In recent months, both UBS and Barclays have suggested that Apple start hosting Analyst Days again, since it's been a decade since it stopped the practice. They point to IBM as a company that successfully transitioned into maturity as an example Apple should follow.

Doing so would increase investor transparency since the company would engage more with sell-side analysts on various corporate policies. Tim Cook has made many changes in favor of transparency since becoming CEO.

In the video below, Fool.com's Alison Southwick and contributor Evan Niu discuss what implications this could have for investors.


There's a debate raging as to whether Apple remains a buy. The Motley Fool's senior technology analyst and managing bureau chief, Eric Bleeker, is prepared to fill you in on both reasons to buy and reasons to sell Apple, and what opportunities are left for the company (and your portfolio) going forward. To get instant access to his latest thinking on Apple, simply click here now.

The article Does Apple Need More Investor Transparency? originally appeared on Fool.com.

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