Apple’s Q3 2012 Results: By The Numbers

Yesterday, Apple has posted revenue of $35 billion and net quarterly profit of $8.8 billion, or $9.32 per diluted share in Q3 2012 (second calendar quarter), compared to revenue of $28.6 billion and net profit of $7.3 billion, or $7.79 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter.

As expected, Apple revealed a lot of stats and numbers during the earnings call. We take a close look at those numbers.

Apple Stores:

  • 372 Apple stores in 12 countries with 1/3rd outside US. Apple opened 9 new stores in the quarter.
  • Store traffic was up by approximately 10%, it reached 80.3 million compared to 73.7 million year-over-year
  • 17,000 visitors per store per week
  • Average revenue of $11.1 million per store compared to $10.8 million last year
  • 791,000 Macs were sold in retail sores


  • 4 million Macs were sold during the quarter, up by 2% over the year-ago-quarter
  • 3-4 Weeks of Mac Channel Inventory


  • Apple sold 26 million iPhones, up 28 percent over the year-ago quarter
  • 250 carriers now sell the iPhone in over 100 countries
  • 300k iPhones in channel inventory
  • iPhone generated $16.2 billion in revenues for Apple (accounts for 46% of Apple’s revenues), an increase of 22 percent compared to same quarter last year
  • Apple sold 17 million iPads, up 84 percent over the year-ago quarter.
  • 1.2 million iPads in channel inventory
  • Sold in over 97 countries
  • Apple sold 6.8 million iPods, representing a 10 percent decline over the year-ago quarter
  • iPod touch accounts for more than half of the iPod sales
  • 4-6 weeks of iPod channel inventory
  • 410 million cumulative iOS device sales, of which more than 46 million iOS devices were sold in the last quarter
  • 150 million iCloud customers, which means Apple added 25 million new iCloud users in the last quarter.
  • App Store is now available in over 155 countries. It has over 650,000 apps and 225,000 iPad apps
  • $1.8 billion in revenues from iTunes Store
  • iTunes Store was launched in 12 new countries in the last quarter
  • Apple has paid out over $5.5 billion to developers so far


  • Apple posted revenue of $35 billion, compared to revenue of $28.57 billion over the year-ago quarter
  • Apple posted profits of $8.8 billion, compared to revenue of $7.71 billion over the year-ago quarter
  • $9.32 per diluted share, compared to $7.79 per diluted share over the year-ago quarter
  • Apple has $117.2 billion in cash at end of June quarter, up $71 billion. $81 billion in cash is offshore

Image credit: MacRumors

You can listen to the recording of Apple’s earning conference call here.