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ANSYS' Earnings Rise On Higher Revenue

The software company posts increases in both fourth quarter and full year net income.

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On February 26, 2009, software company

ANSYS Incorporated

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reported that its Q4 FY08 earnings rose 9.0% on higher revenue. Net income increased to $31.91 million from $29.29 million. On a per share basis, earnings fell to $0.34 per share from $0.36 per share in Q4 FY07, due to higher share count. On a non-GAAP basis, net income was $46.56 million or $0.50 per share, beating the most recent consensus estimate of $0.44 per share.

Revenue grew 21.6% to $135.30 million from $111.24 million a year ago. Software licenses revenue improved 19.6% to $90.38 million from $75.56 million, while maintenance and services revenue rose 25.9% to $44.92 million from $35.67 million.

Recently, the company announced its participation in the Osteoporotic Virtual Physiological Human Project (VPHOP), launched by a European consortium. The project aims to develop a new generation of medical technologies designed to predict the patient-specific risk of osteoporosis and bone fracture.

During FY08, ANSYS' net income grew 35.5% to $111.67 million or $1.29 per share from $82.39 million or $1.02 per share in FY07. Adjusted net income was $152.41 million or $1.76 per share, up 39.8% from $109.00 million or $1.34 per share. Full year GAAP revenue advanced 24.1 to $478.34 million from $385.34 million, while non-GAAP revenue grew 27.3% to $492.96 million from $387.17 million last year.

Looking ahead to Q1 FY09, ANSYS expects its GAAP earnings to be in the range of $0.17 per share to $0.25 per share and non-GAAP earnings of $0.33 per share to $0.39 per share. The company forecast revenue in the range of $117.00 million to $125.00 million. For FY09, the company anticipates earnings of $1.01 to $1.36 per share on expected sales of $522 million.