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Topic: Investor

JP Morgan significantly increases March quarter iPhone, iPad estimates

04/03/2012, 02:04 am

Investment bank J.P. Morgan has made "significant increases" to both its iPhone and iPad projections for the first quarter of calendar 2012 after research indicated "major upside potential" to Apple's sales numbers.

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Firm slaps $1001 target on Apple shares ahead of $100B integrated television opportunity

04/02/2012, 10:04 am

Arguing that Apple's dominance of the consumer electronics market is positioned to go unchecked for the foreseeable future, Topeka Capital Markets on Monday initiated coverage of the iPad maker with a staggering $1001 price target on the company's shares.

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Sudden 9% drop in Apple stock triggers temporary trading halt [u]

03/23/2012, 11:03 am

Trading of Apple was briefly halted on Wall Street Friday morning after the stock took a sudden and unexpected plunge of 9.4 percent.

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Apple's calls for repatriation tax holiday gain no traction with White House

03/20/2012, 04:03 pm

With some two-thirds of its cash hoard housed overseas, Apple would like a tax holiday to allow it to move that money back to the U.S., but its pleas have fallen on deaf ears at the White House.

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Evercore raises Apple price target to $750 on new dividend, iPad momentum

03/19/2012, 11:03 pm

Evercore Partners analyst Rob Cihra has raised his price target for shares of Apple to a record $750 in light of the company's new quarterly dividend and strong iPad demand.

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Apple stock closes past $600 milestone for first time

03/19/2012, 06:03 pm

Riding on a stock incentives plan and reports of record third-generation sales, Apple stock on Monday finally surged past the once elusive $600 barrier it has been tickling for the past few days.

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Quarterly dividend expected to expand Apple's shareholder base

03/19/2012, 11:03 am

With a higher-than-expected 1.8 percent yield, Apple's new $2.65 quarterly dividend is expected to expand its shareholder base to investors who previously passed on the stock because it did not pay out a dividend.

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Notes of interest from Apple's dividend & stock buyback conference call

03/19/2012, 09:03 am

Following Apple's announcement on Monday that it will pay a quarterly dividend of $2.65 per share as well as initiate a $10 billion share buyback program, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and investors.

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Apple to spend $45B over 3 years on dividend & share repurchase program

03/19/2012, 08:03 am

Later this year, Apple will initiate a dividend and share repurchase program, spending $45 billion over the next three years, the company announced on Monday.

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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.

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Apple to host conference call Monday to discuss its $100B cash balance

03/18/2012, 06:03 pm

Apple will host a conference call on Monday at 9 a.m. Eastern, 6 a.m. Pacific to discuss what it plans to do with its $100 billion cash balance.

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Apple stock seen hitting $718 on sales of 60M iPads, 134M iPhones in 2012

03/15/2012, 03:03 pm

Record sales of 60 million iPads and 134 million iPhones in calendar 2012 will help push Apple's stock price up to $718, a new forecast predicts.

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Apple stock touches $600 in early morning trading ahead of iPad launch

03/15/2012, 09:03 am

Apple's stock catapulted to new heights on Thursday, briefly breaching the $600 barrier for the first time in the company's history as investors remain upbeat about this Friday's iPad launch.

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Morgan Stanley bumps Apple stock price target to $720

03/14/2012, 12:03 am

With shares of Apple on a chart-topping climb, investment bank Morgan Stanley has lifted its price target for the stock to $720, with a 12-month bull case estimate of $960.

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Apple closes at record high, confounding advice to sell at iPad launch

03/13/2012, 10:03 pm

Apple's stock price has gained 5.83 percent since last week's unveiling of the new iPad, crushing advisors who thought that the release would provide a good opportunity to sell.

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Record day pushes Apple stock to nearly a half-trillion dollars in value [u]

02/28/2012, 04:02 pm

With Apple's iPad media event now official, the company's stock was sent to new heights on Tuesday, propelling its total market capitalization to nearly $500 billion.

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Dividend seen creating 'scarcity issue' for under-owned Apple stock

02/24/2012, 08:02 am

Availability of Apple shares could become an issue, boosting the company's price-to-earnings multiple later this year, if the company does decide to pay out a dividend to investors.

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Special Report: Tim Cook fields questions on Apple dividends, a stock split, iTunes content deals

02/23/2012, 03:02 pm

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook addressed two stock related issues that have been topics of interest to company investors: the payment of dividends and a possible stock split, while speaking to shareholders this morning.

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Special Report: Tim Cook addresses Apple shareholders with wit, passion and analytical focus

02/23/2012, 02:02 pm

Tim Cook met with shareholders for the first time following the passing of Apple's cofounder and former chief executive Steve Jobs, revealing his own very distinct personality but also strong commonality with Jobs' wit, passion and analytical focus.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says Facebook is a 'friend,' won't commit to dividend

02/23/2012, 02:02 pm

Investors at Thursday's Apple shareholder meeting had the opportunity to ask the company's executives about a range of topics, including the prospect of an Apple television set, a stock dividend, and its relationship with Facebook.

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