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As investors overlook Apple's Services business, stock price declared 10% too low

02/13/2017, 11:02 am

Apple's Services earnings aren't being considered strongly enough by investors, one analyst believes, arguing that if the business was properly weighted, the stock company's stock would be at least 10 percent higher than it currently sits.

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Apple Inc. gears up to distribute $3.1 billion in dividends to shareholders

02/08/2017, 02:02 pm

On February 16, Apple will pay shareholders of record a quarterly dividend of $0.57 per share, but investors must own the company's stock before February 9 in order to qualify. Apple will pay out $3.1 billion in dividends on its outstanding shares for the quarter.

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Apple exceeds targets in latest bond sale, raises $10 billion

02/03/2017, 09:02 am

Looking to generate more money for its shareholder return program without repatriating foreign cash, Apple has completed a sale of $10 billion in bonds, with underwriters including Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, and others.

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Tim Cook sells 40k Apple shares worth nearly $5M

02/01/2017, 09:02 pm

For the fourth time in less than two weeks, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday sold off a batch of company stock worth just under $5 million, continuing a series of transactions in accordance with a trading plan adopted in 2015.

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See how Apple's 'Services' revenue has grown steadily amid changes in other business segments

02/01/2017, 04:02 pm

The encompassing "Services" business has proven to be a reliable source of income growth for Apple, but its tremendous performance --accomplished during an overall company sales decline --can be difficult to visualize. AppleInsider offers a closer look at the booming segment Apple believes will double over the next four years.

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Analysts raise Apple targets, see shares going as high as $156 after best-quarter ever

02/01/2017, 12:02 pm

Led by the blockbuster debut of the iPhone 7 series, Apple exceeded Wall Street's expectations with its holiday quarter, sending shares of the company's stock higher and prompting analysts to revise their price targets upward.

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Apple still acquires 15-20 companies per year, Cook says no size is too large to consider

01/31/2017, 05:01 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed on Tuesday that his company's ambitions as far as acquisitions continues apace, with no acquisition apparently too big or too small for the company to consider from a strategic standpoint.

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Tim Cook: Repatriation of $231B in overseas cash would be 'very good for the country and good for Apple'

01/31/2017, 05:01 pm

With the newly anointed administration of U.S. President Donald Trump signaling a business-friendly environment, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said he's hopeful that his company will be able to finally bring some of its massive $231.3 billion cash hoard back home at a reasonable tax rate.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q1 2017 conference call

01/31/2017, 05:01 pm

Apple returned to growth and exceeded Wall Street expectations on Tuesday, when it reported record revenue, profits and iPhone sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2017. Following the news, the company held a conference call with media and analysts, and notes of interest follow.

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Apple smashes expectations: record setting $78.4B in revenue on sales of 78.3M iPhones

01/31/2017, 04:01 pm

Apple's holiday 2016 quarter was the company's biggest ever, soaring to new heights on sales of 78.3 million iPhones following the launch of the blockbuster iPhone 7 series.

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European Commission pleased with Apple's $14 billion tax bill payment progress, despite missed deadline

01/31/2017, 01:01 pm

Apple has missed the deadline to pay the 13 billion euros ($14 billion) the iPhone producer was ordered to pay Ireland in back taxes, but the European Commission is noting that progress is still being made by Apple to comply with its ruling.

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Earnings preview: Wall Street expects record $77.4B revenue in Apple's best quarter in history

01/31/2017, 11:01 am

After a period of declining sales, Apple is expected to have returned to growth in the holiday 2016 shopping season, riding high on the popularity of the new iPhone 7 series.

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OLED for 'iPhone X' could deal $50M hit to Apple's Q2 expenses, analyst says

01/30/2017, 09:01 am

Apple's widely-rumored decision to equip a 10th-anniversary iPhone with OLED could add approximately $50 million to incremental costs in the March quarter, eating slightly into profit margins, according to an analyst.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook sells another $3.6M in company stock

01/24/2017, 08:01 pm

Just days after cashing in a chunk of Apple shares worth $3.6 million, CEO Tim Cook sold another batch worth an almost identical amount in a series of trades this week, according to regulatory filings.

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Strong iPhone 7 Plus adoption seen boosting ASP, Apple's Dec. quarter results

01/24/2017, 12:01 pm

Though iPhone shipments could fall under Wall Street consensus for the December quarter, Apple's revenue from the product should be boosted by high consumer favor for Plus models, an analyst noted on Tuesday.

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India government said likely to reject tax, trade concessions for Apple manufacturing deal

01/24/2017, 11:01 am

The Indian government will probably reject Apple's requests for waiving taxes and duties on imports in exchange for setting up local manufacturing, reports claimed on Tuesday ahead of a Wednesday meeting between the company and government officials.

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EU ruling over $14 billion Apple tax bill could be overturned, suggests Irish tax advisor

01/24/2017, 09:01 am

The European Commission's order for Apple to pay Ireland 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes is an overreach of power, with PricewaterhouseCoopers' head of Irish tax matters Feargal O'Rourke claiming the move is tantamount to a "land grab."

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Investment firm BlackRock increases stake in Apple stock, now owns 6.1% of shares

01/20/2017, 01:01 pm

The world's largest asset management firm BlackRock has increased its holdings in Apple, with a regulatory filing revealing its total ownership in the company is now over 322 million shares, worth approximately $38.4 billion.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook receives $3.6M from small sale of 30,000 shares, weeks after $1.5M pay cut

01/20/2017, 12:01 pm

A small cache of 30,000 Apple shares were sold by Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook this week as part of a scheduled trading plan, with Cook receiving a total of $3.6 million from the company stock sale.

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Lion's share of Apple's revenue expansion after 'iPhone 8' expected from services growth

01/20/2017, 09:01 am

Given the Apple iPhone user base expansion, Apple's Services business led by the App Store is forecast to not only be the prime mover of Apple's income expansion, but also be the largest contributor to gross margin improvements as well.

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