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Oritani Bank, subsidiary of $ORIT, said Michael DeBernardi determined to step down as EVP, COO and director of Oritani Bank and Oritani Financial, effective Sept. 16, 2016. DeBernardi will remain to assist and facilitate during transition period prior to his retirement on Jan. 20, 2017. After that he will serve as part time through June 30, 2018.
Apple ($AAPL) reported decline in sales and profits from comparable quarter last year, attributing the decline to announcement of iPhone 7/7s. Sales and profit are being guided higher for next quarter. Apple is a solid company and will continue to dominate tech and consumer electronics segment for a while. Personally, looks like there is little downside in this investment.
Waiting with fingers crossed for $AAPL’s fourth quarter earnings.
Looking ahead to $AAPL earnings release later in the afternoon today? Gene Munster, analyst from Piper Jaffrey and the most respected authority for Apple, had this to say - "The second and slightly larger group of investors believe the tail of the iPhone 7 is irrelevant, and is betting that the iPhone 10th Anniversary will yield a jump in growth from flat to up ~15%."