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New Apple TV with App Store game downloads predicted to drive 24M sales in 2016

09/08/2015, 10:09 am

A revamped Apple TV with its own App Store downloads could enter Apple into the $35-billion-per-year gaming market, adding an estimated 3.3 percent to the company's 2016 earnings per share, J.P. Morgan believes.


Worst-case scenario from Irish tax changes could reduce Apple's annual earnings by 10%

05/07/2015, 03:05 pm

If the European Commission were to levy a 12.5 percent tax on all of Apple's earnings that run through Ireland, it would reduce the company's annual earnings by just under 10 percent, a new "worst-case scenario" analysis has found.


JP Morgan predicts Apple will stick with LCD, not OLED, for 'iPhone 7'

03/26/2015, 04:03 pm

Despite finally jumping into the OLED market with the Apple Watch, Apple is not expected to migrate its handset line away from LCD technology in the near future, instead choosing to stick with LTPS-based LCD panels when it debuts its so-called "iPhone 7."


New Apple TV with App Store would enter Apple into $35 billion home gaming market

03/23/2015, 11:03 am

With software sales for traditional game consoles and PCs projected to reach $35 billion this year, one analyst believes a new Apple TV with a dedicated App Store could have a noticeable impact on the company's bottom line.


JP Morgan raises Apple price target to $145, forecasts sales of 26M Apple Watches this year

02/11/2015, 09:02 am

Investment firm J.P. Morgan on Wednesday revised its estimates to accommodate for the April launch of the Apple Watch, a product it believes will help push shares of AAPL to $145 before the end of 2015.


Earnings preview: Wall Street awaits record shattering $67B quarter from Apple

01/27/2015, 11:01 am

With just a few hours to go before Apple reports the results of its first fiscal quarter of 2015, Wall Street is hyped for what it expects will be a blockbuster, all-time record for the iPhone maker.


Apple unlikely to sell sapphire iPhones this year, is setting the stage for future models - JP Morgan

08/18/2014, 09:08 am

Apple's investments in sapphire may one day result in iPhone cover displays made of the material, but sapphire is unlikely to appear in this year's models due to prohibitive costs associated with producing the material in large quantities, investment firm J.P. Morgan said on Monday.


Wall Street on Apple's 'uneventful' June quarter: Excited by margins, concerned about guidance

07/23/2014, 08:07 am

Though Apple's June quarter results were slightly below Wall Street expectations, investors expressed greater concern over the company's guidance for the current September quarter, but they were also pleased by improving gross margins, chalking up the results as a mixed bag.


Wall Street doesn't see Google's I/O announcements posing a threat to Apple's ecosystem

06/26/2014, 01:06 pm

Google this week announced a number of new products and services for phones, tablets, cars, TVs and more, all of which will compete with Apple. But after seeing Google's latest, Apple-watchers on Wall Street aren't concerned.


JP Morgan sees shares of Apple reaching $108, believes redesigned iPhone will exceed expectations

06/24/2014, 02:06 pm

Investment firm J.P. Morgan became the latest to increase its price target for Apple stock on Tuesday, projecting that the company will be propelled to $108 per share thanks in part to this year's anticipated "iPhone 6" launch.


$899 MacBook Air taps Apple into massive $63B-per-year notebook market

04/30/2014, 10:04 am

Apple's new entry-level 11-inch MacBook Air is the company's most affordable notebook in its history --an aggressive pricing move that one analyst has predicted will help the Mac further eat away at the largest segment of the existing Windows PC market.


Apple unlikely to utilize custom iPhone baseband chip until 2015 at earliest, JP Morgan says

04/10/2014, 10:04 am

If Apple does bring baseband processor design and production in-house as recent moves have indicated, one analyst believes that the chips are unlikely to debut in new iPhone models before 2015, thanks to the "notoriously difficult" nature of their development.


J.P. Morgan predicts new, separate & converged 'iAnywhere' computing platform in Apple's future

02/12/2014, 09:02 am

With smartphone growth slowing, investment firm J.P. Morgan predicts that Apple's "next big thing" could be a new, converged operating system that could allow an iPhone or iPad to dock into a specifically configured display and run as a more traditional computer.


Wall Street pleased by Apple's surprising Sept. quarter, anticipates huge holiday sales

10/29/2013, 10:10 am

Apple beat Wall Street expectations and left analysts satisfied with its September quarter, though market watchers are already more focused on anticipated blockbuster sales of new iPhone and iPad models in the current holiday quarter.


Windows 8.1, Intel's Haswell not expected to reverse sliding PC sales

07/11/2013, 01:07 pm

The PC market will continue its downward spiral in spite of the debuts of Microsoft's Windows 8.1 update and Intel's latest-generation Haswell processors, a new analysis contends.


Apple's iPad mini seen as 'winning template' for launching low-cost iPhone

05/03/2013, 01:05 pm

Apple surprised many last year when it priced the iPad mini at $329 more than $100 higher than the Amazon Kindle Fire and Google Nexus 7. But the same premium approach will probably be used to successfully introduce a more affordable iPhone, a new analysis concludes.


iPhone 5 sales strong, but iPad supply issues affected Apple's holiday quarter - report

01/17/2013, 10:01 am

The 2012 holiday season was a blockbuster quarter for the iPhone 5, but iPad sales may have been lighter than expected because of supply issues, according to one analyst.


iPhone 5 order cuts dismissed as 'not news,' simply 'noise'

01/14/2013, 02:01 pm

Wall Street analysts are dismissing recent concerns over iPhone build plans, with one market watcher saying the order cuts could instead be a sign that Apple seeing improved component yields and product margins.