Apple sets new Mac sales record - 3.47 million units sold

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By: switchtoamac at: 8:50 PM on July 20, 2010 | Comments (0)

On July 20, 2010, Apple Inc. released fiscal 2010 third quarter that ended on June 26, 2010. Apple posted record revenue of $15.7 billion and net quarterly profit of $3.25 billion, or $3.51 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $9.73 billion and net quarterly profit of $1.83 billion, or $2.01 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 39.1 percent compared to 40.9 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 52 percent of the quarter's revenue.
New Mac Record
Apple set a new record by selling 3.47 million Macs during the quarter, a 33 percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter.

"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."

The following image provides a breakdown of Mac unit sales versus the prior  year quarter (sequential change) and the year ago quarter (year/year change).

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Source Apple Inc.

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