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Strong AEC results propel Autodesk third quarter

Strong AEC results propel Autodesk third quarter

Revenue was $618 million, up 11% but net income dropped 81% on increased spending.   Autodesk today reported a strong third quarter, led by a 17% increase in revenue from the AEC business segment. Deferred revenue topped $1 billion for the first time, and total billings rose 25% from a year ago. For the third […]

By November 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Autodesk sets second quarter record

Autodesk sets second quarter record

Billings and revenue both exceeded expectations. Autodesk now has almost $1 billion in deferred revenue. By Randall S. Newton Autodesk (Nasdaq: ADSK) has reported record second quarter income, with healthy increases in billings and subscriptions. All geographic regions reported double-digits percentage growth year-over-year. Revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 (ended July 31, 2014) […]

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 […]

Autodesk reveals impatience with 3D printing innovation rate

Autodesk reveals impatience with 3D printing innovation rate

Introducing a new software platform and a reference design for a 3D printer, Autodesk wants to shake things up in 3D printing the way Google shook up the smartphone market.   Today Autodesk jumped with both feet into the 3D printing industry, with a software platform meant to simplify connecting CAD to printers, and a […]

Autodesk to discontinue Softimage

Autodesk to discontinue Softimage

Three 3D content environments was clearly one too many. Autodesk is offering a no-cost transition to either Maya or 3ds Max. Autodesk today announced the 2015 edition of Softimage will be the last release. Autodesk will start shipping the new version in mid-April 2014, and will offer product support until April 30, 2016. The impending […]

Autodesk revenue transition leads to down quarter and fiscal year

Autodesk revenue transition leads to down quarter and fiscal year

Fourth-quarter revenue down 3%; fiscal year revenue down 1.6%. PLM 360 has best quarter ever as cloud products become popular with early adopters. By Randall S. Newton There is an old saying in law school: When you don’t have facts, argue the law. When you don’t have the law, argue facts. When you don’t have […]

By February 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Autodesk revenue up 1% in third quarter

Autodesk revenue up 1% in third quarter

AEC and Manufacturing are doing well, but Media & Entertainment continues its long slide.  Revenue in coming quarters will be impacted by Autodesk’s changing business model. By Randall S. Newton Autodesk today reported third quarter results of $555 million, up 1% from a year earlier. The company said strong sales of suites and a lift […]

By November 21, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Autodesk to acquire CAM leader Delcam

Autodesk to acquire CAM leader Delcam

The deal is an all-cash offer for the publicly traded British firm. Autodesk will dip into its non-US cash to pay for the deal. Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announces its intention to acquire Delcam (LON: DLC), a leading global supplier of advanced computer-aided milling and related software for manufacturing. The plan calls for Autodesk to […]

Autodesk revenue and net income down in second quarter

Autodesk revenue and net income down in second quarter

AEC is doing well, but an overall floundering economy held back results. Full-year results are on track to be below last year. Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) says revenue in the second quarter was down 1%, held back by a combination of factors internal and external. Earnings per share increased—and were higher than the consensus estimate—so Wall […]

Autodesk revenue down 3% in first quarter

Autodesk revenue down 3% in first quarter

The downturn other CAD companies warned about seems to have arrived; April results led to the drop in revenue and net income. Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) today reported a downturn in revenue and net income in its first fiscal quarter, compared to the same quarter a year ago. It seems the downturn other CAD/PLM vendors were […]