updated 09:25 am EDT, Thu August 20, 2009
Predictions for Apple Q4
Piqqem has released sentiment predictions for Apple Q4 performance, which call for the company leading Google, Microsoft and Dell. An average across 35 analysts shows $1.37 in EPS for Apple, based on $9.12 billion in revenue. The company has seen 28 upward-estimated share price revisions in the past month with no downward revisions; similarly, stock price has risen over 12 percent in the most recent quarter.
Apple's stock has been given a score of 3 on Piqqem's four-point scale, which blends user voting and proprietary factors. Google's score is currently 2.79, while Microsoft is at 2.37, and Dell trails with 1.89. The figures put Apple and Google into the Buy category, Microsoft in Hold, and Dell under Sell. Apple prediction activity is currently said to be very high.