Apple will announce its second quarter financial results next week.

The company will make an audio webcast of its results announcement available on April 19, 2006 at 2pm (PT, 10pm UK time), as the results are announced.

The feed is available online in Apple's QuickTime multimedia format.

Analyst are expecting earnings of around 44 cents a share, with around $4.3 billion in revenue. The analyst community differs in its opinion of iPod sales, with some reports claiming some seasonal weakness, particularly in iPod nano availability.

However, any such weakness may be mitigated by strong Intel Mac sales.