Saturday, November 05, 2011

Apple Headed for 60 Percent of Handset Industry Operating Profits - John Paczkowski - Mobile - AllThingsD

Profit different

In its third quarter, Apple captured more than half of the handset industry’s overall operating profits — 52 percent, according to Canaccord Genuity analyst T. Michael Walkley. And it managed it with only a 4.2 percent global handset unit market share.

With iPhone sales trending the way they are, and some of Apple’s larger rivals losing traction as they are, Cupertino is poised to claim an even larger share of those profits in the December quarter.

Apple Headed for 60 Percent of Handset Industry Operating Profits - John Paczkowski - Mobile - AllThingsD

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