Apple's Astonishing Profit in Context [Chart]

Posted November 26, 2012 at 8:16pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7777 views

Statista offers a chart showing Apple's astonishing profit compared to its competitors.

Apple wrapped up fiscal 2012 with a profit of $41.7 billion on $156.5 billion revenue. Here's how it compares to the competition.

• From October 2011 through September 2012, the combined net profit of Microsoft, Google, eBay, Yahoo, Facebook and Amazon was $34.4 billion. Apple alone made $7 billion more.

• In the same period, Dell, Asus, Intel, Acer, IBM, Lenovo and HP, i.e. virtually the entire PC industry, made $19.3 billion or less than half of Apple’s profit.

Take a look at the chart below to visualize this.

Read More [via CultofMac]


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Sabtain - November 28, 2012 at 4:35am
This won't change
Boob - November 27, 2012 at 7:14am
I guess a nice chunk of that is from lawsuits.
AB - November 27, 2012 at 5:06am
In the long term, in any industry, this kind of hegemony is not beneficial for consumers.
JS - November 28, 2012 at 6:23am
Under Microsoftian "hegemony" legal action resulted in a "crippling" decision (ahem, B*****S******) which clearly destroyed the company and paved the way for Appleodian "hegemony." Which tech company will pursue "hegemony" in the continuing saga?
Jon - November 27, 2012 at 12:14am
Ummmm....cool.....be the way where is Samsung or I'm missing something?
2xj - November 27, 2012 at 2:26pm
very bottom, left.
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