Top Technology Stocks:
Technology shares were mixed in pre-market trade Thursday.
In technology stocks news, ANSYS ( ANSS ), an engineering simulation software company, said it has acquired SpaceClaim Corporation, a provider 3-D modeling software for engineers, for $85 million in cash, plus retention and an adjustment for working capital.
The transaction was closed on April 30, 2014. On a non-GAAP basis, the transaction is expected to be neutral to slightly accretive to ANSYS' non-GAAP earnings per share in 2014, and accretive in 2015 and beyond.
The shares closed at $76.31 on Wednesday with a 52-week range of $70.66 - $89.71.
And, Inteliquent ( IQNT ) shares were up 6% after it reported Q1 earnings of $0.28 per share and revenue of $56.22 million, both of which beat the Street view.
Finally, Iridium Communications ( IRDM ) shares were up 6% after it reported earnings of $0.19 and revenue of $98.0 million, both of which beat the analyst estimate.
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