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Apple reported Q1 EPS $6.43 vs. consensus $5.38
Reported Q1 revenue $26.74B vs. consensus $24.38B
Apple sees Q2 EPS about $4.90 vs. consensus $4.43
Sees Q2 revenue about $22B vs. consensus $20.62B
Apple sold 16.24M iPhones in Q1, up 86% vs. last year
Apple sold 19.45M iPods during Q1, down 7% vs. last year
Apple CEO Steve Jobs said, "We are firing on all cylinders and we've got some exciting things in the pipeline for this year including iPhone 4 on Verizon which customers can't wait to get their hands on."
IBM reported Q4 EPS $4.18 vs. consensus $4.08
Reported Q4 revenue $29B vs. consensus $28.26B
IBM reports year end services backlog $142B via conference call
IBM targets operating EPS of $20 in 2015
IBM Management stated, "We would expect to have mid-single-digit growth in our services business profitability."
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