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

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$174.49 +1.29 (+0.74 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$173.20
Today's Range$173.01 - $174.56
52-Week Range$136.80 - $190.45
Volume338,326 shs
Average Volume421,370 shs
Market Capitalization$14.58 billion
P/E Ratio48.34
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.34
ANSYS, 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ANSS
CUSIP03662Q10
Phone844-462-6797

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.10 billion
Cash Flow$4.5252 per share
Book Value$26.47 per share

Profitability

Net Income$259.25 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,900
Market Cap$14.58 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 plan 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 reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were ANSYS's earnings last quarter?

ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) announced its earnings results on Monday, August, 6th. The software maker reported $1.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.10 by $0.25. The software maker had revenue of $308.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $288.26 million. ANSYS had a return on equity of 15.33% and a net margin of 27.00%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 16.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.99 EPS. View ANSYS's Earnings History.

When is ANSYS's next earnings date?

ANSYS is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for ANSYS.

What price target have analysts set for ANSS?

15 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for ANSYS's shares. Their forecasts range from $112.00 to $210.00. On average, they anticipate ANSYS's share price to reach $174.1818 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for ANSYS.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for ANSYS?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ANSYS in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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. According to Zacks Investment Research, "ANSYS is benefiting from robust adoption, expanding total addressable market, improving enterprise penetration and collaborations with leading vendors. OPTIS and 3DSIM buyouts 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. Robust investments in autonomous vehicles, electrification, smart, connected solutions and 5G bode well. Customers’ focus on utilizing simulation across repair, maintenance and other overhaul projects is a positive. The company has positive record of earnings surprises in recent quarters. However, as ANSYS continues to invest on product development its margin is expected to remain under pressure. Moreover, declining perpetual up front revenues, adverse foreign currency exchange rates and integration risks remain concerns. Notably, estimates have been stable lately ahead of the company’s Q4 earnings release." (2/8/2019)
  • 2. 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)

Has ANSYS been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about ANSS stock has been trending positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. ANSYS earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the software maker a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 57)
  • Ms. Maria T. Shields, CFO, Sr. VP of Fin. and Admin. & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Richard S. Mahoney, Sr. VP of Worldwide Sales & Customer Excellence (Age 56)
  • Mr. Shane Emswiler, VP and GM of Mechanical, Fluids & Electronics Bus. Units (Age 43)
  • Mr. Mark Hindsbo, VP - Design & Platform Bus. Unit and GM - Design & Platform Bus. Unit (Age 47)

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. (7.74%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.53%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (2.54%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.45%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.43%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.38%). 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 major investors are selling ANSYS stock?

ANSS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Bessemer Group Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.. 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, Matthew C Zack, Michael Thurk, 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 Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, AKO Capital LLP, Fundsmith LLP, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Polar Capital LLP and Principal Financial Group Inc.. 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 $174.49.

How big of a company is ANSYS?

ANSYS has a market capitalization of $14.58 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.

What is ANSYS's official website?

The official website for ANSYS is http://www.ansys.com.

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:  294 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  391 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  685
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about ANSYS and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ANSS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ANSS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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