DS’ Q2 ahead on some metrics, not on others

DS’ Q2 ahead on some metrics, not on others

Dassault Systèmes’ earnings announcements keep getting more complex, mixing lots of different revenue metrics, acquisitions, currency and abstruse international accounting. FQ2 2013 was no exception. Let’s see what we can figure out. The most obvious point from...

UPDATE: DS ends strong, cautious about 2012

Dassault Systèmes (DS) reported really good results for its fourth quarter and for fiscal 2011 yet the share price fell, as investors expected a more positive outlook. But let’s close 2011 first, shall we? For Q4: • Total revenue was €512 million, up 11% as reported...

DS ends strong, cautious about 2012

Dassault Systèmes (DS) reported really good results for its fourth quarter and for fiscal 2011 yet the share price fell, as investors expected a more positive outlook. But let’s close 2011 first, shall we? For Q4: • Total revenue was €512 million, up 11% as reported...
A peek at the new DS North America Campus

A peek at the new DS North America Campus

Yesterday was the formal unveiling of the new Dassault Systèmes campus in Waltham MA, about 30 minutes from my office. Waltham lies on what used to be known as “America’s Technology Highway” (Route 128) in the 1980s, a ring road about 15 miles outside of Boston....

DS strengthens composites sim

Dassault Systèmes today announced that is has acquired Simulayt Limited, a provider of composites and advanced draping simulation technology. We all know composites are where it’s at in terms of reducing weight while meeting performance requirements, so this...

DS: balanced growth in Q2

The first thing to note about Dassault Systèmes’ earnings release is that it is a complicated, day-long affair that involves face-to-face meetings with analysts in Paris, interviews with Bloomberg news and other outlets and an analyst earnings telephone call —...

DS Q1 first view: SMB growth, acquisitions

Dassault Systèmes today reported results for the first quarter that show that the momentum established towards in 2010 continued into 2011. Total revenue in Q1 was €410 million, up 31% as reported and up 29% excluding currency. New license revenue was up 30%,...
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