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Wall Street expects high margins, respectable sales for launch of well-designed Apple Watch

03/10/2015, 09:03 am

Analysts on Wall Street came away generally pleased with this week's announcement of Apple Watch launch details, viewing the new platform as a way to extend the company's valuable ecosystem and generate more revenue from high-margin products.


UBS predicts Apple will sell massive 58M iPhones in March quarter

03/06/2015, 04:03 pm

Demand for the iPhone 6 continues to outstrip Apple's ability to keep up with supply, as a new survey from UBS has led the investment firm to increase its projected sales for the March quarter to a whopping 58 million units.


Apple stock to replace AT&T in Dow Jones Industrial Average

03/06/2015, 09:03 am

Apple will be added to the Dow Jones Industrial Average later this month, a new major distinction on Wall Street for the world's most valuable company.


BMO forecasts 19M Apple Watch sales in 2015, with more than half selling in holiday season

03/06/2015, 08:03 am

Momentum for the Apple Watch will likely take a short time to build driven mostly by apps, one analyst believes, with sales quickly escalating to 10 million units in the holiday 2015 shopping season.


Morgan Stanley raises Apple target to $160, citing strength as a 'platform company'

03/02/2015, 10:03 am

Morgan Stanley showed significant confidence in Apple on Monday, raising their price target to $160 and expressing a belief to investors that the company can continue to grow its business.


German investment firm Berenberg predicts doom for Apple, sets price target of $60

02/26/2015, 11:02 am

Berenberg Bank believes Apple's financial model is too reliant on the iPhone, and has predicted that the company's shares will plummet more than 50 percent to $60 -- a price target so extreme that it seems more of a statement than an actual, plausible forecast.


Apple closes in on $775B market cap, now twice as large as No. 2 Exxon Mobil

02/23/2015, 08:02 pm

Apple stock hit a new high of $133 at the closing bell on Monday, rocketing up 2.7 percent on the day to grow its market capitalization to just under $775 billion, a number two times larger than second-largest publicly traded U.S. company Exxon Mobil.


Apple remains institutional investors' most-loved stock with $383B in holdings

02/20/2015, 03:02 pm

Hedge funds, mutual funds, and other large investors continue to make Apple a core component of their portfolios, with over 2,000 individual funds holding shares worth more than $380 billion at the close of 2014, by far the most for any U.S. company.


RBC says Apple could fund $65B+ annual capital return program, raises target to $140

02/19/2015, 08:02 am

Apple is set to announce an update to its capital return program in April, and investment firm RBC Capital Markets believes the company could return some $65 billion to investors annually, creating yet another reason to buy into the company's stock.


As mysterious minivan sightings proliferate, rumored 'Apple Car' seen as $50B US opportunity

02/16/2015, 08:02 am

With the total U.S. car market valued at over $500 billion per year, taking just a 10 percent share would represent a new $50 billion revenue opportunity for Apple, according to one analyst.


BMO raises Apple target to $135, predicts 19M Apple Watch & 207M iPhone sales in 2015

02/13/2015, 10:02 am

Investment firm BMO Capital Markets was the latest to increase its Apple price target this week in the face of the stock's huge gains, which are forecast to continue with the success of the iPhone 6 and upcoming launch of the Apple Watch.


Carl Icahn says Apple stock should be worth $216 per share today, not in the future

02/12/2015, 10:02 am

Activist investor Carl Icahn this week once again heaped praise on Apple, saying the company's stock continues to be vastly undervalued and should be trading today at a price of $216.


JP Morgan raises Apple price target to $145, forecasts sales of 26M Apple Watches this year

02/11/2015, 09:02 am

Investment firm J.P. Morgan on Wednesday revised its estimates to accommodate for the April launch of the Apple Watch, a product it believes will help push shares of AAPL to $145 before the end of 2015.


Tim Cook talks Apple Watch, Apple Pay, and IBM partnership at Goldman Sachs conference

02/10/2015, 06:02 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook was among the guests of honor at Tuesday's annual Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, where he discussed a range of topics including the Apple Watch's role in life, Apple Pay's growth, and the symbiotic partnership with enterprise giant IBM.


Apple becomes first U.S. company in history with $700B market cap after shares close at record high

02/10/2015, 04:02 pm

Shares of Apple reached a new all-time high on Tuesday, closing at $122.02 per share, with a record breaking market capitalization level of $710.74 billion -- the largest closing value ever for any U.S. company.


Apple to raise at least $1.08 billion from two-part Swiss bond sale

02/10/2015, 09:02 am

Apple today is expected to complete a two-part sale of Swiss-franc bonds, raising at least $1.08 billion U.S. to help fund its massive ongoing capital reinvestment program.


Apple planning new Swiss franc-denominated bond issue at historically low interest rates

02/09/2015, 06:02 pm

Apple looks set to continue expanding its debt offering program, with the company reportedly planning a new sale of bonds denominated in Swiss francs designed to take advantage of the extremely low yields available in the market.


Apple Inc. shares approach ex-dividend as it gears up to distribute $2.8 billion to shareholders [u]

02/03/2015, 08:02 pm

On February 12, Apple will pay shareholders of record a quarterly dividend of $0.47 per share, but investors will need to buy shares by February 5th (to have settled ownership of the company's stock by the market's close on February 9) in order to qualify.


Wells Fargo: Apple may need to raise more debt to pay for increased share repurchase

02/02/2015, 09:02 pm

While the $6.5 billion bond issue revealed on Monday may be enough to cover its existing capital return program, Wells Fargo believes that Apple could be forced to either raise an additional round of debt or repatriate cash from overseas if the program is to continue its traditional annual increase.


Apple plans $5 billion bond offering to fund share buybacks, dividends [u]

02/02/2015, 10:02 am

Apple on Monday disclosed to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it is gearing up to sell another $5 billion in debt through a new bond offering.