The Company posted quarterly revenue of $37.5 billion and
quarterly net profit of $7.5 billion, or $8.26 per diluted share.
These results compare to revenue of $36 billion and net profit of
$8.2 billion, or $8.67 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter.
Gross margin was 37 percent compared to 40 percent in the year-ago
quarter. International sales accounted for 60 percent of the
The Company sold 33.8 million iPhones, a record for the September
quarter, compared to 26.9 million in the year-ago quarter. Apple
also sold 14.1 million iPads during the quarter, compared to 14
million in the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 4.6 million
Macs, compared to 4.9 million in the year-ago quarter.
It’ll be interesting to see whether iPad sales are flat because their popularity has peaked, or because people were waiting for the new models. My guess is the latter. Update: Sounds like Tim Cook thinks so too, saying on Apple’s quarterly conference call, “It’s going to be an iPad Christmas.”