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Renewed confidence in Apple management puts Barclays 'back on board,' sees shares reaching $110

07/14/2014, 11:07 am

Though Barclays has been bearish on Apple stock since February, the investment firm changed its tune on Monday with a newly reestablished "overweight" rating alongside a new price target of $110 per share.

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Barclays acknowledges Apple's momentum, ups stock price target to $655

05/28/2014, 03:05 pm

Recent gains made by Apple stock had placed the price target at Barclays underwater, but the investment firm responded on Wednesday with a newly increased target of $655 that it said shows "respect" for Apple's momentum headed into the second half of 2014.

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Barclays downgrades rating on Apple stock due to maturing smartphone market, tells investors to 'step aside'

02/20/2014, 10:02 am

Shares of Apple stock slid Thursday morning after investment firm Barclays Capital lowered its rating on shares of the iPhone maker, saying it doesn't expect the stock to break out of its current trading range within the next year, and suggesting its performance could become comparable to that of rival Microsoft.

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Apple encouraged to borrow against its $94B in overseas cash for greater flexibility

03/12/2013, 03:03 pm

Apple should borrow money at low costs against its significant overseas cash position to avoid a tax hit when repatriating that cash, one analyst believes.

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Apple remains 'very optimistic' about upcoming products as analysts cut targets

03/06/2013, 03:03 pm

A number of analysts reduced their price targets for Apple on Wednesday, though one who just met with the company's executives said those officials are "very optimistic" about the product pipeline and market position.

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Samsung's recent momentum 'begs an answer from Apple,' Barclays says

02/19/2013, 12:02 pm

Samsung's recent successes are an "issue" for Apple that the company must promptly address by expanding the market for the iPhone, one analyst believes.

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Apple 'leaving money on the table' by not releasing big-screen iPhone

02/05/2013, 10:02 am

Calls for Apple to make an iPhone with a larger display around 5 inches diagonally are growing among investors, who see a big-screen iPhone as a major revenue opportunity.

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Apple's Jan. 23 earnings conference call viewed as most important in 10 years

01/11/2013, 04:01 pm

Ahead of its holiday quarterly earnings report, Apple finds itself in a situation the company hasn't encountered in awhile: investor expectations for the next year are surprisingly low.

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Overseas growth driving Mac sales as US consumers hold out for new models

07/12/2011, 08:07 pm

Apple is expected to report more than 22 percent growth in Mac shipments when it announces its quarterly earnings next week, driven by growth overseas, which will compensate for dampened sales in the U.S. in June.

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Apple's iPad "running far ahead" in enterprise adoption

02/12/2011, 01:02 am

Apple has taken a significant lead in the corporate world with the success of its iPad tablet, said one analyst, while predicting the company will sell 33.7 million iPads this year.

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Barclays puts $385 target on Apple, sees 150M FaceTime devices by 2012

10/12/2010, 10:10 am

British investment bank Barclays Capital on Tuesday raised its price target on shares of Apple by more than 10% to $385 per share, citing strength in all four of the company's core product segments and expectations it will build a network of 150 million FaceTime-enabled devices over the next two years.

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Easter delivers first signs of iPod growth since start of year

04/14/2009, 02:04 pm

Despite a slowdown in consumer spending, iPods remain one of the top go-to gifts during the holidays, with Easter reportedly driving sales to levels not seen since the start of the year.

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Barclays says Apple has more than doubled iPhone production

04/06/2009, 11:04 am

Analysts for Barclay's Capital are reporting Monday that their contacts in the Far East tell them that Apple has doubled its iPhone production for the current quarter, suggesting the company has baked high expectations into the launch of new models that will reportedly arrive in June.

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iPod shuffle sales surge 50% as iPod touch maintains top slot

04/01/2009, 02:04 pm

Sales of Apple's most affordable iPod shot up more than 50 percent a week after the company unveiled new, more compact models that shift the push controls from the player itself to the included pair of earphones.

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Apple seen with new iMacs, Chinese iPhone soon into 2009

12/17/2008, 11:12 am

Even as it's besieged by a weak world economy, Apple is expected to bounce back with new iMacs at the start of 2009 and to launch the iPhone in China soon afterwards.

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iPhone 3G finally reaching supply and demand balance

08/29/2008, 08:08 am

After more than six weeks of almost constant iPhone 3G shortages, Apple is finally known to be getting a grip on its retail supply and has virtually every model in stock everywhere.

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Retail sources say its closing time for current iPod line

08/20/2008, 04:08 pm

Resellers both near and afar are reporting signs that Apple's current line of iPod digital music players are on their way out the door, just as one prominent Wall Street analyst restates his claim that a $199 iPod touch is likely to be among the new models that will fill the void.

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Latest 'iPhone nano' rumors ill-timed

08/05/2008, 12:08 pm

While checks within Apple's supply chain suggest the company is researching a low-end iPhone design, rumors that such a device will surface this year are overly optimistic, according to Lehman Brothers.

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iPod touch supplies seeing shortages, changes due by September

06/18/2008, 08:06 am

Stocks of some iPod touch models are starting to run low and may be connected to recent promotional announcements, according to one Wall Street analyst, who also notes that the advent of the $199 iPhone 3G will put pressure on Apple to alter its pricing on the high-end media players in the next few months.

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Citigroup hikes Apple target to $287, Lehman to $234

06/10/2008, 08:06 am

Having digested Apple's iPhone 3G announcements from Monday, analysts at both Citigroup and Lehman Brothers have sharply raised their 12-month price targets for the electronics maker.

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