Indeed, there was a linger discussion over Apple’s $100 billion cash hoard, and eventually, the company went with shareholders’ welfare. Yesterday, Apple announced its financial quarterly earnings report for Q2, 2012, ended March 31, 2012. According to the report, the company has generated a quarterly revenue of $39.2 billion, up $14.5 billion compare to the same quarter in the prior year. While the quarterly net profit of the company in Q2 of fiscal 2012 was $11.6 billion, compare to $6.0 billion in the same quarter a year ago. In the Q2 of 2012, per diluted share of the company was $12.30, up $5.90 compare to the prior year. The gross margin of the company was 47.4%, up by 6.3% compare to the same quarter a year back. Company’s international sales accounted 64% in its quarterly revenue for Q2, 2012.
The company sold 35.1 million iPhones in this quarter, up 88% in unit sales compare to the same quarter a year ago. However, the sales of Smartphone in the Q2, 2012 is somewhat less than its Q1, 2012, the company sold 37 million iPhones. Apple sold 11.8 million iPads during Q2, 2012, 151% increase in unit sales over the prior year, but less than Q1, 2012. Besides, the company also sold 4 million Macs and 7.7 million iPods during Q2 of 2012, 7% and 15% unit increase respectively compare to the same quarter a year back.
Apple’s CEO—Tim Cook—said, “We’re thrilled with sales of over 35 million iPhones and almost 12 million iPads in the March quarter. The new iPad is off to a great start, and across the year you’re going to see a lot more of the kind of innovation that only Apple can deliver.”
Apple CFO—Peter Oppenheimer—said that the company has projected more revenue in its next quarter, expecting $34 billion revenue and $8.68 per share diluted earnings. The company had outburst the market in March of this year, sold 3 million iPad within three days of its launch. In addition to this, the company has also planned to launch its iPad mini in October of this year. Anyway, the company has sustained its growth graph, and we might expect the same in Q3, 2012.
Source: Apple Press Info