ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) gets upgraded to Buy by Benchmark

Analyst Ratings For ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS)

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Today, ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) stock received an upgrade by Benchmark from Hold to Buy.

There are 10 Buy Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Sell Ratings, no Strong Buy Ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) is Buy with a consensus target price of $174.1111 per share, a potential 12.13% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 11/5/2018-ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) gets upgraded to Buy by Benchmark
  • 11/2/2018-ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) gets upgraded to Outperform by Wedbush with a price target of $184.00
  • 10/29/2018-ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) gets upgraded to Buy by Needham & Company LLC with a price target of $172.00
  • 10/9/2018-ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has coverage initiated with a Mkt Perform ➝ Market Perform rating
  • 8/14/2018-ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) had its Overweight rating reiterated by Citigroup


  • On 11/1/2018 Michael Thurk, Director, sold 3,500 with an average share price of $152.26 per share and the total transaction amounting to $532,910.00.
  • On 9/13/2018 Barbara Vaughn Scherer, Director, sold 2,454 with an average share price of $187.99 per share and the total transaction amounting to $461,327.46.
  • On 9/4/2018 Ajei Gopal, Insider, sold 9,609 with an average share price of $186.35 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,790,637.15.
  • On 9/4/2018 Shane Emswiler, VP, sold 3,511 with an average share price of $187.19 per share and the total transaction amounting to $657,224.09.
  • On 8/22/2018 Alec D. Gallimore, Director, sold 276 with an average share price of $173.76 per share and the total transaction amounting to $47,957.76.
  • On 8/13/2018 James E. Cashman III, Director, sold 30,000 with an average share price of $171.39 per share and the total transaction amounting to $5,141,700.00.
  • On 8/1/2018 Michael Thurk, Director, sold 3,500 with an average share price of $170.19 per share and the total transaction amounting to $595,665.00.

About ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and markets engineering simulation software and services worldwide. The company offers ANSYS Workbench, a framework upon which the company's engineering simulation technologies are built; ANSYS multiphysics software to simulate the interactions between structures, heat transfer, fluids, and electronics in a unified engineering simulation environment; and structural analysis product suite that provides simulation tools for product design and optimization. It also provides fluids product suite that enables modeling of fluid flow and other related physical phenomena; electronics product suite, which provides field simulation software for designing electronic and electromechanical products; and power analysis and optimization software suite. In addition, the company offers power analysis and optimization software suite that manages the power budget, power delivery integrity, and power-induced noise in an electronic design; SCADE product suite, a solution for embedded software simulation, code production, and automated certification; system simulation capability for the design of automated products; and high-performance computing product suite, which delivers cross-physics parallel processing capabilities for simulation software. Further, it provides Discovery product family for use in the simulation of product design; academic product suite with a portfolio of academic products based on associate, research, and teaching; ANSYS medini analyze, a suite for functional safety analysis; and ANSYS Fluent that automatically refines the mesh. The company serves engineers, designers, researchers, and students in the aerospace and defense, automotive, electronics, semiconductors, energy, materials and chemical processing, turbomachinery, consumer products, healthcare, and sports industries and academia. ANSYS, Inc. was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

Recent Trading Activity for ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS)
Shares of ANSYS, Inc. closed the previous trading session at 155,28 up +2,14 1,40 % with 154.41 shares trading hands.

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