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Estimize aims to replace sell-side analysts with crowdsourced earnings estimates -- and now Gnip is selling its data

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You only have to listen to one public company earnings call to understand how wary sell side analysts are of standing up to the companies they cover. Each question posed during any call’s Q&A begins with “First of all, congrats, CEO, on your great quarter, and thanks for taking...
Estimize aims to replace sell-side analysts with crowdsourced earnings estimates -- and now Gnip is selling its data

Tablets & PCs: One Industry or Two?

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It's old news that tablets are eating the lunch of old-line PC makers, but the size of the bites can be surprising. A series of reports this week showed PC shipments flat to down, while tablets - led by the iPad - are selling more strongly than most observers expected....
Tablets & PCs: One Industry or Two?
Redfin study: Trulia and Zillow lack listings and show out-of-date information

Gnip adds earnings predictions and analysis from Estimize to its enterprise social media data service

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Social data provider Gnip has added another arrow to its already impressive quiver of web-services today with Estimize, an independent platform for accessing earnings data on publicly traded stocks. Gnip already offers over 100 billion real-time social data actions each month from common social networks and services including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr,...
Gnip adds earnings predictions and analysis from Estimize to its enterprise social media data service
Apple Earnings: A Basic Beat or a Blowout?

Behind the new Street-high Apple price target: $1001

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How exactly did Brian White come up with that number?  When last we heard from Ticonderoga's Brian White, a few hours after Apple (AAPL) reported its Q1 2012 earnings, he was reiterating the 12-month price target he had set the previous July: "Apple crushes even the most optimistic expectations," he wrote....
Behind the new Street-high Apple price target: $1001

Trading Apple before earnings: No shortage of free advice

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Will Apple tank on Tuesday or set new record highs? These guys think they know. You'll find them on Seeking Alpha, often posting under pseudonyms like Options Pundit, Income Hunter and Jaded Consumer. And with Apple's (AAPL) stock dropping 11% from a record high two trading before a pivotal quarterly earnings...
Trading Apple before earnings: No shortage of free advice

THE APPLE INVESTOR: Let's Play The How-Many-iPhones-Did-Apple-Sell-Last-Quarter Game (AAPL)

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The Apple Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. AAPL Sideways Despite Positive Analyst Reports  Markets are tumbling in early trading, giving back some gains from yesterday. Shares of AAPL opened in the positive but are currently trading down to flat. Apple...
THE APPLE INVESTOR: Let's Play The How-Many-iPhones-Did-Apple-Sell-Last-Quarter Game (AAPL)

Apple Mac sales dip 2% YoY to 3.95 million, iPods sink 27% YoY to 5.6 million in Q2 2013

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Apple has just announced its results for the fiscal second quarter 2013. Mac sales stayed relatively flat year-over-year, dropping 2% to 3.952 million units, while iPod sales dropped 27% year-over-year to 5.6 million. Institutional analysts had expected 3.99 million Macs and 6.2 million iPods for the quarter, while independent analysts anticipated 4.22...
Apple Mac sales dip 2% YoY to 3.95 million, iPods sink 27% YoY to 5.6 million in Q2 2013

Contrary to popular opinion, Android isn’t beating the iPhone

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If you regularly read technology publications on the web, then you’re familiar with the quarterly battle that rages between iPhone fans and the Android army. These happen when the latest sets of sales figures are released and proclaim which mobile platform is currently at the top of the heap. Recently...
Contrary to popular opinion, Android isn’t beating the iPhone

How many iPads did Apple sell last quarter?

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The analysts' forecasts range from 17 million to 32 million. Median estimate: 24 million FORTUNE (Vang Vieng, Laos) -- Sales of Apple's (AAPL) iPad grew from zero to 7.3 million units in 2010 and doubled in 2011 to 15.4 million. According to our most bullish independent analysts, they doubled again...
How many iPads did Apple sell last quarter?
Pros vs. Indies on Apple's Q2 2012: A $6.8 billion gap

Wall Street raised its Apple estimates 24.4% in 90 days

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But even at $600 a share, the company's stock price still seems out of whack Click to enlarge. Apple's (AAPL) second fiscal quarter ends Saturday, and although the market spent Friday morning knocking the stuffing out of its share price (Apple fell back below $600 in mid-morning trading), Wall Street...
Wall Street raised its Apple estimates 24.4% in 90 days

Letters: Let's put an end to utilities milking the consumer

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Downing Street is promising "swingeing fines" on energy companies if allegations of manipulating the market in wholesale gas prices are proven - a nice little earner for the Treasury (Davey warns energy firms, 14 November). Fining utility and transport companies hurts only one group: their customers, for whom prices will...
Letters: Let's put an end to utilities milking the consumer

How many Macs did Apple sell last quarter?

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The analysts' forecasts range from 4.45 million to 6.5 million. Median estimate: 5.2 million FORTUNE (Vientiane, Laos) -- At first glance, the chart at right looks pretty dismal. It suggests that Wall Street expects Christmas quarter sales of the Mac to fall for the first time in memory, and that...
How many Macs did Apple sell last quarter?

