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New hit products could provide some upside for Apple but aren't needed to support the current valuation, says Morningstar's Brian Colello.
Despite a mixed bag in the tech giant's fiscal first quarter, the firm's growing earnings power makes Apple shares attractive, says Morningstar's Brian Colello.
Some upside remains in Apple shares, but the acceleration of the iPhone and iPad businesses has sent the stock closer to fair value, says Morningstar's Mike Holt.
Growth is likely to keep slowing at Apple until the firm releases its next-generation iPhone, but the long-term future of the tech giant remains bright, says Morningstar's Michael Holt.
Although Jobs is irreplaceable, Apple has built an ecosystem that will continue to be successful years into the future, says Morningstar's Michael Holt.
Apple had a solid holiday, but disappointing guidance underscores the challenges in its quest to expand its user base, says Morningstar's Brian Colello.
As the tech giant expands into emerging markets with lower-priced products, profitability will likely get squeezed, says Morningstar's Michael Holt.
Morningstar's Brian Colello sees plenty of big, sharp TVs but no iPhone killers at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Investors should remain selective amid a generally uninspiring marketplace, while keeping an eye on secular themes.
Investors could still benefit by taking a closer look at some firms with strong positions in mobile computing.
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