Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Apple will announce first quarter results on April 27

April 27, late at night, Moscow time, immediately after the close of stock markets Apple will announce the results of the I quarter of 2015 (II fiscal quarter 2015).

According to analysts, financial results announced by Apple, will not be higher than projected. In the last quarter of the corporation has not released new products, but only upgrade an existing line of gadgets - MacBook Air and MacBook Pro and announced two new products - "smart" watch Apple Watch and a 12-inch laptop MacBook. Sales will begin in April last, that is, in the second quarter.
In general, estimates of sales Cupertino made by various analytical and investment companies are distinctly different from each other. In particular, observers disagree on forecasts of implementation iPhone: some of them noted a certain decline in sales of smart phones due to seasonal variations.
At the moment, Apple is the most valuable corporation in terms of market capitalization. Based on quoted market estimates, the cost of the iPhone and iPad maker is $ 717 billion. The second place with varying degrees of success shared Internet giant Google and oil company Exxon Mobil, whose market capitalization is equal to an average of $ 350-360 billion.
Apple's revenue for the IV quarter of 2014 was $ 74.6 billion and net income of - $ 18 billion, or $ 3.06 per share. For comparison, the company's revenue in the same quarter of the previous year was 23% lower, and net quarterly profit - $ 13.1 billion.
During the quarter, Apple managed to sell 74.5 million iPhone (51 million a year earlier). This is an absolute record in the history of the "apple" smartphone. Last year, the Cupertino-based company for the first time broke the mark of 50 million smartphones sold in the quarter that previously only been able to do its main rival - South Korea's Samsung.
As always, after the announcement of financial results of Apple executives will answer questions from the audience. Apple will hold audio broadcasting the event on its website.