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Shares of Apple set a new record price
The cost of Apple’s stock trades on Friday reached a record high of $ 120 per day rising by 0.8%. This is the highest level that reaches securities products iPhone and iPad. The previous record value of shares of Apple have put in late November – $ 119.75.
Quotes Apple shares rose after the publication of the results of I quarter 2015 fiscal year , which ended on 27 December 2014. Net income increased 37% to $ 18 billion. According to S & P analyst Howard Silverblatt, a record figure in quarterly profit public companies.
Revenue iPhone maker also broke the historical record – for the period from late September to late December 2014 it grew by almost 30% to $ 74.6 billion. Observers expected quarterly revenue of about $ 67.3 billion, the company gave a conservative forecast of $ 63, 5- $ 66.5 billion. Earnings per share increased by 48% to $ 3.06, well ahead of the expected rate of $ 2.59.
According to the treasurer Apple Luke Maestri, the company spent to return capital to shareholders in excess of $ 8 billion for the quarter, bringing the total amount of payments to $ 103 billion. For the quarter, Apple will pay a dividend of $ 0.47 per share to holders of securities as of February 9. The company ended the quarter with $ 178 billion in cash and cash equivalents.
Apple first US company previously managed to break the mark of $ 700 billion in the evaluation of capitalization. Some analysts believe that in the future the company may be the first with a market capitalization of $ 1 trillion.
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