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SAP: Strong Q4 2018 earnings, restructuring on the horizon

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SAP has revealed as part of the firm's 2018 financial results that it will take a charge of 950 million euros ($1 billion) with restructuring on the horizon due to early retirement and staff shifts to shore up slowing business units. SAP's Q4 2018 earnings (statement) reveal revenues of €7.43bn IFRS or €7.34 billion non-IFRS, up nine percent year-over-year with basic earnings per share of €1.41, a drop of eight percent IFRS or 15 percent non-IFRS. In comparison, in Q3 2018, SAP reported revenues of €6.02 billion IFRS or €6.031 billion non-IFRS. Operating profit increased by 22 percent year-over-year to €2.4 billion IFRS. New cloud bookings were up 25 percent -- 23 percent at constant currencies -- to €736 million, while cloud subscriptions and support revenue grew 41 percent year-over-year to €1.41 billion IFRS.


SAP Q3 2018: Financial outlook raised as cloud subscriptions surge

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SAP has reported strong financial results in the third quarter of 2018 and has once again raised the firm's financial outlook for the year. SAP announced its financial results for the third quarter on Thursday (statement). In Q3 2018, total revenue was reported as €6.02 billion IFRS, or €6.031 billion non-IFRS, up eight percent year-over-year or 10 percent non-IFRS at constant currencies. SAP reported earnings per share of €0.82 IFRS, a decrease of one percent, and increased by 13 percent to €1.14 non-IFRS, beating analyst expectations as polled by Reuters. New cloud bookings increased by 36 percent over the quarter -- 37 percent at constant currencies -- whilst cloud subscriptions and support revenue surged by 39 percent year-over-year, earning SAP €1.30 billion IFRS, or up 41 percent non-IFRS at constant currencies.


SAP Q4 2017: Stable profit with a cloud sales surge

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SAP has reported a strong Q4 due to increased sales in cloud and software services, as well as increased interest in the SAP HANA platform.


SAP Q2 2018: Strong cloud adoption raises financial outlook

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SAP has reported strong financial results in the second quarter of 2018 and has raised the firm's financial outlook for the year. SAP announced its financial results for the second quarter and half-year results ending 30 June 2018 on Thursday (statement). In Q2 2018, total revenue was reported as €5.99 billion ($6.95bn), or €6.014bn non-IFRS, up four percent year-over-year or 10 percent non-IFRS at constant currencies. SAP reported earnings per share of €0.60 IFRS, an increase of eight percent year-over-year, or €0.98 non-IFRS. SAP beat Wall Street earning expectations of €5.86 billion.


Atlassian surpassed $1B in calendar-year revenue in 2018

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Atlassian published its second quarter financial results on Thursday, beating market estimates. The company also hit a new milestone with Q2, which ended on Dec. 31, 2018, surpassing $1 billion in calendar-year revenue. Shares were up in after-hours trading. The collaboration and productivity software firm reported a non-IFRS net income of $61.7 million or 25 cents per diluted share for the second quarter of fiscal 2019. A year prior, net income came to $32 million or 13 cents per diluted share.