Apple announced today that its revenue for the quarter ending in December of last year was $57.6 billion, up almost 5.7 percent year-over-year. The company reported a net profit of $13.1 billion, and earnings of $14.50 per share.
That means the Cupertino-based company beat expectations from a survey of analysts conducted by Thomson Reuters of $57.45 billion in revenue, and earnings of $14.07 per share. However, according to Fortune’s survey of analyst projections, Apple missed Wall Street analyst expectations of $58.1 billion in revenue, but beat EPS projections of $14.36 per share.
It seems consumers were interested in Apple’s new iPad offerings, with the company reporting sales of 26 million of its tablets, the most it has ever sold in a single quarter, up from 22.9 million in the same period a year ago.
But iPads weren’t the only record-setting product in the company’s lineup. Apple sold 51 million iPhones in the first quarter of its fiscal year, up from 47.8 million iPhones a year ago, which also breaks a record for iPhone sales in a quarter.
The Mac has managed to buck the trend of shrinking sales in the personal computer industry, with Apple selling 4.8 million Macs compared to 4.1 million in the same period a year ago.
“We are really happy with our record iPhone and iPad sales, the strong performance of our Mac products and the continued growth of iTunes, Software and Services,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a press release. “We love having the most satisfied, loyal and engaged customers, and are continuing to invest heavily in our future to make their experiences with our products and services even better.”
The company’s quarterly results also hold more good news for its shareholders, who will be receiving a dividend of $3.05 per share of common stock.
Apple recently reported that users bought $10 billion worth of apps from its iOS App Store in 2013, including spending $1 billion there in December alone.
However, despite all of the good news from its past quarter, Apple’s guidance for its spring quarter is roughly flat year-over-year. Wall Street has responded poorly to Apple’s revenue miss and its guidance for next quarter, with the company’s stock down 6 percent in after-hours trading as of this writing.