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Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2015 conference call

10/27/2015, 05:10 pm

Apple grew its revenue another 22 percent year over year in its September 2015 quarter, a result set by record iPhone and Mac sales. Following the announcement, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of inventory follow.

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Apple earns record $51.5B revenue on sales of 48M iPhones, 5.7M Macs

10/27/2015, 04:10 pm

Apple reported yet another record smashing quarter on Tuesday, earning $51.5 billion in revenue and $11.1 billion in net profit on blockbuster sales of 48 million iPhones.

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Cowen raises Apple target to $135, sees 80M iPhones shipping this holiday

10/26/2015, 03:10 pm

Ahead of Apple's September quarter earnings report, investment firm Cowen and Company on Monday increased its price target to $135, with sales forecasts higher than consensus on Wall Street.

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Wall Street expects $51B in revenue, record 47.8M iPhone sales from Apple's Sept. quarter

10/23/2015, 10:10 am

Investors are eagerly awaiting the results of Apple's September quarter, due to be reported next Tuesday, in which it's expected Apple will report record sales of 47.8 million iPhones.

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Earning a third as many paid users as Spotify in under 4 months, Apple Music already a hit, FBR says

10/20/2015, 09:10 am

Less than four months after it launched, Apple Music already has 6.5 million paid subscribers, or nearly a third of the 20 million who pay for Spotify, a service that has been around since 2008, investment firm FBR & Co. said on Tuesday.

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Piper Jaffray rates Apple stock its top pick for remainder of 2015 with $172 target

10/19/2015, 09:10 am

Heading into the fall shopping season, Apple stock is investment firm Piper Jaffray's top large-cap pick for the rest of the year and into 2016, citing continued growth for the company's iPhone lineup led by the new 6s series.

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Shares of Apple don't reflect significance of iPhone Upgrade Program, Piper Jaffray says

10/08/2015, 01:10 pm

Apple's newly launched iPhone Upgrade Program will drive handset owners to upgrade their devices even faster than before, adding to the company's bottom line over the next four-plus years and pushing its stock higher, investment firm Piper Jaffray believes.

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Buyers skew towards higher-capacity iPhones, iPhone Upgrade Program shows early popularity

10/01/2015, 01:10 pm

iPhone shoppers are increasingly favoring high-end, 64- and 128-gigabyte models, and showing strong early interest in Apple's new interest-free iPhone Upgrade Program, data from an RBC Capital Markets survey suggests.

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Pessimistic, questionable iPhone supplier rumor sends shares of Apple further downward

10/01/2015, 12:10 pm

Shares of Apple stock fell more than 2 percent in early trading Thursday, following a highly questionable report from the Far East claiming that Apple's integrated circuit suppliers are concerned over the prospect of fewer iPhone-related chip orders.

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Apple to reveal fiscal Q4 2015 earnings on Oct. 27

09/28/2015, 06:09 pm

Apple on Monday announced plans to reveal quarterly financial results for its final fiscal quarter of 2015 on Oct. 27, which will be followed by a conference call expected to shed light on initial iPhone 6s and 6s Plus sales, as well as the upcoming fourth-generation Apple TV.

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Apple's record setting iPhone 6s launch weekend impresses Wall Street

09/28/2015, 12:09 pm

With more than 13 million units sold in the first three days of availability, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus exceeded most market expectations, and analysts responded on Monday by reacting favorably to the announcement from Apple.

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iPhone Upgrade Program expected to boost Apple's margins, force carriers to more aggressive pricing

09/16/2015, 09:09 am

The new official iPhone financing plan is seen by investment firm RBC Capital Markets as a benefit not only to Apple, but also to its customers, both of whom should gain leverage over wireless carriers.

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New iPhone Upgrade Program seen driving upgrades, giving Apple more control of customer relationship

09/15/2015, 08:09 am

Apple's new interest-free iPhone Upgrade Program is likely to make more customers buy a new handset every year, investment firm UBS believes, calling it a "smart move" that could make the iPhone more of an annuity business.

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Apple Inc stock panic another opportunity for massive, discounted stock repurchase

09/13/2015, 03:09 pm

Since Apple announced its industry-leading earnings for fiscal Q3 on July 21, the company's stock price collapsed by about a third, encouraging facile analysts to predict further losses. In reality, Apple shares are being bought up at a massive discount by the company itself, in a clear bet on future appreciation.

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Apple issues new euro bond worth more than $2.25B

09/10/2015, 07:09 pm

In a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Thursday, Apple announced a new two-billion euro debt offering (about $2.26 billion) as it continues to take advantage of historically low interest rates.

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New Apple TV with App Store game downloads predicted to drive 24M sales in 2016

09/08/2015, 10:09 am

A revamped Apple TV with its own App Store downloads could enter Apple into the $35-billion-per-year gaming market, adding an estimated 3.3 percent to the company's 2016 earnings per share, J.P. Morgan believes.

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Wells Fargo says low expectations for Apple's Sept. 9 event could work to stock's advantage

09/04/2015, 11:09 am

There's a feeling on Wall Street that everything is already known and expected heading into Apple's "Hey Siri" event, investment firm Wells Fargo said on Friday, suggesting that any potential surprises could help push the company's stock higher.

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RBC reiterates $150 target for Apple stock, sees 'iPhone 6s' event boosting shares

09/04/2015, 08:09 am

Apple's Sept. 9 event, where it is expected to introduce a new iPhone and Apple TV, will likely be a catalyst for shares of the company, RBC Capital Markets told investors on Friday, while reiterating its $150 price target.

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Piper Jaffray sees 'Apple Car' as longterm project with potential short-term effect on stock

09/02/2015, 10:09 am

Investment firm Piper Jaffray doesn't expect a mythical "Apple Car" to be on the roads anytime soon, but the firm did advise its clients this week that the rumored project will affect shares of AAPL as investor expectations adjust.

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Apple stock should return to $130 by end of 2015, says Brean Capital

08/31/2015, 01:08 pm

Apple stock should bounce back to $130 by the end of the year, helped by solid iPhone sales and high profit margins, a Brean Capital research memo argued on Monday.

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