Apple reports $7.5 billion fourth quarter profit

Apple on Monday reported its fourth quarter results, posting revenue of $37.5 billion and a profit of $7.5 billion. This compares to revenue of $36 billion and net profit of $8.2 billion in the year-ago quarter.

Apple said it sold 33.8 million iPhones, a record for the September quarter, compared to 26.9 million in the year-ago quarter. The company also sold 14.1 million iPads during the quarter, compared to 14 million in the year-ago quarter, and it sold 4.6 million Macs, compared to 4.9 million in the year-ago quarter.

The company said international sales accounted for 60 percent of the quarter’s revenue.

Apple’s Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $3.05 per share of the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on November 14, 2013, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 11, 2013.