Tag: Financial Results

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 […]

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Ansys records 10.5% growth in second quarter

Ansys records 10.5% growth in second quarter

The leader in engineering simulation bought back 988,000 shares of its stock during the quarter. Revenue guidance for the year is increased.     Ansys (Nasdaq: ANSS) today reports revenue growth of 10.5% in the second quarter, compared with a year earlier. Net income increased by 11%. In constant currency, second quarter revenue growth was […]

PTC net income rises 61% on flat revenue

PTC net income rises 61% on flat revenue

Asia is the bright spot for new sales and services. A new deal with Embraer for PLM complicates Dassault Systemes relationship. PTC will reduce headcount by 4% during the current quarter. PTC (NASDAQ: PMTC) is reporting sharply higher net income on essentially flat revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2013, as compared with a […]

Bentley keeps pace; weathers 2012

Bentley keeps pace; weathers 2012

Bentley Systems is a private company, but they annually release selected revenue figures. The company announced $523 million in revenue for 2011. The company has also expanded its relationship with Siemens and announced new deal with Trimble. The economics of AEC are an echo of the larger design markets. As we go through unusual economic […]

By December 19, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Trimble third quarter revenue up 21%

Trimble third quarter revenue up 21%

Net income of $93 million gives hope, even though the company warns of rough times ahead. By Kathleen Maher Of the companies transforming themselves lately, Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) has made the latest moves and some of the most spec­tacular with the acquisition of Tekla and of Google’s SketchUp. Most recently the company has announced a […]

By November 12, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Ansys warns about near future despite good third quarter

Ansys warns about near future despite good third quarter

The leading vendor of simulation software sees the US Dollar dropping against all major currencies and a global slowdown for at least the next six months. Ansys (ANSS: Nasdaq) reported a solid third quarter today—the best in company history—yet took the opportunity to tell Wall Street it expects challenging times in the near future. Total […]

Autodesk closes fiscal year with 12% fourth quarter revenue increase

Autodesk closes fiscal year with 12% fourth quarter revenue increase

AEC and manufacturing divisions both set single-quarter revenue records. AEC in North America is finally starting to rebound. Net income for the year was up 35%.    Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) has reported a strong fourth quarter to close its fiscal year, although revenue is still below its pre-recession peak. The company says revenue from its […]

By February 24, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Strong fourth quarter caps solid year for Dassault Systèmes

Strong fourth quarter caps solid year for Dassault Systèmes

Quarterly revenue topped a half-billion euros for the first time in company history. Results are quite good, but we notice that sales growth has slowed for three straight quarters.   Dassault Systèmes (EPA: DSY) ended 2011 on a strong note, with solid growth for both the quarter and in full-year results. Revenues broke all-time highs […]

By February 11, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
SpaceClaim rapid growth continues in 2011

SpaceClaim rapid growth continues in 2011

110% license sales growth and another round of VC funding. Ford gives its seal of approval. We compare SpaceClaim to the early days of SolidWorks. Privately held SpaceClaim is not required to report its financial results, but every year it lays out a teaser just to remind people how well it is doing. This week […]

3D Systems revenue up 39% in third quarter

3D Systems revenue up 39% in third quarter

A strong rise in printer volume overcomes a drop in revenue per printer, thanks to new low-cost models. Net income is up 35%. The latest in a string of acquisitions raises questions.  3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) has reported a strong third quarter, based on a mix of stronger product demand, the introduction new products, and […]