Analyst: Apple fundamentals remain ‘strongest in technology’ – take advantage of recent pull-back

“American Technology Research analyst Shaw Wu maintained a ‘buy’ rating on Apple Computer, expecting the company to continue to grow above market rates over the next one to two years. ‘We continue to believe that Apple’s fundamentals remain sound and arguably among the strongest in technology, but negative investor sentiment and its weak technicals may indicate further share price downside,’ wrote the analyst in a research note Wednesday. ‘For longer term fundamental investors, we would take advantage of the pull-back to build and/or add to Apple positions,'” Maya Roney reports for Forbes.

Roney also reports, “Wu’s proprietary checks with industry and channel sources revealed that Intel’s yields have improved, enabling Apple to ship more high-end Core Duo systems.”

Full article here.

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  1. Notyhing but good news all around at the moment. MacBook pros shipping with faster processors, 10.4.5 addresses a series of minor software glitches, Intel getting better yields which means more provcessor availability.

    Yep, this train is leaving the station. Alllll aboard.

  2. The increased yields and higher than previously announced speeds go together. As Intel tweaks its semiconductor process for its new chips, the number of chips that perform with adequate margin at a given speed goes up. The fact that Intel chose to bump up the speed grades of its chips shows that the tweaks are working and that the chips had sufficient head room to run at higher clock speeds with adequate yields. This is very good news, as it hints that the volume of chips available to Apple will be higher than originally projected.

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