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Topic: Investor

Samsung's recent momentum 'begs an answer from Apple,' Barclays says

02/19/2013, 12:02 pm

Samsung's recent successes are an "issue" for Apple that the company must promptly address by expanding the market for the iPhone, one analyst believes.

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Huge selloff by hedge funds bruised Apple stock in the winter quarter

02/14/2013, 04:02 pm

Disclosure documents filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission clarify that Apple's falling stock price over the winter quarter was tied to the widespread selloff of over a million shares by just seven large hedge funds.

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Apple to give shareholders another $2.5 billion on Valentine's Day

02/13/2013, 10:02 pm

Apple will pay shareholders its third dividend tomorrow, distributing roughly $2.5 billion at $2.65 per share across the company's 939 million outstanding shares.

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New lawsuit filed to block Apple's bundling of shareholder proposals

02/13/2013, 04:02 pm

A second investor has joined David Einhorn in challenging the vote on Apple's proposals before shareholders later this month.

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Tim Cook: Apple's culture of innovation refuses to recognize any limits

02/12/2013, 12:02 pm

Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Conference, Tim Cook defended Apple from a whisper campaign that's seeding the idea the company is out of ideas and soon won't be able to continue to compete.

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Apple investigating cash options, but Cook calls Prop 2 lawsuit a "silly sideshow" [u]

02/12/2013, 11:02 am

The first question Tim Cook faced at the Goldman Sachs Conference: Apple's massive pile of cash, what it planned to do with it and what Cook thinks of David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital lawsuit over Apple's upcoming proposal in now in front of shareholders.

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Apple buying small companies every other month but constantly evaluating larger acquisitions

02/12/2013, 10:02 am

Speaking at Goldman Sachs' Technology and Internet Conference on Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook pointed to the company's "deliberate, thoughtful" mantra as a reason it doesn't typically acquire large companies but admitted it's not opposed to such purchases if the right one comes along.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook now slated to speak at Tuesday's GS conference during open market

02/11/2013, 12:02 pm

A last minute change to the keynote speaker lineup for Goldman Sach‘s tech conference on Tuesday has Apple CEO Tim Cook speaking as the U.S. stock market opens for trading rather than during his initially-scheduled slot following market close.

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Overseas cash restricts Apple's options for reallocating capital

02/08/2013, 10:02 am

With Apple actively exploring potential uses for its $137 billion in cash and investments, bringing all of that money back to the U.S. would be a costly move.

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Apple responds to Greenlight lawsuit, says preferred stock won't be barred

02/07/2013, 03:02 pm

Apple on Thursday issued a public statement in response to a lawsuit from hedge fund Greenlight Capital, revealing that the company has been holding "active discussions" on what to do with its $137 billion in cash, while also disputing the assertion that the company hopes to prevent the issuance of preferred stock.

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Hedge fund manager David Einhorn sues Apple over $137B cash hoard

02/07/2013, 11:02 am

David Einhorn, the high-profile hedge fund manager behind Greenlight Capital, has sued Apple over what he believes is a "cash problem" for the company.

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Apple's 'disappointing' quarter still outperforms the most profitable US companies

02/07/2013, 09:02 am

Even after a quarter widely panned on Wall Street as "flat" or "disappointing," Apple holds the top spot among the most profitable U.S. companies by a significant margin.

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Apple's margins predicted to change & improve with the seasons

02/04/2013, 12:02 pm

Apple's lower gross margins — and, subsequently, its lower stock price — could be largely attributable to cyclical drivers such as capital expenditures and component pricing, paving the way for a significant improvement with the launch of a so-called "iPhone 5S," a new analysis argues.

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Investors should give Apple's Q1 2013 call 'another look,' Barclays says

01/29/2013, 03:01 pm

Though sentiment following Apple's earnings call for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 was overwhelmingly negative, one analyst believes the call deserves a second look to highlight the positives, including the company's strong cash flow.

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Apple's current stock price doesn't reflect iOS 'stickiness,' analyst says

01/28/2013, 04:01 pm

While Apple's recent stock woes have been driven by investor concerns over the company's slowing growth, one analyst believes the current stock price does not reflect the "stickiness" that will cause existing customers to stay with Apple.

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Apple stock panic labeled "a premeditated flash dump"

01/27/2013, 07:01 pm

While pundits have taken it upon themselves to explain that investors were "disappointed" with Apple after it delivered its results last week, evidence points to "a premeditated flash dump" enable by high frequency trading algorithms.

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Apple drops Earnings Per Share guidance because outstanding shares are in flux

01/26/2013, 07:01 pm

Apple didn't provide any Earnings Per Share guidance for the coming quarter. The reason: the company has plans to buy back billions of dollars worth of its own shares. And currently, "they don't know how many shares they will buy back."

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Apple to focus on software growth as Samsung warns of shrinking hardware profits

01/26/2013, 04:01 am

As Samsung warns investors of the risk of shrinking hardware profits in the future, analysts note that Apple's future potential lies with exponential software growth, something the company has a distant lead in creating and an apparent exclusive in understanding.

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Apple shifting its guidance to stop being blamed for "missing" analyst expectations

01/25/2013, 08:01 pm

This week, Apple announced plans to change the way it outlines guidance, an effort apparently intended to thwart excessively enthusiastic analyst expectations that have resulted in a series of "misses" ultimately blamed upon the company itself.

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Apple's market cap dips below Exxon as stock selloff continues

01/25/2013, 12:01 pm

Shares of Apple dropped more than 2 percent on Friday, continuing the company's selloff after this week's earnings report, and dropping its market capitalization below oil giant Exxon Mobil Corporation.

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