Lately, Apple has been a victim of all media for the past few months, today, the company reported the first quarter of 2013 results sales performance and revenues. This left everyone surprised because with the iPhone 5 and iPad Mini, the company managed to break all the records of the company.
This is a breakdown of the company’s earnings for the first quarter of 2013:
- Revenue: $ 54.5 billion
- Earnings: $ 13.81 Billion
- Gross Margin: 38.6%
- iPhone: 47.8 million (128% more than the previous year)
- iPad: 22.9 million (111% more than the previous year)
- Mac: 4.1 million (26% more than the previous year)
- iPod: 12.7 million (21% more than the previous year)
Now, with all those numbers that beat the records of the company that failed to meet projections set by WJS and different analysts. Many predicted 50 million iPhones sold and $55 billion in revenue.There was however much fell short, but with all the controversy of the actions and the future of the company by its current stagnation in iOS , I think this is not enough.
On rumors that the company has canceled orders or lowered levels of production lines Tim Cook said that you can not believe all the rumors and that if he were to talk about this, could be life-counting.
Apple’s press release:
CUPERTINO, Calif. – ( BUSINESS WIRE )-Apple ® today results for its financial Announced fiscal 2012 first quarter spanned 14 weeks and Which ended December 31, 2011. The Company posted record quarterly revenue of $ 46.33 billion and record net quarterly profit of $ 13.06 billion, or $ 13.87 per share Diluted. These results compare to revenue of $ 26.74 billion and net quarterly profit of $ 6 billion, or $ 6.43 per Diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 44.7 percent to 38.5 percent Compared in the year-ago quarter. International Accounted for 58 percent sales of the quarter’s revenue.
“We’re thrilled with Our outstanding results and record-breaking sales of iPhones, iPads and Macs”
The Company sold 37.04 million iPhones in the quarter, 128 percent unit growth Representing over the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 15.43 million iPads During the quarter, a 111 percent unit Increase over the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 2.5 million Macs During the quarter, a 26 percent unit Increase over the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 15.4 million iPods, a 21 percent unit decline from the year-ago quarter.
“We’re thrilled with Our outstanding results and record-breaking sales of iPhones, iPads and Macs,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “Apple’s momentum is incredibly strong, and we have some amazing new products in the pipeline.”
“We are very Happy to have generated over $ 17.5 billion in cash flow from operations During the December quarter,” said Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s CFO.”Looking ahead to the second quarter of Fiscal 2012, Which will span 13 weeks, we expect revenue of about $ 32.5 billion and we expect Diluted earnings per share of about $ 8.50.”
Apple will Provide live streaming of its Q1 2012 financial results conference call beginning at 2:00 pm PST on January 24, 2012 atwww.apple.com/quicktime/qtv/earningsq112 . This webcast will probably be to be had for replay Additionally for roughly two weeks thereafter.”