Apple has just released its financial results for the year. fiscal fourth quarter 2019, which ended on September 28, that is, encompassing the first days of sales of the iPhones 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max.
The company invoiced $ 64 billion within its expected $ 61-64 billion, but at the top end it had a net profit of $ 13.7 billion and earnings by diluted $ 3.03 well according to the company's own forecasts. In comparison, one-year results were $ 62.9 billion (up 1.7%), $ 14.1 billion (-2.8%) and $ 2.91 (+ 4.1%) respectively. ).
In this fiscal quarter, international sales accounted for 60% of all Apple revenues.
Here are the segment numbers:
- iPhone: $ 33.4 billion (-9.2%)
- Mac: $ 6.9 billion (-4.7%)
- iPad: $ 4.7 billion (+ 16.8%)
- Clothing, Home & Accessories: $ 6.5 billion (+ 54.3%)
- Services: $ 12.5 billion (+ 18%)
Tim cook, Apple's CEO, made the following statement:
We completed an innovative 2019 fiscal year with our highest Q4 revenue ever, driven by the rapid growth of services, handheld devices and iPad. With customers and journalists praising the new generation of iPhones, today's debut of the new noise-canceling AirPods Pro, the anticipated arrival of the Apple TV + just two days away, and our best line of products and services ever. We are very optimistic about what the holiday season holds.
Below is the CFO Luca Maestri:
Our strong trading performance increased EPS (fourth quarter earnings) to $ 3.03 and operating cash flow to $ 19.9 billion. We also returned more than $ 21 billion to shareholders, including nearly $ 18 billion in share repurchases and $ 3.5 billion in dividends and equivalents, as we continue on our path to achieving a neutral cash position over time.
As we are in the fourth fiscal quarter of the year, it is worth a general overview: Ma closed 2019 with annual revenues $ 260.2 billion (against $ 265.6 billion in 2018; down 2%) and annual net income of $ 55.3 billion (up from $ 59.5 billion last year; down 7%).
Looking ahead to the first fiscal quarter of 2020, Apple forecasts revenue of $ 85.5-89.5 billion, gross margin between 37.5% and 38.5%, operating expenses between $ 9.6 and $ 9, 8 billion, other income / (expenses) of $ 200 million and a tax rate of approximately 16.5%.
Apple's board of directors declared a cash dividend of $ 0.77 per company's common stock (which remained exactly the same as in 2018), payable on November 14, 2019 to all registered shareholders at the close of business. November 11th next.
From 6:00 pm (GMT), Apple will hold an audio conference to talk about these numbers and answer press questions. Later, we'll do a full coverage with highlights of what to roll over here in the .
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Update by Eduardo Marques 10/30/2019 at 18:30
Apple shares closed the day down 0.01%, worth $ 243.26. It is good to note that the financial results did not impact today's price as they only came out after NASDAQ closed. With Microsoft's 1.25% rise (closing at $ 144.61), it overtook Apple and now worth $ 1.103 rail, against $ 1.099 Ma's trail.
In post-close trading, however, $ AAPL is now rising by about 2%. We'll see her performance tomorrow.
Update II 10/31/2019 s 17:48
Wall Street really welcomed Apple's results. $ AAPL closed higher today at 2.26%, now quoted at $ 248.76.
As a result, Apple again outperformed Microsoft ($ MSFT), which fell 0.86% today, quoted at $ 143.37 in market value: $ 1,124 rail against $ 1,094 rail. Good fight!