“The latest domestic sales data from the NPD Group shows the Mac lineup demonstrating 13 percent year over year growth in the first two months of the current quarter, a growth number Wall Street watchers expect Apple will handily exceed when the December quarter is concluded,” Katie Marsal reports for AppleInsider.
“Analyst Gene Munster with Piper Jaffray revealed the latest NPD data for October and November on Monday, noting that the numbers are ‘soft’ compared to what is expected of Apple for the December quarter,” Marsal reports. “But the data only represents Apple’s Mac sales in the U.S., and does not include the platform’s worldwide growth.”
Marsal reports, “Munster is maintaining his projection of between 5.1 million and 5.3 million Mac sales in the December quarter, which would be a record for the company. He noted that last year, 48 percent of NPD units in the December quarter came in the month of December.”
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