‘Investing’ Category

Apple signs with China Mobile to sell iPhones in China

Apple confirmed Sunday that it has reached an agreement with China Mobile to officially sell the iPhone in China. After many months of rumors, speculations and claims about the world’s largest phone company selling the iPhone the story is now confirmed. No more guessing. This is big news worth a special press release due to the

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Apple report FY2013 Q4 results

Last night, UK time, Apple released Q4 results “We’re pleased to report a strong finish to an amazing year with record fourth-quarter revenue, including sales of almost 34 million iPhones,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, in a statement. Fiscal Highlights: Apple reported $37.5B in revenue, $7.5B in net profit representing $8.26 per share. That marks

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Thoughts on the recent iPad event

As Apple events go this seemed rather dull. Partly this was the overall lack of surprise. We were expecting a new smaller iPad, check. A mini iPad with Retina, check. The release of OS X Mavericks, check but not the Free Upgrade, surprise. Details on the Mac Pro, again check. One more thing, not really.

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First review of iOS7

iOS7 – This and 64Bit hardware are the real Apple news. The big Apple news this week might seem to be the iPhone 5S with fingerprint security. But in reality the software platform that Apple call iOS 7 is the bigger news This is the latest operating system update for iPhones (iPhone 4 and later),

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Apple expectations for rest of year

Rest of the year – setting expectation on Apple and AAPL Ever since Apple stock AAPL passed over $700 and then fell back to sub $400, I have been telling clients to be patient and not have ridiculous expectations. Those thoughts became most prevalent after Apple did not refresh the iPad this March. The effect

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Apple Q3 results

After the closing bell yesterday, Apple (AAPL) reported its fiscal third quarter results. Apple beat analyst estimates for revenues and earnings per share. However, the beat was not very convincing and relied heavily on strong iPhone 5 sales. First the numbers: Q3 Results: The following table shows an overall breakdown of Apple’s results over the

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Good news for on-line advertisers

Google reports and misses expectations. Hot on the heels of Microsoft miss, Google just reported Q2 results short of Wall Street’s estimates as weakening prices for ad Words and widening losses from its Motorola mobile phone business weighed on the bottom line. The falling ad prices surprised analysts and investors, who expected recent changes to

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PC sales fall 11% – Why and what is going on with the PC market?

A recent Gartner report says PC sales fell 10.9% in quarter two. Worldwide PC shipments dropped to 76 million units in the second quarter of 2013, a 10.9 percent decrease from the same period last year, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. This marks the fifth consecutive quarter of declining shipments, which is the

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Apple iTunes just passed the 50 Billion download mark

Lucy winner A couple of weeks ago Apple announced the 50B download competition. It is now too late to enter as someone, currently unknown is the lucky winner of the $10K iTunes card. Let’s stop and look at the iTunes business and relate this back to an earlier post about the value of the eco

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Apple valuation – out of line with reason

What ‘s going on? The City and Wall St have given up on Apple. The stock has tanked more than 40% from a peak of $702 last September to a new low of just under $400 this morning. The stock is also now trading at a price/earnings ratio of 9X. That P/E ratio is well

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