Net income was $9.9 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2012, leading to net income per share of $0.10, compared to $0.04 in the same period last fiscal year.

Non-GAAP income from operations, which adds back stock-based compensation expense, restructuring charges and amortization of intangibles associated with acquisitions, was $18.6 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2013, compared to $10.1 million in the same period last fiscal year.

Non-GAAP net income was $12.3 million, or $0.13 per share, for the second quarter of fiscal 2013, compared to non-GAAP net income of $6.0 million, or $0.06 per share, in the same period last fiscal year. A reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP results is included in the financial tables included in this press release.

AspenTech had cash and cash equivalents of $175.2 million at December 31, 2012, an increase of $11.9 million from the end of the prior quarter after using $19.7 million in cash to repurchase shares of common stock and reducing secured borrowings by $5.6 million. AspenTech has now fully repaid its secured borrowings. During the second quarter, the company generated $35.7 million in cash flow from operations and $34.5 million in free cash flow after taking into consideration $1.2 million in capital expenditures and capitalized software.

Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures

This press release contains “non-GAAP financial measures” under the rules of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Non-GAAP financial measures are not based on a comprehensive set of accounting rules or principles. This non-GAAP information supplements, and is not intended to represent a measure of performance in accordance with, disclosures required by generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP. Non-GAAP financial measures should be considered in addition to, not as a substitute for or superior to, financial measures determined in accordance with GAAP. A reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP results is included in the financial tables included in this press release.

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