(By Balachander) SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) posted a rise in earnings for the second quarter as revenue jumped spurred by double-digit growth in all regions, and its shares rose 3.9 percent in premarket trading on Wednesday.
The Germany-based enterprise application software company said operating earnings rose 15 percent to 1.17 billion euros on a constant currency basis.
Total revenue rose 12 percent to 3.92 billion euros, with a 19 percent and 15 percent jump in software and software and software-related service revenue respectively.
Operating margin contracted 120 percentage points to 30.0 percent, partly hit by the acquisition of California-based SuccessFactors for about $3.4 billion last year.
All figures mentioned herein comes under SAP's International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
American depositary receipts (ADR) of SAP, which has been trading in the 52-week range of $47.39 to $72.52, ended Wednesday's regular trading at $56.73.