Apple revenue beats Wall Street view, doubles capital return

Apple Inc reported better-than-expected second quarter revenue of $43.6 billion, reflecting strong sales of the iPad and iPhone.

Wall Street's average forecast for Apple's revenue was $42.3 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

The company also announced an expanded cash return program for shareholders.

(Reporting By Poornima Gupta; Editing by Bernard Orr)