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Apple (AAPL) Operating Income

: $118,658 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2023)
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Apple's Operating Income for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $40,373 Mil. Its Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 was $118,658 Mil.

Operating Margin % is calculated as Operating Income divided by its Revenue. Apple's Operating Income for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $40,373 Mil. Apple's Revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $119,575 Mil. Therefore, Apple's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 33.76%.

Good Sign:

Apple Inc operating margin is expanding. Margin expansion is usually a good sign.

Apple's 5-Year average Growth Rate for Operating Margin % was 4.10% per year.

Operating Income or EBIT is linked to Return on Capital for both regular definition and Joel Greenblatt's definition. Apple's annualized ROC % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 47.05%. Apple's annualized ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 369.63%.


Apple Operating Income Historical Data

The historical data trend for Apple's Operating Income can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Apple Annual Data
Trend Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21 Sep22 Sep23
Operating Income
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 63,930.00 66,288.00 108,949.00 119,437.00 114,301.00

Apple Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Operating Income Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 36,016.00 28,318.00 22,998.00 26,969.00 40,373.00

Apple Operating Income Calculation

Operating Income, is the profit a company earned through operations. All expenses, including cash expenses such as cost of goods sold (COGS), research & development, wages, and non-cash expenses, such as depreciation, depletion and amortization, have been deducted from the sales.

Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $118,658 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Apple  (NAS:AAPL) Operating Income Explanation

1. Operating Income or EBIT is linked to Return on Capital for both regular definition and Joel Greenblatt's definition.

Apple's annualized ROC % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

ROC % (Q: Dec. 2023 )
=NOPAT/Average Invested Capital
=Operating Income * ( 1 - Tax Rate % )/( (Invested Capital (Q: Sep. 2023 ) + Invested Capital (Q: Dec. 2023 ))/ count )
=161492 * ( 1 - 15.89% )/( (291714 + 285649)/ 2 )
=135830.9212/288681.5
=47.05 %

where

Note: The Operating Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Dec. 2023) data.

2. Joel Greenblatt's definition of Return on Capital:

Apple's annualized ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

ROC (Joel Greenblatt) %(Q: Dec. 2023 )
=EBIT/Average of (Net fixed Assets + Net Working Capital)
=EBIT/Average of (Property, Plant and Equipment+Net Working Capital)
     Q: Sep. 2023  Q: Dec. 2023
=EBIT/( ( (Property, Plant and Equipment + Net Working Capital) + (Property, Plant and Equipment + Net Working Capital) )/ count )
=161492/( ( (43715 + max(-78967, 0)) + (43666 + max(-77337, 0)) )/ 2 )
=161492/( ( 43715 + 43666 )/ 2 )
=161492/43690.5
=369.63 %

where Working Capital is:

Working Capital(Q: Sep. 2023 )
=(Accounts Receivable + Total Inventories + Other Current Assets) - (Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense + Defer. Rev. + Other Current Liabilities)
=(29508 + 6331 + 14695) - (62611 + 8061 + 58829)
=-78967

Working Capital(Q: Dec. 2023 )
=(Accounts Receivable + Total Inventories + Other Current Assets) - (Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense + Defer. Rev. + Other Current Liabilities)
=(23194 + 6511 + 13979) - (58146 + 8264 + 54611)
=-77337

When net working capital is negative, 0 is used.

Note: The EBIT data used here is four times the quarterly (Dec. 2023) EBIT data.

3. Operating Income is also linked to Operating Margin %:

Apple's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Dec. 2023 )/Revenue (Q: Dec. 2023 )
=40373/119575
=33.76 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

4. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the Operating Income growth rate using Operating Income per share data.


Be Aware

Compared with a company's EBITDA margin, Operating Margin can be manipulated by adjusting the rate of depreciation, depletion and amortization (DDA).

If a company is facing competition, its Operating Margin may decline. Often the Operating Margin declines well before the company's revenue or even profit decline. Therefore, Operating Margin is a very important indicator of whether the company is facing problems.

For instance, by 2012, Nokia (NOK)'s problems were well known and its stock had lost more than 90% of its market value since 2007. But Nokia's Operating Margin had already been in decline since 2002, although its earnings per share were still rising. Investors who paid attention to Operating Margin would have avoided this huge loss. The same can be said for Research-in-Motion (RIMM).

Therefore, Operating Margin is a very important screening filter for GuruFocus. GuruFocus's Buffett-Munger screener requires that the profit margin is either consistent or expanding. The Model Portfolio of the Buffett-Munger screener has outperformed the market every year since inception in 2009.


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Apple (AAPL) Business Description

Address
One Apple Park Way, Cupertino, CA, USA, 95014
Apple is among the largest companies in the world, with a broad portfolio of hardware and software products targeted at consumers and businesses. Apple's iPhone makes up a majority of the firm sales, and Apple's other products like Mac, iPad, and Watch are designed around the iPhone as the focal point of an expansive software ecosystem. Apple has progressively worked to add new applications, like streaming video, subscription bundles, and augmented reality. The firm designs its own software and semiconductors while working with subcontractors like Foxconn and TSMC to build its products and chips. Slightly less than half of Apple's sales come directly through its flagship stores, with a majority of sales coming indirectly through partnerships and distribution.
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