Apple Stock Price Analysis: New Partnership With Amazon Is A Boon For Apple

motek 1The article was written by Motek Moyen Research Seeking Alpha’s #1 Writer on Long Ideas and #2 in Technology  – Senior Analyst at I Know First

Summary:

  • This holiday quarter should see a notable increase in Apple’s hardware sales. Apple’s flat lining iPhone unit sales desperately needs a boost.
  • Amazon recently agreed to sell Apple Watches, iPhones, and iPad tablets in its U.S. and international online stores.
  • Amazon agreed to become an official Apple reseller. Amazon will delist unauthorized resellers of Apple products using its platform by January 4, 2019.
  • Amazon touts more than 100 million Prime subscribers. They are all desirable potential customers for Apple products. Buying online is faster than queuing up at an Apple retail store.
  • I still rate AAPL as a buy.
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Apple announced Q4 results and plan to enter the video streaming market

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”

-Steve Jobs

Summary

  • Apple announced strong Q4 results, nevertheless the stock declines
  • Outlook on Future Sales and Profits look promising
  • Apple is launching a new streaming service and are facing high competition
  • Risky investment environment around the world
  • Bullish I Know First Algorithm Long Term Forecast

Q4 results and the reason for the latest stock decline of Apple

The decline of the Apple stock, when they reported their resutls was surprising as the company reported strong earnings and exceeded analysts’ estimation. Reasons for the major setback are as follows: lower revenues in the next quarter expected and major changes in the reporting structure.

Another reason might be, that latest iPhone is not fulfilling its expectations. According to KeyBanc Capital Markets Analyst John Vinh, iPhone XR inventory is piling

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Apple Stock Prediction (NASDAQ: AAPL): Apple’s iPad Sales Is Getting A Boost From Adobe

motek 1The article was written by Motek Moyen Research Seeking Alpha’s #1 Writer on Long Ideas and #2 in Technology  – Senior Analyst at I Know First.

Summary:

  • Adobe is working on releasing a full version of Photoshop for the iPad next year.
  • This should help boost sales of Apple’s iPad and iPad Pro products. The iPad business is still a massive $4.74 billion/quarter for Apple.
  • The introduction of iPad Pro has helped Apple remain the leader in tablet sales. Adobe making the iPad more useful is very important development.
  • Aside from increased iPad hardware sales, Apple can profit from its 30%/15% cut from the $9.99/month subscription fee of Adobe Photoshop.
  • The one-year algorithmic market trend forecast for AAPL is very bullish. This stock still deserves a buy.

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5 Most Lucrative Israeli Fintech Firms

   


This article was written by Kwon Sok Oh, a Financial Analyst at I Know First.    




Summary

  • Structure of the Israeli Fintech Startup Environment

  • Strengths of the Israeli Fintech Startup Environment

  • Top 5 Israeli Fintech Startups

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AAPL Stock Forecast: Wall Street Was Wrong About iPhone X

 The article was written by Hieu Nguyen, a Financial Analyst at I Know First.

“Here’s a company with, whatever their earnings are, $60 billion, and you can put all their products on a dining room table. Nobody buys a farm based on whether it’s going to rain next year, they think it’s a good investment over 10 or 20 years.” “– Warren Buffett

Summary:

  • Apple Q2 2018 Results: Tim Cook one more time proved that he was right
  • Where is the future of iPhone?
  • Three different valuation methods all agree at a long-term Buy recommendation for Apple

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Q2 2018 Results: Tim Cook one more time proved that he was right.

On May 2nd, Apple Inc. (NYSE: AAPL) released its quarterly report. Apple’s net sales

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Apple Stock Prediction: Why The Apple Mac Mini And iPad Mini Deserve Upgrades

motek 1The article was written by Motek Moyen Research Seeking Alpha’s #1 Writer on Long Ideas and #2 in Technology  – Senior Analyst at I Know First

AAPL Stock Prediction

Summary:
  • Warren Buffet’s revelation that his Berkshire Hathaway bought 75 million more Apple shares in Q1 boosted the stock beyond my 12-month price target of $188.
  • I was correct to say that the $100 billion stock repurchase program was a strong incentive for long-term investors like Buffett to fall in love more with Apple.
  • I would like to discuss now the importance of updating the other products of Apple. Apple needs to take care of its loyal horde of Mac Mini and iPad Mini customers.
  • The availability of Intel’s Kaby Lake-G Core i7 and Core i5 with on-package AMD Radeon RX Vega M should compel Apple to produce an upgrade to the 2014-era Mac Mini.
  • The iPad Mini 4 is also almost three years old. It deserves a 2018/2019 version. The 8-inch form factor of the iPad Mini makes it a comfortable gaming device.

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Apple Stock Forecast: There’s A $100 Billion Reason To Stay Long Apple

motek 1The article was written by Motek Moyen Research Seeking Alpha’s #1 Writer on Long Ideas and #2 in Technology  – Senior Analyst at I Know First.

Apple Stock Forecast: There's A $100 Billion Reason To Stay Long Apple

Summary:

  • Staying long AAPL is safe and smart. Apple has tons of cash and the revenue from its Services segment is growing.
  • Apple has allocated $100 billion to share repurchase. With this massive budget for share buyback, AAPL is likely to post a new 52-week high.
  • Apple will also increase its dividend payments by 16%
  • My 12-month PT for Apple stock is $188. The TipRanks-tracked Wall Street analysts have a median 12-month PT of $190.79 for Apple.
  • The iPhone business will remain healthy for many years to come. The very expensive iPhone X remains Apple’s best-selling smartphone this year.

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