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Synopsys Posts Financial Results for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2012
Q2 2012 Financial Highlights
- Revenue: $432.6 million
- GAAP earnings per share: $0.14
- Non-GAAP earnings per share: $0.53

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 23, 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 second quarter of fiscal year 2012.

For the second quarter of fiscal year 2012, Synopsys reported revenue of $432.6 million, compared to $393.7 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2011, an increase of 10 percent.

"We delivered strong results in the second quarter, and are raising annual guidance to reflect both the robustness of our base business and the rapid integration of Magma," said Aart de Geus, chairman and CEO of Synopsys. "Electronic design automation is the key technology that enables the development of electronics around the world. Synopsys is leading the way – with state-of-the-art products and support, and the vision and resources required to help take our customers to the next level of success."

GAAP Results
On a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis, net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2012 was $21.0 million, or $0.14 per share compared to $81.1 million, or $0.53 per share, for the second quarter of fiscal 2011. Net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 included a one-time $32.8 million, or $0.21 per share, tax benefit associated with a settlement with the IRS for audits for fiscal years 2006 through 2009. Net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2012 included $30.2 million of costs associated with the acquisition of Magma Design Automation.

Non-GAAP Results
On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2012 was $78.5 million, or $0.53 per share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $68.5 million, or $0.45 per share, for the second quarter of fiscal 2011.

Note that the second fiscal quarter financial targets provided by Synopsys on February 22, 2012 did not include the impact of the acquisition of Magma Design Automation.

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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