Lenovo Maintains Its Position As The World’s Largest PC Maker For Five Consecutive Quarters

Lenovo today reported results for its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, with quarterly revenue of US$10.4 billion, an 18 percent increase year-over-year while quarter pre-tax income increased 22 percent year-over-year to US$264 million. The main highlight is that Lenovo is maintaining its position as the world’s largest PC maker for five consecutive quarters. Also they have achieved highest-ever quarterly market share of 19.4 percent* up 2.7 points year-over-year, driven by growth in EMEA and the Americas. And as expected, Lenovo’s shipment growth outperformed the industry as a whole by shipping 14.5 million units, up 15% YoY.

From Lenovo’s press release,

During the first fiscal quarter, Lenovo’s Laptop computers generated 49 percent of Lenovo’s total revenue. Across the industry, laptop shipments were down 3.7 percent year-over-year, an improvement from the year before when declines were nearly 13 percent year-over-year driven by corporate refresh and innovations in the category. Helped by this stabilizing trend, consolidated revenues for Lenovo’s laptop PC business worldwide in the first fiscal quarter totaled US$5.1 billion, an increase of 12 percent year-over-year. The Company gained nearly four share points and achieved a market share of 21 percent. During the first quarter, Lenovo announced the ThinkPad 10, a ten-inch premium multimode business tablet ideally suited for business users.

Lenovo took the number one position in Desktop PC shipments which were up 12.1 percent year-over-year during the first fiscal quarter, compared to an overall industry increase of 2.4 percent. The 1.5 share point increase year-over-year gave Lenovo a desktop market share of 17.5 percent. Consolidated revenues of Lenovo desktop PCs were up 20 percent year-over-year in the first quarter to US$3.0 billion, or 29 percent of the Company’s total revenue. During the first quarter, Lenovo introduced several new desktop PCs starting with the A Series A540 AIO (all-in-one) desktop built for families and equipped with the latest audio and video features for enjoying digital content. Lenovo also revealed its newly redesigned ThinkStation P300 entry-level workstation, featuring unparalleled flexibility, ideal for professionals who need ISV application certification hardware at a reasonable price.

Source: Lenovo


  • vansour

    dead PC boosting Lenovo revenue maybe the PC isn’t dead afterall

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    • Guesty

      Let’s not cheer to proudly, Lenovo’s has mostly been at the expense of other OEMs.

      • koenshaku

        Yeah the expense of producing uninspiring products and adding to the drag in sells.

        • Guesty

          I too want to blame Dell, HP and the likes for all their misfortune but sadly though even it he very inspiring Microsoft Surface sales has been a drag.

    • LexicoRed

      Yet if you read a bit deeper in their report:
      “For the first time ever, the company said it had sold more smartphones than PCs, with a record volume of 15.8 million units”

      The PC is not dead but no longer heartbeat of the industry. It solidly secondary to mobile computer devices