• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $263.55
  • Forecasted Upside: -3.76%
  • Number of Analysts: 9
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 5 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$273.83
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Analyst Price Target for ANSS

Analyst Price Target is $263.55
▼ -3.76% 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 $263.55, with a high forecast of $320.00 and a low forecast of $220.00. The average price target represents a -3.76% upside from the last price of $273.83.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 9 investment analysts is to hold stock in ANSYS. This rating has held steady since October 2021, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
8/16/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
11/14/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 5 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
2/12/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 5 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
5/13/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
8/11/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 5 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
11/9/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 5 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
1/8/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 5 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
2/7/2023

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/6/2023Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$295.00 ➝ $305.00Low
1/11/2023BarclaysBoost TargetUnderweight$200.00 ➝ $226.00Low
12/14/2022Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$281.00 ➝ $295.00Low
12/8/2022MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral$210.00 ➝ $220.00Low
11/4/2022MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$225.00 ➝ $210.00Low
11/4/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$260.00 ➝ $248.00Low
11/4/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$319.00 ➝ $274.00Low
11/4/2022CitigroupLower Target$243.00 ➝ $233.00Low
11/3/2022OppenheimerLower Target$325.00 ➝ $275.00Low
10/24/2022Rosenblatt SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$295.00 ➝ $270.00Low
10/17/2022MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$285.00 ➝ $225.00Low
10/11/2022BarclaysLower Target$260.00 ➝ $200.00Low
9/16/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageUnderweight ➝ Overweight$275.00Low
8/16/2022Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$320.00Low
8/15/2022Robert W. BairdBoost Target$345.00Low
8/9/2022CitigroupBoost Target$311.00N/A
8/9/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost Target$329.00N/A
8/5/2022BarclaysBoost TargetUnderweight$245.00 ➝ $250.00Low
7/27/2022OppenheimerReiterated RatingInitiatesLow
7/26/2022OppenheimerInitiated CoverageOutperform$285.00Low
7/21/2022Rosenblatt SecuritiesLower TargetNeutral$315.00 ➝ $285.00Low
7/21/2022CitigroupLower Target$304.00 ➝ $274.00Low
7/19/2022MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$285.00 ➝ $265.00Low
6/13/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$339.00 ➝ $320.00High
5/6/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower Target$350.00 ➝ $315.00High
5/6/2022MizuhoLower Target$310.00 ➝ $285.00High
4/25/2022CitigroupLower Target$335.00 ➝ $308.00High
3/28/2022MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$310.00High
3/25/2022Daiwa Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageSell$253.00Low
2/25/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$437.00 ➝ $389.00Medium
2/25/2022BarclaysLower Target$305.00 ➝ $260.00High
2/25/2022Rosenblatt SecuritiesLower TargetNeutral$400.00 ➝ $360.00High
2/25/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower 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 TargetOutperform$381.00 ➝ $437.00Low
11/5/2021BarclaysBoost TargetUnderweight$275.00 ➝ $305.00Low
11/5/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Sector Perform$380.00 ➝ $425.00Medium
11/5/2021CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$380.00 ➝ $425.00High
11/1/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$370.00Medium
8/6/2021BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$370.00 ➝ $415.00Low
8/6/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$389.00 ➝ $398.00Medium
8/6/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost TargetNeutral$340.00 ➝ $370.00Medium
8/6/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$360.00 ➝ $380.00Low
8/6/2021CitigroupBoost 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 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 TargetOutperform$413.00 ➝ $392.00Medium
2/26/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$400.00 ➝ $380.00Low
11/24/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperformHigh
10/27/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$310.00 ➝ $348.00Medium
8/28/2020Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldMedium
8/14/2020CfraUpgradeBuy$344.00Medium
8/13/2020Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$305.00Low
8/4/2020GuggenheimBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$278.00 ➝ $350.00High
7/20/2020BarclaysBoost TargetUnderweight$210.00 ➝ $224.00Medium
5/8/2020WedbushBoost TargetOutperform$280.00 ➝ $308.00Low
5/8/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$230.00 ➝ $260.00Low
5/7/2020Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldLow
4/24/2020WedbushBoost TargetOutperform$249.00 ➝ $280.00Low
3/13/2020WedbushLower TargetOutperform$295.00 ➝ $249.00High
2/28/2020Robert W. BairdLower TargetOutperform$323.00 ➝ $305.00High
2/28/2020WedbushLower 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 TargetBuy$235.00 ➝ $265.00Medium
11/8/2019BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$230.00 ➝ $235.00Low
11/7/2019Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$220.00High
11/3/2019Evercore ISISet TargetHold$186.00Low
9/16/2019Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetBuy$210.00 ➝ $220.00Low
9/13/2019WedbushBoost TargetOutperform$232.00 ➝ $254.00Low
9/13/2019Griffin SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$240.00Low
9/11/2019BenchmarkBoost 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 TargetUnderweight$160.00 ➝ $190.00High
8/6/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$160.00High
7/22/2019CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$250.00Medium
7/11/2019WedbushBoost 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 TargetOverweight$203.00 ➝ $212.00High
5/2/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$155.00Medium
4/10/2019KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector Weight ➝ Sector WeightLow
3/1/2019WedbushBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$192.00 ➝ $201.00High
2/28/2019Stifel NicolausSet TargetHold$185.00High
2/28/2019Mitsubishi UFJ Financial GroupBoost 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 TargetNeutral$163.00 ➝ $168.00Low
8/8/2018BarclaysBoost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$152.00 ➝ $162.00Low
8/7/2018Berenberg BankBoost TargetBuy$190.00 ➝ $200.00Medium
8/7/2018GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$210.00Medium
8/6/2018Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$150.00High
8/6/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetMarket Perform$180.00Low
6/25/2018Robert W. BairdBoost 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
(Data available from 2/7/2018 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.08 (Buy)

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).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 8 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
7/12/2022
  • 11 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
8/11/2022
  • 1 very positive mentions
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9/10/2022
  • 5 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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10/10/2022
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  • 4 negative mentions
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11/9/2022
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12/9/2022
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1/8/2023
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2/7/2023

Current Sentiment

  • 10 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
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ANSYS, Inc. engages in the development and marketing of engineering simulation software and services. It operates through the following geographical segments: Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia-Pacific. The firm's solutions include automotive, aerospace and defense, construction, energy, materials and chemical processing, autonomous engineering, and electrification. The company was founded by John A. Swanson in 1970 and is headquartered in Canonsburg, PA.
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Today's Range

Now: $273.83
Low: $269.77
High: $273.98

50 Day Range

MA: $249.78
Low: $231.65
High: $282.50

52 Week Range

Now: $273.83
Low: $194.23
High: $342.77

Volume

88,855 shs

Average Volume

392,194 shs

Market Capitalization

$23.85 billion

P/E Ratio

51.28

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

1.26

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, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mizuho, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Robert W. Baird, Rosenblatt Securities, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, TheStreet, and Wolfe Research.
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What is the current price target for ANSYS?

11 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for ANSYS in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $263.55, suggesting a possible downside of 3.0%. Wolfe Research has the highest price target set, predicting ANSS will reach $320.00 in the next twelve months. Mizuho has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $220.00 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, 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings 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 (844) 462-6797 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for ANSYS is www.ansys.com. Learn More about contacing ANSYS investor relations.