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ANSYS Stock Forecast, Price & News

+7.54 (+2.34 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $330.41
50-Day Range
MA: $327.66
52-Week Range
Now: $330.41
Volume209,297 shs
Average Volume380,723 shs
Market Capitalization$28.38 billion
P/E Ratio74.75
Dividend YieldN/A
ANSYS, Inc. develops and markets engineering simulation software and services worldwide. The company offers ANSYS Workbench, a framework upon which its engineering simulation technologies are built; multiphysics software to simulate the interactions between structures, heat transfer, fluids, and electronics in a unified engineering simulation environment; high-performance computing product suite, which delivers cross-physics parallel processing capabilities for simulation software; 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; and electromagnetics product suite that offers field simulation software for designing electronic and electromechanical products. 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 optical sensor and closed-loop, and real-time simulation, as well as safety-certified embedded software solutions. Further, it provides Discovery product family for use in the simulation of product design; Ansys Granta products to give access to material intelligence; and academic product suite with a portfolio of academic products based on associate, research, and teaching. 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. ANSYS, Inc. was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.38 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ANSS



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.52 billion
Cash Flow$6.71 per share
Book Value$41.80 per share


Net Income$451.30 million


Market Cap$28.38 billion
Next Earnings Date2/24/2021 (Estimated)
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ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has ANSYS's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

ANSYS's stock was trading at $217.73 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ANSS shares have increased by 51.8% and is now trading at $330.41.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of ANSYS?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ANSYS in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than ANSYS?

Wall Street analysts have given ANSYS a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but ANSYS wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is ANSYS's next earnings date?

ANSYS is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 24th 2021.
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How were ANSYS's earnings last quarter?

ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 9th. The software maker reported $1.36 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.26 by $0.10. The software maker had revenue of $367 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $365.67 million. ANSYS had a return on equity of 12.09% and a net margin of 24.88%. The company's revenue was up 6.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.42 earnings per share.
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What guidance has ANSYS issued on next quarter's earnings?

ANSYS issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.36-$2.67 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.50. The company issued revenue guidance of $541.1-$581.1 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $531.84 million.

What price target have analysts set for ANSS?

11 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for ANSYS's shares. Their forecasts range from $224.00 to $350.00. On average, they expect ANSYS's share price to reach $301.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.8%.
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Are investors shorting ANSYS?

ANSYS saw a decline in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,430,000 shares, a decline of 18.3% from the October 15th total of 1,750,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 414,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.4 days.
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Who are some of ANSYS's key competitors?

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.com (CRM), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Mastercard (MA), Micron Technology (MU), Costco Wholesale (COST), Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Intel (INTC).

Who are ANSYS's key executives?

ANSYS's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Ajei S. Gopal, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58, Pay $2.04M)
  • Ms. Maria T. Shields, CFO and Sr. VP of Fin. & Admin. (Age 55, Pay $787.52k)
  • Mr. Richard S. Mahoney, Sr. VP of Worldwide Sales & Customer Excellence (Age 57, Pay $889.33k)
  • Mr. Matthew C. Zack, VP of Corp. Devel. & Global Partnerships (Age 50, Pay $477.62k)
  • Mr. Shane Emswiler, Sr. VP & GM of Physics Bus. Units (Age 45, Pay $498.92k)
  • Dr. Prithviraj Banerjee, Chief Technology Officer (Age 60)
  • Ms. Annette N. Arribas CTP, CCEP, Global Investor Relations & Insurance Officer (Age 55)
  • Ms. Janet Lee, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 56)
  • Ms. Lynn Ledwith, VP of Marketing
  • Ms. Julie Murphy, VP of HR

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.65%), State Street Corp (4.16%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.32%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.00%), AustralianSuper Pty Ltd (0.93%) and WCM Investment Management LLC (0.87%). Company insiders that own ANSYS stock include Ajei Gopal, Alec D Gallimore, Janet Lee, Maria T Shields, Matthew C Zack, Michael Thurk, Nicole Anasenes, Richard S Mahoney, Shane Emswiler and William R Mcdermott.
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Which major investors are selling ANSYS stock?

ANSS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, AKO Capital LLP, First Trust Advisors LP, Principal Financial Group Inc., State Street Corp, AQR Capital Management LLC, and AXA S.A.. Company insiders that have sold ANSYS company stock in the last year include Ajei Gopal, Alec D Gallimore, Janet Lee, Maria T Shields, Matthew C Zack, Nicole Anasenes, Richard S Mahoney, and Shane Emswiler.
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Which major investors are buying ANSYS stock?

ANSS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cibc World Markets Corp, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Royal London Asset Management Ltd., CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, AustralianSuper Pty Ltd, and NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V..
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is ANSYS's stock price today?

One share of ANSS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $330.41.

How big of a company is ANSYS?

ANSYS has a market capitalization of $28.38 billion and generates $1.52 billion in revenue each year. The software maker earns $451.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.51 on an earnings per share basis. ANSYS employs 4,100 workers across the globe.

What is ANSYS's official website?

The official website for ANSYS is 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]

This page was last updated on 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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