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Topic: RBC Capital

'Holiday hat trick' of 16M iPhone, 6M iPad, 4.2M Mac sales expected from Apple

01/12/2011, 08:01 am

With Apple's quarterly earnings report for the 2010 holidays less than a week away, one Wall Street analyst believes Apple will sell a record 16 million iPhones, 6 million iPads, and 4.2 million Macs.


Post-CES, Apple's iPad still viewed as tablet leader by Wall Street

01/10/2011, 02:01 pm

Though a slew of "iPad killers" were introduced at last week's Consumer Electronics Show, none of those tablets are expected to unseat Apple's iPad as the top-selling device, numerous Wall Street analysts said Monday.


RBC sees Apple announcing 13.5 million iPhone "blowout" quarter

10/15/2010, 01:10 pm

Financial experts at the Royal Bank of Canada are out with a bullish report on Apple friday, saying they expect the company to report next week a blowout quarter in which sales exceeded $20 billion and include the sale of a record 13.5 million iPhones.


Another firm sees Apple selling existing 8GB iPhone 3G for $99

05/27/2009, 12:05 pm

With more and more evidence pointing to Apple's 2009 iPhone lineup consisting of three distinct models, the Royal Bank of Canada is the second investment firm to predict that one of those models will be a repackaged version of the existing 8GB iPhone 3G that will see its price tag lopped in half.


RBC says iPhone 3G 'Pro' won't boost iPhone momentum

03/30/2009, 01:03 pm

The Royal Bank of Canada is maintaining its bearish near-term outlook on shares of Apple, claiming that although consumer interest in a new version of the iPhone remains healthy, sales of the new device are unlikely to provide the company with the same boost seen during the transition from the original iPhone to the iPhone 3G.


Firm reiterates claims of entry-level iPhone this spring

02/10/2009, 11:02 am

Although Apple has downplayed the possibility of a stripped-down iPhone, the Royal Bank of Canada is reiterating claims this week that the company is gearing up to announce two new versions of its touch-screen handset, including an entry-level model that lacks both 3G connectivity and an unlimited data plan.


RBC downgrades Apple to 'Underperform', slashes target to $70

01/16/2009, 11:01 am

The Royal Bank of Canada cut its price target on shares of Apple friday to $70 from $125 and also downgraded the stock to 'Underperform' on concerns of reduced earnings growth as well as uncertainty about the company's leadership.


Apple shares tumble on downgrades from investment banks

09/29/2008, 11:09 am

Shares of Apple bled more than 17 percent of their value in Monday morning trading on the Nasdaq stock market after analysts for investment banks Morgan Stanley and RBC Capital both downgraded their outlook on the company, citing a worsening consumer environment.


RBC says sub-$100 "iPod phone" market up for Apple's taking

09/03/2008, 10:09 am

Apple could announce sales of more than 4 million 3G iPhones at its media event next week, according to investment bank RBC Capital Markets, which also suggests the company may be looking into a low cost "iPod phone" to build on its momentum.


Apple may report unprecedented 3 million Mac quarter

08/21/2008, 11:08 am

The investment banking division of the Royal Bank of Canada said Thursday that Apple's back-to-school promotion is showing signs that it will drive the company to a record-smashing quarter in which sales of Macs could exceed 3 million.


Report: half of prospective smartphone buyers eying iPhone 3G

06/30/2008, 02:06 pm

In a sign of "unprecedented pent-up demand" for the upcoming iPhone 3G, investment bank RBC Capital Markets says its own proprietary study has revealed that more than half of consumers who are in the market for a smartphone intend to purchase one of the new Apple handsets after its launch on July 11th.


iPhone 3G seen 'repeating history' with record 14m sales in 2008

06/16/2008, 08:06 pm

The impact of the iPhone 3G's faster Internet access, new markets, third-party apps, and very low pricing should trigger a new sales rush that does for the iPhone what 2005 accomplished for the iPod, according to a new report from RBC Capital Markets.


Entry-level iPhone could boost sales to 25m in 2008

06/06/2008, 06:06 pm

Although everyone's eyes are on the launch of a top-tier 3G iPhone next week, the release of a lower-cost entry phone could push Apple to ship more than twice as many phones as originally forecast this year, says RBC Capital Markets.


RBC sees 3G, new carrier model driving iPhone sales of 14M

05/05/2008, 06:05 pm

After meeting with top Apple brass at an event, RBC Capital Markets' Mike Abramsky claims that the electronics maker may shake up its existing business model for the iPhone and should easily pass its sales target for 2008, especially once 3G devices become available.


RBC's Abramsky, AmTech's Wu lead Apple analysts for Q2

04/24/2008, 02:04 pm

RBC Capital Market's Mike Abramsky and American Technology Research's Shaw Wu emerged atop the list of Apple analysts in providing the most accurate estimates for Apple's second fiscal quarter of 2008, and both are out Thursday with new research notes on the company.


Citigroup, RBC raise Apple estimates ahead of earnings call

04/21/2008, 12:04 pm

Investment banks Citigroup and RBC Capital Markets have both raised their outlook for Apple's second fiscal quarter, saying they expect the company to announce Wednesday revenues of more than $7 billion on sales of over 2 million Mac systems.


Unlocked iPhone sales as high as 40 percent in Europe - report

01/28/2008, 03:01 pm

Wall Street folk remain immersed this week in the hunt for Apple's missing iPhones, with one firm saying it believes that the majority of the unaccounted for units are in the hands of unlockers rather than idling in inventory.


Apple to sell record 2 million Macs this quarter, says firm

08/08/2007, 03:08 pm

With Apple having announced its new iMac line on Tuesday, analysts for RBC Capital Markets say they're confident the company will ship a record 2 million Mac systems during the current quarter ending September.


Apple's first iPhone software update to arrive shortly

07/31/2007, 11:07 am

Speaking to analysts for RBC Capital Markets this week, Apple's Vice President of iPod Product Marketing, Greg Joswiak, said the first software update for his company's iPhone handset is due to arrive shortly.


RBC report weighs in on Apple's iPhone, iPod roadmaps

07/12/2007, 01:07 pm

Apple Inc. may be planning to manufacture as many as 8 million iPhones before the end of the 2007 calendar year, ahead of second-generation models that will reportedly include more storage capacity and brandish higher-resolution displays, according to researchers at RBC Capital.