Holding its fiscal earnings call for the first quarter of 2013, last night, Apple this week announced “record” results for its 13-week fiscal 2013 first quarter ended December 29, 2012. The company announced quarterly revenues of $54.5 Billion for the quarter, alongside record quarterly net profit of $13.1 Billion, a figure which reflected $13.81 per diluted share.
These results compared to the 14-week year-ago quarter, which saw the Cupertino company post $46.3 Billion in revenues and $13.1 Billion in net quarterly profit, or $13.87 per diluted share, in the 14-week year-ago quarter.
Gross margins for the quarter sat at 38.6-percent compared to 44.7 percent in the year-ago quarter, and the company added that international sales accounted for 61-percent of its Q1, 2013 revenue. Average weekly revenue was $4.2 Billion in the quarter compared to $3.3 Billion in the year-ago quarter.
As far as products sold in the quarter, Apple reports that it sold a “record” 47.8 Million iPhones in the quarter, this compared to the 37 Million iPhones it sold in the year-ago quarter. The company also notes that it sold a “record” 22.9 Million iPads during the 3-month period, this compared to the 15.4 Million iPads the company sold in its year-ago quarter.
Additionally, Apple says it sold 4.1 Million Macs in the quarter, which compared to 5.2 Million Macs in the year-ago quarter — and iPods sold in the quarter reflected 12.7 Million units, which compared to 15.4 Million in the year-ago quarter.
Apple’s Board of Directors have declared a cash dividend of $2.65 per share of the Company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on February 14, 2013, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 11, 2013.
Read the full press release on Apple PR.