Hexagon posts tepid Q1

Hexagon posts tepid Q1

A very quick update on Hexagon before I rush back to all things Internet of Things at PTC’s Liveworx event: Total revenue was up 19% as reported to €705 million in Q1. In constant currencies (cc), and removing acquired revenue but adding back in sold revenue,...
PTC’s FQ2 was an up/down mix with lots of potential

PTC’s FQ2 was an up/down mix with lots of potential

Remember how PTC shocked everyone at the beginning of the month when they announced that the first calendar quarter/second fiscal quarter of 2015 was OK, but they were rejigging the business to better meet new goals? Yes? Well, last night PTC gave much more detail...
Quickie: DS rocks Q1, acquires Modelon

Quickie: DS rocks Q1, acquires Modelon

Heading out to day 2 of the Siemens Oil and Gas Innovations Conference but wanted to take a quick peek at Dassault Systèmes Q1 results, reported early this morning. On the surface, DS knocked Q1 out of the park, soundly beating its total revenue target €615 million or...
AVEVA teases that fiscal 2015 wasn’t as bad as feared

AVEVA teases that fiscal 2015 wasn’t as bad as feared

AVEVA releases periodic updates, really little more than place holders, to tell investors how things are going and what they can expect to hear in the upcoming formal earnings release. Today, AVEVA’s  Trading Update said that the fiscal year ended March 31...
Oh dear. FARO preannounces Q1

Oh dear. FARO preannounces Q1

Despite all of the (deserved, accurate) hoopla about reality computing, FARO, one of the leading capture vendors, today announced preliminary results for Q1. Is it a harbinger of things to come or an isolated case? Probably more the former, as currency, regional...
PTC sort of preannounces FQ2, workforce realignment

PTC sort of preannounces FQ2, workforce realignment

PTC just announced that revenue for the quarter ended April 4 will be slightly above the midpoint of prior guidance of $305 million to $320 million, with license and subscription revenue slightly below the mid-point of the $80 million to $95 million...
ESI reports strong close to 2014, ends with growth

ESI reports strong close to 2014, ends with growth

ESI last week reported results for Q4 and the fiscal year ended January 31, 2015 that were surprisingly strong, with Q4 total revenue up 8% as reported to €49 million, boosting full year revenue to €110 million, up 1.5%. That’s quite a reversal, given that...