No longer just a company for devotees of its Mac line of computers, Apple was the hot tech stock last year thanks to its wildly successful iPod digital music player. Many users of PCs running on Microsoft's Windows could be spotted wearing the iPod's trademark white headphones.
But there was more to the Apple story than the iPod. Apple's fiscal 2004 sales grew in every one of its product categories, helping the company to consistently blow away earnings per share forecasts.
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iPod became more important in Apple's business during 2004
Posted on Tuesday, January 04 2005 @ 0:07 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck