Information is given on the results of the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015. The increase in income was driven by record iPhone sales, the geographical expansion of the availability of the Apple Watch, as well as the best in the history of sales of Mac.
MOSCOW, 28 Oct. Apple’s net profit in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015, ended September 26, increased by 30.6% to 11,1 billion dollars from 8.5 billion for the same period in 2014. This is stated in the message of the company.
Apple’s revenue amounted to $ 51.5 billion, which is 22.3% more than in the fourth quarter of 2014 (42,1 billion). The report notes that international sales accounted for 62% of the quarter’s revenue.
“The growth resulted from record sales of the iPhone, expanding the availability of Apple Watch, as well as the best in the history of Mac sales and income from services,” Apple explains, calling 2015 the best financial year in its history.
“The record results of Apple in the September quarter, growth in earnings per share at 38%, and quarterly cash flow from operations amounted to 13.5 billion dollars”, — are given in the message words of Apple CFO Luca Maestri (Luca Maestri).
“During the quarter we returned $ 17 billion to our investors in the form of share repurchases and dividend payments. At the current moment the total volume of payments to investors exceeded $ 143 billion from $ 200 billion laid out in our program of return of capital,” he added.
Apple predicts that in the first quarter of 2015 its revenue will be 75,5 — 77,5 billion dollars, operating expenses will be at 6.3 — 6.4 billion dollars.