Apple released its fourth quarter fiscal year 2020 after hours on Thursday, slightly higher than Wall Street’s consensus expectations, but iPhone sales fell sharply and did not provide investors with a forward-looking guidance for the next quarter. According to the financial report, Apple’s earnings per share in the fourth quarter was $0.73, compared with $0.76 in the same period last year, and the market expected $0.71; its revenue was $64.7 billion, compared with $64.04 billion in the same period last year, and the market expected $64.65 billion; the net profit was $12.673 billion, up from $13.686 billion in the same period last year, and the market expected $12.382 billion. According to apple, iPhone sales in the fourth quarter were $26.44 billion, down 20.7% from $33.362 billion in the same period last year, with an expected $27.93 billion; sales of wearable devices, home furnishings and accessories were $7.88 billion, up from $6.52 billion in the same period last year, with an expected $7.4 billion; and the revenue from its service business was $14.55 billion, which was expected to be $14.08 billion. In addition, Apple’s MAC revenue in the fourth quarter increased 29% year-on-year to $9 billion, with an expected $7.93 billion, while iPad revenue grew 46% to $6.8 billion, with an expected $6.12 billion. The financial report also showed that sales in Greater China in the fourth quarter were $7.95 billion, down more than 28% from $11.13 billion in the same period last year. < / P > < p > Apple has not provided guidance for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021, which means investors and analysts can’t know how Apple expects sales of the iPhone 12 to go on sale in October. < / P > < p > Apple has not provided forward-looking guidance in the past two quarters due to the uncertainty associated with the new crown outbreak. But Apple CEO Cook said he was optimistic about iPhone 12 sales for a variety of reasons. Global Tech