Likewise, Table 3 exhibited revenue numbers for Q1 2011 and the three prior quarters, listing each of the G5 Electronics IP vendor's revenue results for each of those quarters. Table 4 gave earnings numbers for Q1 2011 and the three prior quarters, listing each of the G5 IP vendor's earnings results for each of those quarters.
All ten vendors, side by side
To gain a side by side comparison of all ten vendors, in a format which lists both the Stock Prices and Market Caps for January 07, 2011; March 25, 2011; and June 03, 2011, we present below Table 5. After each time period, the percentage the later Market Cap increased over its predecessor is listed in two-digit bold black font. If the Market Cap decreased over the period, the percentage is displayed in two-digit bold red font.
Note that 7 of the 10 vendors gained in market valuation over the seventy-seven day interval between January 07 and March 25, 2011. These trends are consistent with the up slope portions of the stock charts also included above. But over the following seventy days between March 25 and June 03, Table 5 reveals that four of the ten vendors lost market value, and so on.
Electronics IP vendor ARM Holdings’ market strength is again evident, compared to all the other nine companies listed.
Parting Comment: Over the two weeks between June 03 and June 17, 2011, Magma was the only member of the G10 whose Market Cap did not further decline. During that 2-week period, the NASDAQ Composite lost another 4.25% of its value.
About the Writer of the EDA WEEKLY:
Since 1996, Dr. Russ Henke has been and remains active as president of HENKE ASSOCIATES, a San Francisco Bay Area high-tech business & management consulting firm. The number of client companies served by Henke Associates during those years now numbers close to fifty. Engagement lengths have varied from a few weeks up to ten years and beyond.
During his previous corporate career, Henke operated sequentially on "both sides" of MCAE/MCAD and EDA, as a user and as a vendor. He's a veteran corporate executive from Cincinnati Milacron (Research Scientist), SDRC (President & COO), Schlumberger Applicon (Executive VP), Gould Electronics (President & General Manager), ATP (Chairman and CEO), and Mentor Graphics (VP & General Manager).
Henke is a Fellow of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and served on the SME International Board of Directors. Henke was also a board member of SDRC, PDA, ATP, and the MacNeal Schwendler Corporation, and he currently serves on the board of Stottler Henke Associates, Inc.
Henke is also a member of the IEEE and a Life Fellow of ASME International. In April 2006, Dr. Henke received the 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award from the CAD Society, presented by CAD Society president Jeff Rowe at COFES2006 in Scottsdale, AZ. In February 2007, Henke became affiliated with Cyon Research's select group of experts on business and technology issues as a Senior Analyst. This Cyon Research connection aids and supplements Henke's ongoing, independent consulting practice (HENKE ASSOCIATES). Dr. Henke is also a contributing editor of the EDACafé EDA WEEKLY, and he has published EDA WEEKLY articles every four weeks since November 2009; URL's available.
Since May 2003 HENKE ASSOCIATES has also published a total of ninety-six (96) independent COMMENTARY articles on MCAD, PLM, EDA and Electronics IP on IBSystems' MCADCafé and EDACafé.
Further information on HENKE ASSOCIATES, and URL's for past Commentaries, are available at http://www.henkeassociates.net.
March 31, 2011 marked the 15th Anniversary of the founding of HENKE ASSOCIATES.