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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Apple – Creating a healthier planet through innovation

“We’re committed to leaving the world better than we found it. After years of hard work, we’re proud to have reached this significant milestone,”

-said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO.

Highlights

  • Nine More Apple suppliers commit to 100 percent clean energy production
  • Apple’s renewable energy projects
  • Appel’s New Robot, Daisy, Disassembles iPhone to Reclaim Precious Materials
  • 2018 Q1 results and Q2 outlook

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As part of its commitment to combat climate change and create a healthier environment, Apple announced on April 9, 2018 its global facilities are powered with 100 percent clean energy. This achievement includes retail stores, offices, data centers and co-located facilities in 43 countries – including the United States, the United Kingdom, China and India. The company also

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Apple Stock Predictions: Why Project Marzipan Is Important To Apple’s Future

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 Predictions

Summary:

  • Apple is gradually losing the K-12 education PC market due to Google’s Chromebooks.
  • Chromebooks are now even more attractive because they can run Android apps/games.
  • It is no surprise that Apple is also intent on letting x86 Intel Macs run iOS games and apps.
  • Project Marzipan is Apple’s in-development solution to allow iPad/iPhone apps run on macOS X computers.
  • Thanks to the Virtualization Technology of Intel’s x86 processors, Apple will likely deliver the promise of Project Marzipan.

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Apple Stock Prediction: The $299 Apple iPad 2018 Is A Killer Gaming/Enterprise-Level Tablet

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:

  • The new 9.7-inch iPad 2018 is not only intended for the education market. It can also appeal to home and business/enterprise users.
  • Apple equipping the $299/$329 iPad with A10 Fusion CPU/GPU also makes it the best gaming tablet.
  • The 6-core PowerVR GPU of the quad-core A10 Fusion SoC is almost as good as the A11 Bionic’s Apple-made GPU.
  • Apple is taking a risk. The $299/$329 9.7-inch iPad might cannibalize future sales of premium $649++ iPad Pro models.
  • On the other hand, Apple could likely increase the total addressable market of its tablets by catering to price-conscious customers.

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Apple Stock Forecast: Bullish Rally Goes On With Expansion To Austria And Leaks Of New Water-Resistant Lightining

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The article was written by Gleb Zinkovskii, a Financial Analyst at I Know First.

“Older people sit down and ask, ‘What is it?’ but the boy asks, ‘What can I do with it?’.”
-Steve Jobs

Highlights:

  • Apple has ideas for water-resistant Lightning connectors
  • Apple opens its first store in Austria
  • Apple’s Unusual Pursuit of Cobalt

Apple has ideas for water-resistant Lightning connectors

Apple is known for patenting concepts way before their introduction to the products. Recently, US patent bureau received applications from Apple regarding new moist and water resistant Lighting connectors for the iPhone chargers. As far as the latest phones produced by Apple can withstand inadvertent trips into puddles, sinks and toilets, it seems a reasonable

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CRUS Stock Forecast: Why Cirrus Logic Is Worth Betting On

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

CRUS Stock Forecast: Why Cirrus Logic Is Worth Betting On

  • The rumor of Apple working on cheaper iPhones is a promising boost for Cirrus Logic.AAPL
  • Cheaper iPhone models with larger screen displays can ignite a super-cycle.
  • Those hold-outs who did not upgrade to the $999 iPhone X, may do so when there’s a more affordable version.
  • Cirrus Logic’s stock is still down 39% from its 52-week high. It is relatively undervalued when compared to its peers.
  • CRUS has bullish near-term and long-term algorithmic market trend forecasts.

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