Reconciliation of Target Operating Results
The following tables reconcile the specific items excluded from GAAP in the calculation of target non-GAAP operating results for the periods indicated below:
GAAP to non-GAAP Reconciliation of First Quarter Fiscal Year 2009 Targets (in thousands, except per share amounts) Range for Three Months Ending January 31, 2009 Low High Target GAAP expenses $276,000 $291,500 Adjustment: Estimated impact of amortization of intangible assets (11,500) (15,000) Estimated impact of share-based compensation (11,500) (13,500) Target non-GAAP expenses $253,000 $263,000 Range for Three Months Ending January 31, 2009 Low High Target GAAP earnings per share $0.26 $0.31 Adjustment: Estimated impact of amortization of intangible assets 0.10 0.08 Estimated impact of share-based compensation 0.09 0.08 Net non-GAAP tax effect (0.05) (0.05) Target non-GAAP earnings per share $0.40 $0.42 Shares used in non-GAAP calculation (midpoint of target range) 147,500 147,500 GAAP to Non-GAAP Reconciliation of Fiscal Year 2009 Targets Range for Fiscal Year Ending October 31, 2009 Low High Target GAAP earnings per share $1.07 $1.26 Adjustment: Estimated impact of amortization of intangible assets 0.31 0.28 Estimated impact of share-based compensation 0.40 0.39 Net non-GAAP tax effect (0.18) (0.21) Target non-GAAP earnings per share $1.60 $1.72 Shares used in non-GAAP calculation (midpoint of target range) 147,500 147,500
Earnings Call Open to Investors
Synopsys will hold a conference call for financial analysts and investors today at 2:00 p.m., Pacific Time. A live webcast of the call will be available at Synopsys' corporate website at
http://www.synopsys.com/ . A recording of the call will be available by calling +1-800-475-6701 (+1-320-365-3844 for international callers), access code 968632, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time today. A webcast replay will also be available on the website from approximately 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time today through the time Synopsys announces its results for the first quarter fiscal 2009 in February 2009. Synopsys will post copies of the prepared remarks of Aart de Geus, chairman and chief executive officer, and Brian Beattie, chief financial officer, on its website following the call. In addition, Synopsys makes additional financial information available in a financial supplement also posted on the corporate website.