Later today, starting at 5:00 PM ET (2:00 PM PT) Apple will hold its Q3 2011 earnings call to reveal their financial results, shortly after the market closes. Apple will, as usual be offering an audio-only live stream of the call that will be available here. Meanwhile here at MacStories, we will be following the earnings call with a post covering it live – this will be a post continuously updated with notes from the call.
As for what today’s earnings call will bring, AllThingsD has an article this morning quoting a JP Morgan analyst who believes Apple will exceed expected earnings “by a lot”. It is also helpful to note that for the last 13 quarters, Apple has beaten analysts’ financial expectations – many expect Apple could do it again for this quarter’s results.
Earlier this month some (non-Wall Street) Apple analysts from The Mac Observer’s Finance Board expected (on average) for Apple to have sold around 17.6 million iPhones, 8.3 million iPads, 8.3 iPods and 4.3 million Macs. The same analysts believe Apple could have seen 69% year-over-year growth in Q3 2011.
Be sure to tune in at 5 PM ET for a full breakdown of the Q3 2011 financial results from Apple’s earnings call. For those in other time zones, the earnings call is at:
2:00 PM – San Francisco
6:00 PM – Rio de Janeiro
10:00 PM – London
11:00 PM – Rome
1:00 AM (Wed) – Moscow
5:00 AM (Wed) – Beijing
7:00 AM (Wed) – Sydney
9:00 AM (Wed) – Auckland
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