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For the past year, nothing seems to be going the way of Apple (AAPL) shareholders. There have been countless articles discussing whether or not Apple can ever make a comeback, or whether or not they will succeed without Steve Jobs as CEO. The rest of the market has performed well, but what was once the […]


The run in big bank stocks may not be over, say Wall Street analysts. And many are particularly positive on Bank of America and Citigroup this year. “The group is putting up decent numbers, despite the fact you have more subdued economic growth and persistent low interest rates,” said Barclays bank analyst Jason Goldberg of […]


Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch says Apple deserves better than the treatment it’s getting from David Einhorn, the hedge-fund manager pressuring the iPhone maker to cough up dividends. “Look, these guys are after a quick hit. I’d blow him off,” he told CNBC’s “Closing Bell.” “I’d give Einhorn the back of my hand.” Welch […]


Having been beaten, bludgeoned and brutalized over the past 6-7 months, Apple Computer (AAPL) has been the subject of a wide array of metaphors, similes and analogies that speak to the historic collapse of its stock which dropped 36% off its high, and wiped out around $225 billion in market cap. On the short term, […]


Evan Niu, CFA February 13, 2013 Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is cheap. It’s a fact. Considering the massive 33% pullback that shares have seen over the past few months, combined with a rock-solid business, Apple’s trading multiples have compressed further into value territory. Earnings were relatively flat last quarter, but the company’s P/E has still trended […]


As part of our process, we perform a rigorous discounted cash-flow methodology that dives into the true intrinsic worth of companies. In Apple’s (AAPL) case, we think the firm is significantly undervalued. This article is the only one that showcases the value of Apple through a robust three-stage discounted cash flow model. We think the […]


On February 14, 2013, at the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Landon Cooper and the Miles 2 Give organization will set out on a journey to run across the U.S. Landon will average 21 miles per day, for 150 straight days, until reaching his final destination of Ocean City, MD in mid-July. Why would […]


A lot has been said and written about Apple’s (AAPL) Q1 report. My goal is to approach earnings reports and price targets from an objective, fundamental, value perspective, instead of from the emotional and breathless direction so many investors and stock market writers use. So, first, Q1 was hardly a “bad” quarter. Revenue rose 18% […]


Thanks to a rare earnings miss in its fiscal first quarter, Apple shares are falling nearly 11% in after-hours trading, to $458, after rising almost 2% Wednesday before the close. Investors were disappointed in particular that iPhone sales weren’t stronger and that Apple’s second-quarter forecast came in lower than analysts expected. During the analyst call, […]


Bank stocks offer some of the best opportunities for investors in years, with Bank of America and others poised to post double-digit gains in the year ahead, well-known analyst Meredith Whitney told CNBC on Tuesday. “There’s an incredible growth opportunity within the financials, particularly Bank of America, Citigroup, Discover Financial—and there are others,” Whitney told […]