Apple announces record revenue and earnings

Posted on Thursday, Jan 19 2006 @ 15:12 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Apple's latest Corporate Conference Call took place on 18-Jan-06 5:00pm ET and the company reported the highest revenue and earnings in the company's history.

Apple posted revenue of $5.75 billion and a net quarterly profit of $565 million, or $.65 per diluted share, in this 14-week quarter. These results compare to revenue of $3.49 billion and a net profit of $295 million, or $.35 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 27.2 percent, down from 28.5 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 40 percent of the quarter’s revenue.

Apple shipped 1,254,000 Macintosh computers and 14,043,000 iPods during the quarter, representing 20 percent growth in Macs and 207 percent growth in iPods over the year-ago quarter.

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