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Concern over Apple's 'cyclical' margins called 'overblown'

10/29/2012, 09:10 am

While some investors are concerned about Apple's reduced margins in the face of multiple new product launches, one analyst has noted that Apple's margins previously took a hit following the iPhone 4 launch, and subsequently rebounded to new heights.


Market watchers reaffirm faith in Apple as new products shrink projected margins

10/26/2012, 11:10 am

Though Apple expects its margins to shrink in the holiday quarter as the company goes through an unprecedentedly large product transition, Wall Street watchers remain confident in recommending investors buy AAPL stock.


Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2012 conference call

10/25/2012, 05:10 pm

Apple had yet another record quarter in September, with profits growing 25 percent on sales of 26.9 million iPhones. Following Thursday's earnings release, the company held a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of interest follow.


Market watchers expect $329 iPad mini will justify its price to consumers

10/24/2012, 09:10 am

Though the starting price of the iPad mini is higher than many had expected, Wall Street analysts believe the storage capacity and build quality offered by Apple will be more than enough to court consumers and make the product a success.


New iMacs expected to quadruple Apple's dismal Q3 desktop shipments

10/24/2012, 04:10 am

Apple's newly introduced iMac lineup is expected to dramatically boost the company's desktop shipments, which are forecast to be down 79 percent year-to-year for the third calendar quarter, according to one analyst's estimates.


Analysis: Apple stock headed for $1,000 per share

10/16/2012, 01:10 pm

Analyst and AppleInsider contributor Andy Zaky has issued a rare "buy" recommendation of AAPL stock only his sixth since 2006. Read why he thinks Apple's stock is headed for $1,000.


Analysts stand by Apple stock recommendations after recent declines

10/09/2012, 12:10 pm

As Apple's stock has dropped more than 10 percent in recent weeks in the face of negative headlines, Wall Street analysts still remain confident in recommending investors to buy in.


October is best month of the year to own Apple stock - report

10/02/2012, 01:10 pm

Historically, October has been the strongest month for Apple stock, and one analyst believes that trend will continue in 2012.


Apple stock closes above $700 for first time after hitting record-breaking intraday high

09/18/2012, 04:09 pm

Apple stock reached another milestone on Tuesday, reaching all-time intraday and closing highs just one day after breaking the $700 barrier for the first time in after-market trading.


Apple stock soars to all-time intraday, closing high after favorable verdict

08/27/2012, 05:08 pm

Shares of Apple stock reached all-time intraday trading and closing highs on Monday, driven by a favorable ruling in the company's high-stakes patent dispute against Samsung which found the Korean electronics maker liable for over $1 billion in damages.


Needham ups Apple price target to $750 following recent surge

08/22/2012, 01:08 pm

With three record high closing days in the last week, Apple's recent stock surge, along with continued strong sales by the company, have prompted Needham & Co. to increase their 12-month price target to $750.


After blowing past $500B market cap, Apple seen headed for $1 trillion

08/21/2012, 08:08 am

After surpassing Microsoft's record and becoming the most valuable company ever on Monday, Apple has passed a "key sentiment barrier" on its way to a $1 trillion market valuation, one analyst believes.


Apple tops Microsoft to become most valuable company ever

08/20/2012, 12:08 pm

Apple's continued strong market performance has made it the most valuable stock by market capitalization ever, besting a record set by Microsoft in 1999.


Apple closes at new high of $648 on rumors of iPad mini, Apple TV

08/17/2012, 03:08 pm

Apple stock surged upward before reaching an all time closing high of $648, boosted by continued rumors of both a smaller iPad and a new Apple TV capable of presenting live broadcasts.


Apple gearing up to pay out $2.5 billion in dividends on Thursday

08/14/2012, 01:08 pm

Flush with billions in cash it simply can't spend fast enough, Apple has begun the process of issuing its first quarterly dividend to shareholders in 17 years.


Wall Street anticipating huge holiday quarter after Apple disappoints

07/25/2012, 08:07 am

Though Apple fell short of market expectations with its third-quarter earnings on Tuesday, analysts on Wall Street still have great expectations for the company during the 2012 holiday shopping season.


Apple announces shareholder dividend payout to occur August 16, 2012

07/24/2012, 07:07 pm

Apple has announced that its shareholders of record on August 13, 2012 will be paid a quarterly dividend of $2.65 per share on August 16, beginning the regular distribution of about $2.5 billion of the company's huge cash pile directly to its investors every three months.


Apple attributes growth slowdown to sluggish economy, rumors of new products

07/24/2012, 05:07 pm

Despite posting $8.8 billion in profits and selling a record 17 million iPads, Apple's third quarter of fiscal 2012 is seen by the market as a disappointment. When asked what challenges the company faced during the quarter, a weak global economy and rumors of new products were cited by executives as two of the biggest headwinds faced by Apple.


Notes of interest from Apple's Q3 2012 conference call

07/24/2012, 05:07 pm

A record quarter for the iPad was the stand-out performance of Apple's third quarter of fiscal 2012. Following Tuesday's earnings release, the company held a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of interest follow.


Apple's profits rise 20% on sales of 26M iPhones, 17M iPads, and 4M Macs

07/24/2012, 04:07 pm

Apple said Tuesday that third-quarter profits rose just over 20 percent to $8.8 billion, or $9.32 per diluted share, on sales of $35.0 billion for the three-month period ended June 30, 2012.