Apple Stock Trades 7% Lower from Record High After Earnings with Disappointing iPhone Sales

Consumer electronics giant Apple stock slumped 4.8% Friday after earnings, down 7.1% for the week (largest since November) after $AAPL closed Monday traded at an all-time high $198.23, at that point with a year-to-date return of 51.6%. The company Thursday reported fiscal Q3 Net Income of $19.881 billion, up 2% vs. Q3 2022. Revenues were down slightly year on year. The stock closed the week with a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.59. AAPL reported better than expected EPS and revenue for … Continue reading “Apple Stock Trades 7% Lower from Record High After Earnings with Disappointing iPhone Sales”

Apple Earnings and Revenue Higher Than Consensus, All Time High Services Income

Consumer electronics giant Apple reported better than expected EPS and revenue for the fiscal second quarter ended March 31 Thursday. Apple posted quarterly revenue of $94.8 billion, down 3% year-over-year and earnings-per-share came in at $1.52, unchanged year-over-year. Both ahead of analysts who were anticipating revenue of $92.96 billion and earnings-per-share of $1.43. Apple’s biggest driver of revenue, the iPhone, posted a quarterly record. Services posted a new all-time high revenue. Excitement is building for the launch of Apple’s AR/VR … Continue reading “Apple Earnings and Revenue Higher Than Consensus, All Time High Services Income”

Apple Sales Hampered by Strong Dollar, China Production and Macro Economy

Consumer electronics giant Apple reported worse than expected EPS and revenue for the fiscal first quarter ended Dec. 31 Thursday. Apple’s overall sales for the quarter were about 5% lower than last year’s and were the first year-over-year sales decline since 2019. Apple’s biggest driver of revenue, iPhone sales missed expectations of $65.78 billion vs. $68.29 billion estimated, down 8.17% year-over-year. The key services segment sales beat with $20.77 billion vs. $20.67 billion estimated, up 6.4% year-over-year. Apple CEO Tim … Continue reading “Apple Sales Hampered by Strong Dollar, China Production and Macro Economy”

Qualcomm Earnings Falter with Slowdown in Demand for Smartphones and IoT Devices

Qualcomm earnings suffered from a rapid slowdown in demand for smartphones and IoT devices which continued to weigh on QCOM in fiscal 1Q23 (December quarter). We saw this reflected in their revenue miss, but they gave an optimistic outlook for 2H23. The company, like many chip makers has an elevated inventory of OEMs due to sluggish consumer demand and the easing of supply chain disruptions. Apple, which uses QCOM’s modem chips reported a disappointing 1Q23 earnings report that was driven … Continue reading “Qualcomm Earnings Falter with Slowdown in Demand for Smartphones and IoT Devices”

Apple Revenue and Profit Beat but Impacted by High US Dollar

Consumer electronics giant Apple reported better than expected EPS and revenue for the September quarter earnings Thursday. Apple’s biggest driver of revenue iPhone sales however missed expectations of $42.63 billion vs. $43.21 billion forecast. The key services segment sales also missed with $19.19 billion vs. $20.10 billion estimated. $AAPL stock fell to 144.00 -0.80 or -0.55% in after-hours trading. Apple did not provide official guidance for its first fiscal quarter, which ends in December which contains Apple’s biggest sales season of the … Continue reading “Apple Revenue and Profit Beat but Impacted by High US Dollar”

Apple Revenue and Profit Beat with Higher iPhone Sales and Gross Margins

Consumer electronics giant Apple reported better than expected EPS and revenue for the June quarter earnings Thursday. AAPL suffered an almost 11% decline in profit hurt by supply constraints and shutdowns in China. Despite this Apple’s biggest driver of revenue iPhone sales continued to grow despite economic challenges. iPhone revenue rose 2.8% to a fiscal third-quarter record of $40.67 billion, while analysts had expected a 2.5% drop. $AAPL stock rose by more than 3% in after-hours trading. Apple (NASDAQ: $AAPL) … Continue reading “Apple Revenue and Profit Beat with Higher iPhone Sales and Gross Margins”

Apple Stock Jumps 7% After Earnings Respond Strongly to Supply Constraints with Record iPhone Sales

Consumer electronics giant Apple reported better than expected EPS and revenue December quarter earnings Thursday. iPhone revenue, boosted by the launch of iPhone 13, climbed 9% yr/yr to an all-time record of $71.6 bln, despite supply constraints. The biggest growth category was Mac with revenue up 25% yr/yr to $10.9 bln, also an all-time record amongst a supply crisis. $AAPL stock rose to $170.33 up 11.11 or 6.98% after the release. Apple (NASDAQ: $AAPL) Reported Earnings After Close Thursday  $2.10 Beat … Continue reading “Apple Stock Jumps 7% After Earnings Respond Strongly to Supply Constraints with Record iPhone Sales”