Investors Alert on Recent News -Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS)

Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) has market worth of 13.22B along 149.44M outstanding shares. The stock moved -0.65% to $87.9 in recent session. The recent traded volume was 73408 shares. The stock had closed at $88.48 on the previous day. The shares registered yearly performance at 22.74% and YTD move seen at 3.80%.

Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) today reported that Dr. John Rogers, principal engineer of imaging optics in the Optical Solutions Group at Synopsys, has been promoted to Fellow by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. Each year SPIE recognizes distinguished individuals in the field of optics and optoelectronics through its Fellows program. The promotion recognizes Rogers’ technical achievements in optical design and engineering, as well as his extensive service and contributions to the optics community. Rogers will formally accept the honor at the SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference in San Diego, Calif. in August 2018.

George Bayz, vice president of Synopsys’ Optical Solutions Group said “John’s pioneering contributions to design strategies for tilted, decentered and freeform surfaces has significantly advanced the field of optical design and has helped to drive the development of advanced design features in the optical software that Synopsys supplies”. “We congratulate John on his many achievements and on his election to SPIE Fellow.”

Rogers has given extensive service to the optics community for educational activities and support for several technical societies. Currently, he is a reviewer for JOSA A, Optics Express and Optics Letters. In 2014 and 2017, he was co-chair for the International Optical Design Conference. In 2016, he was a guest speaker for the Optical Society of Southern California, and from 1992 to 1997, he was convener for the ISO TC172 SC1 WG2, which produced the ISO 10110 optical drawing standard. From 1984 to 1988, he was assistant professor at the Institute of Optics, University of Rochester.

Rogers has also given significant service to SPIE. He has served as a conference chair, committee member and contributor to many SPIE conferences. He is also a reviewer for Optical Engineering and has served as a guest editor as well. His talks at various SPIE conferences have often attracted large audiences. He has authored or co-authored 37 journal and conference papers, has contributed articles for two books and holds 13 U.S. patents. He received a Ph.D. in Optics from University of Arizona, an M.S. in Optics from University of Arizona and a B.S. in Mathematics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

The stock has recorded a weekly performance of 2.57% and monthly performance is 4.91%. Shares have moved -2.24% over the last quarter and changed 11.16% over the recent six months. In terms of profitability, Synopsys, Inc. has a gross margin of 76.10%, an operating margin of 12.60% and a net profit margin of 1.60%. Return on assets come to 0.80% and return on investment coming to 3.00% while Return on equity come to 1.40%.

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