Apple to webcast March quarter earnings

Apple Q2 2014 webcast teaser

Apple is scheduled to release its second fiscal quarter earnings Wednesday, April 23. Like it always does, the iPhone maker is going to provide a free live audio stream of the conference call with analysts and investors through its website.

The firm has issued a media release confirming that the conference call will be available as a QuickTime webcast on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices running iOS 4.2 or above, Macs running OS X 10.5 or above and Windows PCs running QuickTime 7 or later.

The live webcast will begin at 2pm PDT on Wednesday, April 23, 2014…

A continuous rebroadcast of the conference call will be available beginning Wednesday, April 23 at 5pm PDT, 8pm EDT through Wednesday, May 7 at 5pm PDT, 8pm EDT.

“The dial-in number for the rebroadcast is (888) 203-1112 (toll-free) or (719) 457-0820,” says Apple. “Please enter confirmation code 5206019.”

Apple’s guidance for the quarter includes:

– revenue between $42 billion and $44 billion
– gross margin between 37 percent and 38 percent
– operating expenses between $4.3 billion and $4.4 billion
– other income/(expense) of $200 million
– tax rate of 26.2 percent

As always, the iDownloadBlog team will be dialing in to the earnings call to let you know about latest business metrics as soon as they come out of the mouth of Apple execs.