Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet discuss the myth of the failing iPhone X, where that myth comes from, how it’s sustained, and how Apple’s own data says otherwise. They also talk about how Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri tried to dispel those reports during Apple’s quarterly conference call with analysts. They also look at the indicators that HomePod, on the other hand, isn’t doing well, and Tim Cook’s continued insistence on focusing on sound quality when we really want a capable home assistant. They cap the show with some perspective on just how much money Apple is paying out to shareholders.
Andrew Orr and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple’s second fiscal quarter earnings, plus Andrew tips us off to some alternatives to Safari on the iPhone and iPad.
It’s the largest share buyback program in corporate history, and is in addition to Apple’s existing $210 billion stock buyback programs.
Wall Street consensus estimates were for revenues of $60.8 billion and EPS of $2.68, making the quarter a solid beat for Apple. [Updated with more information about Apple’s results, a $100 billion share rebuy program, and a 16% increase in the company’s dividend.]
Apple’s second fiscal quarter earnings report for 2018 is today, May 1st, and the big focus will be on iPhone sales.
Apple will be hosting its 2018 second fiscal quarter earnings report and conference call on Tuesday, May 1st.
Bryan and Jeff go inside Apple’s annual shareholder meeting, and talk about the things that seemed to get Tim Cook excited. A listener also calls them out for being hypocrites on ad profiling, and they talk about how Apple’s new HomePod isn’t a home wiretap.
The biggest news from the event was an indication Apple would not give shareholders a special dividend.
Apple’s annual shareholder’s meeting scheduled to start at 9AM pacific time Tuesday morning, and this will be the first time it will be held in the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple Park campus.
John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple’s 2018 first fiscal quarter earnings report, along with iPhone and iPad sales.
The reality is that Apple’s overall numbers included a mix of good and bad things, but it’s Apple’s iPhone X performance that will woo Wall Street when the markets open Friday.
Apple reported record revenue of $88.3 billion for the December quarter, with staggering and record earnings per share of $3.89. [Update: This article has been updated with considerably more information.]
At Wednesday’s closing price of $179.10, each employee would receive (roughly) 14 shares of restricted stock units that would then vest over time.
In this TMO video podcast, Bryan Chaffin and John Kheit look at Apple’s Chinese iCloud occupation and what it says about Apple. They also think Apple is just plain missing the smarthome boat, judging by what we’re seeing at CES. John goes off on a tangent rant about parenting and Apple, and for the pop portion of the show, they talk about recent developments in The Curse of Oak Island. (WARNING NSFW: PROFANITY & RANTS)
Wall Street analysts have a shopping list of things Apple could spend that money on, but I wouldn’t advise outside observers to start spending that money for Apple just yet.
Apple will host is 2018 first fiscal quarter earnings conference call on Thursday, February 1st.
Apple’s first shareholder meeting in the Steve Jobs Theater is set for Tuesday, February 13th, 2018. You’ll need a reserved seat to get in.
Reuters reported that Apple has asked the SEC for permission to skip four shareholder proposals under the premise they’re part of Apple’s “ordinary business.”
John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple’s Q4 2017 earnings report from yesterday, talk about iPads, and share their thoughts on iPhone X production.
$AAPL topped US$173 per share during the after-hours session, and here are some of Wall Street’s initial reactions to Apple’s iPhone, iPad, and Mac sales.