Ask A Fool: What Should I Do With Apple?

As we head into earnings season, there's sure to be no shortage of drama for tech investors. And perhaps there's no company with more riding on a successful quarter than tech giant Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) . However, as long-term investors, the bigger picture always matters more than quarter-to-quarter noise, and that's where the Apple opportunity gets exciting once again. What should investors do with Apple shares today? In this most recent edition of our Ask a Fool series, Fool contributor Andrew Tonner gives his two cents on Apple's likely future course.

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  • Report this Comment On July 12, 2013, at 11:16 AM, spakklal wrote:

    You should know that Apple still has 75% of the market share in the $600+ segment of the market. Apple still enjoys 70% profit in the Smartphone & 85% Profit in the Tablet Segment.

    This fall you will notice Apple introduce a High end Phone as well as Midrange iPhone to take market share from Samsung and other Suppliers. Apple will introduce New Software Services in the next few months.

    Apple's net profit in smartphones is around 22 billion dollars for the last 12 months working with only 240 Mobile operators. Samsung's Profit is less than 10 billion dollars for all the Smartphones they sell in 200 + Countries & 500 + Mobile operators.

    I believe with the New iPhone 5S and other new Products to be released in the next 6months, Apple will grow double Digits.

  • Report this Comment On July 12, 2013, at 11:36 AM, ScottAtlanta wrote:

    Sweaty.

    Sell now.....buy at back at 15% or more lower.

  • Report this Comment On July 13, 2013, at 1:38 PM, MattBurns25 wrote:

    @ScottAtlanta,

    Agree with you, it is not a time to buy AAPL:

    http://tinyurl.com/p29sazk

  • Report this Comment On July 14, 2013, at 9:56 PM, mrplow2000 wrote:

    Fundamentals are misleading on this one... its cheap for a reason!

    http://simplistickr.com/AAPL

  • Report this Comment On July 14, 2013, at 11:12 PM, enginear wrote:

    I think the wait and see approach is the correct one. If one of the newly introduced products stumble, there could be such a race for the door you could get pretty badly trampled ('They can't introduce new products without Steve Jobs' will be heard on the investing wire).

    There are better bets to make today, and if the trend truly is your friend, I want to see a genuine uptick (there are lots of them out there).

  • Report this Comment On July 15, 2013, at 9:01 PM, rob2777 wrote:

    Trade it in for a Windows Phone

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