Archive for October, 2012

If you thought Apple’s stock was rich at its current lofty levels above $600, just wait until you get a load of it at $1,100. So thinks one analyst, who despite the company’s surprising earnings miss on Thursday is maintaining a $1,111 price target on its stock – putting the tech giant’s market capitalization above […]

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YIELD SIGN Stocks have already more than doubled since hitting bottom in 2009, but financial analysts say they can climb still further. One reason: Many offer higher yields through dividend income than government bonds. Fifty-seven percent of companies in the S & P 500 index have a dividend yield above the yield on the 10-year […]

Despite its now notorious problems with manufacturing, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is now seeing calendar fourth quarter iPhone 5 build orders of between 60 and 65 million units from the previous 55 to 60 million. If this proves accurate, Peter Misek at Jefferies thinks it’s a positive for component suppliers like Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM), Cirrus Logic (NASDAQ:CRUS), OmniVision […]

With little question, the leader among high cap stocks the past four years has been Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). After bottoming at about $97 per share in late September, 2008, it has been trading close to $700 recently, for an average annual increase in share price value of about 65%. Over the last five years, earnings […]