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Strategy Analytics: iPhone took 51% share of global smartphone revenues in Q4

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone revenues hit an all-time high of $120B during the fourth quarter of 2017. Apple captured a record 51% global smartphone revenue share, accounting for more than the rest of the entire industry combined. Linda Sui, Director at Strategy Analytics, said, "We estimate total global smartphone wholesale revenues grew 8% annually to reach an all-time high of $120B during Q4 2017. The smartphone industry's wholesale average selling price surged 18% annually from $255 in Q4 2016 to $300 in Q4 2017. The smartphone industry has managed to increase massively its pricing and revenues, despite a recent decrease in shipment volumes." Neil Mawston, Executive Director at Strategy Analytics, added, "We estimate Apple iPhone captured a record 51% share of all smartphone wholesale revenues worldwide in Q4 2017. Apple iPhone generated a huge $61B in the quarter, helped by solid demand for its premium X model, and Apple now accounts for more revenue than the rest of the entire global smartphone industry combined. Apple generated three times more smartphone revenue than nearest rival Samsung (SSNLF) and 7 times more than Huawei. Apple iPhone's average selling price is approaching $800 and almost three times higher than the overall industry average. Apple iPhone is an incredible money-making machine."

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AAPL Apple
$167.37

3.03 (1.84%)

02/12/18
WELS
02/12/18
NO CHANGE
Target $195
WELS
Market Perform
Apple iPhone X was highest selling model, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Aaron Rakers notes that IDC has published its detailed estimates for smartphone shipments for the December quarter. The analyst thinks it is important to point out that, like Apple, IDC reports shipments on a sell-in less basis, with iPhone X shipments in the December quarter at 26.9M, which accounts for 35% of total shipments in Q4. Despite less than a full quarter of availability, iPhone X was the highest selling model in the September and December quarters, accounting for 22% of total shipments, he adds. Rakers reiterates a Market Perform rating and $195 price target on the shares.
02/13/18
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AT&T the first carrier to offer BOGO deal for iPhone X, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Jennifer Fritzsche noted that AT&T (T) is the first cell phone carrier to offer a Buy One Get One Free, or BOGO, promotion on the Apple (AAPL) iPhone X, and highlighted that the deal has no requirement regarding new customers or trading in old devices. She said it is unclear if any other carrier will match the deal, although she noted that Verizon (VZ) and T-Mobile (TMUS) had attractive deals, although no true BOGO deal. Fritzsche also mentioned that AT&T has the "largest embedded base of iPhone users to protect," as it had iPhone exclusivity until 2011. Fritzsche has an Outperform rating and $48 price target on AT&T shares.
02/15/18
KEYB
02/15/18
NO CHANGE
KEYB
Apple iPhone inventories continue to pile up, says KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst John Vinh says that despite generous promotions at carriers, he observed a significant spike in Apple (AAPL) iPhone days of inventory, and feedback indicates price point as the main reason why sales of the iPhone X has disappointed. Given elevated store inventory levels, Vinh sees limited near-term demand catalysts for Apple supply chain stocks. However, he views Apple initiatives to reduce cost as positive for Synaptics' (SYNA) CoF opportunity and would recommend investors continue to own the stock, as well as additional content plays moving forward, including Broadcom (AVGO) and Skyworks (SWKS).
02/15/18
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02/15/18
NO CHANGE
Target $203
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Overweight
iPhone X share gains accelerated in China in January, says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty noted that Apple's 12% iPhone shipment growth in China last quarter was the company's second largest sequential share gain in China. According to smartphone data aggregating firm Jiguang, iPhone's overall active smartphone user share downticked in China in early January from recent highs, though iPhone X share gains accelerated in China during the month, Huberty tells investors. While acknowledging that iPhone is not seeing the "supercycle" she previously expected, Huberty still sees 4% total iPhone unit growth to 226M units estimated in FY18 and believes accelerating adoption of the highest end iPhone in China, the world's largest smartphone market, can drive active smartphone market share gains, she said. Huberty has an Overweight rating and $203 price target on Apple shares.
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Samsung downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Shawn Kim downgraded Samsung to Equal Weight with a lowered price target of 2.8M won. NAND prices started to reverse in Q4 while visibility on DRAM supply-demand dynamics has reduced beyond Q1 of 2018, Kim tells investors in a research note. He sees downside risk in Samsung with its memory segment not growing materially next year.
12/05/17
FBCO
12/05/17
NO CHANGE
Target $85
FBCO
Outperform
Apple Pay Cash, Samsung Pay not meaningful threats to PayPal, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Paul Condra notes that in addition to Apple (AAPL) rolling out Apple Pay Cash, Samsung (SSNLF) recently filed a patent to introduce a social payment feature to Samsung Pay. While the analyst does not see these as "meaningful threats" to PayPal (PYPL), which has first-mover advantage, he believes the more important takeaway is validation of the social payments model pioneered by Venmo and the expanding ways in which internet companies are integrating payments to bolster the functionality of their platforms. He reiterates an Outperform rating and $85 price target on PayPal's shares.
01/29/18
CHLM
01/29/18
NO CHANGE
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CHLM
Buy
Immersion price target raised to $15 from $12 at Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Anthony Stoss raised his price target for Immersion (IMMR) to $15 after the company reached a global settlement with Apple (AAPL). The analyst estimates the settlement is likely in the $25M-$30M per year range in fees to Immersion. He believes Apple alone can get the company to 60c in non-GAAP earnings per share. Further, the Apple settlement could "trigger a quick succession" of settlements with other pending lawsuit customers including Samsung (SSNLF), Motorola (MSI), and Fitbit (FIT), Stoss tells investors in a research note. He believes Immersion's earnings per share could be $1.50-$1.80, and the stock price above $20, if everybody signs a settlement. The analyst reiterates a Buy rating on Immersion. The stock in morning trading is up 41%, or 3.00, to $10.34.
02/01/18
MZHO
02/01/18
NO CHANGE
MZHO
Mizuho remains a buyer of Micron after Samsung results, DRAM/NAND pricing
Mizuho analyst Vijay Rakesh notes that January DRAM contract prices up 5% month over month, with expectation of March quarter pricing up 5%, while NAND pricing continues to rise up 0%-3% month over month for SLC NAND in January. Additionally, the analyst points out Samsung (SSNLF) reported results last night and noted its Q1 DRAM supply could slow down with Line 11 conversions, while full year DRAM supply demand is "sound." Rakesh sees this as overall positive for peer Micron (MU) and remains a buyer of the stock.

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