In the early morning of October 30, Beijing time, Apple released its fourth fiscal quarter results of fiscal year 2020 today. According to the report, Apple’s total net revenue in the fourth quarter was $64.698 billion, up 1% from $64.40 billion in the same period last year; net profit was $12.673 billion, down 8% from $13.686 billion in the same period last year. Apple’s fourth quarter revenue in Greater China was $7.946 billion, down 40% from $11.134 billion in the same period last year. Apple’s earnings per share and revenue exceeded Wall Street analysts’ expectations in the fourth quarter, but its iPhone revenue fell sharply year-on-year, resulting in a sharp drop in its after hours share price of nearly 4%. < / P > < p > Apple’s board of directors has announced that it will pay a cash dividend of $0.205 per share to the company’s common shareholders, which will be paid on November 12, 2020 to registered shareholders as of the end of business hours on November 9, 2020. In the fourth quarter ending September 26, 2020, Apple’s net profit was $12.673 billion, down 8% from the same period last year; diluted earnings per share was $0.73, down from the same period last year. In the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019, Apple’s net profit was $13.686 billion, with diluted earnings per share of $0.76. Apple’s total net revenue in the fourth quarter was $64.698 billion, up 1% from $64.40 billion in the same period last year, of which international sales accounted for 59%. In the fourth quarter, Apple’s net revenue from products was $50.149 billion, down from $51.529 billion in the same period last year; and net revenue from services was $14.549 billion, up from $12.511 billion in the same period last year. Apple’s earnings per share and revenue exceeded Wall Street analysts’ expectations in the fourth quarter. According to data from Yahoo Finance Channel, 30 analysts had expected Apple’s earnings per share to reach $0.7 per share in the fourth quarter, while 27 analysts expected Apple’s revenue to reach $63.7 billion. < p > < p > Apple’s fourth quarter revenue from iPhones was $26.444 billion, down from $33.362 billion in the same period last year; < / P > < p > Apple’s board of directors announced that it would pay a cash dividend of $0.205 per share to common shareholders of the company, which would be paid on November 12, 2020 to registered shareholders for business hours ending November 9, 2020. Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive, said: “Apple set a record for the quarter to September, ending a fiscal year defined by innovation in adversity, with record highs in its MAC and services businesses. Although the impact of novel coronavirus pneumonia continues, Apple Corp is in the most productive product promotion period. Led by the first iPhone lineup to support 5g networks, the early response of all our new products was very positive. As the popularity continues, from distance learning to home office, Apple’s products have always been a window to the world for users, and our team has met the needs of this moment with creativity, passion and major ideas that only apple can deliver. ” Luca Maestri, Apple’s chief financial officer, said: “despite the extremely volatile and challenging macro environment, our excellent performance in the quarter ending September has brought an extraordinary end to the financial year. In this fiscal year, we set new records for revenue, earnings per share and free cash flow. Our sales performance and the unparalleled loyalty of our customers have pushed active equipment installed capacity in all major product categories to an all-time high. We also continued to maintain our goal of achieving a net cash neutral position over time, returning nearly $22 billion in cash to shareholders in the quarter. ” On the same day, Apple shares rose $4.12, or 3.71%, to $115.32 in regular NASDAQ trading. Apple shares fell $4.34, or 3.76%, to $110.98 in after hours trading through 4:41 p.m. ET on Thursday (4:41 a.m. Friday, Beijing time). In the past 52 weeks, Apple’s highest price was $137.98 and its lowest price was $53.15. Chinese version of K-car: reading a10e design drawing exposure

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