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Apple is $100 Billion Away From Becoming World's Only Trillion Dollar Company

Thursday November 9, 2017 9:07 am PST by
Apple shares are currently trading for around $175, giving the iPhone maker a market cap of roughly $900 billion. The valuation puts Apple within $100 billion of becoming the world's only trillion dollar company. Apple shares will have to rise to around the $195 mark for the company to reach a trillion dollar valuation, depending on the rate of its share buybacks, and an increasing number of ...

Wall Street Analyst Says 'Buy the Dip' After Apple's Stock Price Steadily Declines in September

Tuesday September 26, 2017 7:39 am PDT by
Since hitting an all-time high of $164.94 on September 1, Apple's stock price has steadily declined throughout the month. Apple's closing price of $150.55 on Monday represents a nearly nine percent decline in just under four weeks. Despite some negativity surrounding the stock, one Wall Street analyst believes the recent skid is a buying opportunity. "We believe concerns around the...

Apple Predicted to Become Trillion Dollar Company Within 12 Months

Friday July 7, 2017 7:24 am PDT by
Apple's stock price has declined around 9 percent from its all-time high of $156.10 in May, but Wall Street analyst Brian White believes the recent sell-off represents "yet another buying opportunity" as investors turn their focus to the so-called "iPhone 8" rumored to launch this fall. White believes Apple remains "among the most underappreciated stocks in the world," according to his...

Apple's Stock Down 8% Since Reaching All-Time High Last Month

Monday June 12, 2017 8:19 am PDT by
Apple shares are currently trading for around $143 after Monday's opening bell, around 3.5 percent lower than Friday's closing price of $148.98. Apple CEO Tim Cook at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference last week Apple's stock has dropped around 8 percent since reaching an all-time high of $156.10 on May 12, amid a wider downturn in the stock market. Technology stocks have been hit...

Apple Reaches $800 Billion Valuation On Path to Becoming World's First Trillion Dollar Company

Monday May 8, 2017 9:31 am PDT by
Apple's stock is currently trading above the $153 mark for the first time ever, after factoring in a 7-for-1 split in 2014, giving the company a record-high market cap of roughly $800 billion. That means Apple is within $200 billion of becoming the world's first trillion dollar company. Google Finance values Apple at closer to the $810 billion mark today, but the tool appears to be...

iPhone 8 Pre-Orders Still Expected in September, But Shipments Likely Delayed Until 'Several Weeks Later'

Friday April 7, 2017 8:51 am PDT by
Apple's widely rumored trio of new iPhones, including traditional 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models and an all-new 5.8-inch model with an OLED display, will likely be available to pre-order in September, but deliveries of the 5.8-inch model will not begin until "several weeks later," says longtime Apple analyst Brian White. An excerpt from White's research note with investment banking firm Drexel ...

Apple's Stock Soars Past $1,000 Pre-Split Price as Bulls Think 'Golden Opportunity' to Buy Remains

Wednesday March 29, 2017 7:03 am PDT by
AAPL rose over two percent on Tuesday to close at $143.80, a new all-time high. The stock also surpassed a per-share price of $1,000 when adjusted for Apple's 7-for-1 stock split in June 2014. Apple now has a market valuation of over $750 billion on its path towards becoming the world's first trillion dollar company. The milestone comes as longtime Apple analyst turned venture capitalist...

Wall Street Firm Says Apple Remains One of the World's Most Unappreciated Stocks

Friday December 9, 2016 7:37 am PST by
Wall Street brokerage firm Drexel Hamilton today informed its clients it continues to believe Apple is "one of the most underappreciated stocks in the world," according to a research note seen by MacRumors. Apple analyst Brian White retained his "buy" rating for AAPL and $185 price target. Apple shares are currently trading at around $114, their highest level since late October, after rising...

Apple's 'Doom and Gloom' Sentiment Reaches 'Extreme Levels,' but iPhone Sales Should Hit Bottom This Quarter

Wednesday June 8, 2016 12:16 pm PDT by
Apple analyst Brian White of Wall Street brokerage firm Drexel Hamilton has issued a research note to investors in which he estimates that Apple will reach a bottom in iPhone sales, and overall revenue and profit, in the third quarter of the 2016 fiscal year, a three-month period that ends in late June. White claimed that all of Apple's supply chain partners that his firm tracks reported May...

