Posts Tagged ‘AAPL’

Chart Damage in Apple on Above-Average Volume (AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has been the greatest growth story of the last decade.  It has also been the greatest product company of the last decade.  But now it is a company fighting wars on many fronts, and the iPad and iPhone are actually competing for business of Mac sales.  You already know that.  What [...]

Interest in Nuance Resurfaces (NUAN, AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, ADBE)

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) has just seen a massive jump on rumors that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is in talks “of an unknown nature” as per reports from the blog TechCrunch.  MarketWatch noted this is likely a licensing deal for its speech recognition software. For whatever this is worth, we have considered that Nuance [...]

Apple Options Volume Overshadows Stock Volume (AAPL)

There is a rare event today that has not been seen on many occasions.  Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is seeing more stock option trading interest today in its stock options on a fully leveraged basis than its shares are seeing.  The stock volume is actually anemic at 4.53 million shares as of 12:05 PM EST [...]

Apple Options Passing Open Interest (AAPL)

Apple shares are trying to hold on to being profitable on the day and any close above $314.74 will mark a positive close.  The problem is that shares hit $319.00 this morning and the average volume of 19.7 million shares has just been surpassed by 1:00 PM EST.  At 1:11 PM EST we have 20.4 [...]

NVIDIA Plummets After Profit Warning, Downgrade, AAPL Rumors (NVDA)

When it rains for NVIDIA Corporation, (NASDAQ: NVDA) it truly pours as a series of negative indicators have hit the graphics company, driving the stock down on heavy volume. At  8:24AM EDT, NVDA was down 6.67% to 9.46, well below the 52-week range of $9.90 - $18.96. At that time, the stock had already traded 221 [...]

Top After-Hours Movers & Reactions (AAPL, BP, APA, CYT, GILD, SHLD, YHOO, VMW)

Many shares are moving in the after-hours trading session.  Most are earnings as earnings season is in full swing, but some are not tied to earnings at all. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) closed at $251.89 and shares are up 2.9% at $259.14 on more than 4.57 million shares as of 5:05 PM EST.  SUMMARY BP [...]

Apple Options Leading Shares in Upside Exposure (AAPL)

Traders are back to using stock options in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) for getting exposure to the price moves rather than the stock it seems.  We ran a snapshot of the options trading versus the stock trading today at 2:00 PM and the data is pretty obvious that there seems to be speculators in the [...]

Apple Holds All-Time Highs, Sort Of (AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) blew out numbers last night with $3.33 EPS and $13.5 billion in revenues; Thomson Reuters had estimates at $2.45 EPS on revenues of $12.04 billion. This was way above its own guidance and it blew out all internal sales estimates for iPod, iPhone, and iMac units.   Of course, Apple sandbagged [...]

Apple’s New All-Time Highs (AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has reopened after its trading halt.  The company handily beat earnings estimates and estimates on margins, iPhones, iPods, and iMacs…. and shares are sharply higher.  Shares closed down 1% at $244.59, and the stock is up around $263.00 in the after-hours session.  The prior 52-week and all-time high was $251.14. Keep [...]


Allied Irish Banks plc (NYSE: AIB) is down again on fears of a broader nationalization move as the the Irish government is expected to announce plans for another round of bank recapitalizations and details on a previously disclosed program for troubled banks.  At 8:48 AM EST we have shares down almost 9% at $3.26 on [...]