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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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Goldman Sachs bullish on Apple, raises iPad, Mac, iPhone estimates

09/22/2011, 09:09 pm

Investment bank Goldman Sachs sees Apple outperforming the firm's previous expectations in spite of recent market troubles and has raised its shipping estimates for the iPad, Mac and iPhone.

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Middle-class Americans to spend $481 a year on Apple products by 2015

09/21/2011, 09:09 pm

The average middle-class American will spend roughly $481 each year on Apple products by 2015, up from $321 this year, while emerging middle-class consumers in developing markets will drive substantial growth for the company in coming years, according to a new analysis.

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Apple closes at new all-time high as world's largest company

09/19/2011, 10:09 pm

Shares of Apple rose nearly 3 percent Monday to close at a new all-time high of $411.63, padding the electronic giant’s lead over Exxon Mobile as the world’s most valuable company.

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Morgan Stanley recommends Apple use cash for share buybacks, dividends

09/12/2011, 10:09 pm

Investment bank Morgan Stanley took the position on Monday that Apple is "more likely than ever" to return some of its $76 billion in cash to shareholders and recommended either share buybacks or dividends as the most favorable options.

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Apple forecast to sell 143M iPhones, 68M iPads in 2013

09/07/2011, 08:09 am

Investment firm Piper Jaffray on Wednesday released their calendar year 2013 estimates for Apple, forecasting $164 billion in revenue with earnings per share of $40.50 on sales of well over 200 million iOS devices.

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Post-Steve Jobs Apple likened to departures of Walt Disney, Henry Ford

08/25/2011, 08:08 am

The resignation of Steve Jobs as Apple CEO is a significant event for the company, but similar to the departures of visionaries in years past like Henry Ford and Walt Disney, Apple is expected to go on without Jobs.

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Microsoft rewrites 10K filing to depict Apple as significant competitor

08/15/2011, 07:08 pm

Microsoft revamped this year's 10K filing with the Securities Exchange Commission to remove mention of Linux, Mozilla and Opera as significant competitors and amplify the role of Apple as a competitor in both software and online services.

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Apple ends day as most valuable public company on Earth

08/10/2011, 06:08 pm

After temporarily passing oil giant Exxon Mobil in market capitalization yesterday, Apple has jumped into the lead again and remained there as the market closed today.

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Apple seen doubling or even tripling market share of iPhone & Mac

08/10/2011, 10:08 am

Apple's growth has been called the "ultimate platform adoption story" in a new analysis, which sees the potential for Mac and iPhone market shares to double or even triple in the next few years.

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Apple briefly passes Exxon as world's largest company by market cap

08/09/2011, 03:08 pm

During a volatile day of trading on Tuesday, Apple briefly passed oil giant Exxon Mobil to become the most valuable company in the world, in terms of market capitalization.

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'Stagnant' 2011 PC ecosystem viewed as opportunity for Apple to make gains

08/08/2011, 09:08 am

Both Apple's Mac and iPad lineup are poised to make significant gains in the second half of 2011, as the Windows-based PC market remains "relatively stagnant" and is predicted to see 4 percent growth, according to a new analysis.

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