NASDAQ:ANSS - ANSYS Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$179.32 -2.58 (-1.42 %)
(As of 06/25/2018 02:38 AM ET)
Previous Close$179.32
Today's Range$178.38 - $182.40
52-Week Range$119.20 - $184.95
Volume975,107 shs
Average Volume477,424 shs
Market Capitalization$15.28 billion
P/E Ratio49.67
Dividend YieldN/A
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

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio3.00
Quick Ratio3.00


Trailing P/E Ratio49.67
Forward P/E Ratio40.75
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.10 billion
Price / Sales13.76
Cash Flow$4.4266 per share
Price / Cash40.51
Book Value$26.47 per share
Price / Book6.77


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.61
Net Income$259.25 million
Net Margins24.92%
Return on Equity14.51%
Return on Assets11.51%


Outstanding Shares84,020,000

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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 authorized a share buyback program on Thursday, February 22nd 2018, which permits the company to buyback 5,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were ANSYS's earnings last quarter?

ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The software maker reported $1.22 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.18. The software maker earned $285.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $276.56 million. ANSYS had a return on equity of 14.51% and a net margin of 24.92%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 12.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.89 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 Tuesday, July, 31st 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 Wednesday, May, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.60-5.08 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.82. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.197-1.262 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.20 billion.ANSYS also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.94-1.09 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for ANSS?

13 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for ANSYS's shares. Their predictions range from $98.00 to $160.00. On average, they expect ANSYS's share price to reach $131.2222 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for ANSYS.

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?

Media stories about ANSS stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ANSYS earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the software maker an impact score of 45.49 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are ANSYS's major shareholders?

ANSYS's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.43%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (4.49%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.36%), Bamco Inc. NY (2.98%), Aristotle Capital Management LLC (2.80%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.59%). Company insiders that own ANSYS stock include Ajei Gopal, 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 major investors are selling ANSYS stock?

ANSS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Select Equity Group L.P., Mawer Investment Management Ltd., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Intermede Investment Partners Ltd, Bamco Inc. NY, Champlain Investment Partners LLC and Hsbc Holdings PLC. Company insiders that have sold ANSYS company stock in the last year include Ajei Gopal, Barbara Vaughn Scherer, Bradford C Morley, James E Cashman III, Maria T Shields, Mark Hindsbo, Matthew C Zack, Richard S Mahoney and Shane Emswiler. View Insider Buying and Selling for ANSYS.

Which major investors are buying ANSYS stock?

ANSS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Prudential Financial Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd., Aristotle Capital Management LLC, Flinton Capital Management LLC and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale. 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 $179.32.

How big of a company is ANSYS?

ANSYS has a market capitalization of $15.28 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 (ANSS)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  223 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  330 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  553
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This page was last updated on 6/25/2018 by Staff

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