Apple today release its financialresults for its third fiscal quarter that are above expectations andrepresent the best ever recorded by the firm at the apple.
Over the period, Apple posted a netprofit of 7.31 billion dollars, up an impressive 125% year on year,with a turnover of no surprise record 28.57 billion dollars, up 82%year on year.Net margin also improved to 41.7% against 39.1% a yearearlier.
CEO Steve Jobs brand was particularlypleased with these results, noting that it has sold over 20 millioniPhones in the quarter (20.34 million), an increase of 142% over theyear.The iPad approach them to the 10 million units sold to 9.25million tablets sold is 183% over the year. At the same time, Applesold 3.95 million notebooks and desktop Mac, a sector is stillgrowing (+14% yoy).Specifically, the MacBook Pro, Air and classicalhave sold 2.79 million units (40 000).
In contrast, the iPad will impress asmuch with a drop in sales volume by 20% over the same period in 2010,which is still 7.54 million units.iTunes has it generated $ 3.8billion in sales (+36%). Steve Jobs said that Apple is now focusingon its future products and iOS 5 icloud planned for next fall. Thechief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer announced that its newoperating system Mac OS X 10.7 Lion will be officially launchedtoday.