Analyst Estimates

Analysts Predict Weak September Quarter for Apple Ahead of 2018 iPhones

Citing work by her quant colleagues, analyst Katy Huberty from Morgan Stanley has predicted a weak September quarter for Apple ahead of the 2018 iPhone refresh (via Barrons). Huberty dug into the work of her quantitative analysts to find that Apple's current quarter is going to be "slightly weaker-than-consensus”. "We currently see no delay in the ramp of Apple's upcoming...

Nearly 7 Million Samsung Users Expected to Switch to iPhone 7

A new report from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is claiming that 5-7 million ex-Note 7 orders are expected to convert into iPhone 7 sales, especially the Plus variant due to its impressive dual-lens camera (via 9to5Mac). Kuo believes that Note 7 customers have no choice but to go for another phone, and although Samsung is hoping they will pick one...

Apple Sold Nearly $43.4 Billion in iPhones in Dec. Quarter: UBS [u]

In the light of latest proprietary data collected by UBS Research, analysts believes that Apple may have sold approximately $43.4 billion dollars (Updated) of iPhones in three months ending December 31, 2014. As pointed out by The Loop (via OM Malik), Apple’s focus is and has been on the iPhone for quite a while. "Let’s not forget the...

Analysts Expecting Larger ‘iPhone 6’ to Drive a Big Upgrade Cycle

Canaccord Genuity analyst T. Michael Walkley has said in a research note that 'iPhone 6' is likely to drive the biggest iPhone upgrade cycle ever from pent-up demand for a larger screen Apple smartphone. According to ZDNET however, some analysts are saying that Apple will need to deal with "inevitable buying pause" ahead of the ‘iPhone...

UBS: Apple to Launch ‘iWatch’ for $300 Later This Year

Investment firm UBS analyst Steven Milunovich has said in a note to investors today that Apple will launch a so-called ‘iWatch' later this year for a projected average price of $300, AppleInsider is reporting. The analyst also believes that at a selling price of $300, ‘iWatch’ sales could be similar to the company's wildly successful iPad, hitting 21 million...

Analysts Claim Apple May Have Sold 28 Million iPads in Q1 2014

In case you are wondering how many iPads did Apple sell during the first financial quarter of 2014, analysts are estimating that the number may be somewhere between 21 million to 28 million, according to Fortune’s Philip Elmer-Dewitt. The author calls the iPad to be Apple's second biggest 'cash cow’ i.e if the iPhone generates a bit...