Apple records yet another strong quarter thanks to the iPhone

The results are in for Apples fourth quarter of fiscal year 2015. The company made $51.5 billion in revenue and $11.1 billion in profit.

Thats compared to $42.1 billion in revenue and $8.5 billion profit in the same timeframe a year ago.

And once again, the iPhone led the way with 48.05 million units sold. While iPad sales continued to fall with just 9.8 million sold during the quarter, Apple claimedrecord Mac sales with 5.7 million computers sold.

Interestingly, margin was 39.9 percent while international sales accounted for 62 percent of Apples revenue during the quarter.

Fiscal 2015 was Apples most successful year ever, with revenue growing 28% to nearly $234 billion. This continued success is the result of our commitment to making the best, most innovative products on earth, and its a testament to the tremendous execution by our teams, said Tim Cook, Apples CEO. We are heading into the holidays with our strongest product lineup yet, including iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Apple Watch with an expanded lineup of cases and bands, the new iPad Pro and the all-new Apple TV which begins shipping this week.

Apples record September quarter results drove earnings per share growth of 38% and operating cash flow of $13.5 billion, said Luca Maestri, Apples CFO. We returned $17 billion to our investors during the quarter through share repurchases and dividends, and we have now completed over $143 billion of our $200 billion capital return program.

Starting at 2p.m. PDT, Apple will hold a financial results conference call for analysts. Anyone can listen by heading here.

Youll need to have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with Safari on iOS 7.0 or later, a Mac with Safari 6.0.5 or later on OS X v10.8.5 or later, or a PC with Edge on Windows 10.

Well update you if Apple announces any big news during the audio webcast.