Apple has just revealed its financial results for the fiscal third quarter 2015. He comprises the entire operation of the company in the months of April, May and June until the 27/6.
The company revealed a turnover of $ 49.6 billion with net profit of $ 10.7 billion, or $ 1.85 by diluted. The results compare to $ 37.4 billion, $ 7.7 billion and $ 1.28, respectively, a year ago.
Gross margin in the period was 39.7%, against 39.4% in the third fiscal quarter of 2014. International sales comprised 64% of all quarterly revenue.
The growth, according to the company, was fueled by record sales of iPhones and Macs for a third fiscal quarter, record historical service revenue and the successful launch of the Apple Watch.
In the quarter Apple sold 47.5 million iPhones, 10.9 million iPads and 4.8 million Macs against 35.2 million, 13.2 million and 4.4 million, respectively, a year ago. We are talking about an annual growth of 35% for iPhones, an annual decrease of 18% for iPads and an annual growth of 9% for Macs in units sold. As she previously announced, numbers of Apple Watches sold have not been released.
Statement by the CEO, Tim Cook:
We had a sensational quarter, with iPhone revenue growing 59% over last year, strong Mac sales, record historical service revenue, led by the App Store, and an excellent start for the Apple Watch. The excitement for Apple Music has been incredible, and we look forward to launching iOS 9, OS X El Capitan and watchOS 2 for consumers in the fall (from the Northern Hemisphere).
And that of Luca Maestri, the finance chief (CFO):
In the third quarter, our annual growth rate accelerated compared to the first fiscal half of 2015, with revenues rising 33% and earnings per share, 45%. We generate a very strong cash flow from operations, of $ 15 billion, and return $ 13 billion to shareholders through our capital return program.
To fiscal fourth quarter 2015, Apple predicts revenue between $ 49 and $ 51 billion, gross margin between 38.5% and 39.5%, operating expenses between $ 5.85 and $ 5.95 billion, other revenues / (expenses) of $ 400 million and a tax rate of 26.3%.
Apple's board declared a dividend of $ 0.52 per share of the company, payable on August 13, 2015 to all registered shareholders until the closing of business on August 10, 2015.
at 6 pm (at the time of Brasilia), Apple will start a live audio conference, via QuickTime, to talk about these numbers and answer questions from journalists. Later, we will publish a summary of everything that happens here on MacMagazine.
Update · 07/21/2015 s 17:55
Wall Street did not receive the numbers of Apple well (will understand). At this time, in the NASDAQ post-closing negotiations, AAPL is operating at a drop of almost 7% quoted at $ 121.70.
Update II · 07/21/2015 s 18:07
Apple now has $ 202.8 billion in box. Two hundred and two point eight billion dollars.