“Apple could introduce a car by as soon as 2019, but assuming an average selling price of $55,000 and 200,000 shipments, the contribution to the tech giant’s earnings in that year is probably not enough to ‘excite’ investors, said the research team at Jefferies this morning,” The Fly reports.

“However, a car would give the tech giant some ‘much needed’ diversification away from the iPhone and would be positive for the broader tech space, the firm added,” The Fly reports. “Jefferies analysts Sundeep Bajikar, Mark Lipacis and their team say their analysis indicates the automobile industry is ‘ripe for disruption’ and that Apple is well positioned to introduce a car.”

The Fly reports, “A car could add 32c to Apple’s earnings per share in FY19 under a best-case scenario, Bajikar tells investors.”

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