Apple to Report Q4 Earnings Today

Apple’s fourth quarter earnings conference call is set to start later today, October 18, at about 5PM eastern time after the stock market closes.

Apple is expected to report strong iPhone, iPad, iPod and MacBook sales for the quarter. UBS analyst Maynard Um, for example, is estimating about 9.5 million iPods were sold during the quarter, and Shaw Wu from Kaufman Bros expects the recent iPod nano, iPod shuffle and iPod touch product refreshes were strong sales drivers for the quarter.

Be sure to check in with The Mac Observer during the conference call for our live event coverage.

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