The Apple haters in shock.
Apple published a report for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2018 (third calendar quarter). Over the past three months Apple recorded absolutely the highest revenue and net profit. However, many analysts predicted Apple a serious decline in not only sales but also profit.
Apple’s revenue in the fourth fiscal quarter amounted to $62.9 billion, and net income of $14.1 billion. the Quarter was a record brand. For comparison, over the same period last year, Apple reported revenues of $52.6 billion and net income of $10.7 billion
Despite impressive record sales of iPads and Macs fell. Sales of iPads fell from 10.3 million last quarter to 9.7 million Mac Sales dropped less — from 5.4 million to 5.3 million. However, such a situation is predicted, as Apple fans were expecting the October presentation and the release of a new heavily revamped iPad Pro 2018, 2018 MacBook Air and Mac mini 2018.
To the surprise of many Apple could sell more iPhones, even sales growth and insignificant. Over the past reporting period, Apple sold iPhone 46.9 mn, 0.2 mn higher than a year earlier.
Apple CEO Tim cook said that the company continues to go to your course and glad to have another record quarter. Cook stressed that the next holiday quarter will be for the company, not less successful, because Apple included it with the strongest lineup of products and services.