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The list of analysts who are concerned about Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) future prospects is growing ever longer; on Wednesday, Citigroup and Barclays Capital lowered their price targets on Apple’s shares and their estimates for the company’s second fiscal quarter, with both brokerage firms arguing that Apple’s dropping mobile market share has begun to pose a problem. Jefferies analyst Peter Misek also expressed his concerns regarding international iPhone sales in a note to investors circulated on Wednesday as well.
But there are some Apple bulls remaining.
Goldman Sachs analyst David Kostin put the company at the top of his recently-published list of Goldman-covered stocks with the most upside opportunity; he noted that Apple — which was trading at $441.40 at the time — had a 49.5 percent upside to the firm’s price target of $660.
Paul Theron, chief executive officer and equities asset manager at Vestact, offered up another positive assessment of the company’s future on Thursday. The fund manager is a longtime Apple enthusiast, as he told MarketWatch, and since November 2008, when the stock traded at $95.88, he has steadily been accumulating shares…
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