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February 9, 2019
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iPhone replacement cycles slowing down to four years, pose threat to services, analyst says

One of Apple’s greater revenue threats is the increasing likelihood that iPhone owners will hold onto old models rather than spend ever-higher amounts on upgrades, according to a new analyst memo. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 19, 2019
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Analyst questions whether Apple’s 70/30 revenue split in the App Store could hurt Services growth

While Apple has been touting its ever-growing Services segment as the future of growth, one analyst has concerns. As reported by CNBC, Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi has addressed concerns that the growing revolt against Apple’s 70/30 App Store revenue will hurt … Continue reading

May 1, 2018
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Analyst says Apple may forego Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter for new iPhones

Apple will probably stop bundling a Lightning-to-3.5 millimeter adapter with this fall’s new iPhones, according to a Barclays memo obtained by AppleInsider. The multinational bank also cut its price target for Apple stock from $ 168 to $ 157, citing … Continue reading

April 25, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple looking to simplify iPhone branding for 2018 releases, analyst predicts

Apple looking to simplify iPhone branding for 2018 releases, analyst predicts

Apple could make a major change to the way it names successive iPhone generations this year, Guggenheim analyst Robert Cihra suggests, tipping Apple to take the opportunity to simplify what the iPhones are called when the new models launch this … Continue reading

April 20, 2018
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Apple stock taking a beating on analyst note predicting soft summer iPhone X demand

Apple stock, and the market, are both taking a big hit after a notable analyst predicted in "in-line" quarterly earnings report accompanied with predictions for the June quarter being lower than what Wall Street is currently expecting. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

March 12, 2017
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Analyst predicts weak demand for Samsung Galaxy S8, suggests focusing on Apple OLED ‘iPhone 8’

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has chimed in on the imminent Galaxy S8 release, and is predicting a significant drop in sales when compared to the Galaxy S7 to date because of a lack of selling points, and an attractive … Continue reading

January 19, 2017
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Post-holiday iPhone sales fears ‘overblown,’ analyst says

Contrary to some recent reports, one analyst firm believes that adverse market conditions for iPhone sales are being given too much weight and predicts better performance than previously expected buttressed by high demand for the iPhone 7 Plus. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

January 12, 2017
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Apple revenues from iOS ecosystem should exceed $1 trillion this year, analyst says

According to independent analyst Horace Dediu, Apple’s iOS hardware ecosystem and related services is on schedule to generate a cumulative $ 1 trillion sometime in 2017, a milestone for a consumer product. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 5, 2016
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Apple unlikely to refresh iPhone SE in March 2017, analyst says

As Apple faces pressure to maintain high gross margins amidst flagging iPhone sales, well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests the company will not apply an annual refresh cycle to its affordable, small form-factor iPhone SE handset. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 15, 2016
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Apple’s Didi investment is surprising but good use of massive $233B cash hoard, analyst says

Investment firm Piper Jaffray views Apple’s Didi funding as a new direction for the company, providing long-term strategic positioning benefits in China’s expanding automotive industry. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 13, 2016
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Analyst ties uptick in Apple R&D spend to Apple Car, but relationship is tenuous

A report this week from noted Apple analyst Neil Cybart relates an increase in the company’s massive research and development outlays suggest something big is in the works, but an industry insider says it’s just business as usual. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

August 1, 2015
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Apple Supplier Numbers Suggest Apple Watch Sales Are Below Analyst Expectations

We’re all curious about how many Apple Watches Apple has sold, but with the company opting not to break out its Apple Watch sales numbers, all we have to go on are analyst guesses, information distilled from third-party sources, and … Continue reading

July 28, 2015
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Comments Off on Supply chain evidence of 4-inch ‘iPhone 6c’ disappears, analyst says

Supply chain evidence of 4-inch ‘iPhone 6c’ disappears, analyst says

Cowen and Company analyst Timothy Arcuri, one of the first to report on the possibility of a 4-inch "iPhone 6c," revealed in a recent note to investors that he can no longer find evidence that Apple is working on such … Continue reading

April 26, 2015
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Comments Off on iPhone and Mac to shine in Apple’s Q2 2015 earnings, analyst says

iPhone and Mac to shine in Apple’s Q2 2015 earnings, analyst says

After a gangbusters fiscal quarter one, Apple could see moderate gains highlighted by strong performances from iPhone and Mac over the three-month period ending March, according to noted KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. AppleInsider – Frontpage News