Apple posts all-time record quarterly revenue and earnings
37.04 million iPhones sold in three months
Apple has released its first quarter FY12 financial figures, for the three months ending December 31st, 2011.
The Cupertino-based company posted an all-time record quarterly revenue of $46.33 billion and net quarterly profit of $13.06 billion, ensuring gross margin was 44.7 percent. International sales accounted for 58 percent of the company’s revenue this quarter.
Once the financial results had been announced, Apple picked up the phone to hold court with members of the tech press and various influential analysts.
During the conference call, Apple revealed sales of 37.04 million iPhones and 15.43 million iPads this quarter.
“We’re thrilled with our outstanding results and record-breaking sales of iPhones, iPads, and Macs,” Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO said.
“Apple’s momentum is incredibly strong, and we have some amazing new products in the pipeline.”
In terms of cash flow, meanwhile, The Big A generated a whopping $17.5 billion cash in the past three months.