News Column: Apple earnings review -- four key takeaways Minyanville By MICHAEL COMEAU/MINYANVILLE April 24, 2014 12:47 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Apple is trading nicely higher this morning and pushing up the Nasdaq Composite on yesterday's substantial fiscal second-quarter earnings beat. Here's what you need to know: 1. iPhone mojo is back Apple's iPhone number was a huge relief for the bulls. After missing consensus estimates by 4 million units last quarter, Apple beat by nearly 6 million units in the March quarter. Units were up a very healthy 17% year-over-year, though revenues were up just 14% due to a heavy mix of iPhone 4S sales in China. And importantly, Apple is doing much better than its rivals -- at least for now. Samsung's Q1 revenue guidance (subscription required) was light, while HTC reported a big loss for Q1. Full story at Minyanville. By MICHAEL COMEAU/MINYANVILLE Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.