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  • extremeprof extremeprof Apr 18, 2013 10:00 AM Flag

    Still too much dis-sing of AAPL...roadblock to CRUS price action

    Still too much dis-sing of AAPL...roadblock to CRUS positive price action.

    Apple needs to do or say something very positive soon for this AAPL-CRUS complex to stabilize and move up.
    Valuations and PricePerShare, even with below consensus earnings/revenue, is unreasonably low!

    And so AAPl and CRUS bagholders wait with bated breath...and see how things unfold over the next week.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

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    • Dan Niles was just on CNBC and said basically if Apple doesn't announce a higher dividend in cc, they will go down much further. He also said that Cook in last cc said their screen size is best and he doesn't think they will make a bigger screen phone. In last cc Cook also said they believe they make the best phone and don't think they need to make a cheaper phone. If Apple doesn't adapt quickly I would be surprised if they don't double their dividend may go below 300. On the positive, Dan indicated he thinks they will introduce a Smart TV this summer.

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      • Apple needs to stay in the running with a bigger size screen iPhone, otherwise more and more consumers will go to Samsung. Why not offer a variety and let the consumer chose? This is what Samsung is doing and succeeding. Apple can no longer afford to be smug about it becuase the technology is advancing so rapidly it makes any company's edge today obsolete tomorrow. Apple needs to get back to being inovative and in the cutting edge of creativity and stop being so proud.

        Sentiment: Hold

      • Considering Samsung has already released a Smart TV, I don't think that will do much.

      • Google-Motorola are in the same camp -- smaller phones that fit in one hand are what they are planning -- big phones are over rated.

        Google will use its ownership of Motorola Mobility to create smartphones that feature the stock version of Google Android, stronger build factors, and smaller device sizes
        Certain people like a large screen, but there is a sweet spot for consumers that we’re currently exceeding in the market … There are some people that like a big display, but there’s also a lot of people that want something that’s just about right.”

        The company plans to focus on simplicity in design alongside narrow bezels, scratch and drop resistance, and other straightforward design offerings.

      • Yeah... I saw that! He also said that Tech companies are particularly vulnerable as their once hey-day products often become commodities or has-beens many times...
        Real question for us here: Will Apple become a Blackberry? a Dell? a Microsoft? a Cisco?....or can it make some strategic changes and stay relevant and cool? IBM reInvented itself...but so few tech hardware companies like that!

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