NASDAQ:ANSS

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Average Volume448,038 shs
Market Capitalization$31.60 billion
P/E Ratio68.94
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Beta1.22

ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) Vs. ADBE, CRM, INTU, ADSK, WDAY, and SNPS

Should you be buying ANSS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "application software" are considered alternatives and competitors to ANSYS, including Adobe (ADBE), salesforce.com (CRM), Intuit (INTU), Autodesk (ADSK), Workday (WDAY), and Synopsys (SNPS).

Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) and ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Adobe and ANSYS, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Adobe042202.85
ANSYS04402.50

Adobe currently has a consensus price target of $606.0833, suggesting a potential downside of 2.39%. ANSYS has a consensus price target of $321.5714, suggesting a potential downside of 11.32%. Given Adobe's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Adobe is more favorable than ANSYS.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Adobe and ANSYS's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Adobe$12.87 billion22.99$5.26 billion$8.5872.37
ANSYS$1.68 billion18.80$433.89 million$5.0372.09

Adobe has higher revenue and earnings than ANSYS. ANSYS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Adobe, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Adobe has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ANSYS has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its share price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

81.3% of Adobe shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.1% of ANSYS shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Adobe shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of ANSYS shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Adobe and ANSYS's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Adobe38.79%35.94%19.35%
ANSYS26.46%12.80%9.16%

Summary

Adobe beats ANSYS on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) and ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for salesforce.com and ANSYS, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
salesforce.com062812.86
ANSYS04402.50

salesforce.com currently has a consensus price target of $279.5152, suggesting a potential upside of 14.57%. ANSYS has a consensus price target of $321.5714, suggesting a potential downside of 11.32%. Given salesforce.com's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe salesforce.com is more favorable than ANSYS.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares salesforce.com and ANSYS's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
salesforce.com$21.25 billion10.63$4.07 billion$2.5794.93
ANSYS$1.68 billion18.80$433.89 million$5.0372.09

salesforce.com has higher revenue and earnings than ANSYS. ANSYS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than salesforce.com, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

salesforce.com has a beta of 1.09, suggesting that its share price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ANSYS has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its share price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

75.7% of salesforce.com shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.1% of ANSYS shares are held by institutional investors. 4.1% of salesforce.com shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of ANSYS shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares salesforce.com and ANSYS's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
salesforce.com19.88%8.02%5.26%
ANSYS26.46%12.80%9.16%

Summary

ANSYS beats salesforce.com on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) and ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Intuit and ANSYS, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Intuit051802.78
ANSYS04402.50

Intuit currently has a consensus price target of $467.6818, suggesting a potential downside of 10.59%. ANSYS has a consensus price target of $321.5714, suggesting a potential downside of 11.32%. Given Intuit's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Intuit is more favorable than ANSYS.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Intuit and ANSYS's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Intuit$7.68 billion18.61$1.83 billion$6.5679.74
ANSYS$1.68 billion18.80$433.89 million$5.0372.09

Intuit has higher revenue and earnings than ANSYS. ANSYS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Intuit, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Intuit has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ANSYS has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its share price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

83.7% of Intuit shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.1% of ANSYS shares are held by institutional investors. 3.4% of Intuit shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of ANSYS shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Intuit and ANSYS's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Intuit23.93%28.76%16.46%
ANSYS26.46%12.80%9.16%

Summary

Intuit beats ANSYS on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) and ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

86.4% of Autodesk shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.1% of ANSYS shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Autodesk shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of ANSYS shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Autodesk and ANSYS's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Autodesk33.31%104.82%8.90%
ANSYS26.46%12.80%9.16%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Autodesk and ANSYS's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Autodesk$3.79 billion18.18$1.21 billion$2.63119.06
ANSYS$1.68 billion18.80$433.89 million$5.0372.09

Autodesk has higher revenue and earnings than ANSYS. ANSYS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Autodesk, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Autodesk has a beta of 1.33, suggesting that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ANSYS has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its share price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Autodesk and ANSYS, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Autodesk231102.56
ANSYS04402.50

Autodesk currently has a consensus price target of $315.2778, suggesting a potential upside of 0.69%. ANSYS has a consensus price target of $321.5714, suggesting a potential downside of 11.32%. Given Autodesk's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Autodesk is more favorable than ANSYS.

Summary

Autodesk beats ANSYS on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY) and ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

68.2% of Workday shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.1% of ANSYS shares are held by institutional investors. 26.5% of Workday shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of ANSYS shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Workday and ANSYS's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Workday-3.81%-0.14%-0.05%
ANSYS26.46%12.80%9.16%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Workday and ANSYS's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Workday$4.32 billion13.41$-282,430,000.00($0.50)-468.78
ANSYS$1.68 billion18.80$433.89 million$5.0372.09

ANSYS has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Workday. Workday is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ANSYS, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Workday has a beta of 1.28, suggesting that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ANSYS has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Workday and ANSYS, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Workday071902.73
ANSYS04402.50

Workday currently has a consensus target price of $273.6538, suggesting a potential upside of 16.75%. ANSYS has a consensus target price of $321.5714, suggesting a potential downside of 11.32%. Given Workday's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Workday is more favorable than ANSYS.

