Ansys Inc (NASDAQ:ANSS) Shorts Increased By 34.96% As Of May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018 - By Andre Harris

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During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.89. That’s change of 0.08, from 2017Q3’s 0.97. 26 investors sold all, 182 reduced holdings as ANSYS, Inc. ratio dropped. 113 increased positions while 73 funds amassed positions. Funds hold 77.82 million shares thus 1.78% less from 2017Q3’s 79.23 million shares.
Savings Bank Of Nova Scotia accumulated 0.01% or 19,610 shs. Select Equity Gru Lp has invested 1.02% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). 350 are held by Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd Company. Great West Life Assurance Can reported 0.03% stake. Morgan Stanley holds 0.01% or 236,913 shs in its capital. M&T National Bank & Trust invested in 8,898 shs. Diversified Trust holds 0.01% of its capital in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) for 1,425 shs. State Street invested in 3.56 million shs. Pictet Asset Mgmt Limited invested in 1.09M shs. Symphony Asset Limited Company reported 0.02% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Florida-based Raymond James Fin Advsr has invested 0% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Eagle Asset Mgmt has 0.01% invested in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Arizona State Retirement Systems holds 61,158 shs. Cue Fin holds 13,528 shs.

ANSYS, Inc. had 7 insider sales and 0 insider purchases since February 1, 2018. This’s net activity of $9.19 million. $199,149 worth of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) shs were sold by ZACK MATTHEW C.. $4.06 million worth of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) was sold by SHIELDS MARIA T. On Tuesday, April 10 $136,196 worth of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) was sold by CASHMAN JAMES E III. On Thursday, February 15 2,039 shs were sold by MAHONEY RICHARD S., worth $330,338. On Thursday, March 8 the insider HINDSBO MARK sold $156,610.

It was recorded an increase on Ansys Inc (NASDAQ:ANSS)’s shorted shares with 34.96%. In May was announced ANSS’s total 1.69M shorted shares by FINRA. The 1.25 million previous shares are up with 34.96%. 3 days will cost ANSS with 504,300 average volume to restore its previous position. Ansys Inc’s shorted shares float is 2.01%.

The stock increased 0.25% or $0.42 during the last trading session, touching $165.9.Currently ANSYS, Inc. is uptrending after 48.65% change in last May 16, 2017. ANSS has 113,060 shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 37.10%.

ANSYS, Inc. develops and markets engineering simulation software and services used by engineers, designers, researchers, and students in the aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial equipment, electronics, biomedical, energy, materials and chemical processing, and semiconductors industries and academia worldwide.The company has $13.94 billion market cap. The firm offers ANSYS Workbench, a framework upon which the companyÂ’s engineering simulation technologies are built; ANSYS Engineering Knowledge Manager, a solution for simulation process and data management challenges; and high-performance computing product suite that delivers cross-physics parallel processing capabilities for simulation software.The P/E ratio is 51.38. It also offers geometry handling solutions; meshing technology that transforms a physical model into a mathematical model; structural analysis product suite for product design and optimization; explicit dynamics product suite that simulates events; and composite analysis and optimization technology, as well as customization services.

ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) Ratings Coverage

A total of 4 analysts rate Ansys (NASDAQ:ANSS) as follows: 3 “Buy”, 1 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 75% are bullish. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has 5 ratings reports on May 16, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Friday, May 4 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Berenberg. On Thursday, May 3 MUFG Securities Americas Inc upgraded ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) rating. MUFG Securities Americas Inc has “Buy” rating and $17300 target. The company rating was upgraded by Berenberg on Tuesday, January 30. In Thursday, February 22 report Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, January 17 RBC Capital Markets maintained ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) rating. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $158.0 target.

For more ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) news announced recently go to:,,, or The titles are as follows: “ANSYS (ANSS) Acquires OPTIS” announced on May 02, 2018, “ANSYS, Inc. 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on May 03, 2018, “ANSYS 19.1 Delivers the First Comprehensive Solution for Simulation-Based Digital Twins” with a publish date: May 15, 2018, “Ansys Completes Acquisition Of OPTIS For Autonomous Vehicle Tech” and the last “ANSYS to Release First Quarter 2018 Earnings Results After Market Close on May 2, 2018” with publication date: April 17, 2018.

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