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Wall Street dismisses Apple's March quarter as minor speed bump, price targets raised at UBS & Cowen

05/03/2017, 10:05 am

Apple's second fiscal quarter of 2017 was largely a mixed bag, in the eyes of investors, who saw some positives but were also disappointed by some results. Analysts reacting to the quarterly results were largely indifferent on the short term, remaining focused on growth of the company's Services business and an anticipated "iPhone 8" super-cycle.

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Apple increases R&D spend to nearly $2.8B in fiscal Q2

05/02/2017, 07:05 pm

Apple increased its research and development budget to nearly $2.8 billion during the second fiscal quarter of 2017, meaning the company spent a almost $5.7 billion on the line item over the past six months.

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Apple's growing cash hoard surges to $256.8 billion

05/02/2017, 05:05 pm

As of the end of the March quarter, Apple held $256.8 billion cash on hand, with the vast majority of it held overseas awaiting possible repatriation tax reform -- if the U.S. government is inclined to cooperate.

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Apple services, "Other" revenue sources impress with massive Q2 growth

05/02/2017, 05:05 pm

In a strong second fiscal quarter performance, both services and the "other" categories stand out, with 18 percent and 31 percent growth versus 2016, respectively.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q2 2017 conference call

05/02/2017, 05:05 pm

After returning to growth for the holiday quarter, iPhone sales dipped once again in the March frame, though Apple's revenue grew to $52.9 billion. Following the news, the company held a conference call with media and analysts, and notes of interest follow.

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Apple to boost capital return program by $50B, extended for full year

05/02/2017, 05:05 pm

Despite revealing mixed quarterly results on Tuesday, Apple simultaneously announced plans to extend its capital return program by $50 billion and a full year, reaching the $300 billion mark by March 2019.

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Apple falls just shy of expectations with $52.9B in revenue, iPhone sales dip again to 50.8M

05/02/2017, 04:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday revealed the results of its second quarter of fiscal year 2017, earning $52.9 billion in revenue and posting year-over-year growth, but once again saw iPhone sales shrink from the same period a year ago.

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Apple cruises past old market capitalization record, may hit $800 billion before earnings

05/02/2017, 11:05 am

As the NASDAQ opened on Tuesday morning, Apple's stock price at the opening bell drove its market capitalization above historical highs, with $800 billion in sight and possibly reachable before the quarterly earnings report.

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Apple approaches all-time market cap record as investors await Q2 FY17 earnings

05/01/2017, 04:05 pm

Apple's stock price on Monday hit a new record at the close of business of $146.57, with the stock sitting less than a dollar away from beating the old market capitalization record set in 2015.

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Wall Street expects Apple's revenue to grow to $52.9B in March quarter

04/17/2017, 03:04 pm

Apple's recently-concluded March quarter could see revenue once again increase year over year, investors on Wall Street believe, on continued strength of the flagship iPhone 7 lineup.

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Analyst floats idea of Apple buying Disney to make 'tech/media juggernaut'

04/13/2017, 08:04 am

A new analyst report suggests that Apple should acquire long-time media partner Disney to smooth out seasonal concerns about earnings and make a massive end-to-end media development and delivery platform -- but this is not the first time this unlikely scenario has been bandied about.

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Apple executives net more than $13M each in vested stock

04/04/2017, 07:04 pm

Eight Apple executives, including senior vice presidents Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi, saw batches of restricted stock units vest last week, six of which were worth some $13.6 million.

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Apple to reveal fiscal Q2 2017 earnings on May 2

04/03/2017, 07:04 pm

Apple on Monday announced plans to report quarterly earnings for the second fiscal quarter of 2017 on May 2, a key period that follows the company's record-breaking 2016 holiday quarter.

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AAPL price crushes old record, cruises past $1,000 pre-split per-share price

03/28/2017, 04:03 pm

Apple's stock price on Tuesday hit a new record of $143.80, eclipsing the $1,000 per share pre-split benchmark, and if it keeps pace for the rest of the week will beat the company's old market capitalization record.

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JP Morgan raises Apple target to $165, sees sales of 260M iPhones in 2018

03/27/2017, 09:03 am

Buying in on hype for an anticipated 10th anniversary "iPhone 8" super-cycle, investment firm J.P. Morgan has raised its price target on shares of Apple to $165.

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Citing 'powder keg' with coming 'iPhone 8,' Cowen sees shares of Apple reaching $155

03/20/2017, 09:03 am

Estimates for Apple on Wall Street remain "way too low," in the eyes of analyst Timothy Arcuri, who believes that the combination of a new iPhone form factor with an aging install base could create a "powder keg" for shares of the company.

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'iPhone 8,' growing services business predicted to increase shares of Apple by 10%

03/20/2017, 08:03 am

Wall Street forecasts for Apple stock are climbing, with another report claiming that the stock will hit $155 over the summer of 2017 on pre-release hype of the "iPhone 8" and continued expansion of the Services division that includes the App Store, Apple Music, and AppleCare.

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Services growth on track to deliver big long-term payout for Apple, analyst says

03/15/2017, 04:03 pm

An analyst claims that Apple is on track for its services business revenue estimates so far, and any large acquisitions it may make will just accelerate the growth driven by the iPhone 7, and successor "iPhone 7s" and "iPhone 8" devices expected in 2017.

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Despite China weakness, Apple's 'aspirational' brand remains strong globally -- report

03/13/2017, 12:03 pm

A new analyst report sees Apple outperforming an expanding premiums smartphone market, with the company garnering its highest market share in four years in the US, Japan, and Europe.

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Apple an 'antifragile monopoly,' more secure than critics believe, analyst claims

03/09/2017, 05:03 pm

In spite of views by some investors and critics, Apple is an "antifragile monopoly" that can withstand competition from other giants in the high-tech sector like Amazon and Google, an analyst argued on Thursday.

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