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Altair Engineering is a technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of product design and development, high-performance computing, and data analytics. It offers modeling, visualization, and physics solver solutions for a variety of engineering disciplines, simulation software for manufacturing companies, data analytics technology for data preparation, management, and analysis, as well as high-performance and cloud computing workflow tools. The company serves universities, government agencies, manufacturers, pharmaceutical firms, weather prediction agencies, and electronics design companies, and financial services organizations, such as banks and credit unions.

TypePublic
Founded1985
HQTroy, MI, US
Websitealtair.com
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureA+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)2,950(+4%)
Job Openings242
Revenue (FY, 2020)$469.9 M(+3%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$75.3
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Altair Engineering

James R. Scapa

James R. Scapa

Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Brett Chouinard

Brett Chouinard

President, Chief Operating Officer, Director
Uwe Schramm

Uwe Schramm

Chief Technical Officer
Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown

Chief Financial Officer
Sam Mahalingam

Sam Mahalingam

Chief Technical Officer
Amy Messano

Amy Messano

Chief Marketing Officer
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Altair Engineering Office Locations

Altair Engineering has offices in Troy, Austin, Berkeley, Bothell and in 64 other locations
Troy, MI, US (HQ)
1820 E Big Beaver Rd
Austin, TX, US
7800 Shoal Creek Blvd #200N
Berkeley, CA, US
2100 Shattuck Ave
Bothell, WA, US
3303 Monte Villa Pkwy #320
Clifton Park, NY, US
1 Fairchild Square, Clifton Park
Glendale, WI, US
5150 N Port Washington Rd #101
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Altair Engineering Financials and Metrics

Altair Engineering Revenue

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Altair Engineering's revenue was reported to be $469.92 m in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

150.2m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

116.7m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

77.7%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

14.4m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

18.2m

Market capitalization (14-Sept-2021)

5.6b

Closing stock price (14-Sept-2021)

75.3

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

243.4m

EV

5.6b
Altair Engineering's current market capitalization is $5.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

333.3m396.4m458.9m469.9m

Revenue growth, %

6%19%16%

Cost of goods sold

106.6m116.0m132.6m121.3m

Gross profit

226.7m280.4m326.3m348.6m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

84.9m91.7m95.6m93.9m127.9m106.8m100.4m131.5m98.6m106.5m150.2m

Cost of goods sold

26.3m29.0m29.5m27.2m32.9m31.0m31.7m34.5m25.1m29.0m33.4m

Gross profit

58.6m62.7m66.1m66.7m95.0m75.8m68.7m97.0m73.5m77.4m116.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

69%68%69%71%74%71%68%74%75%73%78%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

39.2m35.3m223.1m241.2m

Accounts Receivable

86.6m96.8m105.0m117.9m

Prepaid Expenses

10.0m15.5m17.1m21.1m

Inventories

2.0m2.0m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

16.7m63.2m199.2m197.4m39.8m251.8m246.9m247.1m250.5m245.4m243.4m

Accounts Receivable

63.5m83.4m73.8m69.0m88.4m85.8m84.1m87.7m79.2m88.5m107.1m

Prepaid Expenses

10.5m13.1m13.3m12.1m16.0m18.3m18.4m16.8m16.5m18.8m22.3m

Inventories

1.8m1.1m1.8m1.2m3.4m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(99.4m)13.7m(7.5m)(10.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

11.7m14.7m21.5m23.8m

Accounts Payable

(1.1m)1.6m(426.0k)(1.8m)

Cash From Operating Activities

16.1m36.2m31.4m32.9m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

(39.1m)3.9m5.4m12.7m13.0m9.9m(6.0m)6.0m(4.2m)(12.7m)14.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

7.9m3.5m7.5m10.9m5.2m10.5m15.8m5.7m11.3m16.9m6.7m

Accounts Payable

(1.6m)510.0k335.0k796.0k(1.8m)(2.2m)(420.0k)(3.0m)(3.8m)(3.3m)(767.0k)

Cash From Operating Activities

17.5m26.7m37.3m40.4m25.3m31.9m30.0m28.0m33.4m27.4m36.6m
USDQ3, 2017

Debt/Equity

-1.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

-4.8 x
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Altair Engineering Operating Metrics

