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Apple becomes first US firm to cross $800B market cap threshold

05/09/2017, 08:05 pm

After achieving a market capitalization above $800 billion in after hours trading on Monday, Apple on Tuesday became the first U.S. company in history to cross that market value border on a closing basis.

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Apple execs Angela Ahrendts and Bruce Sewell each sell over $10M in company stock

05/08/2017, 07:05 pm

Apple's head of retail, Angela Ahrendts, last week sold off 75,000 shares of Apple stock to net $11.1 million, while general counsel Bruce Sewell shed 67,500 shares to gain over $10 million.

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Apple's market cap soars past $800 billion as shares march higher on 'iPhone 8' hype

05/08/2017, 02:05 pm

Investors have largely moved past Apple's latest results and are focused on an anticipated iPhone redesign, as the company's stock continues to achieve new milestones, crossing the $800 billion market capitalization threshold on Monday.

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Warren Buffett deflects concerns about iPhone price, sales & AAPL share ownership

05/08/2017, 09:05 am

Investor and Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett once more came out in favor of Apple in a Monday TV interview, explaining why Berkshire bought Apple stock, and amping up the iPhone despite a sales decline in the March quarter.

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Apple's latest bond sale more modest than earlier offerings, hits $7 billion

05/05/2017, 10:05 am

Following the initial notification of a new bond sale on Thursday, Apple has launched the offering and raised $7 billion in a six-part sale with due dates ranging to 2027.

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See how Apple's Services arm is on track to become as large as a Fortune 100 company this year

05/04/2017, 11:05 am

Last year, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook suggested the company's "Services" business could grow to the size of a Fortune 100 company within 2017. After the company's second fiscal quarter of 2017, Apple's steadily growing Services business -- encompassing Apple Music, the App Store and more -- is well on the way to matching Cook's prediction.

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Apple ramping up for another bond sale, blowing it far past all other funds

05/04/2017, 11:05 am

In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Apple is readying yet another bond sale, and has essentially purchased an equivalent value in corporate debt to equal the world's largest mutual fund.

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Tim Cook to appear on CNBC's 'Mad Money with Jim Cramer' for third consecutive spring

05/03/2017, 01:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook will take to "Mad Money with Jim Cramer" Wednesday evening on CNBC to discuss Apple's latest earnings, and the future of Apple.

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Wall Street dismisses Apple's March quarter as minor speed bump, price targets raised at UBS & Cowen

05/03/2017, 10:05 am

Apple's second fiscal quarter of 2017 was largely a mixed bag, in the eyes of investors, who saw some positives but were also disappointed by some results. Analysts reacting to the quarterly results were largely indifferent on the short term, remaining focused on growth of the company's Services business and an anticipated "iPhone 8" super-cycle.

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Apple increases R&D spend to nearly $2.8B in fiscal Q2

05/02/2017, 07:05 pm

Apple increased its research and development budget to nearly $2.8 billion during the second fiscal quarter of 2017, meaning the company spent a almost $5.7 billion on the line item over the past six months.

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Apple's growing cash hoard surges to $256.8 billion

05/02/2017, 05:05 pm

As of the end of the March quarter, Apple held $256.8 billion cash on hand, with the vast majority of it held overseas awaiting possible repatriation tax reform -- if the U.S. government is inclined to cooperate.

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Apple services, "Other" revenue sources impress with massive Q2 growth

05/02/2017, 05:05 pm

In a strong second fiscal quarter performance, both services and the "other" categories stand out, with 18 percent and 31 percent growth versus 2016, respectively.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q2 2017 conference call

05/02/2017, 05:05 pm

After returning to growth for the holiday quarter, iPhone sales dipped once again in the March frame, though Apple's revenue grew to $52.9 billion. Following the news, the company held a conference call with media and analysts, and notes of interest follow.

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Apple to boost capital return program by $50B, extended for full year

05/02/2017, 05:05 pm

Despite revealing mixed quarterly results on Tuesday, Apple simultaneously announced plans to extend its capital return program by $50 billion and a full year, reaching the $300 billion mark by March 2019.

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Apple falls just shy of expectations with $52.9B in revenue, iPhone sales dip again to 50.8M

05/02/2017, 04:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday revealed the results of its second quarter of fiscal year 2017, earning $52.9 billion in revenue and posting year-over-year growth, but once again saw iPhone sales shrink from the same period a year ago.

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Apple cruises past old market capitalization record, may hit $800 billion before earnings

05/02/2017, 11:05 am

As the NASDAQ opened on Tuesday morning, Apple's stock price at the opening bell drove its market capitalization above historical highs, with $800 billion in sight and possibly reachable before the quarterly earnings report.

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Apple approaches all-time market cap record as investors await Q2 FY17 earnings

05/01/2017, 04:05 pm

Apple's stock price on Monday hit a new record at the close of business of $146.57, with the stock sitting less than a dollar away from beating the old market capitalization record set in 2015.

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Wall Street expects Apple's revenue to grow to $52.9B in March quarter

04/17/2017, 03:04 pm

Apple's recently-concluded March quarter could see revenue once again increase year over year, investors on Wall Street believe, on continued strength of the flagship iPhone 7 lineup.

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Analyst floats idea of Apple buying Disney to make 'tech/media juggernaut'

04/13/2017, 08:04 am

A new analyst report suggests that Apple should acquire long-time media partner Disney to smooth out seasonal concerns about earnings and make a massive end-to-end media development and delivery platform -- but this is not the first time this unlikely scenario has been bandied about.

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Apple executives net more than $13M each in vested stock

04/04/2017, 07:04 pm

Eight Apple executives, including senior vice presidents Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi, saw batches of restricted stock units vest last week, six of which were worth some $13.6 million.

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