Apple has simply launched the quarterly figures for the primary fiscal quarter of 2011 (to not be puzzled with 1 / 4) introduced.All over the Christmas length, which ended on December 25, 2010, Apple did a file turnover of 26.seventy four billion U.S. greenbacks to generate greater than two billion U.S. bucks greater than analysts had envisioned.&#one hundred sixty;The revenue got here in at precisely $ 6,000,000,000.&#one hundred sixty;In the identical length 365 days sooner than Apple posted a turnover of 15.sixty eight billion and a revenue of three.38 billion U.S. bucks.
The iPhone sales rose by as much as 86 percent to 16.24 million units sold, accounting for more than 10 billion of total turnover. There are now over 160 million IOS devices in circulation. The average price of an iPhone during the quarter was $ 625. The demand is still higher than supply, because Apple does not produce faster. COO Tim Cook, Apple has high hopes for the Verizon iPhone in April , from which goes on sale February 10.
Although slightly fewer (7 percent) were sold iPods, Apple also nothing to complain about: 19.45 million iPods were sold in total. The iPad finally was 7.33 million copies sold. With the quarter, Apple sold more Macs than iPads. The demand for iPads both among consumers, businesses and the education major, said Cook. Additionally during the quarter were more Macs, iPhones and iPads sold than ever before.
Most of all Apple products (62 percent) were sold outside the United States.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who last Monday announced his Medical leave of absence , says the following about it:
We had a phenomenal holiday quarter with record Mac, iPhone and iPad sales. We are firing on all cylinders and we've got some exciting things in the pipeline for this year Including iPhone 4 Verizon on Which Their customers can not wait to get hands on.
Although Apple has so far every quarter managed to achieve a higher turnover, is chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer assumes that sales next quarter will be slightly lower: 22 billion U.S. dollars. During the Christmas period Apple generated cash flow totaling 9.8 billion U.S. dollars, according to Oppenheimer.
Full press release is as follows:
CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2011 first quarter ended December 25, 2010. The Company posted record revenue of $26.74 billion and record net quarterly profit of $6 billion, or $6.43 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $15.68 billion and net quarterly profit of $3.38 billion, or $3.67 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 38.5 percent compared to 40.9 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 62 percent of the quarter’s revenue.
“We couldn’t be happier with the performance of our business, generating $9.8 billion in cash flow from operations during the December quarter”
Apple sold 4.13 million Macs during the quarter, a 23 percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 16.24 million iPhones in the quarter, representing 86 percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 19.45 million iPods during the quarter, representing a seven percent unit decline from the year-ago quarter. The Company also sold 7.33 million iPads during the quarter.
“We had a phenomenal holiday quarter with record Mac, iPhone and iPad sales,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “We are firing on all cylinders and we’ve got some exciting things in the pipeline for this year including iPhone 4 on Verizon which customers can’t wait to get their hands on.”
“We couldn’t be happier with the performance of our business, generating $9.8 billion in cash flow from operations during the December quarter,” said Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s CFO. “Looking ahead to the second fiscal quarter of 2011, we expect revenue of about $22 billion and we expect diluted earnings per share of about $4.90.”
Apple sold last quarter of 2010 over 4 million Macs, 23 percent more than the previous year. Not surprisingly, the majority (2.9 million) in the laptop category falls. The remaining 1.2 million came from the desktop Macs.
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