The year 2012 is really happening for Apple as the company made an announcement that the company has gained quarterly revenue of $39.2 billion and quarterly net profit of $11.6 billion or $12.30 per diluted share. Apple made this announcement while announcing the financial results for the fiscal year 2012 second quarter earnings. The company said that they have definitely made a better progress compared to last year where they only gained revenue of $24.7 billion and net profit of $6.0 billion or $6.40 per diluted share. The company also revealed that this year the gross margin was 47.4% compared to 41.4% which was in the year 2011. Apple announced that 64% of the revenue has come from international sales.
During the announcement, Apple revealed that this year they were able to sell 35.1 million iPhones in the quarter which is almost 88% better than the performance they had last year in the same quarter. They also managed to sell 4 million Macs which is 7% improvement and 7.7 million iPods which is 15% decline compared to last year’s performance.