Cadence reported third quarter 2017 revenue of $485 million, compared to revenue of $446 million reported for the same period in 2016. On a GAAP basis, Cadence recognized net income of $81 million, or $0.29 per share on a diluted basis, in the third quarter of 2017, compared to net income of $65 million, or $0.23 per share on a diluted basis, for the same period in 2016.
Using the non-GAAP measure defined below, net income in the third quarter of 2017 was $98 million, or $0.35 per share on a diluted basis, as compared to net income of $85 million, or $0.30 per share on a diluted basis, for the same period in 2016.
"Broad-based proliferation and adoption of our digital and signoff, custom analog tools and IP products with consistent execution enabled Cadence to achieve excellent operating results for the third quarter," said Lip-Bu Tan, president and chief executive officer.
"During the third quarter, we met or exceeded our key operating metrics and we are on track to deliver strong financial results for the fiscal year," said John Wall, senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Commentary on the third quarter 2017 financial results by John Wall, senior vice president and chief financial officer, is available at www.cadence.com/cadence/investor_relations.
For the fourth quarter of 2017, the company expects total revenue in the range of $490 million to $500 million. Fourth quarter GAAP net income per diluted share is expected to be in the range of $0.26 to $0.28. Net income per diluted share using the non-GAAP measure defined below is expected to be in the range of $0.38 to $0.40.
For 2017, the company expects total revenue in the range of $1.931 billion to $1.941 billion. On a GAAP basis, net income per diluted share for 2017 is expected to be in the range of $1.04 to $1.06. Using the non-GAAP measure defined below, net income per diluted share for 2017 is expected to be in the range of $1.39 to $1.41.
A schedule showing a reconciliation of the business outlook from GAAP net income and diluted net income per share to non-GAAP net income and diluted net income per share is included in this release.
Audio Webcast Scheduled
Lip-Bu Tan, president and chief executive officer, and John Wall, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will host the third quarter 2017 financial results audio webcast today, October 26, 2017, at 2 p.m. (Pacific) / 5 p.m. (Eastern). Attendees are asked to register at the website at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled webcast. An archive of the webcast will be available starting October 26, 2017 at 5 p.m. (Pacific) and ending December 15, 2017 at 5 p.m. (Pacific). Webcast access is available at www.cadence.com/cadence/investor_relations.
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