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Piper lowers 2010 sales forecast to 4.3M, remains 'confident' in iPad

04/05/2010, 11:04 am

After Apple revealed it sold 300,000 iPads on launch day, analyst Gene Munster with Piper Jaffray revised his calendar year 2010 sales estimates to 4.3 million, though he remains confident in the iPad platform.


Successful iPad debut expected to propel Apple stock past $300

04/05/2010, 08:04 am

Aided by nearly 5 million iPad sales in the first 12 months, one prominent Wall Street analyst believes Apple stock will skyrocket to $305, while a number of others believe the iPad launch was a resounding success.


Piper increases first-day Apple iPad sales forecast to 650K

04/04/2010, 01:04 pm

Following the iPad's first full day of sales, Wall Street analyst Gene Munster with Piper Jaffray increased his prediction to between 600,000 and 700,000 sold in the first 24 hours.


Apple predicted to sell all 200K-300K iPads built for launch weekend

04/01/2010, 08:04 am

With Apple selling out of its first run of iPad preorders, one analyst has upped his estimate for debut, first-quarter, and 2010 iPad sales, predicting the company will likely sell more than 2.7 million this year.


Apple positioned to introduce connected HDTV within 2-4 years

03/23/2010, 02:03 pm

Apple is expected to join the lucrative home entertainment market, estimated to be worth $31.8 billion in the U.S. alone, in the next two to four years by offering a $2,000 Internet- and content-connected HDTV.


February Mac sales up 43%, Apple on track for 2.9M in quarter

03/15/2010, 01:03 pm

New retail sales data shows Apple has continued to have strong Mac and iPod sales at the start of 2010, with February's numbers showing significant year-over-year growth.


Blockbuster 2010 Mac sales expected to carry into February for Apple

03/08/2010, 08:03 am

A slow start to Mac sales in early 2009 will work to Apple's advantage, potentially making strong 2010 sales seem even more impressive with numbers reflecting huge year-over-year growth, according to a new analysis.


Apple's January Mac sales grow 36%, on pace for 2.8M in quarter

02/16/2010, 02:02 pm

The latest NPD sales data shows Mac sales increased 36 percent year-over-year in the month of January, which could mean a strong 2.8 million sales for Apple in the first quarter of calendar 2010.


First iPad estimates: 4 million units in year one, 8 million in 2011

01/27/2010, 05:01 pm

With Apple introducing its iPad tablet on Wednesday at entry-level pricing much lower than anticipated, one prominent research and investment firm was quick to increase its first year unit sales estimates by as much as two-fold, while predicting that 2011 will see the device break out even further.


Apple's earnings impress, but analysts hold breath for 'latest creation'

01/26/2010, 08:01 am

Apple beat most Wall Street analysts' expectations Monday when it reported its most profitable quarter ever, but the impending product announcement scheduled for Wednesday is what everyone is really waiting for.


Record 3.1 million Mac sales expected to kickoff 'Year of the Mac'

01/19/2010, 08:01 am

A strong holiday quarter, higher than expected Mac sales, and hype leading up to Apple's expected tablet unveiling next week are all expected to drive the company's stock to new heights, one Wall Street analyst said Monday.


As competition grows, Apple's iPhone still has App Store advantage

01/06/2010, 11:01 am

In the face of new competitors like Google's Nexus One, Apple's iPhone still has the advantage with more than 100,000 applications and 3 billion downloads from its App Store.


Piper: 15.8M US iPhone sales in 2010, even without Verizon

01/06/2010, 08:01 am

Apple is projected to sell 36 million iPhones worldwide in 2010, but Piper Jaffray concedes that total is likely conservative for international sales, and doesn't include the possibility of expansion to other carriers in the U.S.


Apple's Mac, iPod sales face favorable comps in early 2010

01/05/2010, 07:01 am

Apple's recently concluded December quarter is expected to produce blockbuster results for the company, and that momentum is forecast to carry into early 2010 with a favorable landscape.


Piper: Apple's next big iPhone feature is likely Verizon

12/09/2009, 03:12 pm

While some investors have expressed concern that Apple cannot continue its level of innovation attained thus far with the iPhone, one analyst believes the Verizon network will be the "next big feature" for Apple's handset.


Apple's recent stock drop not seen as cause for panic

12/08/2009, 03:12 pm

Though AAPL stock has dropped 8 percent in the last 10 trading days, it's no cause for concern over the Mac maker's shares, one Wall Street analyst has said.


Apple's Black Friday Mac in-store sales forecast to decrease [u]

11/30/2009, 07:11 am

Checks with Apple stores last week suggest that in-store 2009 Black Friday Mac sales could see a year-over-year decrease, though online sales will likely compensate for losses, according to a new report. [Updated]


Piper: Apple tablet no more than $700, launch timing irrelevant

11/19/2009, 09:11 am

Whether Apple's tablet launches in early or late 2010 is irrelevant, but a sale price of more than $700 could significantly reduce its potential sales, a new report has predicted.


Oct. estimates suggest Apple will sell 2.9M Macs this quarter

11/18/2009, 02:11 pm

Sales figures for the month of October show that Apple is on track to meet Wall Street expectations for its first financial quarter, which includes the busy holiday season.


Despite disappointing China debut, iPhone's 2010 predicted to be strong

11/03/2009, 12:11 pm

With only 5,000 new iPhone customers signed up at launch, Apple's official debut in China has been viewed as a disappointment. But one Wall Street analyst still believes the handset will still sell 36 million globally in 2010.