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iPad Pro predicted to drive $2.4B in near-term revenue for Apple

11/24/2015, 09:11 am

Apple's newly launched high-end iPad Pro is expected to make a big splash for the company, with one analyst forecasting the 12.9-inch tablet to be a $2.4 billion revenue opportunity in its first three months alone.


Buyers skew towards higher-capacity iPhones, iPhone Upgrade Program shows early popularity

10/01/2015, 01:10 pm

iPhone shoppers are increasingly favoring high-end, 64- and 128-gigabyte models, and showing strong early interest in Apple's new interest-free iPhone Upgrade Program, data from an RBC Capital Markets survey suggests.


iPhone Upgrade Program expected to boost Apple's margins, force carriers to more aggressive pricing

09/16/2015, 09:09 am

The new official iPhone financing plan is seen by investment firm RBC Capital Markets as a benefit not only to Apple, but also to its customers, both of whom should gain leverage over wireless carriers.


RBC reiterates $150 target for Apple stock, sees 'iPhone 6s' event boosting shares

09/04/2015, 08:09 am

Apple's Sept. 9 event, where it is expected to introduce a new iPhone and Apple TV, will likely be a catalyst for shares of the company, RBC Capital Markets told investors on Friday, while reiterating its $150 price target.


RBC reiterates $150 target for Apple stock, expects huge 'iPhone 6s' launch

08/04/2015, 02:08 pm

Amid continued losses for Apple stock, investment firm RBC Capital Markets has remained steadfast with its $150 price target, once again on Tuesday advising investors to buy in ahead of the anticipated "iPhone 6s" product launch.


Market watchers see buying opportunity as Apple shares slide after June quarter miss

07/22/2015, 09:07 am

Lofty expectations were beyond the reach of Apple last quarter, sending shares tumbling more than 7 percent. But a number of bullish analysts see the stock pullback as a buying opportunity for investors, who can get in at a cheaper price before the launch of new iPhones.


Buyers opting for higher capacity iPhones, likely boosting Apple profits, RBC survey finds

06/29/2015, 10:06 am

RBC Capital Markets has raised its Apple revenue forecasts for 2015 and 2016, arguing that iPhone demand could beat expectations for some time into the future, and that people are skewing towards buying more expensive, higher capacity iPhone models.


Estimates raised on Wall Street as Apple impresses investors again with another record quarter

04/28/2015, 11:04 am

The iPhone continues to drive growth at Apple, once again propelling the company to a record quarter that has left analysts on Wall Street confident the company's stock will continue to go higher.


Wall Street shocked by Apple's staggering quarter, prompting analysts to raise estimates

01/28/2015, 11:01 am

Apple's stunning first quarter of fiscal 2015 blew virtually every prediction out of the water, and left Wall Street analysts rushing to increase their price targets on Wednesday as the stock jumped higher.


RBC raises Apple price target to $123, cites higher than expected iPhone 6 demand

01/16/2015, 09:01 am

RBC Capital Markets on Friday advised investors to stay long on Apple stock, as the investment firm sees multiple catalysts for the company in the near future, starting with the reporting of holiday iPhone sales.


RBC raises Apple price target to $120, predicts Apple Watch will earn $10B in first-year revenue

11/17/2014, 08:11 am

RBC Capital Markets on Monday increased its price target for Apple stock to $120 per share, a number that incorporates the investment firm's expectations for the upcoming Apple Watch, predicted to sell 20 million units in its first 12 months.


Apple could sway 35% of Android & Windows Phone buyers with bigger iPhone, survey finds

06/24/2014, 01:06 pm

Already on track to capture nearly half of the smartphone market in 2014, Apple could dramatically expand the iPhone's customer base at Android's expense by adding a new model with a larger display, according to a survey released Tuesday by the investment arm of the Royal Bank of Canada.


RBC ups Apple price target to $100, sees 'iPhone 6' & new product categories driving growth

06/12/2014, 08:06 am

Following this week's stock split, RBC Capital Markets sees shares of Apple reaching near-record highs in the second half of 2014, based on the strength of the expected "iPhone 6," as well as hotly anticipated new product categories from the company.


RBC cuts March estimates, sees Apple's momentum returning in the second half of 2013

04/12/2013, 01:04 pm

RBC Capital Markets on Friday cut its estimates for Apple's just-concluded March quarter, citing apparent weakened demand, but the firm also believes that the iPhone maker could pick up steam in the second half of the year.


Rumor: Apple to launch cheaper iPhone with plastic casing, non-Retina display this summer

03/22/2013, 07:03 am

Yet another analyst has thrown their hat into the ring, joining others who have heard from sources in Apple's supply chain that the company is gearing up to debut a low-cost iPhone in the coming months..


Verizon numbers hint Apple may have shipped more than 50M iPhones last quarter

01/22/2013, 10:01 am

The latest iPhone activation data from Verizon suggests Apple may have shipped more than 50 million iPhones during the 2012 holiday season.


Apple forecast to sell as many as 5M T-Mobile iPhones in first year

12/06/2012, 04:12 pm

With the iPhone officially coming in 2013 to T-Mobile USA, the fourth-largest carrier in the U.S., one analyst has projected that the deal will add nearly 5 million sales for Apple.


iPhone deal with China Mobile predicted to add $45 to Apple's stock price

11/09/2012, 12:11 pm

An anticipated deal between Apple and China Mobile, the largest wireless operator in the world, is predicted to add about $3 to Apple's annual earnings per share, and $45 to the company's stock price.


Apple's cash options include ongoing or special dividends, share buyback

03/19/2012, 07:03 am

Apple's most likely use for its $100 billion cash balance is seen as an ongoing dividend, though other options include a special dividend or share buyback.


20% of non-iPad buyers would consider a $399 entry-level iPad 2

02/29/2012, 02:02 pm

With Apple expected to introduce its third-generation iPad next week, a survey of consumers not planning to buy an iPad shows that 20 percent would change their minds and buy an iPad 2 if Apple continues to sell last year's model for $100 less.