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Apple Q4

Apple Q4 Beats Expectations iPhone 6 drives iPhone Sales up for great Apple Q4.

Oct 20 2014, 3:53pm CDT

Apple reports $7.7 billion profit fueled by strong iPhone sales

Apple reports $7.7 billion profit fueled by strong iPhone sales Apple's third quarter revenue is $37.4 billion - up from last year's $35.3 billion. Quarterly net profit is $7.7 billion, an increase from the previous $6.9 billion net profit.

Jul 22 2014, 10:36pm CDT

Apple Stock Split: The Price To Watch Is Now $100

Apple Stock Split: The Price To Watch Is Now $100 What a difference a month and a half makes. In April, Apple announced it would undergo a 7-to-1 stock split that would bring its share price down from the stratosphere. But that’s not all that’s changed. On Monday,...

Jun 9 2014, 10:40am CDT

Apple Stock split: The 5 Things to Know

Apple Stock split: The 5 Things to Know SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's resurgent stock may have as much to do with financial engineering as the company's technological wizardry. In late April, the iPhone and iPad maker announced plans to split its stock for the...

Jun 9 2014, 3:03am CDT

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Tim Cook, Dr. Dre And The Battle For Apple's Cash

Tim Cook, Dr. Dre And The Battle For Apple's Cash The news that Apple is nearing a $3.2 billion acquisition to buy Beats Electronics is one of the biggest business stories in the nation. The potential deal has received so much attention because it would be Apple’s...

May 12 2014, 9:56am CDT

Apple buying Beats for $3.2B?

Apple buying Beats for $3.2B? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker and music streaming distributor founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine,...

May 9 2014, 4:00am CDT

What If Apple Would Spin Out iTunes

What If Apple Would Spin Out iTunes Apple’s Tim Cook has shown the world in the past year that he’s quite happy to engage in some financial engineering and spend some of the cash on his balance sheet if he thinks it will help his stock price. He’s started...

May 7 2014, 4:31am CDT

Apple Fans Are Bulls In A China Mobile Shop

Apple Fans Are Bulls In A China Mobile Shop Apple upset the shortsellers’ apple cart ( you should excuse the pun) this week when it made several surprising announcements.  Were Steve Jobs alive and still driving this train, surprises would have come in the...

Apr 28 2014, 1:30am CDT

Is Apple Rotting From The Core?

Is Apple Rotting From The Core? Apple released results on April 23: The company announced higher dividends, increasing stock buybacks from $60 billion to $90 billion, a 7 for 1 stock split, and higher earnings. The stock shot upward by $44 per share...

Apr 25 2014, 5:46am CDT

Amazon Q1 2014 Earnings Hint At Streaming TV Services As Key Element

Amazon Q1 2014 Earnings Hint At Streaming TV Services As Key Element Earlier today, Amazon revealed its 2014 first quarter earnings in a conference call, and the news for investors was quite good. Analysts had predicted revenue of $19.4 billion, however Amazon reported that revenue went...

Apr 25 2014, 4:00am CDT

Apple Stock Split is 7-For-1

Apple Stock Split is 7-For-1 Talk about burying the lede. Apple announced a 7-for-1 stock split Wednesday, but not until the last sentence of a press release heralding an upsized capital return program to $130 billion and alongside the company’s...

Apr 24 2014, 1:12am CDT

Apple Q2 Earnings: Everyone's Mind Is Made Up

Apple Q2 Earnings: Everyone's Mind Is Made Up At this point Wall Street and the technology press expect so little from Apple's earnings, it will be difficult to disappoint them. If you read through Chuck Jones’ post here on Forbes or the consensus forecast...

Apr 23 2014, 8:39am CDT

Apple Q2: Analysts Expect Almost No Revenue Or EPS Growth

Apple Q2: Analysts Expect Almost No Revenue Or EPS Growth Sell-side analysts are projecting that Apple’s revenue will be almost flat year over year at $43.53 billion vs. $43.6 billion a year ago and towards the high-end of management’s guidance of $42 to $44 billion when Apple...

Apr 23 2014, 4:25am CDT

Apple June Quarter Guidance Could Be Ugly

Apple June Quarter Guidance Could Be Ugly Apple is scheduled to release its March quarter results on Wednesday, April 23, and if it maintains its usual practice will provide guidance for the next quarter in its press release. After running my Apple model for...

Apr 16 2014, 12:25pm CDT

$9.3B BofA Settlement

$9.3B BofA Settlement It’s been an expensive road to recovery for Bank of America as the company settles yet another multi-billion mortgage case. The nation’s second largest bank agreed to pay a whopping $9.3 billion to settle mortgage-...

Mar 27 2014, 2:48am CDT

Renaissance Learning Finds New Private Equity Buyer For $1.1B After Taking Google Capital Cash In Less than one month after announcing an investment by the newly-formed Google Capital that valued it at $1 billion, education tech company Renaissance Learning has been acquired by a new private equity owner, Hellman...

