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Apple's recurring revenue stream: 77% of iPhone 4 sales were upgrades

06/25/2010, 09:06 am

With more than three-quarters of first-day iPhone 4 purchasers upgrading from a previous iPhone, Apple has successfully built a recurring revenue stream in which most users will upgrade every one to two years.

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iPhone 4 launch could sell 1.5 million, FaceTime seen as key driver

06/24/2010, 06:06 pm

The iPhone 4 launch is expected to far exceed last year's debut of the iPhone 3GS, as Apple could see as much as 1.5 million units sold, with users said to be most excited about the addition of FaceTime.

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19% of software on Apple's App Store is paid, with $1.49 average price

06/23/2010, 08:06 am

The App Store offers great a value to consumers with 4 billion free applications downloaded to date, but it is not hugely profitable for Apple, as paid-for applications carry an average selling price of $1.49, according to a new analysis.

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iPhone 4 demand predicted to drive Apple to 9.5M June quarter sales

06/16/2010, 09:06 am

With record breaking demand for the new iPhone 4 on the first day of preorders, one prominent analyst believes Apple will sell 9.5 million total handsets in the June quarter, while a new breakdown of preorders suggests popularity of the 16GB model.

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Wall Street expects iPhone 4 to impress, boost sales for Apple

06/08/2010, 08:06 am

Following the introduction of iPhone 4, Wall Street analysts said Apple will see even greater sales of its handset in the next year driven by consumer demand for the impressive new hardware.

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Apple expected to sell 6.2M iPads in 2010 after strong overseas debut

06/01/2010, 07:06 am

With the iPad crossing the 2 million sales threshold this week, one prominent analyst now believes Apple will sell 6.2 million devices in calendar year 2010, as many of the company's international stores have limited stock.

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Piper: Apple has 'little room for surprise' at WWDC 2010

05/26/2010, 07:05 am

Two lost prototype iPhones, presumed to represent the fourth-generation handset that will be be announced by Steve Jobs at the Worldwide Developers Conference, have taken away the element of surprise for Apple, one prominent analyst believes.

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NPD data shows Apple on pace to sell 3.2M Macs in June quarter

05/17/2010, 01:05 pm

Sales of the Mac are tracking stronger than Wall Street expectations, with Apple on pace to sell as many as 3.2 million computers during the June quarter, according to new data from NPD.

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Apple's iPad 3G estimated to have sold 300K on launch weekend

05/02/2010, 08:05 pm

Checks with 50 Apple retail stores have led one prominent analyst to predict Apple sold about 300,000 iPad 3G units, including preorders, over the device's first weekend of sales.

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Expectations for Apple hit new heights after record iPhone sales

04/21/2010, 08:04 am

Apple's 8.75 million iPhones sold in the March quarter combined with a better-than-expected launch of the iPad has led analysts to increase their already bullish views on the company's stock.

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NPD data suggests Apple sold 2.9M Macs, 10M iPods in Q2 2010

04/19/2010, 03:04 pm

New data from the NPD Group implies Apple could announce sales of 2.9 million Macs and 10 million iPods when it reveals its earnings for the second quarter of fiscal 2010 Tuesday afternoon.

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Apple stock projected to hit $300 on strength of iPhone, Mac sales

04/14/2010, 10:04 am

Less than a week ahead of Apple's quarterly earnings report, two analysts increased their price target for the company's stock -- one to $299 and the other to $300.

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Number of high school students planning to buy an iPhone doubles

04/12/2010, 09:04 am

Interests in Apple's iPhone amongst high school teenagers is on the rise, according to a new study from investment research firm Piper Jaffray, which found that nearly twice as many students are planning to buy one of the touchscreen handsets in the next 6 months compared to last year.

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Piper lowers 2010 sales forecast to 4.3M, remains 'confident' in iPad

04/05/2010, 11:04 am

After Apple revealed it sold 300,000 iPads on launch day, analyst Gene Munster with Piper Jaffray revised his calendar year 2010 sales estimates to 4.3 million, though he remains confident in the iPad platform.

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Successful iPad debut expected to propel Apple stock past $300

04/05/2010, 08:04 am

Aided by nearly 5 million iPad sales in the first 12 months, one prominent Wall Street analyst believes Apple stock will skyrocket to $305, while a number of others believe the iPad launch was a resounding success.

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Piper increases first-day Apple iPad sales forecast to 650K

04/04/2010, 01:04 pm

Following the iPad's first full day of sales, Wall Street analyst Gene Munster with Piper Jaffray increased his prediction to between 600,000 and 700,000 sold in the first 24 hours.

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Apple predicted to sell all 200K-300K iPads built for launch weekend

04/01/2010, 08:04 am

With Apple selling out of its first run of iPad preorders, one analyst has upped his estimate for debut, first-quarter, and 2010 iPad sales, predicting the company will likely sell more than 2.7 million this year.

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Apple positioned to introduce connected HDTV within 2-4 years

03/23/2010, 02:03 pm

Apple is expected to join the lucrative home entertainment market, estimated to be worth $31.8 billion in the U.S. alone, in the next two to four years by offering a $2,000 Internet- and content-connected HDTV.

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February Mac sales up 43%, Apple on track for 2.9M in quarter

03/15/2010, 01:03 pm

New retail sales data shows Apple has continued to have strong Mac and iPod sales at the start of 2010, with February's numbers showing significant year-over-year growth.

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Blockbuster 2010 Mac sales expected to carry into February for Apple

03/08/2010, 08:03 am

A slow start to Mac sales in early 2009 will work to Apple's advantage, potentially making strong 2010 sales seem even more impressive with numbers reflecting huge year-over-year growth, according to a new analysis.

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