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Apple's services business continues monster growth, revenues up 31 percent in record-breaking March quarter

05/01/2018, 06:05 pm

Apple posted $9.19 billion in services revenue over the course of its second fiscal quarter of 2018, a figure up 31 percent year-over-year. The massive uptick doubles services revenue recorded just four years ago.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q2 2018 conference call

05/01/2018, 05:05 pm

Apple set a new high for the March quarter on the back of a premium-priced iPhone lineup anchored by iPhone X, as well as continued growth in the services segment. Following the publication of its first fiscal quarter 2018 results, the company provided additional detail on the record-setting performance in an earnings conference call.

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Apple plans new $100B share buyback program, raises dividends by 16 percent

05/01/2018, 04:05 pm

Apple's board of directors has approved a $100 billion share buyback, as well as 16 percent jump in its quarterly dividend payments.

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Apple reports best March quarter ever with $61.1B in revenue, 52.2M iPhone sales

05/01/2018, 04:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday revealed its second quarter results of fiscal year 2018, earning $61.1 billion in revenue, and an earnings-per-share of $2.73 again showing year-on-year growth, with the average selling price of the iPhone staying high above $700.

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Analyst says Apple may forego Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter for new iPhones

04/30/2018, 04:04 pm

Apple will probably stop bundling a Lightning-to-3.5 millimeter adapter with this fall's new iPhones, according to a Barclays memo obtained by AppleInsider. The multinational bank also cut its price target for Apple stock from $168 to $157, citing worries about a "weaker iPhone franchise."

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Sprint and T-Mobile agree to all-stock merger deal worth $26 billion

04/29/2018, 12:04 pm

The boards of directors for carriers Sprint and T-Mobile have approved a $26 billion deal to merge the two companies, with John Legere at the head of the combined company.

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Apple supplier comments not likely to affect long-term financial prognosis, Gene Munster suggests

04/25/2018, 11:04 am

Negative comments from two Apple suppliers about the next iPhone generation could hamper investor expectations for the next quarter, suggests Gene Munster of Loup Ventures, but predictable iPhone sales make this only a near-term risk instead of a long-term problem.

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Apple looking to simplify iPhone branding for 2018 releases, analyst predicts

04/25/2018, 08:04 am

Apple could make a major change to the way it names successive iPhone generations this year, Guggenheim analyst Robert Cihra suggests, tipping Apple to take the opportunity to simplify what the iPhones are called when the new models launch this fall.

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Apple stock taking a beating on analyst note predicting soft summer iPhone X demand

04/20/2018, 12:04 pm

Apple stock, and the market, are both taking a big hit after a notable analyst predicted in "in-line" quarterly earnings report accompanied with predictions for the June quarter being lower than what Wall Street is currently expecting.

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Apple shares take hit as iPhone chipmaker TSMC forecasts $1B dip in revenue

04/19/2018, 09:04 am

Apple's share price dropped about three percent during pre-market trading going into Thursday on word that TSMC -- the manufacturer of A-series processors for iPhones and iPads -- is expecting about $1 billion less revenue for the second quarter than Wall Street forecasts.

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Apple's iPhone unlikely to recover eroded Chinese marketshare, analyst argues

04/16/2018, 03:04 pm

CEO Tim Cook once envisioned China as Apple's next big market, set to eclipse even the U.S. in revenue. That dream has taken a raincheck in the past two years, with iPhone units down 8 to 11 percent -- and Apple is unlikely to bounce back, an analyst suggested in a memo obtained by AppleInsider.

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Top Apple execs earn nearly $22M each in vested stock

04/03/2018, 07:04 pm

Apple's annual bonus structure paid out for seven top executives last week with the vesting of batches of restricted stock grants worth up to nearly $22 million.

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Apple to report fiscal Q2 2018 earnings on May 1

04/02/2018, 06:04 pm

Apple will reveal quarterly earnings for its second fiscal quarter of 2018 on May 1, the company said on Monday, offering further insight on iPhone sales performance after what Wall Street called a lackluster holiday quarter.

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iPhone X follow-up will start at $899 with 'plus' version hitting $999 says analyst

03/26/2018, 11:03 am

Apple could choose to make this year's 5.8-inch iPhone X successor $100 cheaper at $899, reserving the old pricetag for a new 6.5-inch device, according to one analyst.

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Explosive Apple Services growth expected to be main engine for future revenue expansion

03/22/2018, 02:03 pm

Apple may not be reliant on massive seasonal sales of the iPhone going forward for steady revenue growth, if a new analyst report is accurate.

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Photos: Apple's secretive race for new Silicon Valley office space

03/20/2018, 10:03 am

After two decades of being stuck inside 1 Infinite Loop, Apple began building an expansive new Campus 2 now called Apple Park. In parallel, it leased a third large development known as AC3. But the company isn't finished. It's expanding in other directions and has already planned out another major campus in Silicon Valley with a capacity larger than the Spaceship. Here's a look.

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Dropbox looking to raise over $648 million from IPO, partners with Salesforce

03/12/2018, 10:03 am

What Dropbox plans to do with the $648 million it will generate in the initial public offering isn't yet clear.

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Apple stock price sets new post-split record closing at $179.98

03/09/2018, 04:03 pm

Apple's share price has closed at a new all-time high, ending the trading day at $179.98, exceeding the previous record closing price of $179.26 but narrowly missing the elusive $180 milestone.

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Valuation expert claims Apple is 'best value play' among four biggest US tech giants

02/26/2018, 03:02 pm

A finance professor nicknamed Wall Street's "dean of valuation" claimed on Monday that between Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, and Facebook, Apple is offering the best performance for investors.

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'Sticky' iPhone caused Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway to buy more AAPL than anything else in 2017

02/26/2018, 09:02 am

The "Oracle of Omaha" Warren Buffett continues his recent run of buying massive amounts of Apple stock, with Berkshire Hathaway having only one stock with more value in total.

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