NASDAQ:ANSS - ANSYS Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $279.30
  • Forecasted Upside: -1.85 %
  • Number of Analysts: 9
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 6 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for ANSS

Analyst Price Target is $279.30
▼ -1.85% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 9 analysts offering 12 month price targets for ANSYS in the last 3 months. The average price target is $279.30, with a high forecast of $405.00 and a low forecast of $95.00. The average price target represents a -1.85% upside from the last price of $284.57.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 9 investment analysts is to hold stock in ANSYS. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/9/2022CitigroupBoost Price Target$311.00N/A
8/9/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price Target$329.00N/A
8/5/2022BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweight$245.00 ➝ $250.00Low
7/27/2022OppenheimerReiterated RatingInitiatesLow
7/26/2022OppenheimerInitiated CoverageOutperform$285.00Low
7/21/2022Rosenblatt SecuritiesLower Price TargetNeutral$315.00 ➝ $285.00Low
7/21/2022CitigroupLower Price Target$304.00 ➝ $274.00Low
7/19/2022MizuhoLower Price TargetNeutral$285.00 ➝ $265.00Low
6/13/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$339.00 ➝ $320.00High
5/6/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price Target$350.00 ➝ $315.00High
5/6/2022MizuhoLower Price Target$310.00 ➝ $285.00High
4/25/2022CitigroupLower Price Target$335.00 ➝ $308.00High
3/28/2022MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$310.00High
3/25/2022Daiwa Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageSell$253.00Low
2/25/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$437.00 ➝ $389.00Medium
2/25/2022BarclaysLower Price Target$305.00 ➝ $260.00High
2/25/2022Rosenblatt SecuritiesLower Price TargetNeutral$400.00 ➝ $360.00High
2/25/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$425.00 ➝ $350.00High
1/6/2022Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$419.00 ➝ $405.00Medium
11/9/2021Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageHold$95.00Low
11/8/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$381.00 ➝ $437.00Low
11/5/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweight$275.00 ➝ $305.00Low
11/5/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Sector Perform$380.00 ➝ $425.00Medium
11/5/2021CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$380.00 ➝ $425.00High
11/1/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$370.00Medium
8/6/2021BenchmarkBoost Price TargetBuy$370.00 ➝ $415.00Low
8/6/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$389.00 ➝ $398.00Medium
8/6/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost Price TargetNeutral$340.00 ➝ $370.00Medium
8/6/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$360.00 ➝ $380.00Low
8/6/2021CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$345.00 ➝ $380.00Low
8/3/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$340.00Low
6/7/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$340.00Low
5/25/2021Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageHold$365.00Low
5/7/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$380.00 ➝ $360.00Low
4/19/2021Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy$100.00Medium
4/12/2021Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy$400.00Low
2/26/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$413.00 ➝ $392.00Medium
2/26/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$400.00 ➝ $380.00Low
11/24/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperformHigh
10/27/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$310.00 ➝ $348.00Medium
8/28/2020Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldMedium
8/13/2020Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$305.00Low
8/4/2020GuggenheimBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$278.00 ➝ $350.00High
7/20/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweight$210.00 ➝ $224.00Medium
5/8/2020WedbushBoost Price TargetOutperform$280.00 ➝ $308.00Low
5/8/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$230.00 ➝ $260.00Low
5/7/2020Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldLow
4/24/2020WedbushBoost Price TargetOutperform$249.00 ➝ $280.00Low
3/13/2020WedbushLower Price TargetOutperform$295.00 ➝ $249.00High
2/28/2020Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetOutperform$323.00 ➝ $305.00High
2/28/2020WedbushLower Price TargetOutperform$322.00 ➝ $295.00High
2/19/2020Robert W. BairdInitiated CoverageBuy$323.00Low
2/7/2020CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$300.00Low
1/2/2020Needham & Company LLCDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
12/12/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$228.00Medium
11/24/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$200.00Low
11/19/2019BenchmarkBoost Price TargetBuy$235.00 ➝ $265.00Medium
11/8/2019BenchmarkBoost Price TargetBuy$230.00 ➝ $235.00Low
11/7/2019Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$220.00High
11/3/2019Evercore ISISet Price TargetHold$186.00Low
9/16/2019Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$210.00 ➝ $220.00Low
9/13/2019WedbushBoost Price TargetOutperform$232.00 ➝ $254.00Low
9/13/2019Griffin SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$240.00Low
9/11/2019BenchmarkBoost Price TargetBuy$210.00 ➝ $230.00Medium
9/11/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$190.00 ➝ $228.00Medium
9/4/2019GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/6/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight$160.00 ➝ $190.00High
8/6/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$160.00High
7/22/2019CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$250.00Medium
7/11/2019WedbushBoost Price TargetOutperform$221.00 ➝ $228.00Low
5/3/2019WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$201.00 ➝ $221.00High
5/3/2019BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$203.00 ➝ $210.00Medium
5/2/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetOverweight$203.00 ➝ $212.00High
5/2/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$155.00Medium
4/10/2019KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector Weight ➝ Sector WeightLow
3/1/2019WedbushBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$192.00 ➝ $201.00High
2/28/2019Stifel NicolausSet Price TargetHold$185.00High
