Apple announced the results of its operations II quarter of fiscal year 2013-2014 . Total revenues increased by 5 % on the same period last year and amounted to $ 45.6 billion These figures also exceeded analysts’ forecasts that before the publication of the report suggested that Apple income for the quarter would be at around $ 42-44 billion , according to a report company submitted on April 24.
According to the report Apple, in the first quarter , the company sold 43.7 million smartphones iPhone, against 37.4 million a year earlier. IPad tablet sales amounted to 16.3 million versus 19.5 million a year earlier , players iPod – 2,7 million versus 5.6 million last year. Corporation also sold 4.1 million new computers Mac, which is 100,000 more than in the same period last year.
Apple’s net profit for the first quarter of 2014 was $10.2 billion , or $11.62 per share, which was higher than last year’s figure ($ 9.55 billion and $10.2 ) per share.
“We are very proud of our quarterly results , especially the iPhone and successful sales record revenues from services – said Tim Cook. – Ahead – launch of new products and new services that can bring to the market only Apple”.
Beginning of the year is a period of calm for the ” apple” of the corporation, and this year was no exception. For this reason, experts Wall Street did not expect from Apple some record achievements . Nevertheless , the company has shown significant growth in sales of smartphones iPhone and increasing revenues .
Recall that Apple revenue for the IV quarter of 2013 totaled $57.6 billion and net income of – $13.1 billion, or $14.5 per share.