Apple Posts 4Q13 Results: $37.5 Billion in Revenue, $7.5 Billion in Profits

Apple Posts 4Q13 Results: $37.5 Billion in Revenue, $7.5 Billion in Profits

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Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter ended September 28, 2013. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $37.5 billion and quarterly net profit of $7.5 billion, or $8.26 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $36 billion and net profit of $8.2 billion, or $8.67 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 37 percent compared to 40 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 60 percent of the quarter’s revenue.

The Company sold 33.8 million iPhones, a record for the September quarter, compared to 26.9 million in the year-ago quarter. Apple also sold 14.1 million iPads during the quarter, compared to 14 million in the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 4.6 million Macs, compared to 4.9 million in the year-ago quarter.

Apple’s Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $3.05 per share of the Company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on November 14, 2013, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 11, 2013.

“We’re pleased to report a strong finish to an amazing year with record fourth quarter revenue, including sales of almost 34 million iPhones,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. "We’re excited to go into the holidays with our new iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s, iOS 7, the new iPad mini with Retina Display and the incredibly thin and light iPad Air, new MacBook Pros, the radical new Mac Pro, OS X Mavericks and the next generation iWork and iLife apps for OS X and iOS.”

“We generated $9.9 billion in cash flow from operations and returned an additional $7.8 billion in cash to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases during the September quarter, bringing cumulative payments under our capital return program to $36 billion,” said Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s CFO.

Apple is providing the following guidance for its fiscal 2014 first quarter:
● revenue between $55 billion and $58 billion
● gross margin between 36.5 percent and 37.5 percent
● operating expenses between $4.4 billion and $4.5 billion
● other income/(expense) of $200 million
● tax rate of 26.25 percent

Apple will provide live streaming of its Q4 2013 financial results conference call beginning at 2:00 p.m. PDT on October 28, 2013 at

Apple Posts 4Q13 Results: $37.5 Billion in Revenue, $7.5 Billion in Profits

MiBear - October 29, 2013 at 3:14am
Everyone needs to make money....but....7.5billion in a year= corporate greed
Jack Black - October 31, 2013 at 4:53am
Maybe they should give the money to the lazy that would be the right thing to do Moron ... greed is what makes a free America the envy of the world. Read a book
MiPolar - November 18, 2013 at 10:30pm
'Greed company' words in a comment=myth opinion said from above!
Melinda Gates - October 29, 2013 at 12:17am
Good job Tim's Cock!!!
Samshit - October 28, 2013 at 9:47pm
Either way if stocks go up/down, mac pro will increase the hell of their profits to the max once it's available!
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