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Apple Sitting “At the Cusp of Another Reinvention” Says Gene Munster

With Apple stock opening above $180 this morning to approach a whopping $3 trillion market valuation, Loup Ventures analyst Gene Munster has argued that "the company's best days are yet to come,” Seeking Alpha is reporting. In an interview with CNBC, Munster showed optimism about the Cupertino company’s future saying Apple is sitting "at the...

OLED ‘iPhone 8’ Shipping Dates Could Be Delayed to October: Analyst

Citing a talk with a component supplier, Loup Ventures analyst Gene Munster has claimed that although Apple will unveil its flagship OLED ‘iPhone 8' in September, it won’t be able to ship it before October because of "challenges with the OLED curved screen". He added that despite the OLED iPhone’s delayed shipment, Apple will be able to achieve impressive...

Gene Munster Leaving Piper Jaffray to Start a Venture Capital Firm

The 45-year old Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster is leaving the company to start a venture capital firm focusing on virtual reality and artificial intelligence, Bloomberg is reporting. The veteran analyst, who ranked 11th out of 58 Apple analysts based on performance for the past year, was known for his accuracy in predicting the Cupertino tech giant's financial potential. Munster,...

Apple Car Will Cost $75,000, Claims Analyst

There will be an Apple Car unveiled in 2019 or 2020, so you can pre-order it, but you will not get it until 2021. By the way, when the Apple Car is available, you'll have shell out around $75,000 to own it, claims well-known Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster in an "exclusive" report published on...

New Poll Shows Only 7% of iPhone Buyers Intend to Buy the Apple Watch

According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, only 7% of US iPhone owners recently surveyed by him said that they intend to buy the upcoming Apple Watch. The analyst notes that the number is down from 8% this past September and 10% in September last year, CNET is reporting. Munster also said in his recently released investors...

Apple May Use Sapphire Display on 64GB iPhone 6 Only [Gene Munster]

According to the latest speculation from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, a sapphire display may pop up on the iPhone 6 after all when it releases next month, though exclusively on the 64GB version (via CNET). Instead of upgrading all the new iPhones to sapphire, the analyst predicts that the Cupertino giant may limit its use initially. "We believe...

Gene Munster: Larger ‘iPhone 6’ may Cannibalize iPad Mini Sales

Assuming a larger display 'iPhone 6', Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster predicts that a certain amount of cannibalization of iPad Mini is likely. However, the analyst sees the overall effect on Apple as “neutral”, suggesting that 'iPhone 6' buyers could opt for an iPad Air instead of a Mini, CNET is reporting. Rumours so far have...

Apple Could Debut Stock Buyback, Dividend This month: Analyst

Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray expects Apple to announce a moderate increase in its stock repurchase program alongside its quarterly dividends during the earnings call scheduled for April 23 (via AppleInsider). The analyst believes that investors should get Apple stock, and he has several reasons for that: First, looking at the forthcoming earnings call and...