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Irish lawmakers gearing up for $14.5B Apple tax bill appeal amidst industry concern

08/31/2016, 10:08 am

While a prominent Irish businessman is decrying the $14.5 billion tax edict applied by the European Commission with strong language, members from Ireland's government have started the appeal discussion -- but the process may take more time than expected to garner sufficient support from a wide body of lawmakers.


With $231B in cash, Apple's $14.5B EU tax hit doesn't concern Wall Street

08/30/2016, 11:08 am

While a $14.5 billion payment of back taxes could bankrupt many major corporations, it's pocket change for a company as cash flush as Apple. As a result, analysts surveyed by AppleInsider on Tuesday said they aren't concerned about the European Commission's decision, regardless of how an appeal ultimately plays out.


Apple FAQ responds to investor queries about $14.5B EU tax edict

08/30/2016, 10:08 am

Apple has posted a series of answers to questions about the European Commission's tax ruling, and appears to be unconcerned about any potential financial fallout.


EU tax investigation concludes, Apple hammered with $14.5 billion bill

08/30/2016, 07:08 am

On Tuesday, the European Commission handed down its biggest tax penalty yet, ordering Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in back taxes -- but both Ireland and Apple are appealing the ruling.


Apple CEO Tim Cook sells $36M in Apple stock after receiving 5-year RSU bonus

08/26/2016, 05:08 pm

After receiving a sizable bonus of vested restricted stock units (RSUs) for five years of success as Apple's CEO, Tim Cook on Wednesday cashed in nearly a third of his existing stock cache for a $35.8 million payday.


Berkshire Hathaway increases Apple position to $1.46B

08/15/2016, 06:08 pm

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway took advantage of a dip in Apple's share price during the second quarter, increasing its stake in the company to $1.46 billion as of June 30.


Apple's board chair & general counsel sell over $10M in personal stock

08/12/2016, 02:08 pm

Two high-level people at Apple -- the chairman of Apple's board of directors, Arthur Levinson, and general counsel Bruce Sewell -- recently unloaded a combined $10.1 million in Apple shares, according to required SEC filings.


Apple Inc. gears up to distribute $3.2 billion in dividends to shareholders

08/09/2016, 06:08 pm

On August 11, Apple will pay shareholders of record a quarterly dividend of $0.57 per share, but investors must have had settled ownership of the company's stock on Monday August 8 in order to qualify. Apple will pay out $3.2 billion in dividends on its outstanding shares for the quarter.


Apple issues $7B U.S. bond to fund stock buybacks, corporate initiatives

08/04/2016, 08:08 pm

In a filing made to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on July 28 made public on Thursday, Apple detailed its latest $7 billion bond sale in the U.S. marketplace.


Apple's iPhone falls from 3rd to 5th in China smartphone marketshare

07/29/2016, 01:07 pm

In the battle for the Chinese smartphone market, Apple has lost ground in both marketshare and shipment quantities to smartphone manufacturers Vivo and Oppo, new data reveals.


Apple reaps $7 billion after finalizing latest bond sale

07/29/2016, 10:07 am

Apple has completed an anticipated five-part bond sale, raising $7 billion in debt with the help of banks including Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan, and Deutsche Bank.


Apple preparing $7 billion U.S. bond sale to support stock buyback program

07/28/2016, 04:07 pm

Apple continues to leverage bond sales and low interest rates to fund both its stock buyback program and green initiatives, with an upcoming third sale this year to hit US debt capital markets.


Apple boosts R&D spending as revenues stabilize

07/27/2016, 09:07 pm

As iPhone sales show signs of stabilizing after a first every contraction earlier this year, Apple continues to incrementally increase spending on research and development in search of the next big thing.


Wall Street breathes a sigh of relief after Apple's better-than-feared June quarter

07/27/2016, 12:07 pm

Apple's June quarter earnings came in slightly higher than expected this week, propelling shares higher by more than 6 percent back over the $100 threshold. Analysts were generally pleased by Apple's results-- here's a roundup of their responses, as collected by AppleInsider.


Apple services will be size of Fortune 100 company by 2017, Cook says

07/26/2016, 10:07 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook during a quarterly investor conference call on Tuesday said he expects his company's services sector, which continues to exhibit growth despite slumping iPhone sales, to generate revenues equivalent to that of a Fortune 100 company next year.


Apple's China revenue dives 33% amid iPhone sales slowdown

07/26/2016, 05:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced a steep decline in Greater China revenue for the third fiscal quarter of 2016, but CEO Tim Cook is optimistic about the region's future, one of the company's most important.


Notes of interest from Apple's Q3 2016 conference call

07/26/2016, 05:07 pm

Apple's sales continue to decline across its three major platforms --iPhone, iPad and Mac --but the year-over-year losses weren't quite as bad as the market had expected. After reporting the results of its June quarter, Apple executives gave commentary and fielded questions, and notes of interest from the conversation follow.


Apple's Q3 beats expectations with $42.4B in revenue, 40.4M iPhone sales

07/26/2016, 04:07 pm

Though Apple's sales continue to decline year over year, the company's June quarter came in ahead of Wall Street expectations, with the company posting $42.4 billion in revenue and quarterly net income of $7.8 billion.


Apple's December 2016 quarter could gain extra week, helping sales of next iPhone

07/26/2016, 09:07 am

Apple has historically added an extra week to its December quarter when the 31st of the month falls on a Saturday --which it does again this year. That extra time could add 3 million iPhone sales to the three-month period, one analyst has predicted.


Apple's June quarter predicted to be 'neutral event' for stock price, 'good enough' for investors

07/25/2016, 08:07 am

Tuesday's earnings report from Apple is expected by Wall Street analysts to be essentially a non-event -- nothing serious enough to make the stock price jump, but also nothing negative enough to see shares slide significantly.