Apple has released their financial results for the calendar Q2 and fiscal Q3 of 2012. In this quarter Apple announced that they pulled in $35 billion in revenue, and $8.8 billion in profit. This works out to be $9.32 per diluted share. Compare this to the year-ago quarter that saw $28.57 billion and net quarterly profit of $7.31 billion, or $7.79 per diluted share.
Apple did beat their own guidance with these numbers, but analysts were expecting more from the company. Apple did say they would make $34 billion in revenue and earnings of $8.67 per diluted share. Both quarterly profit and revenue were records for the company in the June quarter. Apple also announced that the new quarterly dividend $2.65 per share payable on August 16 from the close of trading on August 13th.
Breaking these numbers down, iPhone unit sales were 26 million units, which is up 28% from the year-ago quarter. As for the iPad the company sold 17 million of them, which is up 84% from the year-ago quarter. The company also sold 4 million Macintosh computers, which is up 2% increase from the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 6.8 million iPods, which was a 10% unit decline from the year-ago quarter.
Lastly, Apple expects to make $34 billion in revenue for the the next quarter.