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Why the Apple Stock Sell-Off After Earnings Is "Ridiculous"

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Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani joined FOX Business' "Varney & Co." yesterday (Wednesday) to discuss Apple Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AAPL) initial post-earnings drop.

Shah explained that the investor sentiment of disappointment was "ridiculous" and called the post-earnings AAPL price dip an opportunity for smart investors to jump in.

Watch the video for Shah's full take on Apple stock...

How Apple Stock Made Us as Much as 175% (While Wall Street Barely Made 3%)

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There's no doubt that Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) is a fantastic long-term hold. Its growth prospects are excellent, and it will hit $200 a share on its way to being the world's first trillion-dollar company.

That will be great for shareholders when it happens, but it's going to take more than a year to hit those milestones.

But I'm going to show you an easy-to-make trade that made my Money Calendar Alert Members as much as 175% in the 11 days it took shareholders to book just 2.46%.

Here's exactly how we did it...

Apple Q3 Earnings Surprise Will Reignite AAPL Stock

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The Apple Q3 earnings will not only beat expectations, it will smash them.

Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) is scheduled to report its fiscal Q3 earnings after the market close on Tuesday. The main reason, of course, is the stellar performance of the iPhone. But there's more to it than that.

Here are all the reasons why AAPL's Q3 earnings will stun Wall Street...

Apple Stock Price Flat Despite Impressive Q2 Earnings (AAPL)

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Apple stock slipped 1% in early morning trading Tuesday and later went flat as Wall Street yawned at another great quarter for the Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant.

AAPL stock had gained 5% in the week leading up to its Q2 earnings announcement, and even was up about 1% in after-hours trading. Apple stock closed at $132.65 yesterday.

The mild reaction is oddly dismissive of a striking earnings beat for Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL).

But the Q2 Apple earnings beat was no fluke. And it speaks volumes about the direction of Apple stock...

Apple Earnings Estimates for Q2 and What to Expect Today

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Despite rising expectations, the consensus for the Q2 Apple earnings estimates will likely turn out to be too low.

Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) reports its fiscal Q2 earnings after the market close today (Monday).

As usual, the iPhone will determine the size of the success of Apple's earnings. Apple's flagship product usually generates about 55% of the Cupertino, Calif.-based company's revenue.

Wall Street expects big things from Apple today. Here's what to look for...

Q2 AAPL Earnings Will Beat on Strength of iPhone 6

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The iPhone 6 may be the lone outperformer in the Q2 AAPL earnings, but that's all Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) needs to beat expectations.

The Cupertino, Calif.-based company reports its fiscal Q2 results Monday after the market close.

The iPhone makes up the majority of Apple's revenue, making it the key to success for AAPL earnings. And the figures will show the iPhone 6 had a stellar quarter.

That's because China has been snapping up iPhones like crazy. Just take a look at these numbers...

Dear Money Managers: Not Buying AAPL Stock Is "Financial Suicide"

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Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) stock has been grabbing a lot of headlines.

Just look at its market cap. And its cash holdings. It's a juggernaut in every sense and definitely a buy.

Here's why not investing in Apple stock is "financial suicide..."

Why My Apple Stock Price Prediction Is Still Coming True (AAPL)

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My Apple stock price prediction is that shares will hit $1,000 ($142.85, post-split) by Labor Day 2016.

Having just reported the biggest quarterly earnings ever for a public company - $18 billion in net value - Apple is certainly poised to reach this share price milestone.

Here are the three big catalysts that will make my Apple stock price prediction come true...

Monster Q1 AAPL Earnings Beat Stuns Wall Street

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The Q1 AAPL earnings beat Wall Street expectations by a huge margin, thanks to monster iPhone sales over the holidays.
Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) reported its December quarter earnings after the market close today (Tuesday).
Apple reported earnings per share (EPS) of $3.06, blowing past the consensus forecast for $2.59. Revenue was $74.6 billion, also much higher than the $$67.5 billion analysts had expected. Both are all-time record highs for the Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant.

Here's an in-depth look at the Q1 Apple earnings and what they mean...

Apple iPhone Devoured Half of All U.S. Phone Sales for the Past Three Months

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One out of every two Americans who purchased phones in the period from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, 2014 bought an Apple iPhone (Nasdaq: AAPL).

A Jan. 23 report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) showed Apple iPhones accounted for half of all U.S. phone activations in fourth quarter 2014. That's a 22% jump for AAPL's smartphone market share compared to Q3.

CIRP attributes Apple's recent market share jump to its newest iPhone, the iPhone 6...

Q1 AAPL Earnings Will Smash Records

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The Q1 AAPL earnings will smash records, led by blockbuster sales of the iPhone 6.

Every indication points to Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) walloping expectations when the Cupertino, Calif.-based tech titan reports earnings after the market close Tuesday.

Holiday sales make Apple's Q1 its biggest quarter of the year. So it's almost certain that 2015's Q1 Apple earnings will be the biggest quarter in company history.

The Q1 AAPL earnings will set the tone for 2015. Here's what to expect...

Q4 AAPL Earnings Blow Past Estimates as iPhone Sales Soar

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Just like old times, Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) crushed its Q4 earnings, thanks to a great showing by the iPhone.

Given that the iPhone 6 models were only available for a couple of weeks at the end of the period, the news bodes well for Apple earnings in the current quarter.

Investors anticipated the positive news by sending Apple stock up 2% during the day. AAPL stock advanced more than 1% higher in after-hours trading.

Here's how Apple beat the street again...

Q3 Earnings Calendar – 2014

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Q3 earnings season is just about underway. Keep up-to-date on the key reports with this convenient 2014 Q3 earnings calendar for October, November, and December.

Read more...

Why Apple Stock Broke $100 and Set an All-Time High (AAPL)

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Thanks to two effusive research reports, the Apple stock price (Nasdaq: AAPL) cracked the $100-a-share milestone yesterday (Tuesday).

The close of $100.53 also marked an all-time closing high for Apple stock. The previous all-time closing high (before the 7-to-1 stock split in June) was $702.10, or $100.30 adjusted.

The analyst reports both noted that strong sales of the upcoming iPhone 6 will boost AAPL stock.

But that's not all they said...

Apple Earnings Beat Forecasts Thanks to Higher Margins (Nasdaq: AAPL)

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Better-than-expected gross profit margins helped Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) beat Wall Street forecasts.

But the rest of Apple's earnings report was nothing to get excited about. The mixed bag of news left Apple stock flat in after-hours trading.

Now investors can focus on what's coming this fall...

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