Apple announced financial results for fiscal 2010 Q3 ended June 26, 2010. “The Company posted record revenue of $15.7 billion and net quarterly profit of $3.25 billion, or $3.51 per diluted share. Gross margin was 39.1% compared to 40.9% in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 52% of the quarter’s revenue.”
Apple “sold 3.47 million Macs, a 33% unit increase, sold 8.4 million iPhones, representing 61% unit growth, sold 9.41 million iPods, an 8% unit decline” from the year-ago quarter. Company began selling iPads during the quarter, with total sales of 3.27 million.
“It was a phenomenal quarter that exceeded our expectations all around, including the most successful product launch in Apple’s history with iPhone 4,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “iPad is off to a terrific start, more people are buying Macs than ever before, and we have amazing new products still to come this year.”