Mac OS X ‘Leopard’ ships mid-April – analyst
Mac OS X 10.5 ‘Leopard’ appears set to ship in mid-April, stated Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.
A study on investor website SeekingAlpha signifies the analyst believes Apple to possess offered slightly less Macs of computer shifted during its December quarter. The analyst estimates 1.45 million Mac sales.
Citing checks around Apple resellers, Piper Jaffray states 85 percent of resellers expect Mac sales to say no slightly this month compared to individuals in December 2006.
The report suggests users are delaying their acquisition of a brand new Mac when they wait for a new Leopard OS to ship.
Munster yesterday predicted that Apple will sell 2 million Apple TVs this season, observing that each 500,000 units offered above that concentrate on will prove to add 2 cents per share to his believed Apple 2007 earnings of $3.11 per share.
The analyst holds a $124 cost target on Apple stock.