GAAP sales rose to 304.2 mln eur from 239.9 mln, driven by strong growth in both software and services revenues.
"The fourth quarter was an active period of new contracts across all software applications, end markets and regionally," the company said in a statement.
Looking ahead, CFO Thibault de Tersant reconfirmed Dassault Systemes' existing 2006 guidance.
The company is targeting full year non-GAAP sales of 1.105-1.115 bln eur, up 17-18 pct in constant currencies, with about 7 points of growth from newly acquired ABAQUS.
The 2006 non-GAAP operating margin is seen stable from 2005, with EPS targeted at 1.79-1.81 eur, excluding writedowns, acquisition costs and executives' share options. firstname.lastname@example.org jms
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