Quarterly Reports

“Other” revenue uptick helps Dassault Systèmes second quarter

“Other” revenue uptick helps Dassault Systèmes second quarter

Revenue from primary brands posted single-digit growth. Net income was down 18% due to aggressive acquisitions.   By Randall S. Newton Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: DSY.PA) posted modest year-over-year growth in the second quarter, buoyed by revenue from new acquisitions and a big spike in services revenue. Total revenue for the quarter (ending June 30, [...]

PTC revenue up 6% in third quarter

PTC revenue up 6% in third quarter

The CAD/PLM vendor makes another acquisition in the Internet of Things. Customers are finally buying into Creo with gusto.  By Randall S. Newton PTC (Nasdaq: PTC) today reported third quarter results at the high end of its previous guidance, with revenue of $336.6 million, up 6.66% from the year-ago quarter. Growth was strong in its [...]

Workstation market slow but steady in first quarter

Workstation market slow but steady in first quarter

Dell and AMD find new opportunities in workstations, but competition remains fierce. “Cautious and tentative, but still headed in the right direction” is how Jon Peddie Research (JPR) senior analyst and JPR Workstation Report author Alex Herrera sums up 2014’s first quarter workstation market results. The JPR report paints a picture of a market that [...]

Intel gains, Nvidia flat, and AMD loses graphics market share in first quarter

Intel gains, Nvidia flat, and AMD loses graphics market share in first quarter

JPR says quarter-to-quarter total GPU shipments are down 10%; desktop graphics off 6.7%. Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry’s research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics chip shipments and suppliers’ market share for the first quarter of 2014. For the previous three quarters, the PC graphics market has gone up. This [...]

Autodesk first quarter revenue better than expected

Autodesk first quarter revenue better than expected

Despite going through a major transition, revenue was up 4%, but net income was down. Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) today reported better than expected first quarter results, given the company is going through a multi-quarter business model transition, moving away from selling perpetual licenses and into a variety of subscription-based offerings. Revenue for the first quarter [...]

Ansys sets Q1 revenue record, acquires SpaceClaim

Ansys sets Q1 revenue record, acquires SpaceClaim

Geopolitical tension slowed sales in Europe. Big industrial equipment makers were among the biggest buyers in the quarter. Ansys today reported record first quarter revenue, and also announced it is acquiring SpaceClaim, the 3D MCAD tool that made a big splash a few years ago with its combination of direct editing and built-in interoperability. (See [...]

PTC turns in good second quarter

PTC turns in good second quarter

CAD and PLM are slow but steady; new markets are starting to kick in.  PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) reported second quarter results that compare favorably with year-ago results. Revenue in the quarter (ending March 29, 2014) was $329 million, up 5% from a year earlier. The company’s newest acquisitions, Enigma, NetIDEAS, and ThingWorx, contributed $4 million [...]

Dassault Systemes revenue up 8% in Europe

Dassault Systemes revenue up 8% in Europe

A stock split and a change of registry overshadow financial results. Catia sales are down. PLM vendor Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: DSY.PA) saw revenue rise by 9% in the first quarter of 2014, compared with 1Q13. Total revenue was €502.2 million ($688.1 million). In constant currencies revenue was up 8%. Net income was €53.9 million [...]

Workstation market ends 2013 on a high note

Workstation market ends 2013 on a high note

Latest Jon Peddie Research report shows Dell gaining ground on the competition. Jon Peddie Research says 2013 proved to be a good year for the tandem markets of workstations and professional GPUs. In the fourth quarter, the market continued onward and upward, holding on to the substantial gains of the previous two quarters, closing out [...]

Ansys net income rises 35% in fourth quarter

Ansys net income rises 35% in fourth quarter

Unlike its CAD/PLM colleagues, Ansys continues to set revenue records every quarter. By Randall S. Newton Ansys today reported fourth quarter and full year 2013 revenue, showing once again that simulation and analysis continues to outperform CAD/PLM in design automation. Fourth quarter revenue was $236 million, up 6.9% from 4Q12. Full year 2013 revenue was [...]

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