Tag Archives: Earnings

Geometric’s FQ2 revenue up sequentially, sees slowdown in auto, aero

Geometric Solutions, a provider of component and add-on technologies and services to PLM suppliers and users, announced its second quarter financial results today. Geometric is often a bellwether for the major PLM players — when Geometric says a particular industry delayed projects, that … Continue reading


PTC says FQ4 at or above expectations, restructures anyway

Hot off the presses from PTC: Basically, PTC says that FQ4 revenue will be at or above the high end of earlier guidance ($340 million to $355 million), and that Axeda will add another $4 million to $5 million in revenue on top … Continue reading


Rand’s FY14 up on all counts, buys back LOTS of shares

Rand Worldwide, one of Autodesk’s largest resellers and a provider of technology solutions in its own right, yesterday announced results for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. Total revenue was $92 million, up 11% over the prior year (y/y), led … Continue reading


AVEVA’s H1 update = uh oh

AVEVA issues periodic trading updates in between the more formal and detailed announcements every six months. These interim press releases typically don’t say much — but every so often something interesting slips through. This time, the nuggets aren’t joyous. In … Continue reading


Siemens PLM grows into the AG — a good thing

Every year, Siemens PLM holds an analyst event to talk about its strategy, how it sees the PLMish industry evolving, and its product and go-to-market plans. It’s wall-to-wall PowerPoints, from the company, its partners and customers. A couple of general highlights from … Continue reading


Autodesk adds 74k subscribers in Q2, way more than anticipated

A few weeks ago, Autodesk announced results for its second quarter that beat expectations, caused Wall Street to go all giddy and then pull back once the exuberance bubble burst. Why? It seems that most analysts grabbed onto 74,000 subscribers … Continue reading


Trimble’s Q2 highlights broad diversification

I love how writers start stories about Trimble Navigation: sometimes it’s the electrical instrument company, other times it “isn’t just GPS” — both are correct as far as they go but under-represent all that Trimble is today. And at the rate the … Continue reading


Hexagon’s Q2 a mixed bag of good/bad, up/down

Many things went well for Hexagon in Q2, as the Metrology and Intergraph PP&M businesses returned to more robust growth and the new Solutions business, created to make offerings that combine products from across the portfolio, started to have an impact. … Continue reading


ANSYS Q2 hits usual high notes, but is strangely boring

ANSYS’ Q2 hit the usual superlatives: record revenue, forecasts and consensus beaten — but, even so, it felt as though the company and CEO Jim Cashman were largely treading water, in a “same old same old” pattern of previous quarters. … Continue reading


FARO’s Q2 highlights growing interest in reality computing

FARO Technologies, the metrology company, last week announced Q2 results that gave Wall Street something to cheer about. The company beat expectations and forecasts for both revenue and earnings per share, with revenue up 20% year/year (y/y) to $82 million … Continue reading