SAN FRANCISCO In a reversal from the previous day's trading, stocks for the three leading EDA companies, traded on the Nasdaq market, posted gains Wednesday (Nov. 30) while Magma Design Automation Inc. declined.
Shares of EDA market leader Cadence Design Systems Inc. (San Jose, Calif.) climbed 15 cents, or roughly 0.9 percent, to close at $17.12 Wednesday.
Shares of Synopsys Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.) climbed cents, or 1.8 percent, to close at $19.56. After the close of trading, Synopsys reported a loss for the fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal 2005.
Shares of Mentor Graphics Corp. (Wilsonville, Ore.) rose 18 cents, or 2 percent, to close the day at $8.96 percent.
Shares of Magma (Santa Clara, Calif.) closed lower, surrendering 10 cents, or 1.1 percent, to finish Wednesday at $8.45.