Apple announced its fiscal 2008 Q2 earnings with a surprising surge in Apple Mac sales by 51% compared with the same quarter a year ago.
Apple shipped 2,289,000 Macintosh computers during the quarter, representing 51% unit growth and 54% revenue growth over the year-ago quarter.
The Company sold 10,644,000 iPods during the quarter, representing one percent unit growth and eight percent revenue growth over the year-ago quarter. Quarterly iPhone sales were 1,703,000.
Revenues also surged and are up by 43%.
Apple posted revenue of $7.51 billion and net quarterly profit of $1.05 billion, or $1.16 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $5.26 billion and net quarterly profit of $770 million, or $.87 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 32.9 percent, down from 35.1 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 44 percent of the quarter’s revenue.
Despite these great numbers, the Apple stock lost in after hour trading.
More details in this Apple announcement.
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