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Steep fall in production of iPhone, iPod – AAPL, NOK1V, GOOG, NOK, BRCM, QCOM, SWKS, AVGO and CRUS

The overall price of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has been an unprecedented low in the past ten months, from $780 to $700. The reason cited for the drop has been stated to be the decrementing sales of iPhones and I- pad, as suggested by UBS AG (USA) (NYSE: UBS) analyst, Steven Milunovich. Recent analysis done by him show that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is bringing down the production of iPhone.

According to the survey conducted by Milunovich, he checked the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) suppliers, and they have stated that the iPhone 5, which is the newest model might not do as well as the sales in the previous model was doing exceedingly well. On the other hand, it is expected that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is going to withdraw its largest tablet from the market and the reasons stated by them is the compounding growth.
A recent research conducted by Milunovich said that the previous growth estimates were enormous, but that couldn’t happen. This is has further led to a reduction in the earnings per share projection in the year 2013, from $51.50 to $47. Another reason defines that there has been a downfall in the demand in the last 48 hours. The overall increase in the cost projected by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) as compared to the other technological companies has been ascending to an all time high in four years, which could enact as a threat to the rival companies such as Nokia Oyj (HEL: NOK1V) and Google Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG)

Downfall in the Growth

The company’s shares are prevaricating to an all time low in comparison to the demand of the iPhone, with respect to its competitors. Google Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) made its presence felt in the foray with Nexus 7 and Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE: NOK) rolling out the new Lumia Smartphone in the tablet market. The stiff competition has lead to harming the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) earnings due to the slower profit growth.

According to the information compiled by Bloomberg, the declination in the shares in the trading market at 22% discount to the Standard and Poors 500 Information technology sector index on a scale of the earnings with respect to the pricing value.

This can further have an impact on major suppliers such as QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM), Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ: SWKS), Avago Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ: AVGO) and Cirrus Logic, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRUS).

Qualcomm, that is based in San Diego, share dropped to 4.7% to $59.83, which is the largest one day decline ever since April this year. They are the largest makers of chips that are used for connecting phones to the cellular network phones.

Shares of the following:

Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) are at $509.79
Shares of UBS AG (USA)(NYSE:UBS) is at $16.35
Shares of Nokia Oyj (HEL:NOK1V) are at Euro 2.95
Shares of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) are at $701.96
Shares of Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) are at $3.82
Shares of QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) are at $59.83
Shares of Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM) are at $32.06
Shares of Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) are at $19.80
Shares of Avago Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ:AVGO) are at $31.14
Shares of Cirrus Logic, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRUS) is at $25.59

Published by Viraj Shah

Viraj Shah has done M.Com (Finance) and currently pursuing CFP. He is a technical analyst who tracks US markets along with other global markets like India very closely. He is very passionate about stocks and believes that money can always be made in market.



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