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AAPL - Apple Inc

Discussion in 'Stock Message Boards NYSE, NASDAQ, AMEX' started by Administrator, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. Granola

    Granola New Member

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    Everybody should own a little AAPL in their portfolio to hold.
     
  2. bigbear0083

    bigbear0083 Content Manager
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    all eyes on the fruit after the close today ;)

    here are the estimates & whisper #'s

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  3. StockJock-e

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    Apple's (AAPL) sales outlook and a planned accounting change are overshadowing the company's latest sales and earnings beat.

    After the bell on Thursday, Apple reported September quarter (fiscal fourth quarter) revenue of $62.9 billion (up 20% annually) and GAAP EPS of $2.91, topping consensus analyst estimates of $61.46 billion and $2.78.

    Shares fell in after-hours trading due to the guidance, and added to their losses after CFO Luca Maestri stated on the earnings call that Apple plans to end its historical practice of breaking out iPhone, iPad and Mac unit volumes.
     
  5. StockJock-e

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    For Apple, its probably the fact that they are reaching a point of market saturation.

    If you have the iphone X right now, there is probably not going to be too much of a reason to get the next generation. Every iteration we get is not giving us the massive jumps in battery life and screen resolution improvements like the previous 10yrs.
     
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  6. bigbear0083

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    Apple Falls Hard From the Tree
    Nov 23, 2018

    With a decline of nearly 25% in less than eight weeks, the recent plunge in Apple (AAPL) has been noteworthy enough, but when you consider the fact that it came from a point where the company had a market capitalization of over $1.1 trillion, we’re not sure if a company has ever lost that much in market cap over such a short period of time. Heck, the $284 billion in market cap that has disappeared from AAPL since its high in early October is greater than the entire market cap of all but nine companies in the US.

    The chart below shows historical drawdowns in AAPL stock from an all-time high going back to when the iPhone was first introduced. The current 20%+ decline is the fourth such drop of more than 20%. Of those prior drawdowns, the only two where the stock dropped by more than 20% in less than 40 trading days occurred in 2008 when the rest of the market was weak as well as 2012 when concerns over competition and shortages of the iPhone 5 hurt results.

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  7. bigbear0083

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    Apple set to open 8% lower after slashing Q1 guidance
    • The plunge would make for Apple's worst day of trading since 2013 if the losses hold.
    • Apple said Wednesday that it now expects first-quarter revenue to be as much as $9 billion lower than previous projections.
    • It's the admission shareholders had been waiting for, after months of supply chain reports and a major shake-up to the company's sales reporting structure.
    Apple is set to open more than 8 percent lower Thursday, a day after slashing first-quarter revenue guidance in a rare acknowledgement of waning sales.

    That plunge would make for Apple's worst day of trading since 2013 if the losses hold, and it extends a painful year-end trend for Apple into 2019. The stock, which once traded above $230 per share, shed 30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. Shares were trading around $157 premarket Thursday.

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    The company cited longer upgrade cycles and headwinds in China as causing lower-than-expected iPhone sales. Apple now expects first-quarter revenue to be as much as $9 billion lower than previous projections.

    It's the admission shareholders had been waiting for, after months of supply chain reports and a major shake-up to the company's sales reporting structure. Apple said in November it would stop reporting individual unit sales and revenue figures for its main product lines.

    As of Wednesday's close, Apple was trading 8 percent down in the last 12 months, and more than 30 percent down from 52-week highs.
     
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  8. Onepoint272

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    $144 is what I had been showing for a price objective from my point and figure work ($2 box and 3-box-reversal). It may overshoot given all the hoopla, but it may also end up being a good buying opportunity .

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  9. StockJock-e

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    Apple: "Lets sell our phone for $1200!"

    Also Apple: "Sales are terrible... weak economy or something..."
     
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    Welcome traders, today we will look at a couple of Apple (APPL) charts. After plunging almost 10% on January 3rd, has the tech giant reached a bottom? And do we really have to depend on news to be on the right side of the market?. The following analysis will show you how profitable and efficient it can be to trade with our philosophy and basic Elliott Wave analysis.

    First of all, we start with Apple's 45 minute chart from the 2nd of January 2018 presented to our members. At the time, we maintained a bearish perspective due to our Elliott Wave analysis. Our count suggested an impulsive 5 wave move cycle starting from October the 3rd. Consequently, with a proposed wave IV top, a final wave V was to start developing at any time.

    With our aggressive approach, our members are encouraged to act accordingly with the right side of the market. With this being said, our members had no reason whatsoever to enter a long position in the near term for Apple. The stock missed equal leg target area off ((W)) - ((X)) from 12.25.2018 low by $2 and ended wave IV correction at $159.49

    APPL 01.03.2018 45 Min Chart Elliott Wave Analysis
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    Below you can see an updated chart of APPL from January 6 presented to our members. Although our Elliott Wave count changed, our stance proved extremely valuable. Now we believe the decline from last week is part of a more complex nest within wave III. Nevertheless, it is still within the cycle from October 3rd favoring the continuation of further downside.

    Patience and continuous adaptation to the market moves, now presents us with an opportunity to profit. We now have a blue box target area of 152.4-156.48 which represents an equal leg target area off of ((W)) & ((X)). Sellers should appear in this area and push the stock lower or pullback in 3 waves at least. A mapped entry, an invalidation level set up, the right side, add up to great trading opportunities. Above all, waiting for the right signals, puts the odds on our favor.

    APPL 01.06.2018 45 Min Chart Elliott Wave Analysis
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    *Note : Keep in mind the market is dynamic and the presented view might have changed after the post was published.

    Trading success is a journey and you will never be perfect at it, but you can always master your reaction to the market.
     
  11. bigbear0083

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    Heads up! ER incoming after the close today!

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  12. anotherdevilsadvocate

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    Seems this will pull back, might be able to get it on the bottom Bollinger Band. From there, it would be ~40% to prior highs. Not sure it will back-fill the gap below 160.
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