AAPL earnings preview: what the analysts expect from Q3

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With Apple’s Q3 earnings call starting at 2pm PT/5pm ET today (which we’ll be covering live, of course), Fortune has posted the results of its usual quarterly survey of analyst predictions.

The executive summary is that the analysts are pessimistic, though in line with Apple’s guidance.

Earnings [per share] estimates are down across the board — anywhere from -7% year over year  (according to independent Patrick Smellie from the Braeburn Group) to -29% (Susquehanna’s Chris Caso) …  Read more