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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2009 5:36 pm    Post subject: Apple Reports First Quarter Results Reply with quote

Apple Reports First Quarter Results
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
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Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2009 first quarter ended December 27, 2008. The company posted record revenue of $10.17 billion and record net quarterly profit of $1.61 billion, or $1.78 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $9.6 billion and net quarterly profit of $1.58 billion, or $1.76 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 34.7 percent, equal to the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 46 percent of the quarter's revenue.

"Even in these economically challenging times, we are incredibly pleased to report our best quarterly revenue and earnings in Apple history-surpassing $10 billion in quarterly revenue for the first time ever," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO.

Apple sold 2,524,000 Macintosh computers during the quarter, representing nine percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter. The company sold a record 22,727,000 iPods during the quarter, representing three percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter. Quarterly iPhone units sold were 4,363,000, representing 88 percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter.



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2009 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's pretty impressive in this economy. One can only imagine how well they will do with Obama in office. Smile
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Amazing!
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 22, 2009 3:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They sure did better than Microsoft.
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