Citrix Reports 2011 Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Financial Results

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Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.

FINANCIAL RESULTS In the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011, Citrix achieved revenue of $619 million, compared to $530 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2010, representing 17 percent revenue growth. For the fiscal year 2011, Citrix reported annual revenues of $2.21 billion, compared to $1.87 billion in fiscal year 2010, an 18 percent increase. GAAP Results Net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011 was $109 million, or $0.58 per diluted share, compared to $94 million, or $0.49 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2010. Annual net income for 2011 was $356 million, or $1.87 per diluted share, compared to $277 million, or $1.46 per diluted share, in fiscal year 2010. Non-GAAP Results Non-GAAP net income in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011 was $147 million, or $0.78 per diluted share, compared to $125 million, or $0.65 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2010. Non-GAAP net income excludes the effects of amortization of intangible assets primarily related to business combinations, stock-based compensation expenses and the tax effects related to those items. In addition, non-GAAP net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010 excludes amounts recorded in connection with the restructuring program that the company implemented in January 2009 and the related tax effect. Annual non-GAAP net income for 2011 was $473 million, or $2.48 per diluted share, compared to $396 million, or $2.08 per diluted share, in 2010. Non-GAAP net income excludes the effects of amortization of intangible assets primarily related to business combinations, stock-based compensation expenses and the tax effects related to those items. In addition, non-GAAP net income excludes amounts recorded in connection with the restructuring program that the company implemented in January 2009 and the related tax effect. “This was a great quarter to cap another record year,” said Mark Templeton, president and chief executive officer for Citrix. “Greater diversity in our products and channel, combined with a compelling vision, is driving more C-level engagement as well as more up-sell and cross-sell opportunities. As a result, we are seeing more strategic deals, more use of our products as an end-to-end system, and deeper engagement with our customers through services. “I’m pleased with how the team’s great execution across strategy, innovation and operations has delivered growth in both revenue and profit.”