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Apple Shareholders Essay

491 words - 2 pages

The US mobile users are approaching 330 million. The top two manufacturers which are Apple and Samsung, made up 68 percent of the US mobile market. All of the world, Android has become the worldwide operating system, but the Samsung is still struggling to catch up Apple in the United States.

Total U.S smart-phone subscribers (Age 13+) | 2013 | 2014 |
Apple | 40.6% | 41.6% |
Samsung | 25.4% | 26.7% |
LG | 6.6% | 6.9% |
Motorola | 7.0% | 6.4% |
HTC | 6.7% | 5.4% |
(Appendix 1)
According to appendix 1, Apple increased 1.0 percentage in terms of smart-phone subscribers from 40.6 to 41.6 percent, while Samsung gained ...view middle of the document...

Samsung gained higher increasing rate mobile market share than Apple, however, still less than Apple at 26.7 percent.
Apple beat out rival Samsung with 41.6 percent market share as compared to Samsung's 26.7 percent. When comparing changes over the measured periods, Apple, Samsung and LG made small gains, while Motorola and HTC fell.

In the US, Apple investors are usually excited by new product launches, new software devices and display new
Apple technologies. Typically these events will have directly impact on the price of
Apple stock. All of the Apple
investor can utilize the events
impacts to make a
profit. Apple planning to launch new products over the next year: A new iPad, a new iPhones 6, and a new Apple TV models on all over the world. Therefore, Apple`s market share will be more increase in the US and investors are going to buy Apple stock. Moreover, Apple will eventually sign an iPhone distribution deal with China Mobile market, which has more than 700 million subscribers. This should radically boost iPhone sales. Apple investors should
be
able
to
foresee
the
changes
of
future
and
current
events to the price of a stock. Apple stock has always been considered a good investment because of its moderate fluctuation and general growth trend.
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http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daily-ticker/apple-analyst-thinks-stock-steal-price-183909030.html
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