$0.91 EPS Expected for ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS)

October 14, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.08, from 0.86 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 31 investors sold ANSYS, Inc. shares while 175 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 77.77 million shares or 2.76% more from 75.68 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Korea Invest accumulated 24,879 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Carnegie Capital Asset Limited Liability Corp holds 0.76% of its portfolio in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) for 57,774 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Hldg Inc has 320,603 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Caxton Associate Limited Partnership holds 0.03% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) or 3,738 shares. Natixis has invested 0.01% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Asset Management One Limited holds 148,056 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Evercore Wealth Ltd Company stated it has 1.03% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Atria Investments Lc accumulated 10,512 shares. 5,385 are owned by Torray Lc. Virginia-based Bb&T Secs Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Kentucky Retirement Systems Insur Fund reported 1,582 shares. Moreover, Robecosam Ag has 0.63% invested in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) for 86,000 shares. Massachusetts-based Schwerin Boyle Mgmt Inc has invested 1.27% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). The Massachusetts-based Adage Cap Prtn Gp Limited Liability Company has invested 0.04% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Global X Mgmt Ltd Liability Co holds 2,969 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

Since April 28, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 9 selling transactions for $19.92 million activity. GALLIMORE ALEC D. sold $47,958 worth of stock. On Thursday, June 14 CASHMAN JAMES E III sold $4.42M worth of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) or 25,000 shares. Shares for $613,442 were sold by Gopal Ajei. SCHERER BARBARA VAUGHN had sold 2,454 shares worth $461,327 on Thursday, September 13. 3,511 shares were sold by Emswiler Shane, worth $657,224.

Analysts expect ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) to report $0.91 EPS on November, 7.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 3.41 % from last quarter’s $0.88 EPS. ANSS’s profit would be $76.71M giving it 43.65 P/E if the $0.91 EPS is correct. After having $1.16 EPS previously, ANSYS, Inc.’s analysts see -21.55 % EPS growth. The stock increased 3.51% or $5.39 during the last trading session, reaching $158.9. About 879,420 shares traded or 91.67% up from the average. ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has risen 42.03% since October 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.41% the S&P500.

ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Ansys (NASDAQ:ANSS), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Ansys had 7 analyst reports since May 3, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of ANSS in report on Wednesday, August 8 with “Underweight” rating. As per Tuesday, October 9, the company rating was reinitiated by William Blair. Berenberg maintained ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) on Friday, May 4 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by MUFG Securities Americas Inc given on Thursday, May 3. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, June 25. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy” on Wednesday, June 20.

ANSYS, Inc. develops and markets engineering simulation software and services used by engineers, designers, researchers, and students in the aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial equipment, electronics, biomedical, energy, materials and chemical processing, and semiconductors industries and academia worldwide. The company has market cap of $13.40 billion. The firm offers ANSYS Workbench, a framework upon which the company's engineering simulation technologies are built; ANSYS Engineering Knowledge Manager, a solution for simulation process and data management challenges; and high-performance computing product suite that delivers cross-physics parallel processing capabilities for simulation software. It has a 45.3 P/E ratio. It also offers geometry handling solutions; meshing technology that transforms a physical model into a mathematical model; structural analysis product suite for product design and optimization; explicit dynamics product suite that simulates events; and composite analysis and optimization technology, as well as customization services.

Another recent and important ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) news was published by Bizjournals.com which published an article titled: “Ansys hires new CTO” on October 11, 2018.

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