Apple has released their Q4 2014 financial earnings report and the big numbers include 39.3 million IPHONEs, 12.3 million IPADs, 5.5 million Macs, 2.6 million iPods, and $42.1 billion in revenue!Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, had the following to say: \ »Our fiscal 2014 was one for the record books, including the biggest IPHONE launch ever with IPHONE 6 and IPHONE 6 Plus. With amazing innovations in our new IPHONEs, IPADs and Macs, as well as iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, we are heading into the holidays with Apple’s strongest product lineup ever. We are also incredibly excited about Apple Watch and other great products and services in the pipeline for 2015.\ » Here’s the full press release. CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter ended September 27, 2014. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $42.1 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $37.5 billion and net profit of $7.5 billion, or $1.18 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 38 percent compared to 37 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 60 percent of the quarter’s revenue. \ »Our strong business performance drove EPS growth of 20 percent and a record $13.3 billion in cash flow from operations in the September quarter\ » Apple’s board of directors has declared a cash dividend of $.47 per share of the Company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on November 13, 2014, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 10, 2014. \ »Our fiscal 2014 was one for the record books, including the biggest IPHONE launch ever with IPHONE 6 and IPHONE 6 Plus,\ » said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. \ »With amazing innovations in our new IPHONEs, IPADs and Macs, as well as iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, we are heading into the holidays with Apple’s strongest product lineup ever. We are also incredibly excited about Apple Watch and other great products and services in the pipeline for 2015.\ » \ »Our strong business performance drove EPS growth of 20 percent and a record $13.3 billion in cash flow from operations in the September quarter,\ » said Luca Maestri, Apple’s CFO. \ »We continued to execute aggressively against our capital return program, spending over $20 billion in the quarter and bringing cumulative returns to $94 billion.\ » Apple is providing the following guidance for its fiscal 2015 first quarter: revenue between $63.5 billion and $66.5 billion gross margin between 37.5 percent and 38.5 percent operating expenses between $5.4 billion and $5.5 billion other income/(expense) of $325 million tax rate of 26.5 percent Apple will provide live streaming of its Q4 2014 financial results conference call beginning at 2:00 p.m. PDT on October 20, 2014 at www.apple.com/quicktime/qtv/earningsq414. This webcast will also be available for replay for approximately two weeks thereafter.

Source: The IPhone Blog

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