Traditionally Apple she told us about her income for the last quarter of this year. We became aware of the income Apple for the third quarter of 2018. In comparison with the previous one, the income has grown.
Apple sold 46.89 million iPhone, 9.69 million iPad and 5.3 million Macs. Overall, the company earned $ 62.9 billion in the last quarter, with net income of $ 14.12 billion.
Today Apple announced its earnings for the third quarter of 2018, which ended September 29. The company earned $ 62.9 billion, up 20% over last year. Quarterly earnings per share were $ 2.91 billion, up 41%. International sales accounted for 61% of all profits.
Head Apple Tim Cook is pleased with the results of the quarter.
We are pleased to announce that we have once again broken the record by selling 2 billion devices with iOS, celebrating 10 years App Store and earning more than in history Apple. Over the past two months, we have provided huge improvements for our customers with new versions of iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and Mac, as well as operating systems for those platforms. We're celebrating the holiday season with the most powerful product lines of all time.
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Apple Luca Maestri also spoke on this matter.
Our record year was complemented by the best results for the September quarter. We have broken records for sales iPhone, smartwatches and headphones, and Mac. Our cash flow was $ 19.5 billion. We returned over $ 23 billion to shareholders in dividends and share buybacks in the September quarter, bringing the total capital to nearly $ 90 billion.
For comparison, in the same quarter of 2017 Apple she made $ 52.6 billion, selling 46.7 million iPhone, 10.3 million iPad and 5.4 million Macs.
Apple also spoke about their expectations for the next quarter of 2018.
- Revenue will grow from $ 89 billion to $ 93 billion.
- Gross profit from 38% to 5%.
- Operating expenses from 8.7 billion to 8.8 billion.
- Other income / expenses will be $ 300 million.
- The tax rate will be approximately 5%.