Apple Reports Record Quarterly Numbers, Sells 52.47M iOS Devices

Written By Mekhels Linxets on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 | 2:45 PM

Apple posted financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 ended on 31 December 2011. The numbers talk about quarterly earnings record of $46.33 billion ($26.74 billion last year) and record net quarterly profit of $13.06 billion ($6 billion in the quarter last year).

37.04 million iPhones sold in the quarter alone that accounts for 128% growth compared with same period last year. 15.43 million iPads find new owners representing 111% growth year-on-year, contributing to the amount of 52.47 million Cupertino IOS devices successfully sold. The figures also spoke about the 26% and 21% year-on-year growth with a relationship with Mac computers and iPods are sold.

"Apple's momentum is very strong, and we have some amazing new products in the pipeline", said Tim Cook, Apple's CEO. The company expects a good number for the short term future as well: "Looking ahead to the second fiscal quarter of 2012, which will span 13 weeks, we expect revenues of approximately $ 32.5 billion and we expect diluted earnings per share of about $ 8.50", says Peter Oppenheimer, Apple's CFO. [source]