06/03/2013, 01:06 pm
Whether lucky, smart, or both, Apple's recent bond issuance was done just before the market for bonds began to turn, saving the iPhone maker more than $724 million in interest savings on the debt it incurred.
05/28/2013, 10:05 am
Shares of Apple stock were bludgeoned down to their lowest price in over a year in April, thanks in part to an assault by short sellers who took a record interest in the company late in the month.
05/16/2013, 02:05 pm
Apple is paying its shareholders a slightly larger quarterly dividend on Thursday, distributing over $2.867 billion in $3.05 per share payments across the company's 940 million outstanding shares.
05/10/2013, 02:05 am
In a research note on Thursday, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster said buy-side investors' concerns that Apple's gross margin will see a two-year decline to below 30 percent is unlikely, specifically noting the company's important iPhone margins are stable.
05/08/2013, 02:05 pm
Apple recently announced plans to increase its dividend payment by 15 percent to "shareholders of record" next Monday, but to qualify, new investors have to buy the company's stock by the market's close today.
05/08/2013, 10:05 am
Samsung's profitable smartphone business has caused the South Korean company's cash to swell to nearly $40 billion, with a net cash position of $28.5 billion when debt is factored in.
05/08/2013, 09:05 am
Apple Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer was the highest paid among all CFOs in 2012, as the Cupertino company rewarded him immensely for its financial performance.
05/07/2013, 04:05 pm
Greenlight Capital Chairman David Einhorn, who made waves earlier this year when he attempted to force Apple to offer preferred stock shares, has increased his stake in the company in response to its $100 billion capital reinvestment program.
05/06/2013, 04:05 pm
Shares of Apple have continued to rise since mid-April, setting the stage for the company to "change the narrative" beginning with WWDC in June, one analyst believes.
05/03/2013, 09:05 am
By issuing bonds to finance its stock buyback, Apple will avoid paying $9.2 billion in taxes to the U.S. government, making its decision to take on debt a "no-brainer."
05/03/2013, 08:05 am
Component maker Laird announced on Friday that revenue from its "largest customer" fell 17 percent in the first quarter, and that declining revenue is expected to continue until the second half of the year, leaving market watchers to suspect the customer in question is Apple.
04/30/2013, 11:04 am
Apple will sell $17 billion in debt in its first bond offering since 1996, as the company borrows funds to fuel its $100 billion capital rewards program.
04/30/2013, 09:04 am
A Russian billionaire recently bought about $100 million in Apple stock, and has publicly declared his faith in the future of the company.
04/24/2013, 12:04 pm
While Apple posted better-than-expected quarterly results and increased its quarterly dividend this week, market watchers are still concerned a lull in new product introductions is likely to continue until this fall.
04/23/2013, 06:04 pm
Apple just had its "best quarter ever" in the increasingly important Chinese market, according to CEO Tim Cook, who says the iPhone maker is well positioned to address China going forward.
04/23/2013, 05:04 pm
Apple is gearing up for a year of product "surprises" starting this fall, according to CEO Tim Cook, who appeared to point to late 2013 as a time frame for when fans of the company can expect new devices.
04/23/2013, 05:04 pm
Increasing product sales were offset by reduced margins in Apple's second quarter of fiscal 2013, as the company reported its first year over year profit decline in a decade. Executives from the company participated in a conference call on Tuesday to discuss the results, and notes of interest follow.
04/23/2013, 04:04 pm
Apple on Tuesday announced what the company characterized as a "significant increase" to its capital return program, with plans to utilize $100 billion in cash by the end of calendar 2015.
04/23/2013, 12:04 pm
Investors will likely look back on Apple's fiscal year 2013 as "a year to forget," though it will set the stage for a strong 2014, one analyst believes.