Apple this morning in the official website of the investor relations page updated 2017 Q4 earnings conference schedule, they will be at 2 pm on November 2 (Pacific time zone) announced Q4 earnings.
In the last quarter's earnings, Apple's revenue once again exceeded Wall Street's forecast, their Q3 revenue of up to 45.4 billion US dollars, compared with $ 424 billion last year, an increase of $ 3 billion. At that time, Apple gave the second quarter of 2017 fiscal year forecast - revenue 490-52 billion US dollars, gross margin between 37.5-38%.
In the last quarter, Apple sold 41 million iPhone, 11.4 million iPad and 4.49 million Mac computers. And 2017 Q4 earnings will include iPhone 8 sales. In addition, Apple will provide guidance for the holiday shopping season, we may even see Apple's iPhone X expected performance.
In the last quarter's earnings, the most people feel the accident is the iPad's sales from nearly three and a half years of downturn sales in the recovery, iPad sales from 9,500,000 last year rose to 11.42 million, which is Since March 2014, Apple has ushered in iPad quarterly sales growth for the first time. So we can use the word "dark horse" to describe the last quarter of the iPad, then in 2017 Q4, which you think Apple equipment can act as "dark horse" role?
As in the past, Apple will be in the official website of the live news conference call. Interestingly, the earnings release date is the day before the official sale of iPhone X worldwide. iPhone X will be on October 27 open pre-order, November 3 global sale. In other words, we have to wait until 2018 Q1 earnings, in order to see the iPhone X in the end to bring what Apple.
In fact, every quarter of Apple's earnings, there are always many worthy of our attention to the Aspect, before many analysts mentioned that because the iPhone X to wait until November was officially listed, so they expect Apple will cut the estimated operating income To $ 45 billion, and the final answer will be announced in the next month.