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Synopsys posts financial results for fourth quarter and fiscal year 2007

PRNewswire-FirstCall
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.
(NASDAQ:SNPS)
Dec 06, 2007

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design and manufacturing, today reported results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 31, 2007.

For the fourth quarter, Synopsys reported revenue of $315.2 million, an 11.2 percent increase compared to $283.4 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006. Revenue for fiscal year 2007 was $1.212 billion, an increase of 10.7 percent from $1.096 billion in fiscal 2006.

“We finished out the fourth quarter and fiscal 2007 with very strong financial and operating results,” said Aart de Geus, chairman and CEO of Synopsys. “With unparalleled revenue visibility in the industry, a promising technology pipeline of new products and capabilities, and a favorable customer landscape, we have a solid outlook for 2008.“

GAAP Results
On a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis, net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2007 was $41.0 million, or $0.27 per share, compared to $10.1 million, or $0.07 per share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006.

GAAP net income for fiscal year 2007 was $130.5 million, or $0.87 per share, compared to $24.7 million or $0.17 per share, for fiscal 2006.

Non-GAAP Results
On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2007 was $60.0 million, or $0.40 per share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $30.7 million, or $0.22 per share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006.

Non-GAAP net income for fiscal year 2007 was $204.9 million, or $1.37 per share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $111.8 million, or $0.77 per share, for fiscal 2006.

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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