ANSYS (ANSS) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.18

News articles about ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ANSYS earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the software maker an impact score of 46.8033242295729 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on ANSS. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of ANSYS from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Citigroup Inc. began coverage on shares of ANSYS in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. They set a “neutral” rating and a $125.00 price target on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of ANSYS from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Barclays PLC decreased their price target on shares of ANSYS from $115.00 to $113.00 and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a $98.00 price target on shares of ANSYS in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $116.68.

Shares of ANSYS (ANSS) opened at 129.69 on Wednesday. ANSYS has a 52 week low of $82.28 and a 52 week high of $132.74. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $125.85 and a 200 day moving average of $121.81. The stock has a market cap of $10.99 billion, a P/E ratio of 41.67 and a beta of 1.05.

ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The software maker reported $0.99 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.07. ANSYS had a net margin of 26.37% and a return on equity of 13.87%. The company had revenue of $264.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $259.75 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.93 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 7.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect that ANSYS will post $3.87 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of research firms recently issued reports on ANSS. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of ANSYS from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Citigroup Inc. began coverage on shares of ANSYS in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. They set a “neutral” rating and a $125.00 price target on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of ANSYS from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Barclays PLC decreased their price target on shares of ANSYS from $115.00 to $113.00 and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a $98.00 price target on shares of ANSYS in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $116.68.

Shares of ANSYS (ANSS) opened at 129.69 on Wednesday. ANSYS has a 52 week low of $82.28 and a 52 week high of $132.74. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $125.85 and a 200 day moving average of $121.81. The stock has a market cap of $10.99 billion, a P/E ratio of 41.67 and a beta of 1.05.

ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The software maker reported $0.99 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.07. ANSYS had a net margin of 26.37% and a return on equity of 13.87%. The company had revenue of $264.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $259.75 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.93 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 7.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect that ANSYS will post $3.87 earnings per share for the current year.

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ANSYS Company Profile

ANSYS, Inc (ANSYS) develops and markets engineering simulation software and services used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a range of industries and academia, including aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial equipment, electronics, biomedical, energy, materials and chemical processing, and semiconductors.

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