What you might have missed, 23 August

So I went on vacation last week. And the world of engineering software kept going, perhaps even ramped up a bit even though I wasn’t around to pay attention. Here are a few of the news bits I found most compelling from my time away: SGI acquires OpenCFDLast week SGI...

ESI revenue up 9% in Q1

ESI Group yesterday reported results for the quarter ended April 30, 2011. Total revenue for the quarter was €17.3 million, up 9% as reported and up 8% in constant currencies. The company said performance was strongest in Europe and the Americas, with a year/year...

News bits: SAP and ESI

Earnings season is in full spate, which makes it hard to keep up with all of the news coming out of the vendor community.  Here are a couple you may have missed: SAP AG SAP confounded investors on Thursday with results that were below expectations for the first...

ESI: 2010 was “buoyant”

ESI Group reported unaudited results today that highlight 30% growth in new business intake in the fourth quarter and what the company described as a “surge” in the emerging BRIC markets. In all, ESI described 2010 as exhibiting “buoyant” growth. The details: • Total...

Momentum continues in ESI’s Q3 results

ESI Group today released results for its fiscal third quarter, ended October 31, 2010 — and they continue ESI’s upward trajectory. Total revenue for the third quarter of fiscal year was €16.0 million, up 16% from a year ago but down 6% sequentially, following...

ESI reports license revenue up 13%

ESI Group today reported results for the first half of 2010 – and they were pretty good, reflecting the general improvement in the end-markets ESI serves. CEO Alain de Rouvray said in a press release, “The first half of the year witnessed a more robust...

ESI reports slight decline in FQ1

ESI Group reported yesterday that sales for the first quarter of FY2011 were €16 million, down 3% from a year ago on a decline in services revenue that was not offset by slightly higher license sales. License revenue was €11 million euros, essentially flat when...

ESI ready for economic rebound

ESI Group last week gave more details on its financial performance for the year ended January 31. In March, we learned that total revenue for the year was €75.1 million, up 7% as reported or up nearly 4% in constant currencies. Almost all of the net increase came from...

ESI Group sales up 7% for 2009

ESI Group reported results yesterday for the year ended January 31 — and investors like. A lot. ESI’s share price is up over 7% at mid-day trading in Paris. The details: • Total revenue for the year was €75.1 million, up 7.1% as reported or nearly 4% in constant...

ESI reports Q3 sales up 3% on strong growth in services

ESI Group reported reasonably good results for the third quarter today, as total revenue grew 3.2% to €13.8 million in what is typically the company’s weakest quarter. License revenue declined almost 6% to €8.5 million when compared to a year ago, slowing the steep...