Apr 27 2011

Dassault Systèmes Reports Record First Quarter Earnings and Reconfirms 2011 Financial Growth Objectives

Paris, France, April 27, 2011 - Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) reports IFRS unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. These results were reviewed by the Company’s Board of Directors on April 26, 2011.    


Summary Highlights

  • Strong revenue, earnings and operating margin performance
  • New licenses revenue up 28%  and recurring revenue up 32% (IRS and non-IFRS) in constant currencies
  • EPS up 59% to €0.51 (IFRS) and up 47% to €0.63 (non-IFRS)
  • 2011 financial growth objectives reconfirmed, reported revenue range adjusted for currency    
  • First quarter Version 6 contracts signed with automotive leaders BMW and Jaguar Land Rover and agricultural engineering leader CLAAS
  • Board of Directors’ recommends shareholders approve 17% increase in the cash dividend