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NASDAQ:ANSS

ANSYS - ANSS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$285.48
-7.15 (-2.44%)
(As of 08/5/2022 08:48 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$283.27
$292.41
50-Day Range
$227.70
$292.63
52-Week Range
$225.92
$413.89
Volume
473,900 shs
Average Volume
539,450 shs
Market Capitalization
$24.83 billion
P/E Ratio
54.79
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$274.70

ANSYS MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.89 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.8% Downside
$274.70 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.04% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.84
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.46mentions of ANSYS in the last 14 days
Based on 28 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$204,944 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
13.68%
From $6.14 to $6.98 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.31 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

292nd out of 832 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

92nd out of 269 stocks

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About ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) Stock

ANSYS, Inc. develops and markets engineering simulation software and services worldwide. It offers ANSYS Workbench, a framework upon which its multiphysics engineering simulation technologies are built and enables engineers to simulate the interactions between structures, heat transfer, fluids, electronics, and optical elements in a unified engineering simulation environment; high-performance computing product suite; power analysis and optimization software suite that manages the power budget, power delivery integrity, and power-induced noise in an electronic design; and structural analysis product suite that provides simulation tools for product design and optimization. The company also provides electronics product suite that offers field simulation software for designing electronic and electromechanical products; SCADE product suite, a solution for embedded software simulation, code production, and automated certification; fluids product suite that enables modeling of fluid flow and other related physical phenomena; Ansys Granta products to give access to material intelligence; photonic design and simulation tools; and optical sensor and closed-loop, and real-time simulation, as well as safety-certified embedded software solutions. In addition, the company provides Discovery product family for use in the simulation of product design; and academic product suite used in research and teaching settings, which allows students to become familiar with its simulation software. It serves engineers, designers, researchers, and students in the aerospace and defense, automotive transportation and mobility, construction, consumer products, energy, healthcare, high-tech, industrial equipment, materials and chemical processing, and sports industries. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

ANSYS Trading Down 2.4 %

ANSS opened at $285.48 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17, a current ratio of 2.12 and a quick ratio of 2.28. The company has a market cap of $24.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 54.79, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 5.77 and a beta of 1.29. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $251.90 and a 200 day simple moving average of $281.87. ANSYS has a fifty-two week low of $225.92 and a fifty-two week high of $413.89.

ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS - Get Rating) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 3rd. The software maker reported $1.77 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.16. ANSYS had a net margin of 22.96% and a return on equity of 11.98%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.38 earnings per share. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that ANSYS will post 6.14 earnings per share for the current year.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of brokerages have issued reports on ANSS. Royal Bank of Canada decreased their target price on shares of ANSYS from $350.00 to $315.00 in a research note on Friday, May 6th. Barclays raised their price target on shares of ANSYS from $245.00 to $250.00 and gave the company an "underweight" rating in a report on Friday. Rosenblatt Securities cut their price target on shares of ANSYS from $315.00 to $285.00 and set a "neutral" rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, July 21st. Mizuho cut their price target on shares of ANSYS from $285.00 to $265.00 and set a "neutral" rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 19th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of ANSYS from a "b-" rating to a "c" rating in a report on Wednesday, May 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $274.70.

Insider Buying and Selling at ANSYS

In other news, Director Glenda Dorchak sold 800 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $256.18, for a total value of $204,944.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 4,041 shares in the company, valued at $1,035,223.38. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders own 0.63% of the company's stock.

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ANSS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/03/2022
Today
8/07/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/02/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Prepackaged software
Sub-Industry
Application Software
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:ANSS
CUSIP
03662Q10
Employees
5,100
Year Founded
1970

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$274.70
High Stock Price Forecast
$405.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$95.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-3.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.89
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$454.63 million
Pretax Margin
27.05%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.91 billion
Cash Flow
$7.42 per share
Book Value
$51.39 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
86,599,000
Market Cap
$24.83 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.29

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ANSS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell ANSYS stock right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ANSYS in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" ANSYS stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in ANSS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is ANSYS's stock price forecast for 2022?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for ANSYS's stock. Their ANSS stock forecasts range from $95.00 to $405.00. On average, they predict ANSYS's stock price to reach $274.70 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.8%.
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How has ANSYS's stock performed in 2022?

ANSYS's stock was trading at $401.12 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, ANSS shares have decreased by 28.8% and is now trading at $285.48.
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Are investors shorting ANSYS?

ANSYS saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,690,000 shares, an increase of 25.2% from the June 30th total of 1,350,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 537,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.1 days. Approximately 2.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is ANSYS's next earnings date?

