Apple company earned during the first three months of its fiscal year this year 22.236 million dollars, 11.37% more than in the same period last year, boosted by sales of iPhone that have resurfaced.
The Cupertino multinational (California, USA) imposed itself on analyst forecasts and surprised with a 7.6% revenue increase in the smartphone category, just after closing a year in which iPhone sales they had gone down and doubts had arisen about their future growth.
During the past three months, which includes the Christmas campaign, the time of increased sales for Apple, the company’s turnover reached a total value of 91,819 million dollars, above the 84,310 million of the same period of 2019, and its shareholders pocketed $ 4.99 per share.
Although the iPhone was the product that stood out most in the financial results presented on Tuesday by its unexpected show of strength, two other categories considered strategic for the future of the company also experienced remarkable growth.
One of these two categories was that of services, which in the past three months saw the release of Apple TV +, the expected streaming content service, and billed a total of 12,715 million dollars, an increase of 16.9% with Compared to the same period of the previous year.
The other category was that of wearable technology, for home and accessories, among which are the popular Apple Watch smart watch and AirPods headphones, which together billed a significant 36.97% more to reach 10.010 million dollars.
Mac Computers And Tablets
The cross of the day were Mac computers, iPad tablets, Panel PCs , since both products went down in billing. They were surpassed both by services and wearable technology for home and accessories.
“We are delighted to announce the quarter with the highest revenue ever recorded by Apple, boosted by the strong demand of the iPhone 11 and the iPhone 11 Pro,” said company CEO Tim Cook when presenting the results.
Apple’s accounts were well received on Wall Street, where its shares appreciated 2.23% to $ 324.76 per share in electronic operations after the closing of New York’s parquets.