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Thursday, January 26, 2012

How Do You Like Them Apples? Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Closes up over 6% on News of Highest Quarterly Revenue and Earnings Ever

New York, New York - January 26, 2012 - www.InvestorIdeas.com, a global investor research portal for independent investors, issues a trading and news alert for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) for January 25 th. The Company reported record revenue and earnings and the stock closed at $446.66, up 26.25(6.24%) on over 34 Million shares, with a high of $ 454.45.
Apple reported financial results for its fiscal 2012 first quarter which spanned 14 weeks and ended December 31, 2011. The Company posted record quarterly revenue of $46.33 billion and record quarterly net profit of $13.06 billion, or $13.87 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $26.74 billion and net quarterly profit of $6 billion, or $6.43 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 44.7 percent compared to 38.5 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 58 percent of the quarter's revenue.
The Company sold 37.04 million iPhones in the quarter, representing 128 percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 15.43 million iPads during the quarter, a 111 percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 5.2 million Macs during the quarter, a 26 percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 15.4 million iPods, a 21 percent unit decline from the year-ago quarter.
Apple news: http://www.investorideas.com/news/2012/main/01253.asp
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