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Synopsys Posts Financial Results for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2009

PRNewswire
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.
(NASDAQ-NMS:SNPS)
May 20, 2009

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today reported results for its second quarter ended April 30, 2009. For the second quarter of fiscal 2009, Synopsys reported revenue of $336.8 million, a 3.8 percent increase compared to $324.6 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2008.

"Synopsys continues to execute well in an environment that still shows signs of economic stress," said Aart de Geus, chairman and CEO of Synopsys. "Customers are choosing Synopsys for its strong technology, global support, continued investment in the future, and financial strength."

GAAP Results
On a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis, net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2009 was $48.3 million, or $0.33 per share, compared to $39.4 million, or $0.27 per share, for the second quarter of fiscal 2008.

Non-GAAP Results
On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2009 was $65.9 million, or $0.45 per share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $59.7 million, or $0.41 per share, for the second quarter of fiscal 2008.

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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