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If you think Tim Cook is 'robbing' you, then so was Steve Jobs

11/12/2018, 04:11 pm

The company is making more cash than ever as a whole, but AppleInsider delves into the figures to see how much of that is through increased sales of hardware and how much is from Apple skimming more profit per device since Cook took over.

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JP Morgan trims AAPL target to $266 on iPhone XR weakness, economic concerns

11/12/2018, 12:11 pm

Samik Chatterjee from J.P.Morgan has very slightly cut the target price for Apple stock to $266 from $270 because of the overall economic climate, and the so-far "tepid" response to the iPhone XR.

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Apple stock hammered on lower forecasts from iPhone part suppliers Lumentum & Japan Display

11/12/2018, 12:11 pm

Two important Apple suppliers -- Japan Display and TrueDepth sensor provider Lumentum -- have cut their revenue forecasts, causing Apple's stock price to dip to its lowest value in over three months.

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Apple's Face ID component supplier Finisar acquired for $3.2B

11/09/2018, 07:11 am

Finisar, the producer of laser scanners used to power Apple's Face ID system on its iPhones, has been acquired by optical system producer II-VI Incorporated, in a purchase said to be worth approximately $3.2 billion.

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Apple's services will grow to over $100 billion per year in 2023, says Morgan Stanley

11/08/2018, 10:11 am

Katy Huberty from Morgan Stanley has taken a deep-dive into Apple's services market segment, and has taken a close look at the factors that will make Apple's once-overlooked aspect of its business a major factor for investors to consider now, and in the future.

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Analyst fears over iPhone XR shipments, future sales figures prompt AAPL sell-off

11/05/2018, 10:11 am

Apple's stock price has taken a beating during early Monday trading, after analysts from two investment firms downgraded the iPhone producer following the latest quarterly results release, with analysts pessimistic on shipment figures and the lack of data going forward.

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Examining Apple's record-breaking 2018 fourth quarter earnings results by the numbers

11/02/2018, 03:11 pm

The quarter that saw the introduction of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max is the last of Apple's fiscal year. At a time when the average selling price has become more important to analysts than ever for Apple's main revenue generator, it is worth looking at several years of previous data to see how the latest one stacks up.

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iPad sales may be dropping, but at a slower pace than rivals

11/02/2018, 01:11 pm

Apple is continuing to lead the global tablet market, IDC analysts claim, but while the number of iPad sales declined in the most recent quarterly results, it isn't as much of a reduction compared to the overall marketplace's 8.6 percent decline in the third quarter.

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Apple relying on higher selling prices, services growth in fourth quarter analysts say

11/02/2018, 09:11 am

Going forward, Apple will be increasingly reliant on a combination of driving up average selling prices for iPhones and fostering services revenue, several analysts contended in the wake of the company's Q4 results.

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Cook says soft holiday forecast linked to iPhone XS timing, exchange rates

11/01/2018, 06:11 pm

At least part of Apple's first quarter 2019 forecast -- expected to disappoint some analysts -- can be connected to two main issues, CEO Tim Cook said in a Thursday interview.

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Apple Q4 services revenue up to nearly $10B, Apple Pay transactions tripled

11/01/2018, 05:11 pm

Excluding a one-time payment, Apple's services revenue rose 27 percent during the September quarter to $9.981 billion, aided by the company's usual suspects but in no small part by a sharp rise in Apple Pay transactions.

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Apple will no longer report iPhone, Mac and iPad unit sales

11/01/2018, 05:11 pm

Apple on Thursday dropped a bombshell in announcing a major change in the way it reports quarterly earnings, saying it will no longer release iPhone, Mac and iPad sales numbers starting with the December period.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2018 earnings report and conference call

11/01/2018, 04:11 pm

Apple set a new high for the September quarter that is continuing to be supported by a premium-priced iPhone lineup, as well as continued growth in the services segment. Following the publication of its fourth fiscal quarter 2018 results, the company provided additional detail on the record-breaking performance in an earnings conference call.

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Apple rakes in $62.9B in revenue on sales of 46.9M iPhones in record-breaking September quarter

11/01/2018, 04:11 pm

Apple's revenue for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2018 hit $62.9 billion, the company revealed on Tuesday, with earnings-per-share of $2.91 growing year-on-year, and iPhone sales of 46.9 million units translating to massive ASPs of $793.

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What to expect from Apple's fourth quarter earnings report

11/01/2018, 10:11 am

Due to the announced later today, Apple's fourth quarter results are expected by analysts to be a high point among tech company financial reports, with revenue buoyed by the introduction of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max and the product line's growing average selling price.

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High iPhone ASPs, massive holiday quarter sales predicted ahead of Apple quarterly results release

10/31/2018, 11:10 am

Apple's quarterly results report arriving on Thursday should encourage a great December quarter, both Loup Ventures and UBS suggest, with the average selling price of iPhones anticipated to grow for the important holiday shopping period.

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J.P. Morgan, Rosenblatt upbeat on Apple following launch of new Macs and iPad Pros

10/31/2018, 08:10 am

Analysts have offered more opinions on Tuesday's Apple special event, with J.P. Morgan and Rosenblatt Securities issuing generally positive notes to investors about the refreshed MacBook Air and Mac mini, but were more enthused about the prospects of the new iPad Pro.

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ASP increases, blurred lines over iPad as computer are giant positives for AAPL

10/30/2018, 03:10 pm

The Apple special event went "largely as expected," claims Loup Ventures analyst Gene Munster, but announcements made during the presentation, such as the launch of the iPad Pro, were "incrementally positive" to Apple's overall story.

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Jefferies initiates AAPL coverage, sees $177 of a $265 target driven by Services

10/29/2018, 10:10 am

Jefferies has initiated coverage of Apple Stock with a prediction of massive gains over the next year, based on not just iPhone sales, but also the Services revenue that grows as Apple's customer base increases.

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High iPhone XS Max sales could drive average selling price up to $801

10/29/2018, 09:10 am

The demand for the iPhone XS is being unappreciated by investors, analysts for J.P. Morgan suggest a few days before Apple issues its quarterly results, with the average selling price of iPhones anticipated to exceed earlier predictions due to the higher price of the larger model.

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