• Consensus Rating: Reduce
  • Consensus Price Target: $322.75
  • Forecasted Upside: -3.10%
  • 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 $322.75
▼ -3.10% 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 $322.75, with a high forecast of $347.00 and a low forecast of $290.00. The average price target represents a -3.10% upside from the last price of $333.09.

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Current Consensus is Reduce

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

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/22/2024BarclaysBoost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$314.00 ➝ $340.00Low
1/17/2024MizuhoLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$350.00 ➝ $330.00Low
1/17/2024Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Neutral$332.00 ➝ $345.00Low
1/17/2024Wolfe ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Peer PerformLow
11/14/2023Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Underperform$356.00 ➝ $295.00Low
11/3/2023Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$320.00 ➝ $332.00Low
11/3/2023OppenheimerLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$400.00 ➝ $320.00Low
11/3/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$310.00 ➝ $290.00Low
11/2/2023William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformLow
8/4/2023Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$310.00Low
8/4/2023Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$320.00Low
7/17/2023MizuhoBoost Target$280.00 ➝ $310.00Low
7/14/2023BarclaysBoost TargetUnderweight$292.00 ➝ $303.00Low
4/24/2023CitigroupBoost Target$326.00 ➝ $347.00Low
4/18/2023Loop CapitalBoost TargetHold$310.00 ➝ $315.00Low
4/17/2023MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral$260.00 ➝ $280.00Low
4/13/2023BarclaysBoost TargetUnderweight$266.00 ➝ $292.00Low
4/6/2023Bank of AmericaBoost Target$325.00 ➝ $356.00Low
2/27/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$275.00 ➝ $300.00Low
2/24/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Target$248.00 ➝ $292.00Low
2/24/2023Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$270.00 ➝ $310.00Low
2/24/2023Loop CapitalBoost Target$230.00 ➝ $310.00Low
2/24/2023MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral$220.00 ➝ $260.00Low
2/24/2023Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$305.00 ➝ $327.00Low
2/23/2023OppenheimerBoost Target$275.00 ➝ $330.00Low
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
8/13/2020Stifel 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
(Data available from 2/28/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.93 (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).

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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 and the cloud; 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 electromagnetic 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, construction, consumer products, energy, healthcare, high-tech, industrial equipment, and materials and chemical processing industries. ANSYS, Inc. was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.
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Today's Range

Now: $333.09
Low: $332.35
High: $335.28

50 Day Range

MA: $340.56
Low: $303.16
High: $362.88

52 Week Range

Now: $333.09
Low: $258.01
High: $364.31


483,289 shs

Average Volume

952,994 shs

Market Capitalization

$28.99 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: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., Loop Capital, Mizuho, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Rosenblatt Securities, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, TheStreet, William Blair, and Wolfe Research.
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What is the current price target for ANSYS?

8 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for ANSYS in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $322.75, suggesting a possible downside of 3.1%. Citigroup Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting ANSS will reach $347.00 in the next twelve months. Royal Bank of Canada has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $290.00 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 "Reduce."
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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.