"IPhone XR parts suppliers such as Career and Nissha printing would be "the major losers resulting from the XR cut because these two firms can not benefit from the increased shipment estimations of legacy models", added the report.
And since the company's disappointing quarterly earnings and the announcement that it would no longer report iPhone unit sales, both investors and Wall Street analysts have soured on the stock.
The firm added in its note that there remain downside risks to Apple's iPhone outlook, with guidance cuts from Apple suppliers Lumentum (LITE) and Qorvo (QRVO) painting an even more negative picture than the firm's baseline expectations for a reduction in iPhone orders.
Apple continues to struggle with its new line of smartphones, the Apple iPhone XR.
Shares in Asian suppliers and assemblers for Apple Inc fell on Tuesday after several component makers warned of weaker than expected results, leading some market watchers to call the peak for iPhones in several key markets.
"Apple could have accumulated too much Lumentum inventory, and needs to work it off, in which case the unit shortfall is less, although it is still indicative of weak iPhone sales".
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Early in the year, the company confirmed it had been intentionally throttling the speeds of some older phones to avoid battery-related problems. Guggenheim's Robert Cihra removed his previous 12 month price forecast of $245, writing that, "unlike a year ago [we] do not see ASP (average selling price) increases providing enough offset, with our forecast that blended iPhone ASPs increase only +3%Y/Y, leaving iPhone revenues -2%Y/Y".
Loop Capital Markets also said the customer is likely Apple. And the company has been making changes to keep these existing customers happy while selling more services to them. Apple's shares are down more than $9 this morning, crossing under the $200 mark for the first time in months.
Asian suppliers also tumbled after the report.
The move led analysts to question the company's business and its share price has since dropped 12.6 percent.
Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., right, and Jony Ive, chief design officer for Apple.at its product launch last in September.
"Hon Hai's gross margin probably narrowed in 3Q as lower-margin, higher-priced products such as new iPhones constituted a greater share of its revenue mix", Simon Chan, an analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence, wrote in a Nov.5 note.