Apple tonight's quarterly outcomes for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2011 introduced. Apple ended the quarter with a turnover of 28.27 billion and a revenue of $ 6.sixty two billion. In whole, the corporate bought over 17 million iPhones, iPads eleven.12 million, four.89 million 6.sixty two million Macs and iPods. The quarter ended on September 24, 2011, so the certain gross sales of the iPhone 4S herein have not been included.
Compared to the third fiscal quarter (9.25 million) were more iPads over the counter. The number of iPhones sold, in the third quarter was just over 20 million, took off with about three million. This would mainly be because people have been waiting on the new iPhone. Apple introduced this on October 4. The number of Macs sold rose by nearly one million units. The iPod did it again less well. Sales fell 27 percent to about 6.6 million. Nevertheless, the iPod touch still account for half of all iPod sales.
Apple's sales remained the same compared to last quarter, but profit dropped it. Apple itself speaks of a record sales for both the Mac and iPhone. Sales of Apple's Tablet increased by 166 percent and notebooks and desktops by 26 percent. The annual sales of Apple's has grown to $ 108 billion. For the first fiscal quarter of 2012, Apple expects revenue of $ 37 billion, partly boosted by the upcoming holiday period (in the U.S.). Expectations of Apple are generally cautious, according to experts making a turnover of around $ 40 billion is likely.
All-Time Record Mac and iPad Sales
Highest September Quarter Revenue and Earnings Ever
CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2011 fourth quarter ended September 24, 2011. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $28.27 billion and quarterly net profit of $6.62 billion, or $7.05 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $20.34 billion and net quarterly profit of $4.31 billion, or $4.64 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 40.3 percent compared to 36.9 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 63 percent of the quarter’s revenue.
“Customer response to iPhone 4S has been fantastic, we have strong momentum going into the holiday season, and we remain really enthusiastic about our product pipeline.”
The Company sold 17.07 million iPhones in the quarter, representing 21 percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 11.12 million iPads during the quarter, a 166 percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 4.89 million Macs during the quarter, a 26 percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 6.62 million iPods, a 27 percent unit decline from the year-ago quarter.
“We are thrilled with the very strong finish of an outstanding fiscal 2011, growing annual revenue to $108 billion and growing earnings to $26 billion,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “Customer response to iPhone 4S has been fantastic, we have strong momentum going into the holiday season, and we remain really enthusiastic about our product pipeline.”
“We are extremely pleased with our record September quarter revenue and earnings and with cash generation of $5.4 billion during the quarter,” said Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s CFO. “Looking ahead to the first fiscal quarter of 2012, which will span 14 weeks rather than 13, we expect revenue of about $37 billion and we expect diluted earnings per share of about $9.30.”
Apple will provide live streaming of its Q4 2011 financial results conference call beginning at 2:00 p.m. PDT on October 18, 2011 at www.apple.com/quicktime/qtv/earningsq411. This webcast will also be available for replay for approximately two weeks thereafter.