VMware announces Q1 2012 earnings

Posted by virtualization.info Staff   |   Thursday, April 19th, 2012   |  

Yesterday VMware announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2012.

Total revenue for the Q1 was $1.055 billion, up 25% from Q1 2011.

Looking in detail the informations provided we can see how license revenue has a growth, over Q1 2011, of 15% compared to a 35.3% growth for software maintenance.

Professional services, always at the end of the chain of revenue, grew a good 32.9% from $61 million to $81 million.

  • Revenues for the first quarter were $1.06 billion, an increase of 25.1% from the first quarter of 2011, and 24.8% measured in constant currency.
  • Operating income for the first quarter was $217 million, an increase of 41% from the first quarter of 2011. Non-GAAP operating income for the first quarter was $344 million, an increase of 36% from the first quarter of 2011.
  • Net income for the first quarter was $191 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, compared to $126 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2011.   Non-GAAP net income for the quarter was $287 million, or $0.66 per diluted share, compared to $204 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2011.
  • Trailing twelve months operating cash flows were $2.12 billion, an increase of 64%.  Trailing twelve months free cash flows were $2.07 billion, an increase of 53%.
  • Cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments were $5.22 billion and unearned revenue was $2.81 billion as of March 31, 2012.

U.S. revenues for the first quarter of 2012 grew 21% to $485 million from 2011.  International revenues grew 28% to $570 million from 2011.

License revenues for the first quarter of 2012 were $482 million, an increase of 15% from 2011.  Service revenues, which include software maintenance and professional services, were $573 million for 2012, an increase of 35% from 2011.

“The quarter’s solid performance across our portfolio underscores the value that VMware is providing customers as they work to transform their IT organizations,” said Paul Maritz, chief executive officer, VMware.

“VMware is well positioned for growth as the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure,” said Mark Peek, chief financial officer, VMware. “Second quarter 2012 revenues are expected to be in the range of $1.10 and $1.12 billion. Annual 2012 revenues are expected to be in the range of $4.525 and $4.625 billion, an increase of 20% to 23% from 2011, and annual license revenues are expected to grow between 12% and 16%.”


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