Apple’s stock continues to slide while we keep waiting for something new from Cupertino. In the mean time, Apple continues to rake in the big bucks from almost every industry they’re apart of. New statistics have been released from various sources over the past couple of days pointing to music, apps, PCs, and smartphones. Each stat shows that Apple is absolutely dominating the respective industry when it comes down to profits, which comes as no surprise.
The PC market is slowly, but surely contracting with unit shipment declines continuing for consecutive quarters to the most recent quarter showing declines at the steepest level in two decades. Even with the decline, Apple is making the best of it by garnering 45% of the PC industry profits, which is more than the top five other PC manufacturers combined. Finally, there’s the smartphone industry which saw Apple make 72% of the profits of all smartphones sold in Q4 of 2012. Samsung came in 2nd at 29% while all the rest either broke even or lost money, and that’s why Apple plus Samsung make more than 100% of profits.
Apple is dominating profits above all else in almost every industry they compete in, and all of these statistics are as of the most recent quarter. Apple may not have the greatest market share, but they sure do make the most of what they got.