Apple reports $9.5 billion second quarter profit

Apple on Tuesday reported a quarterly profit of $9.5 billion on revenue of $43.6 billion for its fiscal second quarter. In the year-ago quarter, Apple posted revenue of $39.2 billion and profit of $11.6 billion.

According to Apple, it sold 37.4 million iPhones in the quarter, compared to 35.1 million in the year-ago quarter. Apple also sold 19.5 million iPads during the quarter, compared to 11.8 million in the year-ago quarter. The company sold just under 4 million Macs, compared to 4 million in the year-ago quarter.

“Our teams are hard at work on some amazing new hardware, software and services, and we are very excited about the products in our pipeline,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Apple stock closed at $406.13, up $7.46 or 1.87%. In after hours trading, the stock fell $0.13 or 0.03% to $406.