01/12/2015, 02:01 pm
Following a deluge of health and fitness devices announced at CES, one analyst has said he believes Apple's Health application and HealthKit tools for developers will help foster a diverse ecosystem that will further differentiate the iPhone from competing platforms.
01/07/2015, 12:01 pm
The latest research from UBS has prompted the firm to advise investors that it believes Apple sold a massive 69 million iPhones in the just-concluded December quarter -- a sum that would obliterate the company's previous all-time record.
12/01/2014, 10:12 am
A new survey from UBS suggests that the Apple Watch could get off to a strong start, leading the investment firm to predict sales of 24 million units and gross profit of $3.4 billion from the wearable device in its first few months alone.
11/14/2014, 10:11 am
Though Apple doesn't break down sales figures for specific iPhone models, a new study suggests that the blockbuster sales of the iPhone 6 lineup are mostly driven by the 4.7-inch model, though the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus has still captured a considerable size of the market.
11/11/2014, 12:11 pm
The results of a recent global survey of prospective smartphone buyers conducted by UBS forecast a favorable share of iPhone 6 Plus sales and strong demand in China, prompting the investment firm to raise its price target.
10/16/2014, 09:10 am
A pair of new surveys released this week both affirm that the new 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus has achieved about 25 percent of Apple's total iPhone sales, a trend that market watchers think will be a boon for the company's bottom line.
07/30/2014, 02:07 pm
Investment firm UBS heaped praise upon Apple on Wednesday, advising Wall Street to buy in on the strength of Chief Executive Tim Cook and his strategy to push the iOS platform "everywhere."