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Topic: Piper Jaffray

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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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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73% of iPhone 4S buyers are upgraders, 19% chose 64GB model

10/14/2011, 01:10 pm

A new survey of customers in line at Apple stores on Friday to buy the iPhone 4S found that nearly three-quarters are upgrading from a previous version of the iPhone, while 27 percent are buying their first Apple handset.

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18.8M iPhone 3GS users expected to upgrade to Apple's iPhone 4S

10/11/2011, 04:10 pm

A new analysis projects that 18.8 million iPhone 3GS users will upgrade to the iPhone 4S in the next year, accounting for 18 percent of Apple's sales.

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iPhone 4S preorders suggest 3M sales at launch, 25M this quarter

10/10/2011, 04:10 pm

Apple's record setting pace of a million iPhone 4S preorders in 24 hours puts the company in a position to sell nearly 3 million devices on launch weekend, and 25 million in the current quarter.

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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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Wall Street response to iPhone 4S muted, but optimistic

10/05/2011, 12:10 am

Following Apple's unveiling of the iPhone 4S on Tuesday, Wall Street's response was relatively subdued, though analysts remain optimistic that Apple sales growth will continue to rise.

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Piper: Expect voice recognition in iOS 5, but no low-end iPhone at Oct. 4 event

09/27/2011, 01:09 pm

Apple's "let's talk" invitation to next week's next-generation iPhone unveiling could hint at new voice recognition technology built in to iOS 5, investment firm Piper Jaffray believes, though it does not expect a low-end, contract-free "iPhone 4S" to be unveiled alongside a fifth-generation model.

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Reduced iPad 2 orders from Apple in Far East viewed as a non-issue

09/26/2011, 11:09 am

A second report on Monday also cited sources in Apple's supply chain as saying that the company has apparently reduced orders for the iPad 2. But those claims from the Far East have not created concern for one Wall Street analyst, who believes demand for the iPad 2 remains while production may simply have been moved elsewhere.

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Apple on pace to sell record 4.5M Macs this quarter

09/12/2011, 02:09 pm

The latest sales figures from the NPD Group show Apple's Mac platform is set to have its best quarter ever, with sales on pace to hit 4.5 million.

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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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Wall Street expects smooth transition from Steve Jobs to Tim Cook

08/24/2011, 11:08 pm

Responding to the news that Steve Jobs is stepping down as Apple CEO, Wall Street analysts affirmed the company's position, predicting a relatively uneventful transition for the company and calling Tim Cook "the ideal candidate" for the role.

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Wall Street doesn't expect Google-Motorola deal to affect Apple

08/16/2011, 09:08 am

While the move may be good for the parties directly involved, Google's purchase of Motorola is not expected to have a major effect on Apple, Wall Street analysts have said.

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Wall Street: Apple earnings 'nothing short of a blowout' after record quarter [u]

07/19/2011, 09:07 pm

Wall Street analysts were stunned by Apple's record quarterly earnings on Tuesday, noting that there seems to be no end in sight for the company's "upside parade."

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NPD data suggests Apple sold record 4.2M Macs in June quarter

07/18/2011, 04:07 pm

The latest domestic sales figures from the NPD Group suggest Apple may have sold as many as 4.2 million Macs in the June quarter, a sum that would represent the company's best quarter ever.

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JP Morgan predicts Apple sold nearly 20M iPhones in record June quarter

07/14/2011, 12:07 pm

Next week Apple could post its strongest quarter yet for iPhone sales, as Wall Street firm J.P. Morgan predicted on Thursday sales of 19.6 million iPhones in the June frame.

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iOS App Store downloads grow 61%, average app price up 14%

07/11/2011, 08:07 am

Having recently hit the 15 billion download milestone, a new analysis has found that downloads from Apple's iOS App Store will increase 61 percent in calendar year 2011, while the average selling price of software will be up 14 percent.

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iCloud seen as further evidence of Apple television coming late 2012

06/23/2011, 10:06 am

Apple's newly unveiled iCloud service, which will make it easier to share content among multiple devices, is seen by one prominent analyst as even more evidence that the company is planning to release a high-definition television set as soon as late 2012.

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Apple 'actively recruiting' for replacement retail chief

06/14/2011, 03:06 pm

With Apple's retail operations continuing to expand and new features and improvements constantly being rolled out, the company revealed it is already working to find a replacement for the departure of Ron Johnson.

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Apple's US Mac sales grow 15% in April & May; stronger June sales expected

06/13/2011, 03:06 pm

Through the first two months of Apple's third quarter of fiscal 2011, U.S. Mac sales are up 15 percent year-over-year, but that number is expected to rise in June when Apple faces a more favorable 2010 comparison.

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