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  • Apple: A Dividend Grower? [View article]
    It does allow for dividend growth without increasing the dollar amount paid out. As I heard and later read the comments of both Tim and Luca, the incoming CFO, in the earnings call I sensed an appreciation for and commitment to Apple income investors.
    Apr 24, 2014. 11:27 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: A Dividend Grower? [View article]
    That is true but i think it is appropriate for a company that is undervalued. By my figuring, they now have about 54 billion in buy back authorization remaining. I am willing to hold Apple as one of 35 positions in my dividend growth portfolio.

    It is also the case that the 8% increase is more than 4 times the increase in the CPI.
    Apr 24, 2014. 11:20 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Loser Strategy [View article]
    A look at growth rates for the iPhone in emerging markets will reveal the error in the author's predictions.
    Apr 24, 2014. 09:45 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: A Dividend Grower? [View article]
    The buy back was increased by 30 billion dollars with no extension in the time frame, namely the end of calendar 2015.

    This year's dividend increase was funded by the reduction in share count. In other words, will spend about the same on dividends over the next 12 months as it did in the previous year.
    Apr 24, 2014. 09:16 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: A Dividend Grower? [View article]
    In the earnings call both Tim and Luca committed to future, annual dividend increases.
    Apr 24, 2014. 08:14 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: The Case Against A Dividend Increase [View article]
    Dividends matter. I want a good dividend increase and moderate buy backs going forward
    Apr 18, 2014. 07:38 AM | 16 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Dividend At $20 In 5 Years? Not Gonna Happen [View article]
    There are reasons to own Apple, particularly for value investors. The potential for dividend growth is but one of them.

    There are also reasons to avoid owning Apple. Both this article and Tim's barely scratch the surface.

    I suggest looking up and reading Posts at Eventide for a more comprehensive look at Apple's fundamentals, if you are interested in that
    Mar 31, 2014. 08:28 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Earnings Preview: What A Difference A Year Makes [View article]
    The number as of late December was 892 million per a SEC filing. The number used for earnings will be a bit higher, I think, because it should be an average of the share count during the quarter.
    Jan 25, 2014. 09:52 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Earnings Preview: What A Difference A Year Makes [View article]
    It will be confusing to a lot of people.

    It is best to go by the company's fiscal year and quarter because that is how everyone else does it, including the financial press.
    Jan 23, 2014. 09:49 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Earnings Preview: What A Difference A Year Makes [View article]
    Apple reported its Q4 earnings in October.

    It will report its Q1 earnings on January 27
    Jan 23, 2014. 09:28 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Earnings Preview: What A Difference A Year Makes [View article]
    Do you mean Q1, that ended in late December?
    Jan 23, 2014. 08:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Earnings Preview: What A Difference A Year Makes [View article]
    It is Apple's FY 2014 Q1.

    Get the very most of basics correct, please.

    It is not Q4, that was the quarter ending in September. The quarter that ended in December is Q1.
    Jan 23, 2014. 07:39 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Loser Strategy [View article]
    Do you always rely on one news source to make sweeping statements?

    Here is another one: http://bit.ly/1cATvGN

    The New York Times has already been taken to task for its article
    Jan 17, 2014. 11:41 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple - Is It Losing The Battle Of The Ecosystems? [View article]
    No, Apple is not losing the ecosystem battle.

    Next question, please. Make it easy like this one was.
    Jan 16, 2014. 08:56 AM | 15 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Screwed Up Big Time [View article]
    <<The only way to keep out competitors is to floor the price low enough so competitors can't afford to enter or stay in the market. >>

    That is incorrect. The only way to keep competitors out is to provide the best user experience and the best ecosystem for users. This is why the overwhelming of Apple device buyers stay with Apple, it is why many users switch from other platforms to Apple, and it is why Apple earns the majority of profits made in the total cell phone manufacturing industry.
    Jan 1, 2014. 11:43 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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