Apple’s new products won’t cheer investors, says analyst

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Apples new products wont cheer investors, says analyst

Apple 's Tim Cook introduces iOS 7 at WWDC 2013.

(Credit: James Martin/CNET)

Apple tried to wow the world on Monday with a host of new products and services. But investors aren’t likely to get all abuzz, says J.P. Morgan’s Mark Moskowitz.

At its WWDC keynote on Monday, Apple served up peeks at iOS 7, iTunes Radio, a new version of Mac OS X, new MacBook Airs, and the next Mac Pro. Many of these updates will certainly appeal to Apple users. But that doesn’t necessarily translate into a higher stock price or stronger sales growth.

“We do not expect investors to cheer the latest software and services rollouts at Apple ‘s WWDC 2013,” Moskowitz said in an investors note released late Monday. “The tech improvements appear to be suitably impressive, but we do not expect them to move the needle in the model in the near to mid term. The new specs reinforce, however, Apple ‘s enhanced user experience, in our view, but the bigger story remains whether or not Apple can jumpstart its revenue growth profile.”

Moskowitz sees the “pivot point” for sales growth coming in the second half of the year when Apple is expected to launch an iPhone 5S, a lower-cost iPhone , and a Retina Display iPad Mini. Still, the analyst sees promise for some of… [Read more]

Apples new products wont cheer investors, says analyst

Apples new products wont cheer investors, says analyst

 

Apples new products wont cheer investors, says analyst

 

Apples new products wont cheer investors, says analyst

 

Apples new products wont cheer investors, says analyst

 

Apples new products wont cheer investors, says analyst

Apples new products wont cheer investors, says analyst

Apples new products wont cheer investors, says analyst

Apples new products wont cheer investors, says analyst

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