Ask an expert: Apple's stock continues to struggle
MSN Money's Charley Blaine explains the recent stumble, and when the right time is for investors to get into the stock.
In this video, MSN Money's Charley Blaine explains Apple's recent price tumble and discusses the right time for investors to get back into the stock.
Many have blamed the overall weakness in Apple's stock on the fact that the company, under CEO Tim Cook's management, is no longer the same innovative, groundbreaking technology company that it was under legendary co-founder Steve Jobs.
But there's much more to it. As Blaine explains, the company has run into several real-life problems, from manufacturing to supply issues.
Many of these problems, including some embarrassing glitches, have been becoming apparent in the past several months and in the company's recent quarterly release. While Apple beat Wall Street's earnings-per-share estimates, its gross margins were weak, as was guidance for the current quarter.
And as Blaine explains, another problem was that the stock's price was bid up too high. Once hedge funds realized the troubles Apple was running into, they did not hesitate to dump the stock.
What's next then? Can Apple return to its glory days? In the video, Blaine points to several ways Apple could improve not only its operations but also investor confidence. He also recommends a good time to start buying again.
The discussion about Apple's stumble and what it can do to regain lost ground continues over in MSN Money's Facebook community.
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The last year of Bush the federal government spent 2.9 trillion (about 240 billion deficit)
The last year of Obama's first term the federal government spent 3.75 trillion
A difference of 850 billion or .85 trillion dollars
Obama's deficit spending 1.3 trillion.
So spending up 850 billion, defiict up 1050 billion.
Is there a relationship there? Obama says we don't have a spending problem.
Spend up about 30 percent in 4 years! Is your pay check up by 30%?
Think about it.
I wouldn't worry about Apples' viability or stock struggles, it can survive anything people love the product, however can humanity survive idiots like this:
CNN afternoon anchor Deborah Feyerick asking if global warming played a role in the East Coast snow storm and the upcoming pass by of asteroid.
There you have it folks, an asteroid coming close to Earth is due to global warming, and "warming" caused 3feet of snow to get dumped on the East Coast!! HAHAHAHHAHAAHAHHAHA!!
God how you democrap leftist whackjobs just push the STUPID MORON envelope to new heights hehehe, oh and let's not forget maxine waters wondering why the Mars Rover didn't go up to the American flag when it landed, that blithering idiot thought we landed on Mars, instead of the Moon!!HAAHHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!! AH!!HAAHAAHAAHAHHAH
Hey America you voted for these idiot representative democrapic filthy Marxists, you watch these idiot newscasters on these leftwing loony newscasts, which if you look at the ratings 3 people watch, if that, so did you expect anything more than what you got? now just wait for the new mid class taxes comin' right 'round the corner, we could've been saved from all this but you're all gonna burn instead, well as long as you leftwing fckin' pigs burn with the rest of us, makes me feel good!!!
Apple needs a swift kick ! Bring some good paying jobs back to America !
First thing I would do if I was Tim would be hang a big sign at the next production meeting, Steve Jobs was a **** ! He went to far to many goat sacrifices !
Wristwatch ? You must be kidding ! Apple better work on the idontwork Phone! I have been with Apple i Phone forever, So why do I hate them ? battery life really sucks bad ! A hotswap battery DUMMY !
No memory card !Why not ? Give me an extendable antenna, Connection is what it is all about ,Free heavy duty case , I have been complaining about this for years ,I dont give a damm if it feels good in my hand I want it to WORK!! I like the operating system . or did until they put the camera backdoor in so the government can shut your camera off Screw Apple
My complaints are an easy fix, DO SOMETHING!!! Steve Jobs did not do it , He lost his edge years ago. Let me know if I need to come up there ! There will be changes !
All you Republican, Libertarian and Teabagger imbeciles wanted free markets, free trade, Capitalism gone wild, unregulated everything and rampant Anarchy,.... YOU GOT IT!
NOW GO DIE YOU GOD HATING, ANTI-AMERICAN MOTHER PHUCKING AYN RAND WORSHIPING IMBECILES!
Getting quite bored Reading articles about Apple everyday...
5 articles on the "Front Page" mentioning or touting Apple (Appl)..
Very Boring and not very innovating by MSN Staff...
Bounces in Apple Stock ??? Charlie go back to the bar ! Are you nuts ? Keep offshoreing your production and design ,hoard all that cash ,your gonna need it Apple 150 or less Short Apple now !!!
Maybe that will wake them up ! Apple is garbage hasnt been any inovation in years .
Ohhhhh they will bring out an S model soon . Do you know what S stands for ?
Anyone driving, through 3 Feet of snow without a plow or an emergency reason...
Really looks kind of stupid...Probably have little wee-wees too..
We can get through 2.5 feet with our small 4X4 Blazer, but very seldom do it...
We also get well over 20 miles to the gallon...
What does a Hummer get ???.....Hmmmmmmmmmmm??
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