ANSYS is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 2nd 2022.
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How were ANSYS's earnings last quarter?

ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 3rd. The software maker reported $1.77 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.61 by $0.16. ANSYS had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.98% and a net margin of 22.96%. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.38 earnings per share.
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What guidance has ANSYS issued on next quarter's earnings?

ANSYS updated its FY22 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $7.50-7.88 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $7.79. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.005-2.055 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.05 billion.

What is Ajei Gopal's approval rating as ANSYS's CEO?

250 employees have rated ANSYS CEO Ajei Gopal on Glassdoor.com. Ajei Gopal has an approval rating of 95% among ANSYS's employees. This puts Ajei Gopal in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies. 88.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at ANSYS to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of ANSYS own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other ANSYS investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Adobe (ADBE), Salesforce (CRM), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Mastercard (MA), Micron Technology (MU), Costco Wholesale (COST), Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Intel (INTC).

What is ANSYS's stock symbol?

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

Who are ANSYS's major shareholders?

ANSYS's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.81%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.72%), Liontrust Investment Partners LLP (0.64%), AustralianSuper Pty Ltd (0.59%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.58%) and Parnassus Investments LLC (0.54%). Company insiders that own ANSYS stock include Ajei Gopal, Alec D Gallimore, Barbara Vaughn Scherer, Glenda Dorchak, Janet Lee, Maria T Shields, Maria T Shields, Matthew C Zack, Matthew C Zack, Nicole Anasenes, Richard S Mahoney, Richard S Mahoney and Shane Emswiler.
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How do I buy shares of ANSYS?

Shares of ANSS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is ANSYS's stock price today?

One share of ANSS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $285.48.

How much money does ANSYS make?

ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) has a market capitalization of $24.86 billion and generates $1.91 billion in revenue each year. The software maker earns $454.63 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.21 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does ANSYS have?

ANSYS employs 5,100 workers across the globe.

Does ANSYS have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of ANSYS: 2011767 Ontario Inc., 3DSIM, AGI, ANSYS, ANSYS Austria GmbH, ANSYS Belgium S.A., ANSYS Canada Limited, ANSYS France SAS, ANSYS Germany GmbH, ANSYS Hellas Single Member S.A., ANSYS Iberia S.L., ANSYS Ireland Ltd., ANSYS Italia S.r.l, ANSYS Japan K.K., ANSYS Korea LLC, ANSYS Lumerical IP LLC, ANSYS Lumerical Software ULC, ANSYS Luxembourg Holding Company S.à.r.l., ANSYS Luxembourg S.à.r.l., ANSYS OOO, ANSYS Poland s p.z.o.o, ANSYS Singapore Pte. Ltd., ANSYS Software Ltd., ANSYS Software Private Limited, ANSYS Sweden AB, ANSYS Switzerland GmbH, ANSYS Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., ANSYS UK Limited, Analytical Graphics, Analytical Graphics Asia Pacific Private Ltd., Analytical Graphics Inc., Ansys International LLC, Apache Science and Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Computational Engineering International Inc, Computational Engineering International Inc., DYNARDO (Dynamic Software and Engineering) GmbH, Delcross Technologies, DfR Solutions, Dynardo, Fluent China Holdings Limited, Fluent Software (Shanghai) Co. Limited, Granta Design Limited, Helic, KPIT medini Technologies AG, Livermore Software Technology Corporation, Livermore Software Technology LLC, Lumerical, Lumerical Solutions Inc, Lumerical Taiwan Inc., Matterhorn Merger Sub GmbH, OPTIS CN Limited, OPTIS Hong Kong Limited, OPTIS Korea Co. Ltd., Optis World, Phoenix Integration, Phoenix Integration Inc., Profitek, Taiwan ANSYS Technologies Co., Virtual Motion LLC, Zemax, Zemax Europe Holdings LLC, Zemax Europe Limited, Zemax Germany GmbH, Zemax Japan K.K., Zemax LLC, Zemax Optical Technology Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd, Zemax Taiwan LLC, Zillow TopCo Inc., and desktop.studio GmbH.
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When was ANSYS founded?

ANSYS was founded in 1970.

How can I contact ANSYS?

ANSYS's mailing address is 2600 ANSYS DRIVE SOUTHPOINTE, CANONSBURG PA, 15317. The official website for ANSYS is www.ansys.com. The software maker can be reached via phone at (724) 746-3304, via email at annette.arribas@ansys.com, or via fax at 724-514-9494.

This page (NASDAQ:ANSS) was last updated on 8/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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