|Bid||174.05 x 100|
|Ask||174.15 x 2000|
|Day's Range||172.46 - 174.17|
|52 Week Range||114.76 - 176.24|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||18.89|
|Earnings Date||Jan 29, 2018 - Feb 2, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.52 (1.46%)|
|1y Target Est||187.74|
At WWDC this year, Apple announced it would soon offer its own podcast analytics service for show creators who publish on Apple Podcasts. Today, that service has launched into beta, offering podcasters the ability to track unique devices and playback metrics for their podcasts, including when listeners drop off in the middle of a show. This sort of client-side data is something podcasters have wanted for a long time.
The iMac Pro exists because it turns out that there is a lot of air underneath the aging Mac Pro and above the incredibly popular MacBook Pro.
Republican tax negotiators finalized their nearly $1.5 trillion in tax cuts on Friday with the help of another raid on the overseas piggy banks of Apple, Microsoft and Google-parent Alphabet.
Sales of Chinese smartphone makers are weaker than expected, of late, which is prompting those vendors to cut chip orders, according to an article today by Sammi Huang and Joseph Tsai of DigiTimes. Craig Ellis, who follows the shares of wireless chip makers Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), among others, for B. Riley, urges investors not to worry, the stocks are already discounting this. The piece by Huang and Tsai claims three Chinese vendors in particular, Huawei, Oppo, and Vivo, "are taking about less 10% of smartphone shipments than their original orders from the supply chain makers for the fourth quarter of 2017,” citing multiple unnamed sources.
Credit Suisse semiconductor analyst John Pitzer today advises investors not worry about inventories in the industry, given much of its seems to be tied to a successful sales ramp for the Apple (AAPL) iPhone X, and he recommends Micron Technology (MU), Marvell Technology Group (MRVL), and Broadcom (AVGO) as the best “offensive” picks in the group. According to Pitzer, the current build-up in inventories is not high relative to historical patterns: going back 37 years: Since 1980, Semis over-shipped end demand during 12 periods with a median duration of 10 qrts and accumulative over-ship of 170 ppts.
Venture capitalists and start-ups are betting they can play a crucial role in helping fix one of the country's most vexing problems.
Europe's second-highest court has rejected a request from the U.S. government to intervene in Apple's challenge against an EU order to pay back taxes of up to 13 billion euros ($15.3 billion) because it failed to prove a direct interest in the outcome of the case. Apple, maker of the iPhone, appealed to the Luxembourg-based General Court a year ago after the European Commission ruled that its "sweetheart" tax deal with Ireland was an illegal subsidy in breach of EU rules against unfair competition. The then Obama administration had criticized the EU decision, saying the EU was helping itself to cash that should have ended up in the United States.