Analysts See $0.89 EPS for ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS)

October 14, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

 Analysts See $0.89 EPS for ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.28, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 20 investors sold ANSYS, Inc. shares while 150 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 117 raised stakes. 80.72 million shares or 1.44% less from 81.90 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Security National has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). American Management owns 218,042 shares for 1.7% of their portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System owns 134,845 shares. Camarda Financial Advsr Limited stated it has 10 shares. Whittier Company holds 0% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) or 261 shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt Inc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) for 73,311 shares. Mackenzie Finance holds 0.21% or 314,179 shares in its portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale accumulated 20,251 shares. Moreover, Sun Life Financial has 0.01% invested in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Columbia L L C Management reported 14,272 shares. Airain reported 0.18% stake. Boston Family Office Lc invested in 132,731 shares. Ngam Advisors Ltd Partnership owns 12,529 shares. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas reported 371,529 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Old National Bancorp In stated it has 0.05% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS).

Since May 5, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $875,971 activity. ABU-HADBA WALID sold $33,011 worth of stock or 11,276 shares. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $248,000 was made by ZILVITIS PATRICK J on Tuesday, May 23. 4,800 ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) shares with value of $594,960 were sold by THURK MICHAEL.

Analysts await ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) to report earnings on November, 2. They expect $0.89 EPS, up 1.14 % or $0.01 from last year’s $0.88 per share. ANSS’s profit will be $75.41M for 36.50 P/E if the $0.89 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.89 actual EPS reported by ANSYS, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.54% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $129.94. About 274,019 shares traded. ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has risen 43.75% since October 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.05% the S&P500.

ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering Ansys Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Ansys Inc. had 29 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, September 15, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. As per Friday, November 4, the company rating was maintained by Benchmark. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, June 9 by Evercore. Evercore initiated it with “Hold” rating and $90 target in Thursday, September 15 report. Goldman Sachs initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, July 17 report. The rating was initiated by Citigroup on Friday, September 22 with “Hold”. KeyBanc Capital Markets initiated the stock with “Sector Weight” rating in Thursday, October 8 report. The rating was initiated by Needham on Tuesday, November 22 with “Hold”. Evercore maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 2 report. Wedbush maintained ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) rating on Tuesday, February 16. Wedbush has “Outperform” rating and $94 target.

ANSYS, Inc. 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. The company has market cap of $11.01 billion. The Firm focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze creates directly on the desktop, providing a common platform for product development, from design concept to final-stage testing and validation. It has a 41.79 P/E ratio. The Firm distributes its ANSYS suite of simulation technologies through a network of independent resellers and distributors, and direct sales offices in various locations.

More important recent ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “TSMC and ANSYS Enable Automotive Reliability Solutions” on September 14, 2017, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “Intel Custom Foundry Certifies ANSYS Simulation Tools for New 22 Nanometer …”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Ansys slips after analyst day forecast for lower margins” on September 15, 2017. More interesting news about ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “ANSYS to Release Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Results After Market Close on …” with publication date: October 12, 2017.

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