|Bid||178.91 x 600|
|Ask||178.92 x 400|
|Day's Range||176.83 - 179.02|
|52 Week Range||119.50 - 180.10|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||19.41|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.52 (1.41%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Apple today launched a new dashboard that will allow artists on Apple Music to track fans' listening and buying habits and view a variety of analytics about their music, according to Billboard, which had the launch exclusive from Apple. The dashboard, called Apple Music for Artists, is currently available only for select beta users ahead of a broader launch planned for later this spring. The move is clearly a competitive measure against Spotify, which has been steadily ramping up its products for artists over the past year.
Apple will start selling its voice-activated speaker HomePod in stores Feb. 9, bringing an end to a delayed launch that cost the company sales during the critical holiday shopping season.
Stocks were mostly higher as Netflix, Amazon, Apple and Nvidia led techs. Bitcoin continued to slide amid increased scrutiny from regulators.
Now Micron Technology’s (MU) cash flow is strong, the company has returned to strengthening its balance sheet—which the previous management leveraged. Micron’s two cash priorities of capital expenditure and debt repayment are viewed by different investors in different ways. Investors who prefer debt repayment are also divided on how Micron should implement its repayment strategy.
Apple on Tuesday said it will start taking online orders for its HomePod smart speaker on Friday in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia, just over a month later than initially planned. The $349 voice-controlled speaker, introduced in June and originally scheduled for a December release, can make music suggestions and adjust home temperatures.