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Apple Q4 2015 Results: $51.5 Billion Revenue, 48 Million iPhones, 9.8 Million iPads Sold

Apple has just published their financial results for Q4 2015, which covered the three months from July to September 2015. The company posted revenue of $51.5 billion. The company sold 9.8 million iPads, 48 million iPhones, and 5.7 million Macs, earning a quarterly net profit of $11.1 billion.

“Fiscal 2015 was Apple’s most successful year ever, with revenue growing 28% to nearly $234 billion. This continued success is the result of our commitment to making the best, most innovative products on earth, and it’s a testament to the tremendous execution by our teams,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We are heading into the holidays with our strongest product lineup yet, including iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Apple Watch with an expanded lineup of cases and bands, the new iPad Pro and the all-new Apple TV which begins shipping this week.”

Estimates for Q4 2015 and the Year Ago Quarter (Q4 2014)

Apple's guidance for Q4 2015 fell between $49 billion and $51 billion.

Today, Fortune surveyed a number of institutional and independent Apple analysts, and found that the average prediction was for Apple to earn $51.38 billion in revenue and an earnings per share of $1.92. The analysts estimated that Apple sold 48.89 million iPhones, 10.23 million iPads, 5.67 million Macs, and 4.02 million Watches in Q4 2015.

In the year ago quarter (Q4 2014), Apple earned $42.1 billion in revenue, and $8.5 billion in profit. During that quarter Apple sold 39.3 million iPhones, 12.3 million iPads and 5.5 million Macs.

Notes from the Call

Apple has reported $234 billion in revenue in fiscal year 2015. Over 300 million devices have been sold in the last 12 months.

Apple has crossed 100 billion cumulative downloads on the App Store.

Growing sales of Macs defy the industry trend, which contracted by 11%.

Apple has completed 15 acquisitions in the last 12 months.

Today, over 13,000 apps are available on the Watch App Store, including 1300 built for watchOS 2.

61% of devices are on iOS 9.

More than 1600 HealhKit apps are available on the App Store.

Over 50 brands are working on HomeKit accessories.

More than 50 automobile models have been announced with CarPlay support.

40 million people are reading in Apple News, with more than 70 publishers signed representing 100 titles.

Apple Q4 2015 in Tweets

Graphical Visualization

Below, we've compiled a graphical visualization of Apple's Q4 2015 financial results.

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