Here's the hot new trend in Wall Street research note titles: emoticons. From Piper Jaffray on Thursday: And we're having some fun with the title, but it's actually really apt! In results reported Wednesday after the close, Vanda's treatment for pruritis — VLY-686 — improved symptoms in some patients, but so did placebo. Show More Summary
Analyst Gene Muster, from Piper Jaffray, has today posted a report with his predictions about Apple Watch pricing. Munster believes that Apple will improve overall margins through the sale of bands. This makes a lot of sense, especially considering Apple Retail SVP Angela Ahrendts is calling out ‘accessories’ as a key area for retail in the coming […]
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is entering the wearables market with its Apple Watch with an uncharacteristic approach, Gene Munster said in an interview with CNBC. The Piper Jaffray analyst said that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is not banking on its usual attack when trying to disrupt a new industry with the Apple Watch as they will likely […]
The average sales price of the Apple Watch could be much more than people believe, according to analysts at Piper Jaffray. Right now it's widely believed that the entry-level timepiece, the "Apple Watch Sport," will cost about £225 ($349). Show More Summary
Investment firm Piper Jaffray issued a report on Monday breaking down expected Apple Watch average selling prices, saying an aggregate of consumers will likely spend closer to $550 on the device, considering case and internal storage options.
On Sunday, "60 Minutes" released a damning report on Lumber Liquidators and its practices at factories in China. Following the report, analysts at Piper Jaffray said the report was worse than they had expected. Analysts at Morgan Stanley...Show More Summary
On Sunday night, "60 Minutes" aired a damning report on Lumber Liquidators and what appeared to be intentional mislabeling of certain laminate flooring products made at a factory in China. And in a note to clients, Piper Jaffray analysts wrote that the report was worse than the firm had prepared for. Show More Summary
Piper Jaffray’s Andrew Nowinski today reiterates an Overweight rating on shares of enterprise storage vendor Nimble Storage (NMBL), in advance of the company’s fiscal Q4 report Thursday, February 26th, after market close. Writes Nowinski, his “checks” of resellers of Nimble gear in January “showed a solid improvement,” which could produce a “beat and raise report,” [...]
As rumors of an Apple car start to gain speed, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster has run the figures to find out what kind of business proposition automobiles could be for a company that tends to steer clear of small … Read more ›
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who has long clamored for an Apple television set, said on Thursday that he believes a revamped Apple TV set-top box could prove to be a centerpiece for the company's fall 2015 product lineup.
Apple (AAPL) shares today are up 71 cents, or 0.6%, at $119.61, and a little while ago hit a lifetime high of $120, its market cap now flirting with $700 billion. To explain it all, Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster, who has an Overweight rating on the stock, and a $135 price target, appeared on CNBC, [...]
Apple is expected to release the Apple Watch this March, but the company still needs to demonstrate its value to would-be buyers, according to Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster. "W e believe Apple needs to answer 'What is the value of the Watch?'" Munster said in a Monday note. Show More Summary
Apple partnered with IBM last year to sell iPads to businesses, but it may be missing a a huge opportunity, according to a recent note by Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster. " We believe that Mac may actually be a bigger enterprise opportunity than iPad," said Munster. Show More Summary
While most investors are focused on Apple's annual product cycles and growth, Piper Jaffray sees a new category of shareholders emerging, focused on the power of the platform and a loyal customer base.
Google might soon implement some major changes to its mobile payments service in order to better compete with Apple Pay. Analysts from Piper Jaffray predict that Google will "meaningfully upgrade" Google Wallet at its annual I/O conference...Show More Summary
Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster today reviews his assumptions for Google (GOOGL) and Facebook (FB) given the rising U.S. dollar, which will probably bring results below consensus, he writes. Munster, who has an Overweight rating on both stocks, writes that currency effects will shave a little off results this year, and that the Street is only [...]
While numerous analysts have recently issued caution on our show, citing a number of parallels between today and events that precipitated back-to-back crises during 1997 and 1998, Piper Jaffray’s Craig Johnson tells Financial Sense Newshour, “We’re still bullish,”...
The Oculus booth at CES 2015. Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster today reiterates an Overweight rating on shares of Facebook (FB), writing that he was impressed with the enthusiasm displayed at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show for Oculus Rift, the virtual reality startup that Facebook purchased last year for roughly $2 billion. Munster notes the long lines at [...]
Apple could sell tons of iPads this year, according to a Piper Jaffray survey published on Tuesday. The research firm polled over 100 chief information officers (CIOs) across multiple industries to get an idea of what companies will be spending on in 2015. Show More Summary
Piper Jaffray’s Ruben Roy today reiterates an Overweight rating on shares of DRAM and NAND chip maker Micron Technology (MU), and raises his price target a buck to $44, writing that the company should benefit from tight supply among all industry participants in 2015 as demand rises for parts in mobile applications and servers and for [...]