ANSYS Q4 was solid, also cautious for 2012

ANSYS reported revenue yesterday for the fourth quarter and all of 2011. In a nutshell, Q4 was terrific by pretty much any measure and only in part due to the contribution of the Apache acquisition. Wall Street was less impressed as tax adjustments lowered net income...

Nemetschek revenue up 10% in 2011

Nemetschek today announced that preliminary figures show revenue grew 10% in 2011, to €164 million, just below its target of €165 million. License revenue was up 9% (to €81 million) and maintenance revenue was up of 11% to €74 million. Through the first nine months of...

Rand’s product sales up, commissions down

A quick note on Rand Worldwide, which just released results for the quarter ended December 31. Q2 revenue was $23 million, up 4% from a year ago and essentially flat with its fiscal first quarter. For the six months ended December 31, 2011, total revenues were $44...

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...

Hexagon sets new goals

I’m in San Diego for SolidWorks World, looking out at the harbor and trying to catch up on last week’s news. It’s in the 50s here, cloudy and windy. Wonderful for this New Englander, but cold to the natives who huddle around outdoor propane heaters. It’s likely colder...

Trimble growing ahead of expectations

A quick update on Trimble, which reported Q4 and fiscal 2011 on February 2, 2012. The company had expected revenue growth of about 20% for 2011, but wound up acquiring at a rapid clip that lead it to report FY 2011 revenue of $1.64 billion, up about 27% over FY...

AspenTech continues its reinvention

AspenTech continues its turnaround, with total revenue climbing 34% to nearly $67 million for the second fiscal quarter ended December 31. The transition from paid-up license/maintenance revenue recognition to subscriptions has been rocky with the company not yet near...

Delcam reports nice surprise

In case you missed it, Delcam also gave a trading update last week. The UK-based maker of CAM solutions said that it saw a “strong finish” to 2011 with “profit before tax to be ahead of current market forecasts of £3.2m (stated before share option charges of £0.1m)....

AVEVA confident of a successful F12

The earnings news so far has been almost giddy, both retrospectively as PTC and SAP strong December quarters and looking forward as both companies project strong growth for 2012. AVEVA tamped that down a bit today, releasing an Interim Management Statement (no...