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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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China sees “amazing” growth, becomes second largest Apple market

10/18/2011, 08:10 pm

During Apple's quarterly earnings call on Tuesday, the company detailed record sales of $4.5 billion in China for the September quarter, highlighting "amazing" progress in the region and continued opportunities among its burgeoning middle class.

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Apple projects all-time high $37 billion holiday quarter

10/18/2011, 07:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday said it looks to hit $37 billion in revenue for the upcoming holiday quarter, a stunning $10 billion increase year over year, as expecting to set an all-time high with sales of the iPhone 4S.

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Apple's cash hoard grows to $81B with two-thirds of it offshore

10/18/2011, 06:10 pm

Apple's huge sum of cash and investments continues to grow, reaching $81 billion during the company's fourth quarter of fiscal 2011, it was revealed on Tuesday.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2011 conference call

10/18/2011, 04:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday posted yet another record quarter to conclude its fiscal year 2011, led by continued growth of its iPad and Mac platforms. Following the news, executives from Apple participated in a conference call with analysts, and notes of interest follow.

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Apple profits jump 54% on record sales of 4.9M Macs, 11.2M iPads

10/18/2011, 04:10 pm

Apple said Tuesday that fourth quarter profits rose nearly 54% to $6.62 billion, or $7.05 per diluted share, driven by record sales of more than 11 million iPads and nearly 5 million Macs.

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Apple on verge of announcing new iPhone, iPad and Mac sales records

10/17/2011, 01:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday is likely to announce a blowout quarter in which it set a new sales records across three of its four major product lines without the aid of a lucrative holiday shopping season, newly released sales data implies.

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Wall Street: Spirit & vision of Steve Jobs will live on at Apple

10/06/2011, 03:10 pm

Steve Jobs changed the world with his ideas, and those same principles make up the backbone of Apple, which is why Wall Street watchers believe the company will continue to innovate and succeed even after the passing of its iconic co-founder.

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Apple seen selling 4.63M Macs, 12M iPads in record quarter

09/28/2011, 02:09 pm

With Apple's fourth quarter of fiscal 2011 drawing to a close, it is expected in a matter of weeks to report record sales of both its Mac and iPad product lineups.

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