iTunes Revenue Estimates for Q3 2013 [Chart]

Posted July 21, 2013 at 4:29pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7903 views

FORTUNE has summarized analyst estimates for revenue generated by iTunes in Q3.

Apple recently consolidated iTunes, Software and Services into one line item which generated $12.9 billion in fiscal 2012. That makes it the company's second fastest growing revenue stream and according to analysts it will surpass both the iPhone and iPad to take first place in year over year growth when Apple reports its Q3 earnings.

iTunes estimates were optional in our quarterly polling, but so far we've received numbers from 40 analysts -- 22 Wall Street professionals and 18 amateurs. Their estimates ranged from the high of $5.6 billion submitted by Jefferies' Peter Misek to a low of $3.3 billion from Sunil Shah, an independent from the Braeburn Group. The average estimate -- $4.17 billion -- is 30% higher than the $3.20 billion listed for the same quarter last year in Apple's "reclassified summary spreadsheet."

Notably, the Street is more bullish than amateurs for change. The professional analysts are predicting 33% growth while the amateurs are predicting 26%.

Apple is set to announce its fiscal Q3 2013 earnings on Tuesday, July 23.

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NoGoodNick - July 22, 2013 at 4:51pm
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YesGoodNick - July 22, 2013 at 9:20pm
NoGoodNick, people hate you, your name says it all, I'm the replacement is why and all you say is chinese booger shit. Nothing related to this. It's not questions and answers or trolls here.
NoGoodNick - July 22, 2013 at 3:06pm
Y'know, I know this isn't really part of the topic but I did win 2 $10 gift cards for itunes from oreo creme vs. cookie text contest back in march. I gave them to my sister since she downloads thousands of bands music she's a fan of.
NoGoodNick - July 22, 2013 at 3:20am
I call this opinion BS. iTunes is organized, lets you review what you downloaded in the past, lets you know what's new, filter results, and is secure since it makes sure it's that same person using their accounts by checking passwords.
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