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Analyst estimates for Apple's Dec. quarter iPhone sales range from 25M-36M

01/08/2012, 11:01 pm

A poll of more than 30 professional and independent analyst covering Apple has revealed that estimates for Apple's iPhones sales for its first quarter of fiscal 2012 range from 25.16 million to 35.75 million units.

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Tim Cook has option to convert $100M in vested Apple shares

01/05/2012, 05:01 pm

Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook will have the option to convert over 200,000 shares of company stock, worth nearly $100 million, which will become vested in the first quarter of 2012.

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Apple set to announce likely its best quarter ever on January 24

01/04/2012, 09:01 am

Apple on Wednesday confirmed that it will report its fiscal first-quarter earnings on Tuesday, Jan. 24, when it will reveal the results of the iPhone 4S launch and holiday shopping season.

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Apple stock again named the 'top pick' for investors in 2012

01/03/2012, 09:01 am

Apple was the No. 1 stock recommended to investors by Ticonderoga Securities in 2011, and it holds that title once again at the start of 2012.

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Analysis: Fiscal Q1 2012 to be Apple's biggest earnings blowout in history

12/16/2011, 12:12 pm

Just as the bearish sentiment in Apple hits a cyclical peak, the company is about to deliver the the biggest earnings blowout in the history of the world.

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Why Apple's guidance is still conservative

12/13/2011, 03:12 pm

Apple's guidance strategy has not changed, despite a newfound belief on Wall Street that Apple has scrapped its conservative guidance for a more "realistic" approach.

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How to properly use Apple's guidance to accurately forecast earnings

12/12/2011, 08:12 am

It seems that almost daily now there's yet another worthless article that incompetently tries to forecast Apple's fiscal Q1 earnings by taking a look at Apple's EPS guidance. The problem with that approach is that Apple's EPS guidance is entirely useless.

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UBS now sees Apple selling record 30 million iPhones in Dec. quarter

12/07/2011, 11:12 pm

Investment bank UBS now believes Apple will sell as many as 30 million iPhones in the December quarter, up from a previous estimate of 28 million.

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Holiday iPhone, Mac sales ahead of expectations, iPad 'a little light'

12/07/2011, 08:12 am

Indications from Apple's supply chain suggest that iPhone and Mac sales are picking up strength ahead of Christmas, while the iPad remains on pace for a record setting quarter, albeit with softer sales than expected.

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Kindle Fire's erosion of iPad market share offset by global iPhone demand

12/06/2011, 05:12 pm

Sales estimates for Apple's iPad were slashed by 1 million units for 4Q11 due to a strong Kindle Fire launch, but iPhone sales pick up slack with domestic and international demand driving a 1.5 million increase on previous figures.

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Apple's best November ever saw supply chain sales spike 17% in one month

12/06/2011, 09:12 am

Apple remains on track to report its best quarter in company history, with new data from the company's supply chain showing sales up 17 percent month over month in November.

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Disney CEO buys $1M of Apple stock after joining board of directors

11/30/2011, 08:11 pm

New Apple board member and Disney CEO Bob Iger has purchased $1 million in Apple stock, according to a new securities filing.

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Apple: The most undervalued large-cap stock in America

11/27/2011, 10:11 pm

In light of the recent sell-off in global equities, it is now an incontestable FACT that Apple is the most undervalued and underappreciated large-cap growth company in America. The stock trades at an extremely depressed valuation that Wall Street isn’t taking seriously (8.25 P/E Ratio), the company’s growth continues to outpace every large cap company on the entire S&P 500, and the company’s growth rate percentage – defying all laws of gravity – continues to accelerate without any sign of abating.

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Mac platform reaches 15-year high with 5% worldwide market share

11/16/2011, 09:11 pm

Fueled by strong gains in Asia Pacific during the September quarter, Apple saw its worldwide share of the PC market pass the 5 percent mark for the first time in 15 years, according to a new analysis.

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Dividend seen bringing $4B in additional investments to Apple

11/15/2011, 08:11 am

Though Apple has long resisted paying its shareholders a dividend, one new analysis suggests the company could gain an additional $4 billion in investments if it were to do so.

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Apple grants top execs $60M retention stock bonuses through 2016

11/04/2011, 07:11 pm

Apple's recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission outline stock bonuses worth up to $60 million each, intended to retain top executives through at least 2016.

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Solar farm, 'spaceship' campus to help Apple expenses reach $8B

10/31/2011, 10:10 am

Apple's capital expenditures in its 2012 fiscal year are projected to increase by $3.4 billion, as the company gears up for major projects like its new solar farm in North Carolina, and a new corporate campus in Cupertino, Calif.

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Combined Mac and iOS shipments make Apple world's second largest PC maker

10/25/2011, 09:10 pm

iPad and Mac shipments both outgrew the Windows PC market in CYQ3 2011, and if combined would boast a 99% growth rate and make Apple the second largest PC maker in the world.

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Apple estimated to sell over 42 million iPhones this quarter

10/21/2011, 07:10 pm

Investment bank UBS on Friday estimated that sales of Apple's iPhone will top 42.5M units worldwide, boosted by international iPhone 4S launches.

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Apple Q4 2011 earnings disappointment attributed to iPhone transition 'hiccup'

10/19/2011, 01:10 am

After Apple's quarterly earnings failed to live up to Wall Street consensus estimates, some analysts have labeled the September quarter a "transitional quarter" for Apple, while remaining reassured that the first quarter of iPhone 4S sales will make up for the so-called "hiccup."

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