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

May 16, 2018 - By Susanne Funderburg

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During Q4 2017 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 turned negative. 113 rose stakes while 73 funds took stakes. Funds hold 77.82 million shares thus 1.78% less from 2017Q3’s 79.23 million shares.
Swiss Bankshares holds 440,400 shs or 0.07% of its capital. Moreover, Boston Family Office Ltd Limited Liability Company has 2.02% invested in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Pnc Fin Services accumulated 56,932 shs. Adage Capital Prtn Ltd, Massachusetts-based fund reported 94,500 shs. Cibc World Markets Corporation owns 18,143 shs for 0.02% of their capital. Ameriprise Inc stated it has 97,271 shs. Kentucky Retirement Sys Trust Fund accumulated 2,254 shs. Btim Corp has invested 0.16% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). National Bank & Trust holds 3,691 shs or 0.01% of its capital. Massachusetts Fin Svcs Ma stated it has 0.17% of its capital in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys invested in 132,823 shs. Ascend Ltd Llc reported 112,486 shs. Exane Derivatives, a France-based fund reported 8,923 shs. Glenmede Company Na invested 0.21% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Moreover, Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Company has 0.02% invested in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS).

ANSYS, Inc. had 7 insider sales and 0 insider purchases since February 1, 2018. This’s net activity of $9.19 million. On Thursday, March 8 the insider HINDSBO MARK sold $156,610. MAHONEY RICHARD S. sold $330,338 worth of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) or 2,039 shs on Thursday, February 15. 24,500 shs were sold by MORLEY BRADFORD C, worth $4.04 million. CASHMAN JAMES E III had sold 862 shs worth $136,196. On Thursday, February 1 a trade for 25,000 shs valued at $4.06M was made by SHIELDS MARIA T.

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

The stock increased 0.25% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $165.9.Currently ANSYS, Inc. is uptrending after 48.65% change in last May 16, 2017. ANSS has 113,060 shares volume. ANSS outperformed by 37.10% the S&P 500.

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 firm is valued at $13.94 billion. 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.51.38 is the P/E ratio. 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

In total 4 analysts cover Ansys (NASDAQ:ANSS). “Buy” rating has 3, “Sell” are 0, while 1 are “Hold”. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has 75% bullish analysts. 5 are the (NASDAQ:ANSS)’s ratings reports on May 16, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Friday, May 4 Berenberg maintained ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) rating. Berenberg has “Buy” rating and $19000 target. On Thursday, May 3 the rating was upgraded by MUFG Securities Americas Inc to “Buy”. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has “Buy” rating given by Berenberg. In Thursday, February 22 report Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $165.0 target. On Wednesday, January 17 the rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”.

For more ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) news brought out recently go to:,,, or The titles are as follows: “ANSYS, Inc. 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” brought out on May 03, 2018, “ANSYS 19.1 Delivers the First Comprehensive Solution for Simulation-Based Digital Twins” on May 15, 2018, “ANSYS Announces Q1 2018 Financial Results: a Strong Start Reflecting Record First Quarter Revenue, EPS and …” with a publish date: May 02, 2018, “ANSYS (ANSS) Acquires OPTIS” and the last “Ansys Completes Acquisition Of OPTIS For Autonomous Vehicle Tech” with publication date: May 08, 2018.

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