NASDAQ:ALTR - Altair Engineering Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $37.70 -0.56 (-1.46 %) (As of 03/20/2019 06:07 AM ET)Previous Close$38.26Today's Range$37.63 - $38.8452-Week Range$25.28 - $43.99Volume235,922 shsAverage Volume298,616 shsMarket Capitalization$2.66 billionP/E Ratio101.89Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.63 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Altair Engineering Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides software and cloud solutions worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Software and Client Engineering Services. Its integrated suite of multi-disciplinary computer aided engineering software optimizes design performance across various disciplines, including structures, motion, fluids, thermal management, electromagnetics, system modeling and embedded systems. The company offers software products in the areas of design, modeling, visualization; physics simulation; data intelligence; cloud computing; and Internet of things for decision making in product design and development, manufacturing, energy management and exploration, financial services, health care, and retail operations. It also provides consulting, training, and implementation services; and client engineering services to support customers with ongoing product design and development services. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Troy, Michigan. Receive ALTR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ALTR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Prepackaged software Sub-IndustrySemiconductors SectorConstruction Current SymbolNASDAQ:ALTR Previous Symbol CUSIP02144110 CIK1701732 Webwww.altair.com Phone248-614-2400Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.11 Current Ratio1.21 Quick Ratio1.19Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio101.89 Forward P/E Ratio83.78 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$396.38 million Price / Sales6.72 Cash Flow$0.6096 per share Price / Cash Flow61.84 Book Value$4.07 per share Price / Book9.26Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.37 Net Income$13.72 million Net Margins0.50% Return on Equity8.25% Return on Assets3.79%Miscellaneous Employees2,850 Outstanding Shares70,680,000Market Cap$2.66 billion Next Earnings Date5/13/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Altair Engineering (NASDAQ:ALTR) Frequently Asked Questions What is Altair Engineering's stock symbol? Altair Engineering trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ALTR." How were Altair Engineering's earnings last quarter? Altair Engineering Inc (NASDAQ:ALTR) announced its earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The software reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.01. The software had revenue of $95.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $91.08 million. Altair Engineering had a net margin of 0.50% and a return on equity of 8.25%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 17.2% on a year-over-year basis. View Altair Engineering's Earnings History. When is Altair Engineering's next earnings date? Altair Engineering is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Altair Engineering. What guidance has Altair Engineering issued on next quarter's earnings? Altair Engineering issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $470-474 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $427.66 million.Altair Engineering also updated its Q1 2019 guidance to EPS. What price target have analysts set for ALTR? 8 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Altair Engineering's shares. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect Altair Engineering's share price to reach $39.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Altair Engineering. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Altair Engineering? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Altair Engineering in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Altair Engineering. Has Altair Engineering been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about ALTR stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Altair Engineering earned a media sentiment score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the software a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Altair Engineering's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Altair Engineering include TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE (TTWO), Paycom Software (PAYC), The Ultimate Software Group (ULTI), Temenos (TMNSF), Docusign (DOCU), UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR (UBSFY), Okta (OKTA), Dropbox (DBX), Black Knight (BKI), Tyler Technologies (TYL), Momo (MOMO), Guidewire Software (GWRE), Mongodb (MDB), Nutanix (NTNX) and Ceridian HCM (CDAY). What other stocks do shareholders of Altair Engineering own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Altair Engineering investors own include Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Allergan (AGN), NVIDIA (NVDA), salesforce.com (CRM), Applied Materials (AMAT), Twitter (TWTR), Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Electric (GE) and Tesla (TSLA). Who are Altair Engineering's key executives? Altair Engineering's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. James R. Scapa, Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 62)Mr. Howard N. Morof, Chief Financial Officer (Age 59)Mr. Brett Chouinard, Pres, COO & Director (Age 54)Mr. Martin Nichols, Chief Information Officer (Age 56)Mr. David L. Simon, Chief Admin. Officer When did Altair Engineering IPO? (ALTR) raised $144 million in an IPO on Wednesday, November 1st 2017. The company issued 12,000,000 shares at a price of $11.00-$13.00 per share. J.P. Morgan, RBC Capital Markets and Deutsche Bank Securities served as the underwriters for the IPO and William Blair and Canaccord Genuity were co-managers. Who are Altair Engineering's major shareholders? Altair Engineering's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (3.39%), Polar Capital LLP (1.05%), Eaton Vance Management (0.67%), Lord Abbett & CO. LLC (0.57%), Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.45%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.44%). Company insiders that own Altair Engineering stock include Brett R Chouinard, Gc Investments Llc, George J Christ, Howard N Morof, James E Brancheau, James Ralph Scapa, Jan Kowal, Martin E Nichols, Massimo Giuseppe Fariello and Nelson Dias. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Altair Engineering. Which major investors are selling Altair Engineering stock? ALTR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Millennium Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Summit Partners Public Asset Management LLC, FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Northern Trust Corp. Company insiders that have sold Altair Engineering company stock in the last year include Brett R Chouinard, George J Christ, Howard N Morof, James E Brancheau, James Ralph Scapa, Jan Kowal, Martin E Nichols, Massimo Giuseppe Fariello and Nelson Dias. View Insider Buying and Selling for Altair Engineering. Which major investors are buying Altair Engineering stock? ALTR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Polar Capital LLP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Eaton Vance Management, Claybrook Capital LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Royce & Associates LP and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Altair Engineering. How do I buy shares of Altair Engineering? Shares of ALTR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Altair Engineering's stock price today? One share of ALTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.70. How big of a company is Altair Engineering? Altair Engineering has a market capitalization of $2.66 billion and generates $396.38 million in revenue each year. The software earns $13.72 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.37 on an earnings per share basis. Altair Engineering employs 2,850 workers across the globe. What is Altair Engineering's official website? The official website for Altair Engineering is http://www.altair.com. How can I contact Altair Engineering? Altair Engineering's mailing address is 1820 E. BIG BEAVER ROAD, TROY MI, 48083. The software can be reached via phone at 248-614-2400 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Altair Engineering (NASDAQ ALTR)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 454 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 631 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,085MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Altair Engineering and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ALTR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ALTR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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