Acum cateva minute compania Apple a anuntat ca in ultimele 3 luni ale acestui an a inregistrat venituri de nu mai putin de 28.27 miliarde de dolari din produsele vandute. Vorbim despre 11.02 milioane de tablete iPad, 17.07 milioane de terminale iPhone. 6.62 milioane de iPod-uri si 4.89 milioane de Mac-uri vandute de catre compania din Cupertino. Profitul companiei se ridica la 6.62 miliarde de dolari si desigur ca s-au inregistrat cresteri in toate departamentele insa in final Apple a vandut cu 3 milioane de iPhone-uri mai putin decat in trimestrul fiscal precedent. La ora 0:00 compania va tine o conferinta audio in care va discuta aceste informatii.
Desi Apple a vandut mai putine terminale iPhone, vanzarile de tablete iPad si Mac-uri au compensat lipsa, compania inregistrand recorduri de vanzari pentru respectivele produse. Atat veniturile cat si profitul au atins limite record pentru compania din Cupertino si peste trei luni vom auzi cu siguranta despre o crestere considerabila pe toate planurile mai ales ca iPhone 4S se vinde extrem de bine si urmeaza sezonul sarbatorilor de iarna.
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.
“We are extremely pleased with our record September quarter revenue and earnings and with cash generation of $5.4 billion during the quarter”
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.”