Mar 13 2014, 7:11am CDT

Apple CEO Tim Cook teases, reassures shareholders CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook is still trying to convince shareholders that the iPhone maker remains a step ahead in the race to innovate, even though recent performance of the company's stock lags behind...

Feb 28 2014, 4:16pm CST

I4U news

Ahead of the Bell: Apple to hold annual meeting CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple stockholders will get a chance to grill CEO Tim Cook about the company's product strategy, acquisition plans and money management at the iPhone maker's annual meeting. Friday's gathering,...

Feb 28 2014, 5:46am CST

No, Apple Is Not Like Microsoft

No, Apple Is Not Like Microsoft Barclays has lost faith in Apple and thinks you should too. It believes the time has come to dump the most valuable company because of some superficial similarities to Microsoft, which traded sideways through most of...

Feb 22 2014, 7:36am CST

Comcast 4Q: gains video subs but earnings fall short

Comcast 4Q: gains video subs but earnings fall short Comcast gains 43,000 video subscribers in 4th quarter as revenue beats, earnings come up short PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast Corp. added 43,000 video subscribers in the fourth quarter — the first quarterly gain in six and...

Jan 29 2014, 2:40am CST

Icahn's Letter To Apple: The Missing Key Points

Icahn's Letter To Apple: The Missing Key Points Carl Icahn tweeted on Thursday, January 23, announcing that he had bought another $500 million of Apple’s stock that day ($1 billon over the past week) bringing his total to $3.6 billion and published a seven page...

Jan 27 2014, 6:40am CST

Apple's Stock Buyback And Dividend Outlook: Don't Expect Much Of An Increase Apple plans to report its December quarter results on Monday, January 27, and holds its shareholder meeting on Friday, February 28. Tim Cook said on the September quarter results conference call that “we will announce...

Jan 22 2014, 9:21am CST

Is Intel The Next Apple?

Is Intel The Next Apple? They had me at the Iron Man reference. Intel stole the show at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show [Sizemore Capital is long INTC], introducing a “smart bowl” that will wirelessly charge your phone and other gadgets,...

Jan 9 2014, 7:26pm CST

Apple: 2013 In Review And 2014 Outlook

Apple: 2013 In Review And 2014 Outlook For the first eight months of 2013 it was all talk about the stock (since it was in the penalty box), Apple losing market share in smartphones and tablets and speculation about a low priced iPhone. It finally turned to...

Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014 Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge fund managers underperformed. Oddly, many of the smartest investment advisors believe that...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

Guru Pans: 14 Stocks To Steer Clear Of In 2014

Guru Pans: 14 Stocks To Steer Clear Of In 2014 In a market environment where “hot buys” always make the headlines, often the best advice an investor can get is when to actually sell a stock. The following 14 investments are over ripe according to leading investment...

Jan 6 2014, 12:16pm CST

I4U news

Money From Nothing IMAGINE SOMEONE handing you money for something you own in exchange for the right to buy it at a certain price for a limited period of time. It would be unusual to strike this kind of deal for your car or watch, but in...

Jan 6 2014, 7:36am CST

I4U news

Beating Back The Bubble Babble WITH STOCKS AT or near alltime highs, financial publications and market pundits are providing plenty of hot air as they inflate a bubble by talking about a stock market bubble. All of that chatter is a plus from a...

Jan 6 2014, 7:36am CST

Will Apple Be The S&P's Largest Dividend Payer In 2014?

Will Apple Be The S&P's Largest Dividend Payer In 2014? Somebody alert Carl Icahn: in assessing the dividend outlook for 2014, a new report has named the billionaire’s favorite Twitter-target – Apple, of course – as the year’s likely dividend leader, though the tech company...

Jan 3 2014, 1:26pm CST

Microsoft, Intel, GE, Attract Dividend Seeking Retirees, But Are They Bad Bets For 2014?

Microsoft, Intel, GE, Attract Dividend Seeking Retirees, But Are They Bad Bets For 2014? Retired investors think they need income, which often leads them to favor large-cap value stocks paying fat dividends. Except, as Investment Strategies columnist William Baldwin has repeatedly pointed out, it’s not “...

Jan 3 2014, 9:16am CST

7 Reasons Not To Pay Off Your Mortgage Before You Retire

7 Reasons Not To Pay Off Your Mortgage Before You Retire Many people, including myself, dream of having a “mortgage burning” party the week they retire. The very thought of making my last mortgage payment makes me jump for joy. No mortgage payment means peace of mind, freedom...

Jan 3 2014, 9:06am CST

Fiat Soars After Gobbling Up Chrysler For $4.35 Billion

Fiat Soars After Gobbling Up Chrysler For $4.35 Billion Fiat agreed to buy the rest of Chrysler on Wednesday for $4.35 billion from the United Auto Workers Trust, and investors are bullish on the prospects for what will be the world’s seventh-largest automaker. Fiat stock...

Jan 2 2014, 11:01am CST