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NASDAQ:AZPN - Aspen Technology Stock Price, Forecast & News

$127.32
+0.53 (+0.42 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$126.51
Now: $127.32
$129.38
50-Day Range
$118.51
MA: $131.04
$141.70
52-Week Range
$96.25
Now: $127.32
$142.89
Volume613,083 shs
Average Volume808,849 shs
Market Capitalization$8.65 billion
P/E Ratio35.37
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.55
Aspen Technology, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an asset optimization software company in the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Subscription and Software, and Services. It supplies asset optimization solutions that optimize asset design, operations, and maintenance lifecycle in various industrial environments. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Custom computer programming services
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
SectorN/A
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AZPN
CUSIP04532710
WebN/A
PhoneN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$598.34 million
Cash Flow$4.01 per share
Book Value$5.77 per share

Profitability

Net Income$262.73 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,600
Market Cap$8.65 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Aspen Technology (NASDAQ:AZPN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Aspen Technology's stock symbol?

Aspen Technology trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AZPN."

How were Aspen Technology's earnings last quarter?

Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 29th. The technology company reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.14. The technology company earned $124.73 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $135.46 million. Aspen Technology had a net margin of 41.49% and a return on equity of 63.67%. The firm's revenue was down 11.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.92 EPS. View Aspen Technology's Earnings History.

When is Aspen Technology's next earnings date?

Aspen Technology is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Aspen Technology.

What guidance has Aspen Technology issued on next quarter's earnings?

Aspen Technology updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.43-3.84 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.79. The company issued revenue guidance of $575-615 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $602.48 million.

What price target have analysts set for AZPN?

7 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Aspen Technology's stock. Their forecasts range from $123.00 to $154.00. On average, they expect Aspen Technology's stock price to reach $141.43 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Aspen Technology.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Aspen Technology?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aspen Technology in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Aspen Technology.

Has Aspen Technology been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AZPN stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Aspen Technology earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the technology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Aspen Technology.

Are investors shorting Aspen Technology?

Aspen Technology saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 891,100 shares, an increase of 25.1% from the January 15th total of 712,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 379,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Aspen Technology's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Aspen Technology's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Aspen Technology own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Aspen Technology investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), Visa (V), Procter & Gamble (PG), QUALCOMM (QCOM), CVS Health (CVS), salesforce.com (CRM) and Honeywell International (HON).

Who are Aspen Technology's key executives?

Aspen Technology's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Antonio J. Pietri, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Karl E. Johnsen, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Frederic G. Hammond, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Gary M. Weiss, Chief Operating Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Willie K. Chan, Chief Technology Officer

Who are Aspen Technology's major shareholders?

Aspen Technology's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (8.98%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.89%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (2.20%), FMR LLC (2.18%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.63%) and State Street Corp (1.36%). Company insiders that own Aspen Technology stock include Antonio J Pietri, Donald P Casey, F G Hammond, Gary E Haroian, Jr Robert M Whelan, Karl E Johnsen and Simon Orebi Gann. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Aspen Technology.

Which institutional investors are selling Aspen Technology stock?

AZPN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Credit Suisse AG, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Aspen Technology company stock in the last year include Antonio J Pietri, F G Hammond, Karl E Johnsen and Simon Orebi Gann. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aspen Technology.

Which institutional investors are buying Aspen Technology stock?

AZPN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Fred Alger Management LLC, Echo Street Capital Management LLC, Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd., Franklin Resources Inc., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., TCW Group Inc. and KBC Group NV. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aspen Technology.

How do I buy shares of Aspen Technology?

Shares of AZPN 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 Aspen Technology's stock price today?

One share of AZPN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $127.32.

How big of a company is Aspen Technology?

Aspen Technology has a market capitalization of $8.65 billion and generates $598.34 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $262.73 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.77 on an earnings per share basis. Aspen Technology employs 1,600 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Aspen Technology.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Aspen Technology (NASDAQ AZPN)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  403 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  409 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  812
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Aspen Technology and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AZPN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AZPN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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