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While Apple CEO Tim Cook has been doing "a great job," the company's board of directors is not doing "an obvious thing" by increasing a stock buyback, activist investor Carl Icahn says.
If Apple doesn't do a buyback, Carl Icahn, Icahn Enterprises chairman, says he will test the waters on a "proxy fight." He thinks the stock is very "undervalued," and intends to up his stake in the company, which currently stands at $2.5 billion. CEO Tim Cook is doing "great job," he says, but it is derelict to not do a buyback. The activist investor also weighs in on Netflix and Herbalife.
Apple is undervalued and a massive buyback of shares is a "no brainer," billionaire investor Carl Icahn said on Thursday.
John Buckingham, AFAM, and David Rolfe, Apple shareholder, discuss Carl Icahn's suggestion to push Apple for a $150 billion buyback. I am in Icahn's camp on this one, says Rolfe.
Is Bill Gross picking a fight with Carl Icahn? The "Squawk on the Streets" crew discusses Bill Gross' tweet to the famed investor.
CNBC's David Faber reveals Carl Icahn is calling for an immediate tender offer for $150 billion worth of its stock at $525 per share.
CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer say it's extremely unlikely Apple will accept Carl Icahn's call for a tender offer.
CNBC's Scott Wapner reports that Carl Icahn has sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook in which he continues to press his case for a big stock buyback and offers to make some kind of "pledge" to the company.
CNBC contributor Ron Insana reacts to Carl Icahn's strong case for a big buyback at Apple.
"Apple is about building great products, great experiences," Apple's former CEO John Sculley says.
CNBC's Sue Herera and Bob Pisani, and Ken Polcari of O'Neil Securities discuss discipline and finding a coherent exit strategy. "You can never be criticized for taking a profit," Polcari says.
After the big run by Netflix and seeing Carl Ichan take huge profits, CNBC's Tyler Mathisen and Dominic Chu discuss when it's a good time to pocket your winnings.
Happy Wednesday. Just like the Federal Reserve, there's no tapering here, either, so it's a full six-pack for your reading pleasure.
"You have the ability to buy a stock that may not be out of momentum," Steve Grasso says.
Netflix has now become the fifth most-watched television network in the United States, BTIG media analyst Richard Greenfield told CNBC.
"He's been an extremely good buyer of the stock," Internet analyst Mark Mahaney says.
Internet analyst Mark Mahaney says that if Netflix shareholder Carl Icahn were to sell his holdings, its stock price would take a hit of about 5 to 7 percent.
Discussing activist investor Carl Icahn's stake in Talisman, with Donald Carty of Porter Aviation Holdings.
Discussing whether the government shutdown is impacting his investments, and with Donald Carty of Porter Aviation Holdings
Happy Monday. The markets are down, but we're up and at 'em.