Apple posts earnings for third fiscal quarter

Tue, Jul 24, 2012

Finance, News

Apple today released earnings from the last quarter and posted revenue of $35 billion and a profit of $8.8 billion. Overall, EPS came in at $9.32 a share. In the same quarter a year-ago, Apple posted revenue of $28.6 billion, a profit of $7.3 billion, and EPS of $7.79 a share.

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.”

via Apple


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