- Strong demand for iPhones in China in particular has helped Apple in the third quarter with a lot more profit. The latest models yielded a modest contribution because they came only in late September in the trade.
Net profit increased by nearly one third to $ 11.1 billion (10.1 billion euros), while sales by more than a fifth CCP has foisted to $ 51.5 billion. Earnings per share of $ 1.96 was higher than analysts had sounded out by Bloomberg predicted average.
Apple sold 48 million iPhones, over a fifth more than in the same period last year. In the fourth quarter, in which the major holidays fall period, the company expects full advantage of the popularity of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Which should help to surpass the record sales of 74.5 million units from a year earlier.