Quickie: ANSYS Q3 a bit light, sees modest growth in 2017

Quickie: ANSYS Q3 a bit light, sees modest growth in 2017

ANSYS just reported results for Q3 that were a wee bit light on revenue and a bit tentative on 2017 — but, overall, not bad. And there’s an acquisition, too. First, the details: Total revenue was $246 million, up 3% as reported and up 2% in constant...
Nemetschek’s Q3 results reinforce topline growth ambitions

Nemetschek’s Q3 results reinforce topline growth ambitions

A couple of weeks ago, Nemetschek teased that its 2016 results would be better than expected and, on Friday, showed us why. First, the details: Total revenue in Q4 was €84 million, up 19% as reported. Organic revenue was up 15%. License revenue was €43 million, up 19%...
Quickie: PTC’s FQ4 as expected — and a huge SLM deal

Quickie: PTC’s FQ4 as expected — and a huge SLM deal

You might recall that PTC pre-announced its fourth fiscal quarter earlier this month that set expectations for Q4 revenue rather low but raised the bar on future results. Today, the company filled in the details: Total revenue in FQ4 was down 8% from a year ago to...
Quickie: DS Q3 beat expectations on EXPERIENCE momentum

Quickie: DS Q3 beat expectations on EXPERIENCE momentum

I’m on my way to the airport (Solid Edge University in Indianapolis, anyone?) but just saw this come into the inbox: Dassault Systèmes beat its own revenue guidance and analyst consensus in Q3, reported IFRS revenue of €735 million (up 9% as reported and up 9%...
ESI blows past forecasts in H1 2016

ESI blows past forecasts in H1 2016

ESI reported Q2 results last month (apologies for the delay in getting to this) that show that its vision for virtual prototyping may be starting to take hold. The company reported that H1 revenue was up 16% as reported, led by license growth. Acquisitions, namely...
PTC says Q4 revenue will be low because of … subs

PTC says Q4 revenue will be low because of … subs

PTC just announced preliminary results for Q4 of fiscal 2016 (ended last week) that show bookings will be well ahead of plan but revenue lower than expected. Blame math: more buyers chose subscriptions than perpetuals, which means revenue will be below expectations...