Business Analisis 2

Business Analysis

Management – MGT / 521

We already make a SWOT analysis with The Apple Company, now we are going to take a look in their finance.   We will be entering into their page looking for their income balance, cash flows and balance sheets.   When we see all that it will be compare to other companies in the same industry of The Apple Company.   We will talk about the financial health of each company, how globalization it’s affecting them.   In other word we will be comparing the products and financial tablets of Apple with other companies, such as Motorola and Samsung.
Let’s start talking about apple, the company that it’s getting bigger and bigger.   In the Apple report of the second quarter results to the media, at his title say, “All-Time Highest Revenue and Profit New Accounting Standards Adopted”. Starting this article and I quote: “CUPERTINO, California—January 25, 2010—Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2010 first quarter ended December 26, 2009. The Company posted revenue of $15.68 billion and a net quarterly profit of $3.38 billion, or $3.67 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $11.88 billion and net quarterly profit of $2.26 billion, or $2.50 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 40.9 percent, up from 37.9 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 58 percent of the quarter’s revenue”.   They have been growing and growing since the put in the market their product of the I phone and Apple TV in the fiscal year of 2007, the financial results of each quarter from fiscal 2007 through fiscal 2009 have been revised.   Even thought we have the facts and prove that Apple grows have been from this product by this time, Apple has also make history and profit with product such as computers in the early 1970, as the article pointed history: “Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s...