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Jefferies' Peter Misek seems to be the sole sell-side analyst to downgrade Apple (AAPL -9.9%)...
Jefferies' Peter Misek seems to be the sole sell-side analyst to downgrade Apple (AAPL -9.9%) today. "[The] slowdown in iPhone sales is real ... it appears that demand in the second half of the quarter and into CQ1 was much weaker than management or we expected," wrote Misek as he cut shares to Hold. ISI is lowering its PT to $600 from $710, but thinks a cheaper iPhone can right the ship. Topeka (previous) and Canaccord hold out hope an iPhone refresh will arrive in 1H. CRUS -8.4%. (more) (transcript) Update: Scotia Capital and Hilliard Lyons have joined Jefferies in downgrading Apple.