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Notes of interest from Apple's Q3 2011 conference call

07/19/2011, 04:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday reported a record-breaking quarter with $28.57 billion in revenue, propelled by a massive 20.34 million iPhones and 9.25 million iPads sold in the quarter. Following the news, Apple executives participated in a conference call with analysts and the press, and notes of interest follow.

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Apple profits surge 125% on record sales of 20.34M iPhones, 9.25M iPads

07/19/2011, 04:07 pm

Apple said Tuesday that third-quarter profits rose nearly 125% percent to $7.31 billion, or $7.79 per diluted share, on record quarterly sales of $28.57 billion for the three-month period ended June 25, 2011.

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Earnings preview: Apple expected to deliver $25B quarter on 16.5M iPhones

07/19/2011, 10:07 am

Trading at record levels ahead of its quarterly earnings report this afternoon, Apple is expected by Wall Street watchers to post its best June quarterly earnings ever, with nearly $25 billion in revenue on sales of 16.5 million iPhones.

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Apple expected to post strong $24B+ quarter in face of 'heightened expectations'

07/15/2011, 01:07 pm

Even though Apple faces some lofty expectations from Wall Street heading into next week's quarterly earnings report, one analyst is "confident" in the company's ability to surprise on the upside.

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Impact of Nokia settlement expected to be seen in Apple's earnings report

07/13/2011, 08:07 am

Both Nokia and Apple have remained mum on the financial terms of their patent lawsuit settlement, but a glimpse at the deal Apple was able to broker is expected to be seen in next week's quarterly earnings report.

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Overseas growth driving Mac sales as US consumers hold out for new models

07/12/2011, 08:07 pm

Apple is expected to report more than 22 percent growth in Mac shipments when it announces its quarterly earnings next week, driven by growth overseas, which will compensate for dampened sales in the U.S. in June.

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Apple predicted to report record 8.5M iPad sales next week

07/12/2011, 09:07 am

With Apple's next quarterly earnings report just a week away, the company is expected by one analyst to have sold a record 8.5 million iPads, along with 17.53 million iPhones.

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iPad 2 sales rebound expected to show Apple stock still has 'gas in the tank'

07/12/2011, 02:07 am

J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz told investors Tuesday that shares of Apple stock remain a strong buy with "plenty of gas in the tank" for upward movement, in spite of recent volatility.

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Entrance into HDTV market seen boosting Apple's market cap by $100B

07/11/2011, 09:07 am

Categorizing Apple's rumored entrance into the high-definition television market as an "eventual" next step, a new analysis concludes that such a move could increase the company's market capitalization by $100 billion, or $100 per share in incremental value.

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Apple profits to benefit as memory, display pricing improves

07/06/2011, 08:07 am

Pricing for memory, NAND flash memory and displays in Apple's overseas component supply chain is said to be improving, positioning to place the company in a favorable and more profitable position in the coming months.

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Needham sees Apple shipping 30M iPads, 17M Macs in 2011

06/28/2011, 12:06 pm

Needham & Company increased its revenue and earnings per share estimates for Apple on Tuesday, with new figures that reflect higher estimated shipments of 30 million iPads and 17 million Macs in 2011.

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Timing of Nokia agreement suggests a 'favorable outcome' for Apple

06/14/2011, 10:06 am

Though Apple will pay Nokia a one-time sum and ongoing royalties as a result of their new settlement, one analyst believes the timing of the agreement suggests Apple was able to negotiate a favorable outcome.

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Overseas suppliers indicate Apple sales up 87% in May

06/09/2011, 12:06 pm

Tracking of Apple's component purchases from the overseas supply chain shows the company with an 87 percent year-over-year increase in the month of May.

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Wall Street expects iCloud to drive sales of Apple's iOS devices

06/07/2011, 08:06 am

The newly announced iCloud service is expected to further drive sales of iOS devices as users become even more tied in to Apple's increasingly proprietary ecosystem, analysts on Wall Street believe.

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SEC internal probe investigates Apple's role in $1 million purchasing scandal

05/25/2011, 08:05 pm

The U.S. Securities Exchange Commission has implicated itself in a report detailing a series of internal purchasing violations of Apple products that cost the SEC as much as $1 million.

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Piper: Despite recent struggles, now a good time to own Apple stock

05/25/2011, 07:05 am

Apple has become a victim of its own success, but the company's growth rate will remain sustainable for the next four years, one prominent Wall Street analyst believes.

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Supply chain data shows Apple sales up 113% in April

05/11/2011, 10:05 am

Sales within Apple's overseas supply chain show the iPhone maker continuing its tremendous growth in the month of April, with sales increasing 113 percent year over year.

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Apple climbs from 56 to 35th place in Fortune 500

05/05/2011, 06:05 pm

Apple has climbed 21 rungs in the Fortune 500 ranking of America's largest corporations, leaping from last year's spot at 56 to its current position at 35.

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Apple execs focused on software-driven iPhone product cycle, says analyst

05/05/2011, 02:05 am

Fresh off a meeting with senior executives at Apple, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty said the company sees product cycles as being driven by software rather than hardware and is expected to announce major software updates at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June.

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Apple Store visitor figures show iPhone, iPad and Mac 'on a roll' - report

05/04/2011, 03:05 am

As Apple's retail store initiative is set to turn 10 years old later this month, revenue at the company's brick and mortar stores continues to soar as visitors flock to Apple Stores to try out the iPad.

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