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  • lionstridez lionstridez Apr 17, 2013 5:56 AM Flag

    Earnings why?

    Why is the apple whisper earnings so high compared to consensus. $11.77 vs $10.35 while google's is $10.91 vs $10.72. Are these whisper earning thrown out there to move the stock one way or the other.
    Any sane comments are welcome!

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    • Blame Tim Cook. He should be asking that question long time ago and do something to support the upside stock rather than deliberately helping shorts that predicts his inactions accurately.

    • You are correct. That is nuts, and will only further serve to dampen any rise if they beat the $10.35 Most analysts are predicting a miss so I can't see why this number is so high or important. It's baffling to see such divergent targets on Earnings Whisper. Thanks for pointing it out. I don't remember what the whisper number was last time but it was missed as well but AAPL hit the consensus number and we lost over 40 points. I'm afraid this stock is on the down trend, and there are no catalysts in sight.

    • are these whispers in your own head?

      Give us a link, anything I have heard from analysts, whose word I take with a grain of salt have been negative

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