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Synopsys Posts Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2013
Q1 2013 Financial Highlights
- Revenue: $475.1 million
- GAAP earnings per share: $0.45
- Non-GAAP earnings per share: $0.67

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a global leader providing software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems, today reported results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2013.

For the first quarter of fiscal year 2013, Synopsys reported revenue of $475.1 million, compared to $425.5 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2012, an increase of 11.7 percent.

"In the first fiscal quarter of 2013 our business, technology progress, and customer engagements were strong across the board," said Aart de Geus, chairman and co-CEO of Synopsys. "Semiconductor companies are aggressively pushing both technology and efficiency to develop differentiated products within very tight market windows, and Synopsys is a key partner in these quests. Because of our strong first fiscal quarter results, including the impact of the reinstatement of the federal R&D tax credit, and confidence in our business, we are raising our non-GAAP earnings per share target for the year."

GAAP Results
On a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis, net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 was $69.9 million, or $0.45 per share, compared to $56.7 million, or $0.39 per share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2012. Due to our fiscal calendar, the first quarter of fiscal year 2012 included an extra week.

Non-GAAP Results
On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 was $103.0 million, or $0.67 per share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $82.3 million, or $0.56 per share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2012. Reconciliation between GAAP and non-GAAP results is provided at the end of this press release. Due to our fiscal calendar, the first quarter of fiscal year 2012 included an extra week.

Fiscal first quarter GAAP and non-GAAP results included the impact of the reinstatement of the federal R&D tax credit for 2012 and 2013. The fiscal first quarter results include a retroactive benefit of $6 million for fiscal year 2012, as well as a $2 million current quarter impact.

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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