Apple’s share price overtakes Wall Street’s 12-month targets

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As of Wednesday morning Morgan Stanley’s and Oppenheimer’s were under water Most sell-side Apple (AAPL) analysts are conservative in their earnings estimates but bullish in their price targets. According to Thomson/First Call, the Street high target this week is $700 and the median is a dollar short of $600. (The independent...
Apple’s share price overtakes Wall Street’s 12-month targets

Apple’s Q2 2012: $11.6B In Profit, $39.2B In Revenue, 35.1M iPhones Sold

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Apple has just posted their Q2 2012 financials, and revealed that over the last 14 weeks the company has pulled in $11.6 billion in profit on $39.2 billion in revenue, which breaks down to $12.30 per share. Analysts expected earnings of $10.02 per share on $36.81 billion in revenue. Apple...
Apple’s Q2 2012: $11.6B In Profit, $39.2B In Revenue, 35.1M iPhones Sold

How many iPads (new and old) did Apple sell last quarter?

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The estimates range from 9 to 15.6 million. The best analysts' consensus: 11 million Click to enlarge. Source: Company reports; Apple 2.0 FORTUNE: Anybody who tells you they know how many iPads Apple (AAPL) sold in the quarter that ended March 31 is either lying or privy to inside information....
How many iPads (new and old) did Apple sell last quarter?

How many Macs did Apple sell last quarter?

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Estimates range from 4.3 to 4.85 million. The best analysts' estimate: 4.64 million FORTUNE -- Compared with Apple's (AAPL) iOS devices -- the iPhone and the iPad -- the Mac is a turtle. Slow and steady has characterized its growth rate since the launch of the iPhone -- an average...
How many Macs did Apple sell last quarter?

Despite Apple's Modest Earnings Guidance, the Street Expects Big Things

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Apple’s fourth quarter is typically a slow one for the world’s most valuable public company. And with consumers likely delaying iPhone and iPad purchases ahead of the launch of the iPhone 5 and iPad mini, this one may have been a bit slower than usual. Certainly that’s what Apple suggested...
Despite Apple's Modest Earnings Guidance, the Street Expects Big Things

A guide to Apple’s guidance

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Over the past 8 quarters, it beat its EPS estimate by 42%, revenue by 18% Source: Siddarth Dalal via Seeking Alpha FORTUNE — When it reports its results for the March quarter this afternoon, Apple (AAPL) will also release forward-looking statements about the June quarter in the form of three...
A guide to Apple’s guidance

The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave

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The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave: Roger Kay for Forbes: With Windows 8, Microsoft entirely screwed the pooch. A badly conceived OS, designed to compete with Apple's iOS and yet remain a traditional PC, did neither. It only confused and repelled users. Windows 7, a decent replacement for...
The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave
What if the next iPhone is a miss? A deep dive into Apple's hire-wire act
REPORT: Apple Analyst Andy Zaky Lost $10.6 Million Of Other People's Money In The Apple Crash (AAPL)

Amazon S3 Reports Staggering Growth in 2011

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Amazon Web Services just reported jaw-dropping growth in the number of objects stored in Amazon S3 year over year. "As of the end of 2011, there are 762 billion (762,000,000,000) objects in Amazon S3. We process over 500,000 requests per second for these objects at peak times," AWS Evangelist Jeff...
Amazon S3 Reports Staggering Growth in 2011

Five Lessons Learned from BMC's Cloud Planning Workshop

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Has your business already begun its cloud migration... and you were the last to know about it? In a nationwide role-playing event this afternoon, managers from BMC Software paired with independent analysts and members of the media, to recreate the hypothetical situation of a pharmaceutical company that had been planning...
Five Lessons Learned from BMC's Cloud Planning Workshop

Roundup of Analyst Expectations Ahead of Q2 2012 Earnings Call

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Philip Elmer-Dewitt has put together his list of analyst expectations ahead of Apple's quarterly earnings report this afternoon. The list includes estimates from 23 "independent" analysts and 34 "affiliated" analysts who work for large investment houses or research organizations. As usual, the independent analysts are much more bullish than the...
Roundup of Analyst Expectations Ahead of Q2 2012 Earnings Call

From Layoffs to VMware/Nicira: Why Cisco's World is Crumbling

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Cisco Systems is the latest of the tech industry's old guard struggling to grow in a technology market being upended by new technology. On Monday, the same day the largest maker of computer networking equipment revealed it was cutting 1,300 jobs, VMware announced it was buying Nicira, a key player...
From Layoffs to VMware/Nicira: Why Cisco's World is Crumbling

How many iPhones did Apple sell last quarter?

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The estimates range from 26 to 44 million. The best analysts’ consensus: 35 million. Click to enlarge. Source: Company reports; Apple 2.0 The most important metric for Apple (AAPL) in the quarter that ended two weeks ago — likely to account for more than half of the company’s revenue for fiscal Q2...
How many iPhones did Apple sell last quarter?

Can Tuesday's earnings report reverse Apple's 2-week slide?

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Wall Street expects record results. The independent analysts are calling for a blowout Click to enlarge. Data: Co. Reports, Apple 2.0. Chart style: Adam Bushman FORTUNE -- Savvy Apple (AAPL) investors know that the company's share price often gets dragged down in advance of its quarterly earnings report -- only...
Can Tuesday's earnings report reverse Apple's 2-week slide?
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