According to recent estimates Apple has about 700,000 apps. And although Android has about the same number, "The Apple eco-system has proven time and again to be the most monetizable eco-system– that bodes well for them (as apps take off)," said Reitzes
However, the analyst concedes that rivals such as Samsung have gotten very aggressive. If Apple wants to dominate, he says 'they have to get on it.'
Reitzes currently has a $740 price target on Apple. And although Reitzes
reduced his price target earlier in the week
, his outlook remains relatively bullish and he's reiterated his 'Overweight' rating.
"I'd stick with Apple down here," he said.
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