Apple Earning Call: Yesterday, we brought you an overview of a video interview on Bloomberg TV with Bloomberg Television markets reporter Jon Erlichman discussing the current state of the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone: Should Apple Inc. Rely Less on the iPhone, More on Other Products?
Today, Erlichman was once again talking about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). This time around, he attempts to shed some light as to what the future may hold for the tech titan.
If you want to see the video in its entirety, you can do so by visiting this link.
Let’s take a closer look at what Erlichman had to say as he discussed yesterday’s earnings report and what it means:
“If you had listen to what Tim Cook was telling analysts on the company’s earning call last night, it would sound like everything is just fine at Apple. I mean the Chinese market is growing in a big way; if they had more iPhones to sell during the quarter they would have done so; if they had more iPad minis to sell during the quarter they would have done so. But I think the larger question out there has been whether or not there are cracks in the Apple empire.”’
As you can see, despite the portrait that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:APPL) CEO Tim Cook may have painted on the company’s earnings call, there are questions that must be asked and answered.
There are a lot of “would have’s” being discussed at the present time. The company would have sold more iPhones if they had more. The company would have sold more iPad minis if they were available. While this is all well in good, there has to be a reason for missing the mark in these areas.
The host goes on to ask Erlichman for an explanation on the next steps for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL):