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As Apple holds $138B overseas, US Senate considers one-time tax break for repatriating cash

06/11/2014, 10:06 am

While Apple in the past has asked the U.S. government for a so-called "tax holiday" that would allow it to bring its massive cash hoard back to America, the iPhone maker may finally get its wish, as both Democrats and Republicans from the U.S. Senate said they are considering a one-time tax break.


Apple on pace to sell record 39M iPhones in June quarter, survey finds

06/10/2014, 08:06 am

Continued strong demand for Apple's iPhone has the hot selling handset on pace to set yet another record in the current June quarter, the latest data from Morgan Stanley's AlphaWise survey has found.


Shares of Apple stock open at $92.69 as 7-for-1 split takes effect

06/09/2014, 09:06 am

Apple's much-anticipated 7-for-1 stock split officially went into effect with its new pricing on Monday morning, trading at $92.69 when the NASDAQ Stock Market opened at 9:30 a.m. Eastern in New York.


Apple increases issued shares for 7-for-1 stock split in official SEC amendment

06/06/2014, 10:06 pm

In a brief filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, Apple officially announced an amendment to its Articles of Incorporation to reflect a 7-for-1 stock split that brings total allowed issuance to 12.6 billion shares.


Apple, Inc to split stock 7-1 after Friday June 6 market close

06/05/2014, 12:06 pm

Apple will complete its seven-for-one forward stock split after the market closes tomorrow, with the new post-split price reflected in trading on Monday.


Wall Street expects Apple's WWDC announcements will leverage strength of connected platforms against Google

06/03/2014, 10:06 am

With Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference highlighting tight integration between the upcoming OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 platforms, market watchers on Wall Street saw the announcements as a direct shot at Google's competing Android platform.


Apple moves up one spot to No. 5 in 2014 Fortune 500 rankings

06/02/2014, 10:06 am

Apple's meteoric rise in the prestigious Fortune 500 corporate rankings continued this year as the iPhone maker moved past Texas oil and gas giant Phillips 66 to take the fifth slot in the 2014 edition.


Goldman Sachs ups Apple price target to $720, expects exciting software at WWDC

05/30/2014, 12:05 pm

Add Goldman Sachs to the parade of investment firms that revised their price targets on Apple stock this week, following continued gains by the iPhone maker ahead of next week's Worldwide Developers Conference and 7-for-1 stock split.


Apple grows carrier partners to 323 worldwide, up 15% since last October

05/30/2014, 08:05 am

Availability of the iPhone continues to increase as Apple inks new contracts with additional carriers, bringing its current worldwide total to 323 wireless providers, investment firm Wells Fargo Securities revealed on Friday.


UBS raises Apple price target to $700, expects significant user upgrades for 'iPhone 6'

05/29/2014, 12:05 pm

UBS on Thursday became the latest financial firm to raise their price target for Apple, with a new 12-month forecast of $700 on what is expected to be a blockbuster launch for the next-generation iPhone.


Wall Street warming up to $3B Apple-Beats deal, sees potential to offset declining iTunes revenue

05/29/2014, 08:05 am

Apple's newly announced $3 billion acquisition of Beats Music and Beats Electronics has received a generally warm response from prominent analysts on Wall Street, who believe the purchase could help Apple compensate for shrinking digital music sales on the iTunes Store.


Barclays acknowledges Apple's momentum, ups stock price target to $655

05/28/2014, 03:05 pm

Recent gains made by Apple stock had placed the price target at Barclays underwater, but the investment firm responded on Wednesday with a newly increased target of $655 that it said shows "respect" for Apple's momentum headed into the second half of 2014.


Shares of Apple hit new 52-week high days before 7-for-1 stock split

05/27/2014, 04:05 pm

With less than a week to go not only before Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, but also a forthcoming 7-for-1 stock split, investors pushed shares of the iPhone maker to a new 52-week high on Tuesday.


Low institutional ownership of Apple shares continues, despite stock's recent highs

05/23/2014, 08:05 am

Though shares of Apple have been trending upward lately, institutional investors -- including hedge funds, banks, mutual funds and other powerful types of financial institutions --have not yet bought in, suggesting that when they do, AAPL stock could move much higher.


Tight-lipped Apple could keep quiet on Beats deal thanks to SEC rules

05/21/2014, 03:05 pm

Apple has rarely issued press releases trumpeting new acquisitions since the landmark 1997 deal for NeXT that brought Steve Jobs back into the fold, and the company's now-massive size could help it continue its silence even with a rumored $3.2 billion deal for Beats Electronics.


Investor Carl Icahn buys another $1.65B in Apple stock as shares head toward 7-for-1 split

05/15/2014, 07:05 pm

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who is known to use his substantial clout to steer public companies' financial policies, recently boosted his stake in Apple by 2.8 million shares worth nearly $1.65 billion.


Shares of Apple, Inc. near ex-dividend as it gears up to distribute $2.7 billion to shareholders

05/07/2014, 09:05 pm

On May 15, Apple will pay "shareholders of record" the company's new higher quarterly dividend of $3.29 per share, but investors need to have purchased the company's stock by the market's close on Wednesday in order to qualify.


Supply chain sales data suggests Apple had strong month of April

05/07/2014, 10:05 am

Apple suppliers had a particularly strong month of April, suggesting that shipments to the iPhone maker may have been stronger than their traditional seasonal average as the company ramps up for new product introductions, new data shows.


Apple's recent stock price surge leaves prominent analysts projections in the dust

05/06/2014, 12:05 pm

Recent gains by Apple's stock have pushed its share price past some Wall Street analysts' price targets, leaving their forecasts underwater, while others could be next if the upward trend continues.


Apple stock breaks $600 threshold as investors embrace capital reinvestment

05/05/2014, 04:05 pm

Riding high on a strong March quarter and the announcement of an expanded capital reinvestment program, shares of Apple closed above $600 on Monday afternoon, setting a new 52-week high for the company.