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ANSYS (ANSS) Competitors

$322.44
-5.64 (-1.72%)
(As of 04:32 PM ET)

ANSS vs. MSTR, TTWO, TYL, SSNC, MANH, PAYC, GWRE, ADSK, INFA, and CDNS

Should you be buying ANSYS stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of ANSYS include MicroStrategy (MSTR), Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO), Tyler Technologies (TYL), SS&C Technologies (SSNC), Manhattan Associates (MANH), Paycom Software (PAYC), Guidewire Software (GWRE), Autodesk (ADSK), Informatica (INFA), and Cadence Design Systems (CDNS).

ANSYS vs.

MicroStrategy (NASDAQ:MSTR) and ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, community ranking, media sentiment and valuation.

ANSYS received 9 more outperform votes than MicroStrategy when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 62.21% of users gave MicroStrategy an outperform vote while only 54.97% of users gave ANSYS an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
MicroStrategyOutperform Votes
400
62.21%
Underperform Votes
243
37.79%
ANSYSOutperform Votes
409
54.97%
Underperform Votes
335
45.03%

ANSYS has a net margin of 19.51% compared to ANSYS's net margin of -17.40%. MicroStrategy's return on equity of 10.45% beat ANSYS's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
MicroStrategy-17.40% -8.37% -2.92%
ANSYS 19.51%10.45%7.80%

MicroStrategy currently has a consensus target price of $1,793.00, suggesting a potential upside of 8.81%. ANSYS has a consensus target price of $320.00, suggesting a potential downside of 0.52%. Given ANSYS's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe MicroStrategy is more favorable than ANSYS.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
MicroStrategy
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
ANSYS
2 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.88

72.0% of MicroStrategy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.4% of ANSYS shares are held by institutional investors. 13.2% of MicroStrategy shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of ANSYS shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

MicroStrategy has a beta of 3, suggesting that its stock price is 200% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ANSYS has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MicroStrategy$496.26M57.86$429.12M-$6.70-241.60
ANSYS$2.27B12.40$500.41M$4.9864.75

In the previous week, MicroStrategy had 5 more articles in the media than ANSYS. MarketBeat recorded 19 mentions for MicroStrategy and 14 mentions for ANSYS. MicroStrategy's average media sentiment score of 1.04 beat ANSYS's score of 0.89 indicating that ANSYS is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
MicroStrategy
7 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
7 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
ANSYS
7 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

ANSYS beats MicroStrategy on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ANSS and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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ANSS vs. The Competition

MetricANSYSPrepackaged software IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$28.15B$21.86B$21.15B$8.04B
Dividend YieldN/A2.13%2.74%3.97%
P/E Ratio64.7565.16240.5416.40
Price / Sales12.408.37532.9274.06
Price / Cash38.5868.6729.1831.30
Price / Book5.209.006.474.59
Net Income$500.41M$344.20M$621.13M$213.18M
7 Day Performance-1.20%-2.59%-0.49%-1.21%
1 Month Performance-2.25%-2.74%2.45%2.11%
1 Year Performance0.95%9.92%26.93%7.16%

ANSYS Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MSTR
MicroStrategy
2.292 of 5 stars
$1,655.42
-4.2%
$1,678.75
+1.4%
+487.6%$29.37B$496.26M-247.081,934Analyst Forecast
TTWO
Take-Two Interactive Software
4.444 of 5 stars
$151.42
+0.3%
$176.13
+16.3%
+12.8%$25.83B$5.35B-6.8911,580
TYL
Tyler Technologies
4.1344 of 5 stars
$495.98
+0.4%
$506.00
+2.0%
+21.7%$20.97B$1.99B112.217,300
SSNC
SS&C Technologies
4.7602 of 5 stars
$63.33
-0.2%
$70.20
+10.8%
+10.3%$15.66B$5.50B25.2326,000Short Interest ↑
MANH
Manhattan Associates
4.1785 of 5 stars
$225.67
-2.2%
$240.50
+6.6%
+26.0%$13.89B$928.72M73.754,580Analyst Downgrade
PAYC
Paycom Software
4.9823 of 5 stars
$179.58
-0.4%
$246.31
+37.2%
-40.6%$10.44B$1.69B21.877,308Analyst Upgrade
GWRE
Guidewire Software
2.1471 of 5 stars
$123.35
-1.2%
$115.11
-6.7%
+48.4%$10.15B$905.34M-198.953,415Positive News
ADSK
Autodesk
4.8382 of 5 stars
$220.28
-0.5%
$273.83
+24.3%
+5.8%$47.47B$5.50B52.3213,700Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
INFA
Informatica
3.2191 of 5 stars
$30.16
-1.4%
$35.45
+17.6%
+78.9%$8.90B$1.60B-1,508.005,000Short Interest ↓
CDNS
Cadence Design Systems
4.7023 of 5 stars
$290.10
-0.8%
$326.11
+12.4%
+29.7%$78.94B$4.09B75.5511,200Short Interest ↑

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This page (NASDAQ:ANSS) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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