ANSYS Company Profile (NASDAQ:ANSS)


ANSYS logoANSYS, Inc. develops and markets engineering simulation software and services used by engineers, designers and students across industries and academia, including aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial equipment, electronics, biomedical, energy, materials and chemical processing, and semiconductors. The Company distributes its ANSYS suite of simulation technologies through a network of independent resellers and distributors, channel partners and direct sales offices across the world. The Company's product portfolio consists of ANSYS Workbench, Structures, Fluids, Electronics, Multiphysics, Embedded Software, Systems, 3-D Direct Modeling and Academic. ANSYS Workbench is the framework upon which the Company's suite of engineering simulation technologies is built. Its fluids product suite enables modeling of fluid flow and other related physical phenomena. Its electronics product suite provides field simulation software for designing electronic and electromechanical products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sub-Industry: Application Software
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: ANSS
  • CUSIP: 03662Q10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $100.43
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $94.72
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $93.49
  • 52-Week Range: $86,527,000.00 - $81.41
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.09
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.53
  • P/E Growth: 3.66
  • Market Cap: $8.68B
  • Outstanding Shares: 86,527,000
  • Beta: 1.01
  • Net Margins: 27.20%
  • Return on Equity: 13.39%
  • Return on Assets: 10.86%
  • Current Ratio: 2.42%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.42%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $89.33 (10.91% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/6/2017Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$88.00View Rating Details
11/22/2016Needham & Company LLCInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
11/4/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
11/4/2016Benchmark Co.Lower Price TargetHold$90.00 -> $86.00View Rating Details
11/4/2016WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$88.00View Rating Details
11/3/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeNeutral -> UnderweightView Rating Details
9/16/2016Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/4/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageNeutral$90.00View Rating Details
5/8/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/15/2016Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHold$94.00View Rating Details
2/9/2016Mitsubishi UFJ Financial GroupInitiated CoverageOverweight$98.00View Rating Details
2/8/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price Target$90.00 -> $81.00View Rating Details
9/8/2015William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/3/2016Q316$0.92$0.95$249.89 million$245.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.88$0.93$244.84 million$246.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.76$0.77$228.51 million$225.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$0.88$0.91$257.71 million$261.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.87$0.90$238.08 million$237.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.82$0.85$234.72 million$235.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.77$0.77$222.19 million$217.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.81$0.92$250.32 million$254.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.83$0.89$236.93 million$234.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.80$0.86$238.72 million$232.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.76$0.76$217.25 million$215.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413($0.24)$0.96$237.84 million$236.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.75$0.77$214.78 million$212.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.71$0.77$208.73 million$216.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.69$0.71$204.26 million$199.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q4 2012$0.74$0.79$219.31 million$224.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.69$0.74$201.50 million$196.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.67$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.65$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.70$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.61$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.56$0.96ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.55$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.59$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.61 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.78 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.70$0.76$0.73
Q2 20161$0.84$0.84$0.84
Q3 20161$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q4 20161$0.93$0.93$0.93
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.72%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 94.87%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/17/2017Sheila S. DinardoVPSell3,000$93.47$280,410.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2016Maria T. ShieldsCFOSell35,000$88.00$3,080,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Debra A. BurkVPSell13,882$86.00$1,193,852.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Robert Andrew KocisVPBuy1,250$83.80$104,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016James E. Cashman IIICEOSell25,000$0.35$8,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Joshua FredbergVPSell6,305$78.17$492,861.85View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Walid Abu-HadbaInsiderBuy1,400$77.96$109,144.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Robert Andrew KocisVPBuy1,200$82.61$99,132.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014Patrick J ZilvitisDirectorSell2,000$78.58$157,160.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Andrew T YangVPSell9,260$78.73$729,039.80View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Patrick J ZilvitisDirectorSell1,000$78.00$78,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Joshua FredbergVPSell3,500$75.00$262,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Joshua FredbergVPSell2,880$73.62$212,025.60View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Bradford MorleyDirectorSell6,000$75.00$450,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Joseph Fairbanks, Jr.VPSell40,000$75.00$3,000,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Shane EmswilerVPSell6,592$83.52$550,563.84View SEC Filing  
12/9/2013Brian Christopher DrewVPSell6,875$85.65$588,843.75View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013Shane EmswilerVPSell2,911$88.25$256,895.75View SEC Filing  
7/24/2013Sheila S DinardoVPSell20,000$80.00$1,600,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/11/2013Sheila S DinardoVPSell20,000$78.00$1,560,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2013Maria T ShieldsCFOSell36,000$75.00$2,700,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012James E Cashman IIICEOSell36,014$2.82$101,559.48View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS)
DateHeadline logoANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) Records An Impact Score Of 72 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:ANSS) - February 20 at 7:42 AM
News IconInvestor List: Watching Shares of Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) - Rives Journal (NASDAQ:ANSS) - February 17 at 6:33 PM
News IconAnsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) In Potential Pullback Zone - Aiken Advocate (NASDAQ:ANSS) - February 17 at 6:33 PM
News IconStock Focus: Checking Levels on Ansys Inc. (ANSS) - Providence Standard (NASDAQ:ANSS) - February 16 at 3:39 PM
News IconEquity Review: Looking Closer at Shares of Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) - Rives Journal (NASDAQ:ANSS) - February 14 at 9:12 PM logoANSYS : Presolicitation Notice - ANSYS Fluent and ICEM Software Renewal (NASDAQ:ANSS) - February 14 at 4:11 PM
News IconAnalysts Take Aim At This Stock's Earnings Estimates: ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) - Aiken Advocate (NASDAQ:ANSS) - February 13 at 3:59 PM
News IconEquity in Focus: Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) - Providence Standard (NASDAQ:ANSS) - February 11 at 2:10 AM
News IconLooking at the Levels for Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) - The Standard (NASDAQ:ANSS) - February 9 at 3:36 PM
News IconEquity Watch for Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) - Rives Journal (NASDAQ:ANSS) - February 8 at 8:48 PM
News IconMarket Review: Focusing on Shares of Ansys Inc. (ANSS) - Davidson Register (NASDAQ:ANSS) - February 7 at 9:08 PM
News IconAre Analysts Forecasting a Near-Term Upswing For ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS)? - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:ANSS) - February 1 at 3:40 PM logoANSYS : Spurs Pervasive Engineering Simulation With Release 18 (NASDAQ:ANSS) - February 1 at 1:46 AM logoANSYS Spurs Pervasive Engineering Simulation With Release 18 (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 31 at 3:44 PM
News IconAverage True Range Check on Ansys Inc. (ANSS) - Market Point (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 29 at 3:31 PM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 27 at 4:21 PM logoAnalysts Rating Of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) At 2.83 - (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 27 at 4:21 PM
News IconWith Markets Booming Higher, Is This Stock Fairly Valued: Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) - Aiken Advocate (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 26 at 8:53 PM logoMean Rating Of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) At $2.83 - (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 26 at 8:53 PM
News IconStock Watch for Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) - The Tribune (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 26 at 3:51 PM logoANSYS : Announces winner of 2017 hall of fame competition (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 26 at 1:43 AM
News IconInvestor Chatter: Tracking Technical Indicators for Ansys Inc. (ANSS) - Market Point (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 25 at 3:39 PM logoANSYS Announces winner of 2017 hall of fame competition (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 25 at 3:39 PM
News IconSell-side is Weighing in on ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) Earnings - Aiken Advocate (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 23 at 3:37 PM logoANSYS to Release Fourth Quarter and FY 2016 Earnings on February 23, 2017 (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 23 at 3:37 PM logoANSYS, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:ANSS) : January 23, 2017 (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 23 at 3:37 PM
News IconShare Focus: Checking the Indicators on Ansys Inc. (ANSS) - Springdale Times (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 21 at 3:31 PM logoANSYS, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ANSS-US : January 20, 2017 (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 20 at 4:27 PM logoInsider Trading Activity Ansys Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) – VP Sold 3000 shares of Stock - Market Exclusive (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 20 at 2:12 AM logoDavis R M Inc Buys Oshkosh Corp, American Water Works Co Inc, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc, ... (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 19 at 9:10 PM logoANSYS : Open iT Announces New Elastic Licensing Solution to Give Software Vendors Greater Pricing Flexibility (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 19 at 9:10 PM
News IconFirms & Funds Reinforcing Their Perception of Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 19 at 4:06 PM
News IconWill The Needle Move For ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) Shares This Earnings Season? - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 13 at 3:59 PM logoANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) Mean Rating At $2.83 - (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 12 at 3:35 PM logoSimulation Industry Fund - A Simulated Portfolio Tracking Pure Plays In The Simulation Industry (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 9 at 3:45 PM logoAnalyst Downgrades – ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) Stock Gets ... - Market Exclusive (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 8 at 3:31 PM logoANSYS downgraded by Barclays (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 7 at 9:02 PM logoResearch Analysts Set ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) Price Target at $90.5 - (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 5 at 3:49 PM
News IconInside the Numbers for Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:ANSS) - January 1 at 3:30 PM logoANSYS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:ANSS) - December 21 at 9:36 PM
News IconInvestor Focus: Watching Shares of Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) - The Business Journal (NASDAQ:ANSS) - December 18 at 3:32 PM
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What is ANSYS's stock symbol?

