“The Wall Street bears blew it,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt writes for Apple 3.0.

“Boarding the plane to Boston,” P.E.D. notes with extreme brevity. “Commentary and colored chart to come.”

The best Apple analyst measured by P.E.D. in Q318 was Gene Munster of Loup Ventures (0.37% error on revenue and EPS) and the worst Apple analyst measured by P.E.D. in Q318 was T. Michael Walkley of Canaccord Genuity (8.06% error on revenue and EPS).

The full list of analysts, sorted by the top-and-bottom lines, with the pros in blue and the amateurs in green, here.

MacDailyNews Take: Good ol’ Gene, topping the list!

The list of articles below chronicles the latest episode of a long litany of Apple stock manipulation schemes.

When it comes to Apple’s iPhone X sales, Wall Street got it wrong – May 2, 2018
Why was iPhone X so successful at $999 despite a slew of fake news? – May 2, 2018
Uh, yeah, about those iPhone X ‘concerns’ from analysts: Never mind – May 1, 2018
Apple beats Street with best Q2 ever – May 1, 2018
Apple’s iPhone X isn’t selling well – or is it? – April 21, 2018
Apple’s iPhone X to be discontinued this year, analyst claims – April 20, 2018
Morgan Stanley: Apple stock may fall on ‘materially’ weaker iPhone sales – April 20, 2018
Apple’s iPhone X sales continue to disappoint, some analysts say – March 22, 2018
Ignore the iPhone X naysayers – March 10, 2018
Will the naysayers admit they were wrong about Apple’s iPhone X? – February 5, 2018
Do iPhone X sales spell trouble for Apple? – January 30, 2018
Apple supplier says report of iPhone X production cuts was overstated – January 30, 2018
Another January, another misleading iPhone supply cuts story from Nikkei – January 29, 2018
Apple stock drops after Nikkei report of iPhone X production cut – January 29, 2018
Reports of Apple cutting iPhone X orders make no sense – January 2, 2018
Apple stock tumbles on one poorly-sourced report of low iPhone X demand – December 26, 2017
Apple and suppliers shares drop on report of weak iPhone X demand – December 26, 2017