Apple on Wednesday reported stronger than expected profits for the past quarter, fueled by growth in digital services and wearables that coque iphone 5s en verre helped offset slower iPhone sales.
Profit in the quarter ending in September dipped four percent from a year ago to $13.7 billion while revenues edged up two coque iphone 4 pour femme percent to $64 billion.
Apple, set to launch coque iphone 5 x a new streaming television service this week, saw strong revenue gains in its services segment, which includes patron pour coque iphone 5 music, digital payments and software, and in its segment for wearables and accessories that includes its Home Pod, Apple Watch and ear buds.
Chief executive Tim Cook said Apple saw its best ever revenue gains for the fiscal fourth quarter period.
“There were no blemishes in the quarter with Cook Co. delivering a masterpiece quarter despite its back against the wall with the company the poster child of the US/China trade battle,” Wedbush analyst Dan Ives said in a note to investors.
Apple shares rose some two percent in after hours trade following the release.
Cook hailed coque iphone 6s super u the results coque cdg iphone 6 as “the conclusion of a remarkable fiscal 2019 for Apple,” and said the company “established new all time highs for multiple services categories.”
iPhone sales down
Apple, which coque iphone 7 plus eden park has coque iphone xs max basketball ceased reporting unit sales coque iphone 4 henne of iPhones, said revenue from its smartphones fell nine percent in the quarter to $33.4 billion.
Services accounted for 20 percent of revenues, according to chief financial officer Luca housse coque iphone 6 Maestri, with 18 percent growth in the segment to $12.5 billion.
The wearables and coque iphone 5 belkin silicone accessories category produced revenue growth of 54 percent to $6.5 billion, led by gains in sales of Apple Watch and the wearable Air Pods.
Apple saw modest coque iphone 6 apple sales declines in its “greater China” region and in Europe and Japan, but this was offset by gains in North America and elsewhere coque iphone 7 plus silicone transparent in Asia.
“Importantly on the iPhone front, China came in well above our and Street expectations and is coque cellularline iphone 6 on the path to showing growth in the region,” Ives said.
Apple has been seeking to shift its revenue mix amid a slumping smartphone market and growing competition in the segment.
The company, which recently launched a lineup of iPhone vitre coque iphone 6 11 handsets, said it would allow customers to purchase the devices interest free with its Apple Card and pay over 24 coque iphone xs personnalisée months.
“It’s early but the trends look very good” coque yamaha iphone 6 for the iPhone, Cook said, when asked about sales of the new devices. “We’re bullish.”
Apple said it ended the quarter with some $260 billion cash on hand.
The report comes two days ahead of the launch of Apple TV+, a new streaming service which could challenge Netflix and will compete against an array of others including Disney+ and HBO Max.
Ives said Apple “has a compelling list of new shows coming out as we believe it coque iphone 7 vernis has committed coque iphone 5c games of thrones $6 billion annually to the original shows and movies to beef up its streaming content ambitions.”
Apple has an opportunity to win users with its aggressive pricing of $5 monthly and some 900 million iPhone users worldwide, and is offering a year of Apple TV+ for free with new device purchases.
“We’re really proud of the content, we’d like as many people as possible to view it,” Cook told analysts.