Apple Reports Third Quarter Results

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

Apple Reports Third Quarter Results

Sales of 31 Million iPhones Set New June Quarter Record

CUPERTINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2013 third quarter ended June 29, 2013. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $35.3 billion and quarterly net profit of $6.9 billion, or $7.47 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $35 billion and net profit of $8.8 billion, or $9.32 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 36.9 percent compared to 42.8 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 57 percent of the quarter's revenue.

The Company sold 31.2 million iPhones, a record for the June quarter, compared to 26 million in the year-ago quarter. Apple also sold 14.6 million iPads during the quarter, compared to 17 million in the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 3.8 million Macs, compared to 4 million in the year-ago quarter.

Apple's Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $3.05 per share of the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable on August 15, 2013, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 12, 2013.

"We are especially proud of our record June quarter iPhone sales of over 31 million and the strong growth in revenue from iTunes, Software and Services," said Tim Cook, Apple's CEO. "We are really excited about the upcoming releases of iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks, and we are laser-focused and working hard on some amazing new products that we will introduce in the fall and across 2014."

"We generated $7.8 billion in cash flow from operations during the quarter and are pleased to have returned $18.8 billion in cash to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases," said Peter Oppenheimer, Apple's CFO.

Apple is providing the following guidance for its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter:

• revenue between $34 billion and $37 billion

• gross margin between 36 percent and 37 percent

• operating expenses between $3.9 billion and $3.95 billion

• other income/(expense) of $200 million

• tax rate of 26.5%

Apple will provide live streaming of its Q3 2013 financial results conference call beginning at 2:00 p.m. PDT on July 23, 2013 at This webcast will also be available for replay for approximately two weeks thereafter.

This press release contains forward-looking statements including without limitation those about the Company's estimated revenue, gross margin, operating expenses, other income/(expense), and tax rate. These statements involve risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ. Risks and uncertainties include without limitation the effect of competitive and economic factors, and the Company's reaction to those factors, on consumer and business buying decisions with respect to the Company's products; continued competitive pressures in the marketplace; the ability of the Company to deliver to the marketplace and stimulate customer demand for new programs, products, and technological innovations on a timely basis; the effect that product introductions and transitions, changes in product pricing or mix, and/or increases in component costs could have on the Company's gross margin; the inventory risk associated with the Company's need to order or commit to order product components in advance of customer orders; the continued availability on acceptable terms, or at all, of certain components and services essential to the Company's business currently obtained by the Company from sole or limited sources; the effect that the Company's dependency on manufacturing and logistics services provided by third parties may have on the quality, quantity or cost of products manufactured or services rendered; risks associated with the Company's international operations; the Company's reliance on third-party intellectual property and digital content; the potential impact of a finding that the Company has infringed on the intellectual property rights of others; the Company's dependency on the performance of distributors, carriers and other resellers of the Company's products; the effect that product and service quality problems could have on the Company's sales and operating profits; the continued service and availability of key executives and employees; war, terrorism, public health issues, natural disasters, and other circumstances that could disrupt supply, delivery, or demand of products; and unfavorable results of other legal proceedings. More information on potential factors that could affect the Company's financial results is included from time to time in the "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" sections of the Company's public reports filed with the SEC, including the Company's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 29, 2012, its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended December 29, 2012, its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 30, 2013, and its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 29, 2013 to be filed with the SEC. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements or information, which speak as of their respective dates.

Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple has reinvented the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices with iPad.

NOTE TO EDITORS: For additional information visit Apple's PR website (, or call Apple's Media Helpline at (408) 974-2042.

© 2013 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Mac, Mac OS and Macintosh are trademarks of Apple. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Apple Inc.


(In millions, except number of shares which are reflected in thousands and per share amounts)

Three Months Ended

Nine Months Ended

June 29,


June 30,

June 29,


June 30,

Net sales $ 35,323 $ 35,023 $ 133,438 $ 120,542
Cost of sales (1)   22,299   20,029   83,005   66,281
Gross margin   13,024   14,994   50,433   54,261
Operating expenses:
Research and development (1) 1,178 876 3,307 2,475
Selling, general and administrative (1)   2,645   2,545   8,157   7,489
Total operating expenses   3,823   3,421   11,464   9,964
Operating income 9,201 11,573 38,969 44,297
Other income/(expense), net   234   288   1,043   573
Income before provision for income taxes 9,435 11,861 40,012 44,870
Provision for income taxes   2,535   3,037   10,487   11,360
Net income $ 6,900 $ 8,824 $ 29,525 $ 33,510
Earnings per share:
Basic $ 7.51 $ 9.42 $ 31.67 $ 35.89
Diluted $ 7.47 $ 9.32 $ 31.44 $ 35.48
Shares used in computing earnings per share:
Basic 918,618 936,596 932,388 933,672
Diluted 924,265 947,059 939,172 944,440
Cash dividends declared per common share $ 3.05 $ 0 $ 8.35 $ 0
(1) Includes share-based compensation expense as follows:
Cost of sales $ 90 $ 70 $ 262 $ 196
Research and development $ 245 $ 172 $ 708 $ 500
Selling, general and administrative $ 243 $ 206 $ 728 $ 596

Apple Inc.


