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

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$83.19 -1.14 (-1.35 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$83.19
Today's Range$82.59 - $84.62
52-Week Range$65.03 - $118.86
Volume500,127 shs
Average Volume650,150 shs
Market Capitalization$5.97 billion
P/E Ratio40.38
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.52
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. The company's software suites include aspenONE Engineering, aspenONE Manufacturing and Supply Chain, and aspenONE Asset Performance that are integrated applications, which allow end users to design process manufacturing environments, monitor operational performances, respond and adapt to operational changes, predict asset reliability and equipment failure, and manage planning and scheduling activities, as well as collaborate across these functions and activities. It also provides software maintenance and support, professional, and training services. The company's customers comprise companies that are engaged in the process and other capital-intensive industries, such as energy, chemicals, engineering, and construction, as well as pharmaceuticals, transportation, power, metals and mining, pulp and paper, and consumer packaged goods. Aspen Technology, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Custom computer programming services
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AZPN
Previous Symbol
CUSIP04532710
Phone781-221-6400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.67
Quick Ratio1.67

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio40.38
Forward P/E Ratio27.10
P/E Growth1.66

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$499.51 million
Price / Sales11.79
Cash Flow$2.1675 per share
Price / Cash Flow38.38
Book Value($3.98) per share
Price / Book-20.90

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.06
Net Income$148.68 million
Net Margins30.96%
Return on Equity-168.12%
Return on Assets37.18%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,466
Outstanding Shares70,770,000
Market Cap$5.97 billion
OptionableOptionable

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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 24th. The technology company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.12. The technology company earned $114.17 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $113.49 million. Aspen Technology had a negative return on equity of 168.12% and a net margin of 30.96%. 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, January 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Aspen Technology.

What price target have analysts set for AZPN?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Aspen Technology's shares. Their predictions range from $65.00 to $114.00. On average, they anticipate Aspen Technology's share price to reach $99.1667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.2% 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 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Aspen Technology.

Has Aspen Technology been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AZPN stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog 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 media sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Aspen Technology?

Aspen Technology saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,575,039 shares, an increase of 74.0% from the October 31st total of 905,164 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 624,938 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.5 days. Currently, 2.2% of the company's stock are short sold. View Aspen Technology's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Aspen Technology's key competitors?

Who are Aspen Technology's key executives?

Aspen Technology's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Antonio J. Pietri, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Karl E. Johnsen, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Frederic G. Hammond, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Gary Weiss, Chief Operating Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Willie K. Chan, Chief Technology Officer

Who are Aspen Technology's major shareholders?

Aspen Technology's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.89%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.89%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.65%), BlackRock Inc. (5.16%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (4.83%) and Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.45%). Company insiders that own Aspen Technology stock include Antonio J Pietri, Donald P Casey, F G Hammond, Gary E Haroian, Joan C Mcardle, Jr Robert M Whelan, Karl E Johnsen and William Griffin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Aspen Technology.

Which major investors are selling Aspen Technology stock?

AZPN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Alliancebernstein L.P., Paloma Partners Management Co, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Neuberger Berman Group LLC and Brown Advisory Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Aspen Technology company stock in the last year include Antonio J Pietri, Donald P Casey, F G Hammond, Gary E Haroian, Jr Robert M Whelan and Karl E Johnsen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aspen Technology.

Which major investors are buying Aspen Technology stock?

AZPN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace LLP, Select Equity Group L.P., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC and AXA. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Aspen Technology's stock price today?

One share of AZPN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $83.19.

How big of a company is Aspen Technology?

Aspen Technology has a market capitalization of $5.97 billion and generates $499.51 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $148.68 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.06 on an earnings per share basis. Aspen Technology employs 1,466 workers across the globe.

What is Aspen Technology's official website?

The official website for Aspen Technology is http://www.aspentech.com.

How can I contact Aspen Technology?

Aspen Technology's mailing address is 20 Crosby Drive, Bedford MA, 01730. The technology company can be reached via phone at 781-221-6400.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Aspen Technology (NASDAQ AZPN)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  311 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  318 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  629
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 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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