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  Zero growth is Zero growth.  They just did 8% if you account the 13 weeks VS 14 weeks and just guided no growth.   What do you think the "growth" funds are doing?  ...they are dumping and dividend is still to small for value fund to pick up the stock.   I am down 80% in my Apple account.  I am bringing new cash to do a reset of all my Jan 2015 leaps, which means I will roll down everthing and restarts like I just bough here. I am not going to take any chance, its all 2...
  Well they guided Q2 with the same margins, so not so sure its temporary.  And I will served you what the fanboys served the other companies : Apple makes all the profit with a small market share. Guess what, they had 20% and 45% growth in sales for the same profit.  Revenue doesnt mean anything for the stock, EPS is what counts. And margins are still very very high even at 38%, they must continu to come up with top of the line cutting edge products just to stay...
  Ok instead of flat they went from 70% yoy to 8% yoy.  Apple is own by mostly "growth funds".  Any companie with that kind of growth deceleration will get hammer to the ground.  Apple need to transition from a growth stock to a value/income stock and to do that they need to rise dividends.   and dont served me that "good use of cash" garbage, they could double the dividend and still continu to pile up cash earnings after earnings. But 4% yield would help make the...
    youre obviously have no clue at all on how stocks are price....
    Indeed, negavite growth is not normal, it just plain sucks.  And the thing that really enrages me is TC didnt do a single thing for the stock on the call, with the pile cash they add they could have double the dividend to support investors.  With 4% yield, value and income funds would have jump in to counter the carnage of all the growth stocks dumping Apple like its the plege.   Those guys are sitting on billions and are giving themselves huge amount of cash in options.
  If Apple dont innovate they are  going to sell less, at lot less.   Margings are going to tank and EPS will keep dropping and the stock price along with it.    Apple is charging a premium and takes huge margins.  To justify this you absolutly must be cutting hedge. Quality and cutting edge is not optionnal, this is why they focus on very few products and try to come out with the best .   What Apple need the most right now is multiple iphone models do cover different...
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I was lucky enough to walk into the Apple store in december and get the 27" high end model.  Got a $2600 model with i7, fusion drive and the 680mx. They had just received them and the Apple employe told me they usually sell out within hours on the same day.   Its may not be retina but its still spectacular, especially in games.
This rumors is a good match with the halt of ipad 4 production at Sharp.  Apple needs a tech like IGZO to make bigger screen with high resolution while at the same time save battery life and have a thinner design.   Would be nice if Apple could secure all IGZO production, it would be a much better way to cut competition than doing it with lawsuit in court. OLED is nice but its not as efficient as IGZO. Apple would have an edge for maybe a year on the tech side. If...
I went several times during the holiday to the Apple store next door and I was able to make one of the guys talks about sales.  They never gave me precise numbers of course, but they did said the mini was outselling the regular ipad, with one giving a hint the ratio was about 2 ipad mini sold for 1 regular ipad.   That being said, because of the growth in that market I think Apple will be able to sell just a little less 9.7" ipads than last year. So they may have...
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