ANSYS Q4 Revenue Up 41% to $486M with $166M Profit

PITTSBURGH, PA, Feb 28, 2020 – ANSYS announced financial results for the fourth quarter of 2019. Revenue for the fourth quarter of 2019 was $486.2M, compared to $343.9M for the third quarter of 2019. GAAP net income was $165.8M.

Comparative analysis based on ANSYS’s financial results in the last 12 quarters (Result source ANSYS website)

Comparative analysis based on ANSYS’s financial results in the last 12 quarters (Result source ANSYS website)

Ajei Gopal, Ansys president & CEO, stated, “Q4 was an outstanding quarter concluding a stellar 2019. We grew double digits across revenue and ACV for the quarter and the year, and I am confident we are tracking towards our 2022 objective of $2 billion in ACV. Our strong execution is a solid testament to the underlying momentum in our business and I am proud of the numerous milestones we accomplished in 2019. We extended our market and technology leadership and differentiated our multiphysics product portfolio both organically, as well as through strategic acquisitions, and expanded our partner ecosystem. Our vision of making simulation pervasive across the product lifecycle is resonating with customers and partners and we believe we are in the early innings of transformative growth and driving long-term value creation in 2020 and beyond.”

Maria Shields, Ansys CFO, stated, “Q4 capped a very strong year and demonstrated the strength of our business model. We set new company records across key financial metrics including our Q4 and full year 2019 revenue, ACV, earnings and operating cash flows. We also grew our deferred revenue and backlog, setting a new year-end record at $871 million, an increase of 32% over 2018. To deliver on both our near-term and longer-term growth objectives, we continue to invest in our core products, high-growth adjacent markets and digital transformation initiatives to scale our business. Our leadership in the simulation market continues to strengthen, giving us increasing confidence in our ability to achieve our 2022 long-term targets. In December 2019, we were added to the prestigious NASDAQ-100 Index, marking another important milestone for Ansys as we look ahead into 2020 and celebrate our fifty-year heritage of technology innovation and product excellence.”

A complete chart of the financial results is available here.

About ANSYS, Inc.

If you’ve ever seen a rocket launch, flown on an airplane, driven a car, used a computer, touched a mobile device, crossed a bridge or put on wearable technology, chances are you’ve used a product where ANSYS software played a critical role in its creation. ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. Through their strategy of pervasive engineering simulation, they help the world’s most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, they help them solve the most complex design challenges and create products limited only by imagination. Founded in 1970, ANSYS is headquartered south of Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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