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iPhone Unlikely To See Meaningful Update This Year, How Will This Impact Apple?

by Trefis Team
The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple  (NASDAQ:AAPL) is unlikely to make any major design changes during its upcoming flagship iPhone refresh due this fall, as the company holds off to implement some improved technology that is still in the ...
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Sizing Up Apple’s Chinese Business As Regulatory Issues Mount

by Trefis Team
Concerns over Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Chinese business mounted late last week, after it emerged that the company faced an injunction from a municipal tribunal in May barring the sale of its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones in Beijing amid allegation...
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Can Apple Really Count On India To Drive Its Next Wave Of Growth?

by Trefis Team
With its days of stellar growth in China coming to an end amid economic headwinds and smartphone market saturation, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been looking towards India to pick up some of the slack. The appeal of the Indian market is evident – Indi...
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Why Is Apple’s Cash Conversion Cycle Significantly Shorter Than Samsung’s?

by Trefis Team
The cash conversion cycle looks at the amount of time a company takes to sell its inventory, collect its receivables and the time it takes to pay suppliers. The metric indicates how efficiently a company is managing its working capital and genera...
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Why Are Apple’s Japanese Margins The Highest Among Its Geographic Segments?

by Trefis Team
Apple  (NASDAQ:AAPL) margins in Japan were roughly 13% higher than the rest of the world during fiscal 2015. Below, we outline some factors that are likely causing this. Apple products are priced higher in Japan compared to the United States...
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How Does Apple Compare To Other Value Tech Stocks?

by Trefis Team
With Apple ‘s (NASDAQ:AAPL) days of high growth appearing to come to an end, amid shrinking iPhone shipments and headwinds in the Chinese market, the stock trades at a forward price-earnings multiple of just over 10x, implying that investor...
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Apple’s Didi Investment Signals That It Could Get More Creative With Its Cash

by Trefis Team
Apple  (NASDAQ:AAPL) has invested $1 billion in fast-growing Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing. Although the deal is not particularly material for a company of Apple’s size, it marks a significant departure from Apple’s strategy of invest...
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Despite Price Cut, Apple Watch Sales Were Likely Sluggish During Fiscal Q2

by Trefis Team
We estimate that the Apple Watch likely sold about 2.3 million units over fiscal Q2, implying a sequential decline of close to 60%. While the device saw some discounts through the quarter, sales appear to have remained sluggish, amid economic and...
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Takeaways From Apple’s Earnings Miss

by Trefis Team
Apple  (NASDAQ:AAPL) published its Q2 FY’16 earnings on Tuesday, posting a larger than expected decline in revenues and earnings, amid falling iPhone shipments (down 16% year-over-year), weak sales in greater China (down 26%), currency head...
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Apple Q2 Preview: Margins In Focus As Sales Set To Drop For The First Time In Over A Decade

by Trefis Team
Apple  (NASDAQ:AAPL) will publish its fiscal second quarter earnings on Tuesday, April 26, likely reporting its first year-over-year decline in sales in over a decade, amid a relatively tepid uptake for its new flagship iPhone 6S, economic headwi...
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How Is Apple’s Revenue Composition Expected To Change Over The Next 5 Years?

by Trefis Team
We expect the iPhone, Mac and iPad to account for a smaller mix of Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) revenues going forward.  The Apple Watch and the Apps & iTunes businesses will account for a greater share of the company’s revenues. &nb...
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Can The iPad Pro Revive Apple’s iPad Franchise?

by Trefis Team
Apple ‘s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad business has been struggling, with revenues falling by about 36% over the last three years, underperforming the broader tablet market. However, Apple appears to be tweaking its tablet strategy with the introducti...
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Why We Expect iPhone ASPs To Trend Lower

by Trefis Team
Apple ‘s (NASDAQ:AAPL) average iPhone selling prices have trended upwards over the last two years as the company introduced the large-screen iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, while also altering its storage mix to make the more lucrative high-cap...
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How Much Of An Impact Will The iPhone SE Have On Apple’s Financials?

by Trefis Team
Apple  (NASDAQ:AAPL) unveiled a new 4-inch smartphone, the iPhone SE, on Monday. The device’s $400 starting price – which is the lowest ever launch price for an Apple handset – indicates that it is targeted largely at emerging markets where smart...
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iPhone SE Could Be One Of Apple’s Least Profitable Handsets

by Trefis Team
Apple  (NASDAQ:AAPL) launched a new 4” smartphone dubbed the iPhone SE as it looks to stay relevant in the mid-range of the smartphone market. The new device is visually similar to the iPhone 5S, although its innards have been largely overhauled ...
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