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Synopsys Posts Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2012
Q1 2012 Financial Highlights
- Revenue: $425.5 million
- GAAP earnings per share: $0.39
- Non-GAAP earnings per share: $0.56

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, today reported results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2012.

For the first quarter of fiscal year 2012, Synopsys reported revenue of $425.5 million, compared to $364.6 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2011, an increase of 16.7 percent.

"Business in fiscal Q1 was strong and broad based. Combined with a solid outlook for the rest of the year, our results allow us to raise our outlook for fiscal 2012, independent of any impact from the Magma Design Automation acquisition," said Aart de Geus, chairman and CEO of Synopsys. "Customers are aggressively moving to develop advanced new products, and demand for our technology and support is high. We expect the acquisition of Magma, which closed today, will enable us to accelerate delivery of state-of-the art technology to our customers."

GAAP Results
On a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis, net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 was $56.69 million, or $0.39 per share, compared to $48.2 million, or $0.31 per share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2011. 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 2012 was $82.3 million, or $0.56 per share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $68.3 million, or $0.44 per share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2011. 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.

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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