Up to 40% Thinner Apple Watch 2 Predicted to Debut at WWDC in June

Friday April 8, 2016 8:52 am PDT by
Apple analyst Brian White of Wall Street firm Drexel Hamilton, who is currently on a Chinese tech tour, today issued a pair of research notes highlighting his upcoming Apple Watch and iPhone expectations through the end of 2016. Foremost, White cites a source who believes only the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus will feature a dual camera system, echoing the same prediction made by often-accurate KGI...

Accessory Makers Ramping Up for 5.5-Inch iPhone 6, Sparking Speculation of September Launch

Wednesday June 4, 2014 8:20 am PDT by
While rumors have pointed to a late 2014 or early 2015 launch of Apple's rumored 5.5-inch iPhone 6 model, several months later than a 4.7-inch model, Cantor Fiztgerald analyst Brian White points out in a new research note that companies are already beginning to ramp up their production of accessories for the larger device. Based on this observation, White believes the larger-sized iPhone 6 model...

Supply Chain Performance Points to Blockbuster Holiday Quarter for Apple

Friday December 6, 2013 7:28 am PST by
In a new research note published today, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White shares data from his "Apple Barometer" for the month of November, with strong increases hinting that Apple will see blockbuster performance for the holiday quarter. White's metric, which tracks performance of Taiwanese suppliers known to be heavily reliant on Apple, has seen record performances for both October and...

Analyst Still Believes Apple Television Set With 'iRing' Motion Control Coming Late This Year

Tuesday June 4, 2013 7:43 am PDT by
Two months ago, Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White gained significant attention for his claims that Apple is targeting a late 2013 launch for its long-rumored television set. In his research note, White claimed that Apple has been working on a 60-inch television that will use an "iRing" motion controller as well as iPad-like auxiliary second screens. In a new research note published...

Analyst: iPhone 5S Will Have Larger Camera, New Fingerprint Technology, Same Screen Size

Friday April 12, 2013 9:35 am PDT by
Topeka analyst Brian White today issued a new research note summarizing his thoughts on the phone he calls the iPhone 5S, expected to be released this summer. Most notably, he seems to have reversed his prior assertion that the next iPhone will have multiple screen sizes, noting that at a trade show in China there was a consensus amongst his sources that the screen size will be unchanged from the ...

iPhone 5S to Launch in 2-3 Different Screen Sizes?

Tuesday April 9, 2013 10:07 am PDT by
Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White is out with another research note today sharing some highlights from day seven of his trip to China and Taiwan to talk with technology companies and other sources. Based on discussions with officials at an unnamed "tech-supply chain company", White now believes that Apple's iPhone 5S due for release later this year will arrive in two or possibly even...

Analyst Claims 60-Inch 'iTV' Could Launch in Late 2013 With 'iRing' Motion Control and iPad-Like Auxiliary Screens

Wednesday April 3, 2013 7:53 am PDT by
Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White is out with a new research note today outlining a remarkable set of features for Apple's rumored television set product, claiming that the TV could launch later this year. White believes that the television will be available as a 60-inch model, with 50-55 inch models also potentially being available. In a new addition to the Apple television rumor...

Next-Generation iPad and iPad Mini Rumored for March Launch

Friday January 11, 2013 8:27 am PST by
Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White today released a new report highlighting some of his observations from this week's CES in Las Vegas, noting that "checks" at the show suggest that Apple is looking to launch the next-generation versions of the iPad and iPad mini in March.Our checks at CES indicate Apple will release the iPad 5 and the second-generation iPad mini this March. The iPad 5 is ...

Next-Generation iPhone to Launch in More Colors, Multiple Sizes?

Wednesday January 2, 2013 7:28 am PST by
Following up on a report last month from Jefferies analyst Peter Misek claiming that the next-generation iPhone could launch in the middle of this year with as many as 6-8 colors, Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White has issued a report today indicating similar information. White also believes that Apple could offer the device with multiple screen sizes.Our checks indicate that the next...

'iPad Mini' Launch Supplies Reportedly Challenged by Component Yield Issues

Thursday October 4, 2012 10:26 am PDT by
In the lead-up to major Apple product launches, there are almost inevitably reports of production problems that result in the company having lower stocks on hand than it initially hoped for, sometimes leading to extended shortages as the company's supply chain works to catch up to demand. The iPhone 5 was no different, with yield issues on the new in-cell displays used in the device reportedly...

Apple Television Set to Include Motion Sensing Control and Touchscreen Remote?

Monday June 11, 2012 7:54 am PDT by
While Apple is not expected to reveal its long-rumored television set product that has been the subject of increasing rumors at today's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White has published a new research note addressing some of his expectations for the device based on a recent visit to Taiwan for the Computex trade show and to visit with supply chain...