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Apple’s Q3 Earnings Will Trend Lower On Sluggish iPhone And Mac Sales

by Trefis Team
Apple  (NASDAQ:AAPL) is scheduled to publish its fiscal Q3 results on Tuesday, July 26, reporting on another challenging quarter that is likely to see revenues and margins contract on a year-over-year basis amid sluggish iPhone and Mac sales. Ap...
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How Much Revenue Do Apple’s Smaller Product Lines Such As Beats and TV Bring In?

by Trefis Team
Apple  (NASDAQ:AAPL) reports the results of its smaller product lines including the Apple Watch, Beats Electronics, iPod and Apple TV under its Other Products segment of its SEC filings. The company does not need to break out specific financials ...
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Samsung Could Be A Beneficiary Of iPhone’s Delayed Design Refresh

by Trefis Team
Over the last few weeks there have been reports that Apple  (NASDAQ:AAPL) is unlikely to make any major design changes during its upcoming flagship iPhone refresh due this fall, marking a departure from the two-year industrial design lifecycle to...
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Apple Could Reinvigorate Apple Music By Acquiring Tidal

by Trefis Team
The Wall Street Journal reported last week that Apple  (NASDAQ:AAPL) is in talks to buy streaming music company Tidal. Although Tidal has a relatively small subscriber base of just about 4.2 million paying subscribers and potentially low revenues...
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Why Did Apple Fare Better Than The Broader Market Following The Brexit?

by Trefis Team
Apple  (NASDAQ:AAPL), the world’s most valuable company, saw its stock decline by 2.8% in Friday’s trading following the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union. This was largely related to overall market movements, as well as concerns abou...
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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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