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Apple Q3 2021: Apple sees $81.4 billion in revenue

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Apple has just announced its financial results for Q3 2021, covering the period between April 1 and June 26, 2021. The company posted quarterly revenue of $84.1 billion.

The quarter saw growth across all of Apple's product lines, including services. iPhone sales hit $39.6 billion, up substantially from the previous year, with Mac, iPad, wearables, and services all beating their year-ago results, too.

For a more detailed breakdown of Apple's Q3 results, head here (opens in new tab).

Press release:

Apple Reports Third Quarter Results

Revenue up 36 percent to new June quarter record

Services revenue reaches new all-time high

CUPERTINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2021 third quarter ended June 26, 2021. The Company posted a June quarter record revenue of $81.4 billion, up 36 percent year over year, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $1.30.

"This quarter, our teams built on a period of unmatched innovation by sharing powerful new products with our users, at a time when using technology to connect people everywhere has never been more important," said Tim Cook, Apple's CEO. "We're continuing to press forward in our work to infuse everything we make with the values that define us — by inspiring a new generation of developers to learn to code, moving closer to our 2030 environment goal, and engaging in the urgent work of building a more equitable future."

"Our record June quarter operating performance included new revenue records in each of our geographic segments, double-digit growth in each of our product categories, and a new all-time high for our installed base of active devices," said Luca Maestri, Apple's CFO. "We generated $21 billion of operating cash flow, returned nearly $29 billion to our shareholders during the quarter, and continued to make significant investments across our business to support our long-term growth plans."

Apple's board of directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.22 per share of the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable on August 12, 2021 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 9, 2021.

Apple will provide live streaming of its Q3 2021 financial results conference call beginning at 2:00 p.m. PT on July 27, 2021 at apple.com/investor/earnings-call. This webcast will also be available for replay for approximately two weeks thereafter.

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Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.