2/28/2019Mitsubishi UFJ Financial GroupBoost Price TargetOverweight$203.00High
12/18/2018Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$162.00High
11/5/2018BenchmarkUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$187.00Medium
11/2/2018WedbushUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$180.00 ➝ $184.00Low
10/29/2018Needham & Company LLCUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$172.00Low
10/9/2018William BlairInitiated CoverageMkt Perform ➝ Market PerformHigh
9/6/2018WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$180.00 ➝ $168.00Low
8/14/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingOverweightLow
8/9/2018WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral$163.00 ➝ $168.00Low
8/8/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$152.00 ➝ $162.00Low
8/7/2018Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuy$190.00 ➝ $200.00Medium
8/7/2018GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$210.00Medium
8/6/2018Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$150.00High
8/6/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$180.00Low
6/25/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$165.00 ➝ $197.00Low
6/20/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$112.00High
5/4/2018WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$163.00 ➝ $160.00High
5/3/2018Mitsubishi UFJ Financial GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ OverweightMedium
5/3/2018UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ OverweightMedium
2/23/2018WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$160.00 ➝ $136.00Low
1/30/2018Berenberg BankUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$123.00Medium
11/3/2017Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldN/A
11/3/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$125.00 ➝ $160.00N/A
11/3/2017WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$136.00 ➝ $114.00N/A
11/3/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$130.00 ➝ $147.00N/A
11/3/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$130.00 ➝ $155.00N/A
11/2/2017Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$113.00N/A
10/1/2017Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$130.00Low
9/29/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
9/22/2017CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$125.00Low
9/19/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingSell$98.00Low
9/15/2017BarclaysLower Price TargetUnderweight$115.00 ➝ $113.00Low
9/15/2017WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$114.00 ➝ $129.19High
9/13/2017Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$113.00High
9/11/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$118.00Medium
8/28/2017Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$130.00Low
8/23/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$123.00Medium
(Data available from 8/12/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.38 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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ANSYS, Inc. develops and markets engineering simulation software and services worldwide. It offers ANSYS Workbench, a framework upon which its multiphysics engineering simulation technologies are built and enables engineers to simulate the interactions between structures, heat transfer, fluids, electronics, and optical elements in a unified engineering simulation environment; high-performance computing product suite; power analysis and optimization software suite that manages the power budget, power delivery integrity, and power-induced noise in an electronic design; and structural analysis product suite that provides simulation tools for product design and optimization. The company also provides electronics product suite that offers field simulation software for designing electronic and electromechanical products; SCADE product suite, a solution for embedded software simulation, code production, and automated certification; fluids product suite that enables modeling of fluid flow and other related physical phenomena; Ansys Granta products to give access to material intelligence; photonic design and simulation tools; and optical sensor and closed-loop, and real-time simulation, as well as safety-certified embedded software solutions. In addition, the company provides Discovery product family for use in the simulation of product design; and academic product suite used in research and teaching settings, which allows students to become familiar with its simulation software. It serves engineers, designers, researchers, and students in the aerospace and defense, automotive transportation and mobility, construction, consumer products, energy, healthcare, high-tech, industrial equipment, materials and chemical processing, and sports industries. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.
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Today's Range

Now: $284.57
Low: $280.38
High: $285.07

50 Day Range

MA: $253.55
Low: $227.70
High: $292.63

52 Week Range

Now: $284.57
Low: $225.92
High: $413.89


510,891 shs

Average Volume

538,193 shs

Market Capitalization

$24.78 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of ANSYS?

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on ANSYS in the last year: Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Daiwa Capital Markets, Loop Capital, Mizuho, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Robert W. Baird, Rosenblatt Securities, Royal Bank of Canada,, and TheStreet.
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What is the current price target for ANSYS?

10 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for ANSYS in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $279.30, suggesting a possible downside of 1.3%. Robert W. Baird has the highest price target set, predicting ANSS will reach $405.00 in the next twelve months. Loop Capital has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $95.00 for ANSYS in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for ANSYS?

ANSYS currently has 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in ANSS, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact ANSYS's investor relations team?

ANSYS's physical mailing address is 2600 ANSYS DRIVE SOUTHPOINTE, CANONSBURG PA, 15317. The software maker's listed phone number is (724) 746-3304 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for ANSYS is Learn More about contacing ANSYS investor relations.