Category Archives: Apple

Apple Offshore Cash Horde And U.S. Taxes

Apple’s Offshore Cash targeted by recent SEC comments, showing a renewed focus by U.S. government to target offshore tax shelter strategies. Apple CEO Tim Cook testified before the Senate regarding tax avoidance strategies.  In particular, Apple uses Irish subsidiaries to … Continue reading

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Apple Rises and Falls After Earnings – A Quick Behind the Numbers

Apple rises a little bit after earnings release. A preliminary behind the numbers. As of this writing, Apple closed up 0.74%, but lost 0.84% in after hours trading, following the release of Q4 earnings. Whether this release was good or … Continue reading

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Apple Rises After Earnings Release – A Bit Behind the Numbers And A Look Ahead

Apple rises on earnings increase, but behind the numbers lurk concerns about a maturing product line. As of this writing, Apple closed up 5.14%, plus an additional 0.11% in after hours trading, following the release of Q3 earnings. Apple seems to … Continue reading

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Apple And Samsung: What Goes Around … Comes Around.

ITC rules Apple infringes on Samsung patents and bans the importation and sale of some Apple products, including the iPhone 4. There has been significant coverage of the Apple/Samsung patent wars.  As of last fall, Apple appeared to be the … Continue reading

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A Close Look At Apple’s Executive Compensation Disclosures . . .

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Point to Einhorn, Greenlight In First Volley Of Apple Litigation Over Shareholder Meeting

As we previously reported, David Einhorn and Greenlight Capital are unhappy with how Apple bundled some shareholder proposals for its upcoming annual meeting.  Specifically, it would remove some discretion from Apple’s directors before implementing Einhorn’s preferred method of returning cash … Continue reading

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Apple Responds to Greenlight, Einhorn: We’ll Take It Under Advisement, After the Shareholders Meeting

Apple (AAPL) responds to hedge fund proposal for dividend yielding preferred stock, but expect the proposal to remove preferred stock from Apple corporate charter to proceed. After Greenlight Capital and David Einhorn fired a broadside against Apple’s cash allocation practices … Continue reading

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New PRO Report on Apple Goes Behind the Numbers On Its Cash Position and Why It Is Drawing the Attention, and Lawsuits, of Activist Shareholders

New post at the PRO Reports discussing Greenilight Capital and David Einhorn’s dispute and Lawsuit with Apple over how to deploy its massive cash hoard. Join our PRO section today!

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Another Round of Hyperbole for the Apple Earnings Release

Geez, the way people are talking, you’d think that there is gigantic, smoldering hole in the ground in Cupertino where a cell phone designer used to be. A broken company? A Wall Street tragedy?

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I Can’t Vouch for the Earth’s Climate, But Al Gore’s Bank Account Is Heating Up With New Apple Shares

Alternate Headline:  Al Gore:  “$30 Million in AAPL Shares Just Hit My Account!!!!” Former VP and Current Climate Activist and Television Broadcasting Frontrunner for Middle Eastern Oil Regimes Exercises Options for AAPL Shares For Big Time Bucks Al Gore has … Continue reading

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