During the three-month quarter, Apple's sales grew growth in the iPad division from 9.27 million units last year to 10.3 million this year.
Revenue from tablet sales reportedly reached US $ 4.83 billion during the fourth quarter, a 14 percent increase compared to last year.
Meanwhile revenues in services, including iTunes, Apple Pay and App Store, reportedly reached US $ 8.5 billion this quarter. Sales in the Chinese market, which previously declined, increased by 12 percent from a year ago, reaching US $ 9.8 billion.
Overall, Apple reported a net profit gain of $ 10.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017, raising its share price by $ 2.07 over the period. The stock price exceeded the forecast, at US $ 1.87.
Apple's revenue over the three-month period increased by 12 percent to $ 52.6 billion. Last year, Apple posted fourth-quarter fiscal sales of $ 64.9 billion, with a share price of $ 1.67.
After announcing fourth quarter financial results, Apple's share price increased by five percent, to US $ 174. This achievement is Apple's latest achievement and takes it close to claims as the world's first trillion dollar company, as a result of the company's valuation increase to $ 900 billion.