47.5 milioane de terminale iPhone, 10.9 milioane de tablete iPad, 4.8 milioane de Mac-uri au fost vandute de catre Apple pentru a incasa 49.6 miliarde de dolari si 10.7 miliarde de dolari profit in Q3 2015 din anul fiscal al companiei Apple, Q2 2015 in anul normal al omenirii.
Facand o comparatie cu aceeasi perioada a anului trecut, incasarile sunt cu 12 miliarde de dolari mai mari, profitul cu 3 miliarde de dolari mai mare, vanzarile de terminale iPhone au crescut cu 12 milioane de unitati, vanzarile de Mac-uri au crescut cu 400.000 de unitati, in timp ce vanzarile de tablete iPad au scazut cu 3.4 milioane de unitati.
Desi multi analisti au prevestit falimentul Apple si plecarea timpurie a lui Tim Cook, iata ca aproape 4 ani mai tarziu CEO-ul Apple conduce una dintre cele mai profitabile si populare companii de pe planeta, reusind sa indeplineasca pe deplin misiunea atribuita de catre Steve Jobs.
Apple Reports Record Third Quarter Results
iPhone, Apple Watch, Mac & App Store Drive Revenue Growth of 33%
CUPERTINO, California — July 21, 2015 — Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2015 third quarter ended June 27, 2015. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $49.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $10.7 billion, or $1.85 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $37.4 billion and net profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 39.7 percent compared to 39.4 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 64 percent of the quarter’s revenue.
The growth was fueled by record third quarter sales of iPhone® and Mac®, all-time record revenue from services and the successful launch of Apple Watch™.
“We had an amazing quarter, with iPhone revenue up 59 percent over last year, strong sales of Mac, all-time record revenue from services, driven by the App Store, and a great start for Apple Watch,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “The excitement for Apple Music has been incredible, and we’re looking forward to releasing iOS 9, OS X El Capitan and watchOS 2 to customers in the fall.”
“In the third quarter our year-over-year growth rate accelerated from the first half of fiscal 2015, with revenue up 33 percent and earnings per share up 45 percent,” said Luca Maestri, Apple’s CFO. “We generated very strong operating cash flow of $15 billion, and we returned over $13 billion to shareholders through our capital return program.”
Apple is providing the following guidance for its fiscal 2015 fourth quarter:
- revenue between $49 billion and $51 billion
- gross margin between 38.5 percent and 39.5 percent
- operating expenses between $5.85 billion and $5.95 billion
- other income/(expense) of $400 million
- tax rate of 26.3 percent