ANSYS, Inc. develops and markets engineering simulation software and services worldwide. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has ANSYS's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ANSS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ANSS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ANSS underperformed the US Software industry which returned 41.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ANSS underperformed the US Market which returned 44.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ANSYS's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StHave ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) Insiders Been Selling Their Stock?
1 week ago | Simply Wall StCalculating The Intrinsic Value Of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS)
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital
Is ANSYS undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ANSS ($336.42) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($294.63)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ANSS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ANSS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (62.9x) compared to the US Software industry average (48.3x).
PE vs Market: ANSS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (62.9x) compared to the US market (19.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ANSS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ANSS is good value based on its PB Ratio (7.1x) compared to the US Software industry average (7.9x).
How is ANSYS forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ANSS's forecast earnings growth (12.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: ANSS's earnings (12.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (15.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ANSS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ANSS's revenue (9.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ANSS's revenue (9.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ANSS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.5%).
How has ANSYS performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ANSS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ANSS's current net profit margins (26.5%) are lower than last year (27.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ANSS's earnings have grown by 13.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ANSS's earnings growth over the past year (11.9%) is below its 5-year average (13.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ANSS earnings growth over the past year (11.9%) underperformed the Software industry 30.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ANSS's Return on Equity (11.2%) is considered low.
How is ANSYS's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ANSS's short term assets ($1.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($624.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: ANSS's short term assets ($1.7B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ANSS's debt to equity ratio (19.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if ANSS's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ANSS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (71.5%).
Interest Coverage: ANSS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (66.2x coverage).
What is ANSYS current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ANSS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ANSS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ANSS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ANSS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ANSS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ajei Gopal (58 yo)
Dr. Ajei S. Gopal, Ph.D., has been an Independent Director of Citrix Systems, Inc. since September 20, 2017. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Ansys, Inc. since January 1, 2017. Dr. Gopal has been...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ajei's total compensation ($USD14.09M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.17M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ajei's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ANSS's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ANSS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ANSS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
ANSYS, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ANSYS, Inc.
- Ticker: ANSS
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1970
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$29.320b
- Shares outstanding: 87.15m
- Website: https://www.ansys.com
Number of Employees
- ANSYS, Inc.
- 2600 ANSYS Drive
- United States
ANSYS, Inc. develops and markets engineering simulation software and services worldwide. The company offers ANSYS Workbench, a framework upon which its engineering simulation technologies are built; multip...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/06/13 22:58|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/06/11 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.