Altair Engineering's Customers was reported to be 11 k in FY, 2019.
FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Products and Services

4910

Products

150150150

Customers

5 k8 k11 k

Patents Issued

141209221
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Altair Engineering Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Wrap International (WRAP Software Business)May 07, 2020
newFASANTJanuary 06, 2020
EDEM SimulationNovember 07, 2019
PolliwogOctober 10, 2019
Datawatch CorporationNovember 05, 2018
SIMSOLIDOctober 17, 2018
FluiDynaMay 10, 2018
Candi ControlsMay 03, 2018
Runtime Design AutomationSeptember 28, 2017
Altair Engineering Finland OySeptember 14, 2017
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Altair Engineering Revenue Breakdown

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Altair Engineering revenue breakdown by business segment: 87.4% from Software, 10.7% from Client Engineering Services and 1.9% from Other

Altair Engineering revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 15.4% from Other Countries (Asia Pacific), 8.2% from Japan, 10.7% from Other countries (EMEA), 10.9% from Germany, 47.7% from United States and 7.0% from Other

Altair Engineering Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

61/100

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Altair Engineering Online and Social Media Presence

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Altair Engineering Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    81/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    100/100

  • Compensation

    B

    76/100

  • Diversity

    B

    75/100

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Altair Engineering News and Updates

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Altair Engineering Blogs

What is Free-Size Optimization?

Free-size optimization is the most specialized of these methods and is often applied to optimize machined structures and parts stamped from tailor-welded blanks. It is perhaps most widely used, however, in the design of complex laminate composite components. Free-size optimization helps engineers fi…

GARUDA UNY Shell Eco-marathon Team Testimonial

Kesit Bayu Purnomo as Autodesign Division of Garuda UNY Eco Team “Altair has made a huge impact on our team. The ease of use is one of the big advantages of Altair products, for example, in Altair Inspire each related ... Read More The post GARUDA UNY Shell Eco-marathon Team Testimonial appeared fir…

What is Size, Shape, and Free-Shape Optimization?

Topology and topography optimization deliver great concepts, but even the most promising new designs need to be fine-tuned. This is where size, shape, and free-shape optimization come in. Size optimization is widely used to find optimal solutions for key product characteristics, such as cross-sectio…

What is Topology Optimization?

Imagine a simple beam that needs to carry a single load. Engineers can typically draw upon experience to propose a workable solution. But when faced with a complex part, packaged into a tight space, that needs to carry multiple loads, ... Read More The post What is Topology Optimization? appeared fi…

What is Topography Optimization

Topography optimization helps manufacturers to design and optimize any thin-walled part. Like a drum skin, these thin sheet structures can be easily excited, causing undesirable noise, vibration and even damage under certain conditions. Topography optimization enables the design of thin-walled struc…

Altair Engineering India Pvt Ltd and Indian Institute of Technology Madras Collaborate to Expand Altair Embed Target Support Portfolio with the SHAKTI Processor

Altair announced its collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), a premier education Institute in Chennai, India, to add the Shakti processor to the support portfolio of Altair Embed. The Shakti processor – India’s first indigenous RISC-V processor ... Read More The post Alt…
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Altair Engineering Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Altair Engineering founded?

    Altair Engineering was founded in 1985.

  • Who are Altair Engineering key executives?

    Altair Engineering's key executives are James R. Scapa, Brett Chouinard and Uwe Schramm.

  • How many employees does Altair Engineering have?

    Altair Engineering has 2,950 employees.

  • What is Altair Engineering revenue?

    Latest Altair Engineering annual revenue is $469.9 m.

  • What is Altair Engineering revenue per employee?

    Latest Altair Engineering revenue per employee is $159.3 k.

  • Who are Altair Engineering competitors?

    Competitors of Altair Engineering include ESI Group, Alteryx and Ansys.

  • Where is Altair Engineering headquarters?

    Altair Engineering headquarters is located at 1820 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy.

  • Where are Altair Engineering offices?

    Altair Engineering has offices in Troy, Austin, Berkeley, Bothell and in 64 other locations.

  • How many offices does Altair Engineering have?

    Altair Engineering has 69 offices.