The individual product line figures are impressive enough (particularly iPad after just 15 months in the market), but the curve of the overall Apple figure is just stunning. Remember, this is not some up and coming startup fresh into the market with some new innovation, nor a venture-capital funded M&A.
This is a mature 30+ year old IT veteran organisation that was there at the dawn of the PC, yet making results that any business in the world would envy.
This is a vendor that is delighting customers (consumers and organisations alike) AND delivering value to stock-holders (trading at $376.85).
Whatever you think of the products, that organisation has to be admired…