“Shares of Apple Computer rose 1.4% in pre-open trading Monday after Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster said he expects the company to top Wall Street expectations for its fiscal third-quarter following his checks with Apple specialist stores and data from research group NPD,” Tomi Kilgore reports for MarketWatch.
“Munster said his research suggests strong MacBook sales, but iPod unit sales could be ‘slightly below’ forecasts. He added that Apple’s fiscal fourth-quarter outlook could be dependent on the timing of the release of new or refreshed iPod products,” Kilgore reports.
Analysts surveyed by Thomson First Call expect Apple on Wednesday to announce earnings of $0.44 per share on revenue of $4.4 billion.
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MacDailyNews Note: AAPL is currently trading up $1.19 at $51.86 in pre-market trading.
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