Wednesday, January 10, 2007

apple's stock

Apple's stock price rose more than 7% after the announcements made yesterday at MacWorld Conference, adding roughly US$ 5 billion to its market cap (closed at US$ 79.5 billion). Not bad for a two-hour presentation. See below the summary of yesterday's trading activities.
Macminute has an interesting report about the effect of Jobs' presentation on Apple's shares (from bottom up):
- Apple changes name to Apple Inc., dropping "Computer"
- Apple shares up 8% at $92.42
- iPhone to be available in June, 4GB version priced at US$499, 8GB $599
- Apple partners with Cingular Wireless for iPhone
- Apple shares up 5.5% at US$90.22
- iPhone features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth capabilities
- iPhone will have a 3.5-inch diagonal screen and be 11.6 millimeters thick
- iPhone includes two-megapixel camera
- iPhone to connect with iTunes
- Apple expects to sell 100 millionth iPod in 2007
- Apple iPhone features "revolutionary" touch-screen -- to use new "Multi-Touch" technology, which Apple has patented
- Apple stock up 3.5% at US$88.48
- Apple calls new product "iPhone"
- Jobs: "Apple is going to reinvent the phone"
- Jobs unveils mobile phone
- Apple TV shipping in February for US$299. Pre-orders available today.
- Apple TV can stream content from up to five computers
- Apple TV device holds movies, TV shows, music, photos
- Apple shares up 40 cents at US$85.85
- Apple changes iTV name to Apple TV -- 40GB hard drive, stores 50 hrs vide

In the meantime, shares of Blackberry maker Research in Motion dropped 11%, losing about US$ 2 billion in market value.

3 comments:

Alex said...

Damn! Forgot to buy some Apple stock
yesterday when I went to the grocery store.

Abraço,

Alex

Andre Felipe said...

Nelson, so take a look and feel all the power of Apple to innovate and turn gadgets into obsolete pieces of crap!

http://blog.fabio.resende.cx/invisa/

Nelson said...

Hey Alex, me too, should've bought some (at the grocery store ;-). And Andre, I bet one day they will come up with the iPod Pequeño!