Apple, Inc. is the well-known manufacturer of the “iPod,” “iPad,” “iPhone,” “iMac,” and “MacBook.” Founded in 1976, under the direction of CEO Steve Jobs, Apple was projected to be the first $1,000 stock before retreating from its record high of $705.00 in September 2012.
The Chinese economy is showing signs of stalling, but there are numerous areas that continue to show decent growth metrics, including automobiles and mobile phones.
Now, if you think AT&T Inc. (NYSE/T) or Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE/VZ) are big, take a look at China Mobile Limited (NYSE/CHL). China Mobile is the largest mobile phone operator in China, with about 790 million subscribers as of June 30—that’s more than the entire population of Europe!… Read More
The business climate appears to be changing at Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ/MSFT), as the company attempts to evolve from its roots as a maker of operating systems for personal computers (PCs) to a more dynamic business focused on the surging mobile sector.
It has been a long time coming for this former Wall Street star. Out with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and his lack of vision and execution in acknowledging the significance of the mobile sector…. Read More
Earnings estimates for Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) are going up and the stock, which recently accelerated, finally looks like it has broken out of a 13-year consolidation.
Microsoft has been an income play for quite a while. Currently yielding three percent, the company’s forward price-to-earnings ratio is around 12.5 and is not dissimilar from many other blue chips…. Read More