Apple has reported its financial results for the company's fiscal 2013 fourth quarter, which ended September 28, 2013. The company posted quarterly revenue of $37.5 billion, up from $36 billion a year ago. Net profit for the quarter was $7.5 billion, down from $8.2 billion a year ago.
Apple sold 33.8 million iPhones, a record for the September quarter, compared to 26.9 million in its fiscal Q4 2012. Apple also sold 14.1 million iPads during the quarter, compared to 14 million a year ago, along with 4.6 million Macs, compared to 4.9 million a year earlier.
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 November 14, 2013, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 11, 2013.
"We’re pleased to report a strong finish to an amazing year with record fourth quarter revenue, including sales of almost 34 million iPhones," said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. "We’re excited to go into the holidays with our new iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s, iOS 7, the new iPad mini with Retina Display and the incredibly thin and light iPad Air, new MacBook Pros, the radical new Mac Pro, OS X Mavericks and the next generation iWork and iLife apps for OS X and iOS."
"We generated $9.9 billion in cash flow from operations and returned an additional $7.8 billion in cash to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases during the September quarter, bringing cumulative payments under our capital return program to $36 billion," said Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s CFO.