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Synopsys Posts Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2011

Feb 16, 2011

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today reported results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2011.

For the first quarter of fiscal year 2011, Synopsys reported revenue of $364.6 million, compared to $330.2 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2010, an increase of 10.4%.

"Synopsys began fiscal 2011 with a strong first quarter, putting us well on-track towards meeting our objectives for the year," said Aart de Geus, chairman and CEO of Synopsys. "With a backdrop of a healthy semiconductor industry, we continue to deliver strong technology with our traditional EDA solutions, while achieving meaningful scale with our solutions in higher-growth adjacencies."

GAAP Results
On a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis, net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 was $48.2 million, or $0.31 per share, compared to $132.8 million, or $0.88 per share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2010. Net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2010 included a one-time $91.6 million, or $0.61 per share, tax benefit associated with the IRS settlement for fiscal years 2002-2004, announced on January 12, 2010.

Non-GAAP Results
On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 was $68.3 million, or $0.44 per share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $62.4 million, or $0.41 per share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2010.

Editorial Contacts
Gayane Markosyan
Synopsys Armenia CJSC
41 Arshakunyats Avenue
ViaSphere Technopark, Bldg. #1
Republic of Armenia, 0026 Yerevan
T: (37410) 49 2356
F: (37410) 49 2696
E: gayanem@synopsys.com

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