NASDAQ:ANSS - ANSYS Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$183.95 -0.32 (-0.17 %)
(As of 09/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$185.46
Today's Range$183.10 - $185.46
52-Week Range$119.20 - $190.45
Volume25,091 shs
Average Volume382,024 shs
Market Capitalization$15.58 billion
P/E Ratio50.85
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.06
ANSYS logoANSYS, Inc. develops and markets engineering simulation software and services worldwide. The company offers ANSYS Workbench, a framework upon which the company's engineering simulation technologies are built; ANSYS multiphysics software to simulate the interactions between structures, heat transfer, fluids, and electronics in a unified engineering simulation environment; and structural analysis product suite that provides simulation tools for product design and optimization. It also provides fluids product suite that enables modeling of fluid flow and other related physical phenomena; electronics product suite, which provides field simulation software for designing electronic and electromechanical products; and power analysis and optimization software suite. In addition, the company offers power analysis and optimization software suite that manages the power budget, power delivery integrity, and power-induced noise in an electronic design; SCADE product suite, a solution for embedded software simulation, code production, and automated certification; system simulation capability for the design of automated products; and high-performance computing product suite, which delivers cross-physics parallel processing capabilities for simulation software. Further, it provides Discovery product family for use in the simulation of product design; academic product suite with a portfolio of academic products based on associate, research, and teaching; ANSYS medini analyze, a suite for functional safety analysis; and ANSYS Fluent that automatically refines the mesh. The company serves engineers, designers, researchers, and students in the aerospace and defense, automotive, electronics, semiconductors, energy, materials and chemical processing, turbomachinery, consumer products, healthcare, and sports industries and academia. ANSYS, Inc. was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNASDAQ:ANSS
CUSIP03662Q10
Phone844-462-6797

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio2.63
Quick Ratio2.63

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio50.85
Forward P/E Ratio40.52
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.10 billion
Price / Sales14.16
Cash Flow$4.4681 per share
Price / Cash41.17
Book Value$26.47 per share
Price / Book6.95

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.61
Net Income$259.25 million
Net Margins25.98%
Return on Equity14.95%
Return on Assets11.96%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,900
Outstanding Shares84,300,000
Market Cap$15.58 billion

ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is ANSYS's stock symbol?

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

How will ANSYS's stock buyback program work?

ANSYS declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Thursday, February 22nd 2018, which allows the company to buyback 5,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were ANSYS's earnings last quarter?

ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) posted its earnings results on Monday, August, 6th. The software maker reported $1.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.25. The software maker earned $308.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $288.26 million. ANSYS had a net margin of 25.98% and a return on equity of 14.95%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 16.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.99 earnings per share. View ANSYS's Earnings History.

When is ANSYS's next earnings date?

ANSYS is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for ANSYS.

What guidance has ANSYS issued on next quarter's earnings?

ANSYS issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.87-5.14 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.90. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.21-1.25 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.23 billion.ANSYS also updated its Q3 guidance to $0.93-1.07 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for ANSS?

13 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for ANSYS's shares. Their predictions range from $112.00 to $210.00. On average, they anticipate ANSYS's share price to reach $171.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for ANSYS.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for ANSYS?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ANSYS in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for ANSYS.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about ANSYS stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about ANSYS stock:
  • 1. Evercore ISI analysts commented, "We believe this is likely partially due to increased FX headwinds, but believe the majority of this likely represents a shift in business between F3Q and F2Q, as F2Q18 total software license revenue was ~$19M above consensus. For F18 under ASC 606, total revenue guidance was essentially maintained at the midpoint on a reported basis (with a tighter range), and was ~1% above consensus at the midpoint. The company noted that it is effectively raising total revenue guidance in constant currency, as it faces greater FX headwinds than when prior guidance was given three months ago. Non-GAAP EPS guidance was slightly above consensus at the low-end of the range, and above at the midpoint." (8/6/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "ANSYS develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and services. Increasing demand for simulation particularly from industries like energy bodes well for ANSYS. We believe that robust product portfolio, expanding total addressable market improving enterprise penetration, collaborations with leading vendors, and strong balance sheet are the catalysts. The buyout of 3DSIM will help ANSYS to foray into 3D metal printing and access the industry's only complete additive manufacturing simulation workflow. Acquisitions like 3DSIM and OPTIS are not only enabling ANSYS to bring innovative solutions to the market but are also aiding it to enhance foothold in the competitive simulations market. Notably, shares of the company have outperformed the industry over the past one year. Nontheless, declining perpetual up front revenues, adverse foreign currency exchange rates, integration risks and stretched valuation are key negatives." (7/3/2018)

Who are some of ANSYS's key competitors?

Who are ANSYS's key executives?

ANSYS's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Ajei S. Gopal, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Ms. Maria T. Shields, CFO, Sr. VP of Fin. and Admin. & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Richard S. Mahoney, Sr. VP of Worldwide Sales & Customer Excellence (Age 55)
  • Mr. Fernando Esquivel, VP of HR
  • Mr. Shane Emswiler, VP and GM of Mechanical, Fluids & Electronics Bus. Units (Age 42)

Has ANSYS been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about ANSS stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ANSYS earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the software maker an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for ANSYS.

Who are ANSYS's major shareholders?

ANSYS's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.31%), FMR LLC (6.16%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.28%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.86%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.85%) and Morgan Stanley (1.70%). Company insiders that own ANSYS stock include Ajei Gopal, Alec D Gallimore, Barbara Vaughn Scherer, Bradford C Morley, James E Cashman III, Maria T Shields, Mark Hindsbo, Matthew C Zack, Michael Thurk, Patrick J Zilvitis, Richard S Mahoney, Robert Andrew Kocis, Shane Emswiler, Sheila S Dinardo and Walid Abu-Hadba. View Institutional Ownership Trends for ANSYS.

Which institutional investors are selling ANSYS stock?

ANSS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Brown Advisory Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Select Equity Group L.P., Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, BlackRock Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and Robecosam AG. Company insiders that have sold ANSYS company stock in the last year include Ajei Gopal, Alec D Gallimore, Barbara Vaughn Scherer, Bradford C Morley, James E Cashman III, Maria T Shields, Mark Hindsbo, Matthew C Zack, Michael Thurk, Richard S Mahoney and Shane Emswiler. View Insider Buying and Selling for ANSYS.

Which institutional investors are buying ANSYS stock?

ANSS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Bank of America Corp DE. View Insider Buying and Selling for ANSYS.

How do I buy shares of ANSYS?

Shares of ANSS 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 ANSYS's stock price today?

One share of ANSS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $184.21.

How big of a company is ANSYS?

ANSYS has a market capitalization of $15.58 billion and generates $1.10 billion in revenue each year. The software maker earns $259.25 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.61 on an earnings per share basis. ANSYS employs 2,900 workers across the globe.

How can I contact ANSYS?

ANSYS's mailing address is 2600 ANSYS DRIVE SOUTHPOINTE, CANONSBURG PA, 15317. The software maker can be reached via phone at 844-462-6797 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for ANSYS (NASDAQ ANSS)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  260 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  364 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  624
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This page was last updated on 9/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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