In less than half an hour, Apple Inc. is scheduled to report results for its fiscal first quarter ended December 27, 2014.
The analysts’ consensus estimate is for net income of $2.60 a share, as surveyed by Thomson Reuters, compared with a split-adjusted $2.07 YOY. Record revenue of $67.7 billion is forecast versus current record $57.6 billion reported in Q114.
Analysts polled by Fortune forecast iPhone unit sales of 66.5 million.
On October 20, 2014, Apple provided the following guidance for Q115:
• revenue between $63.5 billion and $66.5 billion
• gross margin between 37.5 percent and 38.5 percent
• operating expenses between $5.4 billion and $5.5 billion
• other income/(expense) of $325 million
• tax rate of 26.5 percent