iosApple  announced the  financial results for its fiscal 2013 second quarter.

The company saw increases in product sales, reporting 3.7 million iPhones sold in the quarter, as compared to the 35.1 million at this time last year.  It also sold 19.5 million iPads during the second quarter, increasing from the $11.8 million in the year-ago quarter.Those devices brought Apple $46.6 billion in quarterly revenue as compared its $39.2 billion revenue stat at this point last year.

One product Apple did see a sales decrease in was its Mac. The company sold just under 4 million Macs, compared to 4 million in the year-ago quarter.

While it did well in the sales area, Apple saw profit decrease in 2013 second quarter for the first time since 2003. It reported a quarterly  net profit of $9.5 billion, or $10.09 per diluted share,  decreasing from the net profit of $11.6 billion, or $12.30 per diluted share, it saw  in the year-ago quarter.

The company’s gross margin also declined, at 37.5 percent compared to 47.4 percent in second quarter last year. International sales accounted for 66 percent of the quarter’s revenue.

For its fiscal 2013 third quarter, Apple predicts it will see revenue between $33.5 billion and $35.5 billion, gross margin between 36 percent and 37 percent, operating expenses between $3.85 billion and $3.95 billion, other income/(expense) of $300 million and a tax rate of 26%


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