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Apple Falls On Lower Q2 Guidance, iPhone And iMac Sales Down

Apple Falls On Lower Q2 Guidance, iPhone And iMac Sales Down

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares fell despite delivering the biggest quarter in company history.

The world’s largest company reported first quarter earnings of $3.89 per share, topping estimates by 3 cents. Sales came in at $88.3 billion, $1.02 billion ahead of estimates.

Apple issued weak Q2 guidance, seeing sales between $60 billion-$62 billion vs. $65.7 billion estimates.

"We're thrilled to report the biggest quarter in Apple's history, with broad-based growth that included the highest revenue ever from a new iPhone lineup. iPhone X surpassed our expectations and has been our top-selling iPhone every week since it shipped in November," said CEO Tim Cook. "We've also achieved a significant milestone with our active installed base of devices reaching 1.3 billion in January. That's an increase of 30 percent in just two years."

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Q1 Highlights

  • 77.316 million iPhone units sold, down 1 percent YoY
  • 13.17 million iPad units sold, up 1 percent YoY
  • 5.112 million Macs sold, down 5 percent YoY
  • Active installed base Of 1.3 billion devices
  • Americas sales up 10 percent YoY
  • Europe sales up 14 percent YoY
  • Greater China sales up 11 percent YoY
  • Japan sales up 26 percent YoY

At time of publication, Apple's stock was down about 1 percent at $166.60. Former Piper Jaffray tech analyst Gene Munster will be on Benzinga's PreMarket Prep Friday at 1 p.m. ET to break down the earnings report.


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