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$310.94
Now: $313.42
$319.43
50-Day Range
$304.37
MA: $327.92
$351.70
52-Week Range
$200.07
Now: $313.42
$357.92
Volume338,845 shs
Average Volume536,257 shs
Market Capitalization$26.92 billion
P/E Ratio70.91
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.26

Competitors

ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) Vs. CRM, ADBE, 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 salesforce.com (CRM), Adobe (ADBE), Intuit (INTU), Autodesk (ADSK), Workday (WDAY), and Synopsys (SNPS).

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

Valuation and Earnings

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$17.10 billion13.71$126 million$1.02252.59
ANSYS$1.52 billion17.76$451.30 million$5.5156.88

ANSYS has lower revenue, but higher earnings than salesforce.com. 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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

74.6% of salesforce.com shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.7% of ANSYS shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.4% of salesforce.com shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of ANSYS shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

salesforce.com has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ANSYS has a beta of 1.26, indicating that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for salesforce.com and ANSYS, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
salesforce.com243322.85
ANSYS25402.18

salesforce.com presently has a consensus price target of $256.2353, indicating a potential downside of 0.55%. ANSYS has a consensus price target of $291.20, indicating a potential downside of 7.09%. Given salesforce.com's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe salesforce.com is more favorable than ANSYS.

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.com12.21%3.99%2.59%
ANSYS24.88%12.09%8.82%

Summary

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

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

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ANSYS and Adobe's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ANSYS$1.52 billion17.76$451.30 million$5.5156.88
Adobe$11.17 billion19.78$2.95 billion$6.5670.21

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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

87.7% of ANSYS shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.7% of Adobe shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of ANSYS shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Adobe shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

ANSYS has a beta of 1.26, suggesting that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Adobe has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for ANSYS and Adobe, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ANSYS25402.18
Adobe052302.82

ANSYS currently has a consensus target price of $291.20, indicating a potential downside of 7.09%. Adobe has a consensus target price of $507.9630, indicating a potential upside of 10.28%. Given Adobe's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Adobe is more favorable than ANSYS.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ANSYS24.88%12.09%8.82%
Adobe31.05%35.84%18.17%

Summary

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

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

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ANSYS and Intuit's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ANSYS$1.52 billion17.76$451.30 million$5.5156.88
Intuit$7.68 billion11.71$1.83 billion$6.5652.34

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

87.7% of ANSYS shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.5% of Intuit shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of ANSYS shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.1% of Intuit shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

ANSYS has a beta of 1.26, suggesting that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Intuit has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for ANSYS and Intuit, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ANSYS25402.18
Intuit231302.61

ANSYS currently has a consensus target price of $291.20, indicating a potential downside of 7.09%. Intuit has a consensus target price of $376.0588, indicating a potential upside of 9.53%. Given Intuit's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Intuit is more favorable than ANSYS.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ANSYS24.88%12.09%8.82%
Intuit23.78%40.79%22.22%

Summary

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

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

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ANSYS and Autodesk's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ANSYS$1.52 billion17.76$451.30 million$5.5156.88
Autodesk$3.27 billion17.23$214.50 million$1.50171.50

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

87.7% of ANSYS shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.1% of Autodesk shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of ANSYS shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Autodesk shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

ANSYS has a beta of 1.26, suggesting that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Autodesk has a beta of 1.42, suggesting that its stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for ANSYS and Autodesk, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ANSYS25402.18
Autodesk361502.50

ANSYS currently has a consensus target price of $291.20, indicating a potential downside of 7.09%. Autodesk has a consensus target price of $245.7391, indicating a potential downside of 4.47%. Given Autodesk's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Autodesk is more favorable than ANSYS.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ANSYS24.88%12.09%8.82%
Autodesk10.26%-457.10%7.77%

Summary

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

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

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ANSYS and Workday's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ANSYS$1.52 billion17.76$451.30 million$5.5156.88
Workday$3.63 billion13.53$-480,670,000.00($1.42)-145.85

ANSYS has higher earnings, but lower revenue 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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

87.7% of ANSYS shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.0% of Workday shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of ANSYS shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 26.5% of Workday shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

ANSYS has a beta of 1.26, suggesting that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Workday has a beta of 1.59, suggesting that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for ANSYS and Workday, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ANSYS25402.18
Workday2121812.55

ANSYS currently has a consensus target price of $291.20, indicating a potential downside of 7.09%. Workday has a consensus target price of $238.5862, indicating a potential upside of 15.20%. Given Workday's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Workday is more favorable than ANSYS.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ANSYS24.88%12.09%8.82%
Workday-10.77%-10.56%-3.90%

Summary

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

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ANSYS24.88%12.09%8.82%
Synopsys17.88%14.66%8.78%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for ANSYS and Synopsys, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ANSYS25402.18
Synopsys001303.00

ANSYS currently has a consensus target price of $291.20, indicating a potential downside of 7.09%. Synopsys has a consensus target price of $219.0769, indicating a potential upside of 1.42%. Given Synopsys' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Synopsys is more favorable than ANSYS.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ANSYS and Synopsys' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ANSYS$1.52 billion17.76$451.30 million$5.5156.88
Synopsys$3.36 billion9.75$532.37 million$3.4562.61

