- Apple HQ is located at 1 Infinite Loop Cupertino, CA 95014
- The company started on April 1, 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak
- They sell computers, phones, music players, and other computer related items
About Steve Jobs
Jobs was one to play pranks on others but the school recommended he skip two grades; his parents only elected him for one grade skip though
Paul Jobs was the one that got Steve into working on electronics. Jobs next door neighbour Bill Fernandez was into technology as well. Bill introduce him to Steve Wozniak who was and electronics wiz kid. Wozniak and Bill presented a computer they had been working on to Jobs. They called in the Cream Soda and Jobs showed interest instantly.
Jobs graduated from high school in 1972 and went to Reed college. After six months though he dropped out. For the next 18 months he dropped in and out of creative classes such as calligraphy. In a statement he made he said if it wasn't for auditing the calligraphy class there wouldn't be all the different type faces and properly space fonts on the Macintosh computers.
Personal Qualities of Jobs
Imagination was another. He didn't just envision his company growing and succeeding he envisioned his products helping people.
He was passionate and fearless as well when it came to growing Apple. He made risks but never went over the edge. He also liked to make sure you knew why you had to have his products.
- Quarterly Revenue - $42.1 Billion
- Quarterly Net Profit - $8.5 Billion
- Per Diluted Share - $1.42
- Quarterly Revenue - $37.5 Billion
- Quarterly Net profit - $7.5 Billion
- Per Diluted Share - $1.18
Of the companies common stocks $.47 was paid to each share.
60% of the revenue comes from overseas
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