“Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster this afternoon reiterates an Overweight rating on Apple (AAPL) shares, and a $640 price target, writing that data gathered by research firm NPD shows sales of Mac computers in the U.S. rising 29%, in unit terms, for October and November, combined,” Tiernan Ray reports for Barron’s. “That supports his estimate Apple may see actual Mac sales rise 13%, year-over-year, globally, for the entire December quarter.”

Ray reports, “Munster notes some of this is a rebound from the prior-year period [see: The Great iMac Drought of Christmas 2012], what’s known on Wall Street as ‘easy comps.'”

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MacDailyNews Take: With 700,000-800,000 iMacs delayed and not being sold when they should’ve been sold last Christmas quarter, it would only be shocking if Apple’s Mac sales didn’t rise YOY.

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