After the bell: Apple soars as earnings top estimates

WASHINGTON, January 31, 2016 – After Tuesday’s closing bell, the Dow Jones’ Industrials’ sleeping giant, Apple (symbol: AAPL) reported surprisingly upbeat Q1 earnings per share of $3.36 vs. the consensus $3.21 expected by most analysts. CNBC online provides the following breakdown: EPS: $3.36 vs. $3.21 expected by a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate Revenue: $78.4 billion vs.…