This implies that Apple is no longer viewed as a growth stock. Funds will probaby look at it as a value stock which is where it will attract buying interest.
Carl sold because he needed the money to cover his bad investments.
David Einhorn adds 2 million AAPL shares to his existing position.
If you know that you can be a billionaire. Go short the heck out of apple.
Buffet is a value investor, if he bought AAPL at that levels then it implies that he sees the value at that levels as well. His valuation doesn't depend on quarterly results but long term assesment of the company in general.
At 50 won't there market cap be close to 250 bill. With a cash reserve of 220 bill why would they need any public money ? They can take the company private just like Dell did.