How high can AAPL go?

Updated: Apr 21, 2010 6:38 PM UTC

Analysts scramble to raise their price targets after Tuesday's record Q2 earnings report



Hindsight is a wonderful thing, and after failing to predict Apple's (aapl) performance in the quarter than ended March 27, all of Wall Street seemed to be looking at the company with new and more appreciative eyes.

More than two dozen analysts raised their price targets for Apple overnight, from as low as $240 to as high as $350.

The prize for the biggest jump goes to Macquarie's Phil Cusick, who went from $250 to $325, a 30% change of heart.

Below: Our full list. We'll add more as they come in.

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Clients who actually pay these analysts for investment advice would probably appreciate getting the benefit of all this before -- rather than after -- Apple's earnings reports. That way, they might have participated in the rally that sent Apple shares soaring over $260 Wednesday.

The stock closed at an all-time high of $259.22, up 14.63 points (5.98%) for the day.

For an up-to-date listing of analyst price targets, check out AAPLinvestors.net.

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