NASDAQ:AZPN - Aspen Technology Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $82.67 -0.79 (-0.95 %) (As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$82.67Today's Range$81.83 - $83.7352-Week Range$65.03 - $118.86Volume674,060 shsAverage Volume735,392 shsMarket Capitalization$5.72 billionP/E Ratio38.31Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.52 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive AZPN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AZPN and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Custom computer programming services Sub-IndustryApplication Software SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:AZPN Previous Symbol CUSIP04532710 Webwww.aspentech.com Phone781-221-6400 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.67 Quick Ratio1.67 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio38.31 Forward P/E Ratio28.51 P/E Growth1.69 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$499.51 million Price / Sales11.71 Cash Flow$2.2471 per share Price / Cash36.79 Book Value$6.69 per share Price / Book12.36 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 Shares70,770,000Market Cap$5.72 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The technology company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate 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 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Aspen Technology's stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $114.00. On average, they anticipate Aspen Technology's stock price to reach $99.1667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.0% 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, 2 hold ratings and 3 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, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Aspen Technology earned a media sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Aspen Technology's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Aspen Technology include Verisign (VRSN), NTT DATA CORP/ADR (NTDTY), Amdocs (DOX), Obic (OBIIF), EPAM Systems (EPAM), GEMALTO NV/S (GTOMY), Zscaler (ZS), Sogou (SOGO), Luxoft (LXFT), Endava (DAVA), Virtusa (VRTU), PROS (PRO), Glu Mobile (GLUU), Perficient (PRFT) and Monotype Imaging (TYPE). 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.65%), BlackRock Inc. (5.16%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (4.83%), FMR LLC (2.31%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.74%) and William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.71%). 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, R Halsey Wise 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, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Brown Advisory Inc. and Jane Street Group LLC. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Select Equity Group L.P., First Trust Advisors LP, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, AXA, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Mackenzie Financial Corp. 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 $82.67. How big of a company is Aspen Technology? Aspen Technology has a market capitalization of $5.72 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 306 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 313 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 619MarketBeat'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 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is an Initial Public Offering (IPO)?