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How The iPhone Can Drive Apple To A $1 Trillion Market Cap

by Trefis Team
Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) dependence on the iPhone cannot be understated. iPhone revenues as a percentage of Apple’s total revenues stood at around 69% during Q1 FY 2015. Moreover, growth in iPhone revenues stood at around 57% year-over-year fo...
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Why Apple’s Solid-Gold Watch Represents Good Strategy

by Trefis Team
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is offering a solid gold version of its upcoming Apple Watch, dubbed the Apple Watch Edition, that will be priced at upwards of $10,000 apiece. While some niche companies have offered consumer electronics wrapped in precious m...
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Brand Momentum, Solid Margins Should Drive Apple’s Watch Business Despite Some Shortcomings

by Trefis Team
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) revealed additional details on its first wearable device, the Apple Watch, in a media event held on Monday. The device will start shipping in nine countries beginning April 24. The two mainstream models of the watch – Watch Sp...
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Thoughts On An Apple Car

by Trefis Team
Over the last two weeks, there have been a series of reports that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is working on building its own electric car that could take on the likes of Tesla. While the Wall Street Journal reported that Apple’s car project, code-named “...
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Why The Saturating Chinese Smartphone Market Could Work In Apple’s Favor

by Trefis Team
Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone sales to China proved to be one of the key drivers of the company’s stellar Q1 FY 2015 results. Revenue for Greater China – which includes mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan – grew by 70% compared to a y...
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Apple Has Stellar Quarter, But Should Increasing Reliance On iPhone Be A Concern?

by Trefis Team
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) posted a solid set of Q1 2015 results on January 27, handily beating market expectations on revenues and earnings. As expected, the company’s new flagship iPhones were the key driver of results, owing to robust shipments to bo...
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What To Expect From Apple’s Upcoming Earnings

by Trefis Team
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is set to publish its Q1 FY 2015 earnings on January 27, reporting on what we expect to have been its strongest quarter to date. The company went into the holidays with a robust product lineup – which included its much a...
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What’s Driving Our $30 Billion Valuation For Apple Watch?

by Trefis Team
The Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Watch is set to hit stores in early 2015, marking Apple’s first new product introduction in nearly five years. While the wearable technology market remains in its infancy, with smart watches yet to sell in large numbers, w...
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iPhone 6 Plus Will Hurt iPad Sales, But That’s Not Necessarily Bad For Apple

by Trefis Team
Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad had a difficult 2014. Sales of the device declined year-over-year for the first three quarters of 2014 and, as of Q3 2014, Apple’s global tablet market share fell to 23% down from about 29% a year ago. The decline has c...
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How Apple Is Revamping Its iAd Platform

by Trefis Team
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been a laggard of sorts in the mobile advertising space. Despite being one of the most influential players in the mobile industry, the company’s iAds platform – which allows developers to embed advertisements i...
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iPad Could Benefit From New Apple-IBM Enterprise Apps

by Trefis Team
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and IBM (NYSE:IBM) delivered their first set of business-centric applications for iPhone and iPad users, following their landmark deal to work together in the enterprise computing space earlier this year. The IBM MobileFirst f...
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What’s Driving Our $120 Price Estimate For Apple?

by Trefis Team
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has had an eventful year, headlined by the launch of the new large-screen iPhones and the introduction of Apple Watch – the company’s first new product category in the post-Steve Jobs era. The stock is up by about ...
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Why Apple Is Tapping The European Debt Market

by Trefis Team
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is tapping into the European debt markets for the first time, borrowing 2.8 billion Euros ($3.5 billion) via equal amounts of 8 year and 12 year bond offerings. Apple has a massive cash balance – standing at $155 billion as of...
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Apple Reports A Strong Q4 As iPhone Sales Shine

by Trefis Team
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) released a strong set of fiscal Q4 numbers on October 21, beating market expectations on revenues and earnings. The results were largely driven by strong shipments of the company’s latest iPhone models, higher Mac sales and be...
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Apple Earnings Preview: New iPhones In Focus

by Trefis Team
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will release its Q4 FY 2014 earnings after the markets close on Monday, October 20, reporting on an eventful quarter that saw the company introduce a slew of new products including a large screen iPhone. It’s fair to ass...
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