BUZZ -Apple shares & the iPhone: a look back

Wed Sep 7, 2016 9:33am EDT
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** The one-year performance of Apple shares following each iPhone launch varies significantly though the "S" versions seem to bring investors (and users) more cheer than the first iteration of new versions. Chart:

** Shares nearly doubled in the year after the launch of the iPhone 3GS in 2009, followed by iPhone 4S

** Meanwhile, shares were firmly in the red in the year after the company unveiled the iPhone 5 and the iPhone 3G

** The world's most valuable publicly traded co is expected by blogs and analysts to reveal an iPhone without a headphone jack, paving the way for wireless headphones, a touch-sensitive home button that vibrates, double-lens cameras for the larger 'Plus' edition, among other features

** For a preview on iPhone 7 launch click

** CNET's article on 'S' versions from last year (