Apple-soldIn the first quarter of fiscal 2014, 54.1 to 55.7 million of iPhone units were shipped to market. Such data are Fortune edition with reference to estimates of analysts. iPhone sales are an important indicator for Apple – the share of smartphones accounted for nearly half of the total revenue.

Despite all the talk about the decline in global demand for mobile gadgets upper price level , 44 Wall Street experts agree that iPhone sales in the last quarter will continue to grow . 27 professional and 17 novice analysts predict an increase in sales of Apple communicators by 16% in I quarter of 2014 to 55.3 million units.

Of course, such a growth rate of sales figures can not be compared with two years ago ( 113 % ), and even last year’s results ( 28 %). But given the outlined saturation smartphone market , an increase in supply is a great achievement for Apple.

Apple will announce the results of the financial district I ​​January 27 late at night Moscow time , immediately after the close of stock markets .

In the IV quarter of fiscal year 2013 (ended September 28, 2013 ), the company’s revenue for the quarter was $ 37.5 billion , and net profit – $ 7.5 billion , or $ 8.26 per share. For comparison , the company’s revenue for the same quarter of the previous year was $ 36 billion and net quarterly profit – $ 8.2 billion , or $ 8.67 per share. Gross quarterly profit was 37 % compared with 40 % a year earlier . International sales accounted for 60 % of the quarter’s revenue .

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