ANSYS trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ANSS."

Where is ANSYS's stock going? Where will ANSYS's stock price be in 2017?

11 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for ANSYS's shares. Their predictions range from $86.00 to $94.00. On average, they expect ANSYS's share price to reach $89.33 in the next year.

When will ANSYS announce their earnings?

ANSYS is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February, 23rd 2017.

Who owns ANSYS stock?

ANSYS's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (8.05%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (4.94%), Brown Capital Management LLC (3.52%), State Street Corp (3.32%), Brown Advisory Inc. (2.99%) and Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC (1.10%). Company insiders that own ANSYS stock include Debra A Burk, James E Cashman III, Maria T Shields, Robert Andrew Kocis and Sheila S Dinardo.

Who sold ANSYS stock? Who is selling ANSYS stock?

ANSYS's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brown Advisory Inc., Janus Capital Management LLC, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK, Brown Capital Management LLC, Prudential PLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Employees Retirement System of Texas. Company insiders that have sold ANSYS stock in the last year include Debra A Burk, Maria T Shields and Sheila S Dinardo.

Who bought ANSYS stock? Who is buying ANSYS stock?

ANSYS's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bodenholm Capital AB, AKO Capital LLP, FMR LLC, Credit Agricole S A, Dorsey Asset Management LLC, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Bessemer Group Inc. and FIL Ltd.

How do I buy ANSYS stock?

Shares of ANSYS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of ANSYS stock cost?

One share of ANSYS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $100.27.

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Last Updated on 2/20/2017 by Staff