Apple's Astonishing Profit in Context [Chart]
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.
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