Summary

ANSYS beats Workday on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Synopsys (NASDAQ:SNPS) and ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

84.7% of Synopsys shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.1% of ANSYS shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of Synopsys shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of ANSYS shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Synopsys and ANSYS's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Synopsys20.27%16.58%10.08%
ANSYS26.46%12.80%9.16%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Synopsys and ANSYS's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Synopsys$3.69 billion11.75$664.35 million$4.2766.44
ANSYS$1.68 billion18.80$433.89 million$5.0372.09

Synopsys has higher revenue and earnings than ANSYS. Synopsys is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ANSYS, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Synopsys has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ANSYS has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Synopsys and ANSYS, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Synopsys021102.85
ANSYS04402.50

Synopsys currently has a consensus target price of $299.5833, suggesting a potential upside of 5.60%. ANSYS has a consensus target price of $321.5714, suggesting a potential downside of 11.32%. Given Synopsys' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Synopsys is more favorable than ANSYS.

Summary

Synopsys beats ANSYS on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


ANSYS Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Adobe logo
ADBE
Adobe
1.8$620.92+0.4%$295.81 billion$12.87 billion53.81Insider Selling
salesforce.com logo
CRM
salesforce.com
2.0$243.96+0.2%$225.91 billion$21.25 billion51.04Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Intuit logo
INTU
Intuit
2.4$523.10+0.0%$142.94 billion$7.68 billion67.06Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest Increase
Autodesk logo
ADSK
Autodesk
1.9$313.13+1.6%$68.89 billion$3.79 billion53.71Analyst Upgrade
Workday logo
WDAY
Workday
1.8$234.39+1.6%$57.89 billion$4.32 billion-330.12News Coverage
Synopsys logo
SNPS
Synopsys
1.5$283.69+0.9%$43.28 billion$3.69 billion55.09News Coverage
Cadence Design Systems logo
CDNS
Cadence Design Systems
1.8$144.59+0.9%$40.23 billion$2.68 billion61.79Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Insider Selling
News Coverage
Splunk logo
SPLK
Splunk
2.0$142.42+1.3%$23.35 billion$2.23 billion-21.42
Tyler Technologies logo
TYL
Tyler Technologies
2.0$495.67+0.6%$20.19 billion$1.12 billion112.40Analyst Report
News Coverage
SS&C Technologies logo
SSNC
SS&C Technologies
2.3$75.00+0.0%$19.18 billion$4.67 billion28.52News Coverage
Nuance Communications logo
NUAN
Nuance Communications
1.4$55.00+0.1%$15.73 billion$1.48 billion2,751.38
Fair Isaac logo
FICO
Fair Isaac
1.6$527.46+0.4%$15.18 billion$1.29 billion56.35Upcoming Earnings
Citrix Systems logo
CTXS
Citrix Systems
2.6$114.55+0.1%$14.22 billion$3.24 billion34.92Upcoming Earnings
FactSet Research Systems logo
FDS
FactSet Research Systems
1.7$345.35+0.4%$13.05 billion$1.49 billion34.43
Pegasystems logo
PEGA
Pegasystems
1.9$136.89+2.1%$11.12 billion$1.02 billion-258.28Short Interest Decrease
Manhattan Associates logo
MANH
Manhattan Associates
1.4$156.21+7.0%$9.94 billion$586.37 million114.86Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
Aspen Technology logo
AZPN
Aspen Technology
1.4$145.29+0.4%$9.88 billion$590.18 million43.24
Guidewire Software logo
GWRE
Guidewire Software
1.1$112.78+0.6%$9.38 billion$742.31 million-352.43
MicroStrategy logo
MSTR
MicroStrategy
1.6$646.65+2.5%$6.30 billion$480.73 million-52.74Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Up
ACI Worldwide logo
ACIW
ACI Worldwide
1.8$34.41+0.4%$4.07 billion$1.29 billion43.56Unusual Options Activity
SolarWinds logo
SWI
SolarWinds
2.0$11.26+2.1%$3.56 billion$1.02 billion23.46Upcoming Earnings
Stock Split
Short Interest Decrease
Blackbaud logo
BLKB
Blackbaud
1.8$71.62+1.8%$3.50 billion$913.22 million1,193.87Upcoming Earnings
Verint Systems logo
VRNT
Verint Systems
1.8$42.69+0.9%$2.77 billion$1.27 billion-237.17Positive News
NetScout Systems logo
NTCT
NetScout Systems
1.6$28.98+1.0%$2.15 billion$831.28 million115.92Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Positive News
PROS logo
PRO
PROS
1.1$43.73+1.8%$1.94 billion$252.42 million-24.85Upcoming Earnings
Bottomline Technologies (de) logo
EPAY
Bottomline Technologies (de)
2.1$39.94+0.4%$1.81 billion$442.22 million-142.64
QAD logo
QADA
QAD
2.3$86.96+0.3%$1.80 billion$307.86 million135.88Analyst Downgrade
Sapiens International logo
SPNS
Sapiens International
2.6$24.99+2.3%$1.37 billion$382.90 million36.22Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest Increase
News Coverage
ePlus logo
PLUS
ePlus
1.5$90.82+0.7%$1.23 billion$1.57 billion16.33Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Ebix logo
EBIX
Ebix
1.7$30.52+2.9%$944.26 million$625.61 million10.52
American Software logo
AMSWA
American Software
2.1$21.90+4.4%$716.31 million$111.41 million91.25Short Interest Decrease
Digimarc logo
DMRC
Digimarc
1.4$28.12+2.2%$475.65 million$23.99 million-9.16
VirnetX logo
VHC
VirnetX
1.0$4.07+3.2%$289.21 million$302.64 million-6.36
Environmental Impact Acquisition logo
ENVI
Environmental Impact Acquisition
1.0$9.68+0.1%$250.47 millionN/A0.00News Coverage
Synchronoss Technologies logo
SNCR
Synchronoss Technologies
2.4$2.89+5.5%$127.60 million$291.67 million-2.08
SeaChange International logo
SEAC
SeaChange International
1.9$1.11+4.5%$53.73 million$22 million-2.18
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