(In millions, except number of shares which are reflected in thousands)


June 29,

September 29,

Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 11,248 $ 10,746
Short-term marketable securities 31,358 18,383
Accounts receivable, less allowances of $104 and $98, respectively 8,839 10,930
Inventories 1,697 791
Deferred tax assets 3,193 2,583
Vendor non-trade receivables 4,614 7,762
Other current assets   7,270   6,458
Total current assets 68,219 57,653
Long-term marketable securities 104,014 92,122
Property, plant and equipment, net 16,327 15,452
Goodwill 1,522 1,135
Acquired intangible assets, net 4,353 4,224
Other assets   5,421   5,478
Total assets $ 199,856 $ 176,064
Current liabilities:
Accounts payable $ 15,516 $ 21,175
Accrued expenses 13,470 11,414
Deferred revenue   7,333   5,953
Total current liabilities 36,319 38,542
Deferred revenue - non-current 2,672 2,648
Long-term debt 16,958 0
Other non-current liabilities   20,553   16,664
Total liabilities   76,502   57,854
Commitments and contingencies
Shareholders' equity:
Common stock, no par value; 1,800,000 shares authorized; 908,442 and 939,208 shares issued and outstanding, respectively 19,024 16,422
Retained earnings 104,564 101,289
Accumulated other comprehensive (loss)/income   (234)   499
Total shareholders' equity   123,354   118,210
Total liabilities and shareholders' equity $ 199,856 $ 176,064

Apple Inc.


(In millions)

Nine Months Ended
June 29, 2013   June 30, 2012
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of the period $ 10,746 $ 9,815
Operating activities:
Net income 29,525 33,510
Adjustments to reconcile net income to cash generated by operating activities:
Depreciation and amortization 4,974 2,296
Share-based compensation expense 1,698 1,292
Deferred income tax expense 2,524 4,066
Changes in operating assets and liabilities:
Accounts receivable, net 2,091 (2,278)
Inventories (906) (346)
Vendor non-trade receivables 3,148 (293)
Other current and non-current assets 484 (3,238)
Accounts payable (4,740) 2,450
Deferred revenue 1,404 2,575
Other current and non-current liabilities 3,556   1,686
Cash generated by operating activities 43,758   41,720
Investing activities:
Purchases of marketable securities (122,681) (121,091)
Proceeds from maturities of marketable securities 13,963 10,344
Proceeds from sales of marketable securities 81,734 73,140
Payments made in connection with business acquisitions, net (443) (350)
Payments for acquisition of property, plant and equipment (6,210) (4,834)
Payments for acquisition of intangible assets (560) (1,067)
Other (188)   (56)


Cash used in investing activities (34,385)   (43,914)
Financing activities:
Proceeds from issuance of common stock 335 433
Excess tax benefits from equity awards 644 1,036
Taxes paid related to net share settlement of equity awards (1,001) (1,145)
Dividends and dividend equivalent rights paid (7,795) 0
Repurchase of common stock (17,950) 0
Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt, net 16,896   0
Cash (used in)/generated by financing activities (8,871)   324
Increase/(decrease) in cash and cash equivalents 502   (1,870)
Cash and cash equivalents, end of the period $ 11,248 $ 7,945
Supplemental cash flow disclosure:
Cash paid for income taxes, net $ 7,188 $ 5,901
Read Full Story

People are Reading


S&P 5002,151.3310.170.47%
HANG SENG23,555.30-48.78-0.21%
NIKKEI 22517,341.15106.730.62%
USD (per EUR)
USD (per CHF)0.990.000.02%
JPY (per USD)104.470.160.15%
GBP (per USD)
More to Explore
Mon, Oct 24
Set Your Location
City, State, or Zip
Apple Inc.
Q3 2013 Unaudited Summary Data
(Units in thousands, Revenue in millions)
Q3'13 Q2'13 Q3'12 Sequential Change Year/Year Change
Operating Segments Revenue Revenue Revenue Revenue Revenue