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

Risk & Volatility

ANSYS has a beta of 1.26, suggesting that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Synopsys has a beta of 1.15, suggesting that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

87.7% of ANSYS shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.3% of Synopsys shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of ANSYS shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.8% of Synopsys shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

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)
salesforce.com logo
CRM
salesforce.com
1.6$257.64-0.2%$234.45 billion$17.10 billion100.64Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Adobe logo
ADBE
Adobe
2.0$460.61-0.5%$220.96 billion$11.17 billion58.01
Intuit logo
INTU
Intuit
2.2$343.33-1.3%$89.89 billion$7.68 billion49.61Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Autodesk logo
ADSK
Autodesk
1.7$257.25-0.9%$56.41 billion$3.27 billion157.82
Workday logo
WDAY
Workday
1.6$207.10-1.1%$49.08 billion$3.63 billion-110.75Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Synopsys logo
SNPS
Synopsys
1.4$216.00-1.2%$32.78 billion$3.36 billion53.47
Splunk logo
SPLK
Splunk
1.8$198.11-0.4%$31.78 billion$2.36 billion-48.20Analyst Report
Cadence Design Systems logo
CDNS
Cadence Design Systems
1.5$111.25-1.4%$31.03 billion$2.34 billion28.90Increase in Short Interest
SS&C Technologies logo
SSNC
SS&C Technologies
2.0$69.14-1.4%$17.70 billion$4.63 billion36.20Dividend Announcement
Tyler Technologies logo
TYL
Tyler Technologies
1.6$413.52-0.2%$16.68 billion$1.09 billion89.70
Citrix Systems logo
CTXS
Citrix Systems
2.2$120.16-0.3%$14.79 billion$3.01 billion25.79
Fair Isaac logo
FICO
Fair Isaac
1.6$486.17-0.7%$14.15 billion$1.16 billion63.06
FactSet Research Systems logo
FDS
FactSet Research Systems
1.6$318.88-0.8%$12.11 billion$1.49 billion33.04Heavy News Reporting
Nuance Communications logo
NUAN
Nuance Communications
1.5$42.42-2.6%$11.98 billion$1.82 billion77.13Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
Pegasystems logo
PEGA
Pegasystems
1.4$129.52-0.1%$10.45 billion$911.38 million-136.34
Guidewire Software logo
GWRE
Guidewire Software
1.1$118.75-1.2%$9.95 billion$742.31 million-359.85
Aspen Technology logo
AZPN
Aspen Technology
1.2$132.85-1.3%$8.98 billion$590.18 million40.26Unusual Options Activity
SolarWinds logo
SWI
SolarWinds
1.3$22.24-1.2%$6.98 billion$932.53 million247.14
RealPage logo
RP
RealPage
1.5$65.84-0.9%$6.71 billion$988.14 million131.68Insider Selling
Manhattan Associates logo
MANH
Manhattan Associates
1.1$96.66-0.8%$6.14 billion$617.95 million74.35
ACI Worldwide logo
ACIW
ACI Worldwide
1.4$32.19-0.2%$3.76 billion$1.26 billion63.12
Verint Systems logo
VRNT
Verint Systems
1.3$56.67-0.0%$3.71 billion$1.30 billion236.13
Blackbaud logo
BLKB
Blackbaud
1.2$55.16-3.3%$2.73 billion$900.42 million117.36
MicroStrategy logo
MSTR
MicroStrategy
1.4$220.76-0.6%$2.05 billion$486.33 million1,839.67High Trading Volume
Bottomline Technologies (de) logo
EPAY
Bottomline Technologies (de)
1.7$45.00-0.8%$2.03 billion$442.22 million-249.99
PROS logo
PRO
PROS
1.3$42.69-0.3%$1.85 billion$250.33 million-24.26Increase in Short Interest
NetScout Systems logo
NTCT
NetScout Systems
1.3$23.03-1.9%$1.69 billion$891.82 million76.77
Sapiens International logo
SPNS
Sapiens International
1.7$29.26-2.0%$1.48 billion$325.67 million49.59Increase in Short Interest
ePlus logo
PLUS
ePlus
1.8$82.87-2.7%$1.12 billion$1.59 billion15.75
Ebix logo
EBIX
Ebix
1.7$33.94-7.1%$1.05 billion$580.61 million11.02Dividend Announcement
QAD logo
QADA
QAD
1.3$49.12-0.4%$1.02 billion$310.77 million4,916.92
Digimarc logo
DMRC
Digimarc
0.9$39.65-2.7%$607.28 million$22.99 million-14.31Insider Selling
American Software logo
AMSWA
American Software
2.1$17.15-0.7%$557.03 million$115.47 million85.75Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Telenav logo
TNAV
Telenav
1.3$4.77-0.2%$226.69 million$240.35 million-21.68Decrease in Short Interest
Synchronoss Technologies logo
SNCR
Synchronoss Technologies
1.4$2.92-3.4%$128.79 million$308.75 million-1.13
SeaChange International logo
SEAC
SeaChange International
1.3$1.00-1.0%$37.56 million$67.15 million-3.85
This page was last updated on 11/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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