Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2006 second quarter ending April 1, 2006. The company posted revenue of US$4.36 billion and a net quarterly profit of $410 million, or $.47 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $3.24 billion and a net profit of $290 million, or $.34 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 29.8 percent, equivalent to the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 43% of the quarter’s revenue. Apple shipped 1,112,000 Macintosh computers and 8,526,000 iPods during the quarter, representing 4% growth in Macs and 61% growth in iPods over the year-ago quarter.