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Apple vinde 26 de milioane de iPhone-uri, 17 milioane de tablete iPad, obtine 8.8 miliarde de dolari profit

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  In aceasta seara compania Apple a anuntat rezultatele financiare pentru Q2 2012(Q3 in registrul Apple) si ele sunt dupa cum urmeaza: 26 de milioane de iPhone-uri vandute, 17 milioane de tablete iPad vandute, 4 milioane Mac-uri vandute, 6.8 milioane de iPod-uri vandute, venituri de 35 de miliarde de dolari si profit de 8.8 miliarde de dolari. Facand o comparatie cu aceeasi perioada a anului trecut cand Apple a avut venituri de 28.6 miliarde de dolari si profit de 7.3 miliarde de dolari, putem spune ca Apple a inregistrat o crestere substantiala pe toate fronturile.

  In ceea ce priveste vanzarile efective, Apple a vandut cu 28% mai multe iPhone-uri, cu 84% mai multe tablete iPad, cu 2% mai multe Mac-uri si cu 10% mai putine iPod-uri, deci vorbim despre o evolutie normala.

Apple Reports Third Quarter Results

17 Million iPads Sold

Board Declares Quarterly Dividend of $2.65 per Common Share

CUPERTINO, California—July 24, 2012—Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2012 third quarter ended June 30, 2012. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $35.0 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.8 billion, or $9.32 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $28.6 billion and net profit of $7.3 billion, or $7.79 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 42.8 percent compared to 41.7 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 62 percent of the quarter’s revenue.

The Company sold 26.0 million iPhones in the quarter, representing 28 percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 17.0 million iPads during the quarter, an 84 percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 4.0 million Macs during the quarter, a two percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 6.8 million iPods, a 10 percent unit decline from the year-ago quarter.

Apple’s Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $2.65 per share of the Company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on August 16, 2012, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on August 13, 2012.

“We’re thrilled with record sales of 17 million iPads in the June quarter,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We’ve also just updated the entire MacBook line, will release Mountain Lion tomorrow and will be launching iOS 6 this Fall. We are also really looking forward to the amazing new products we’ve got in the pipeline.”

“We’re continuing to invest in the growth of our business and are pleased to be declaring a dividend of $2.65 per share today,” said Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s CFO. “Looking ahead to the fourth fiscal quarter, we expect revenue of about $34 billion and diluted earnings per share of about $7.65.”