A reminder: Apple Inc. will report fiscal first quarter 2008 earnings today after market close (we expect to have the news here as soon as it is released; approximately 4:30pm EST).
Analysts surveyed by Thomson Financial estimate Apple will earn revenue of $9.47 billion and $1.62 per share. Such forecasts call for Apple’s per-share earnings to rise 42%, and revenue to climb 33% from the prior-year period.
On October 22, as Apple reported its fiscal 4th quarter results, Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer provided guidance for first quarter of fiscal 2008, “We expect revenue of about $9.2 billion and earnings per diluted share of about $1.42.”
Apple will provide live audio streaming of its FY 08 First Quarter Results Conference Call utilizing Apple’s industry-leading QuickTime multimedia software on Tuesday, January 22, 2008, 2pm PST/5pm EST. The live audio webcast will be accessible through Apple’s website at http://www.apple.com/quicktime/qtv/earningsq108/.