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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS)?

The company in question is, Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) currently with a stock price of 91.01 (-0.80% today). The market cap for Ansys, Inc. is 8064.83, and is in the sector Technology, and Application Software industry. The target price for Ansys, Inc. is 93.44. Currently Ansys, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 31.87, and a forward P/E of 23.47. Average volume for Ansys, Inc. is 470.08 and so far today it is 232510.

Performance in the last year for Ansys, Inc. has been 1.65%. For EPS growth, Ansys, Inc. has seen a growth of 2.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.86%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 10.90% over the last five years and could be 10.00% for the next five years. Ansys, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 14.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.44%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 1.72%.

Since the IPO date for Ansys, Inc. on the 6/21/1996, Ansys, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -0.81%. With Ansys, Inc. trading at 91.01, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 2.88.

So could Ansys, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 31.87. The PEG is 3.19, P/S is 8.39 and the P/B is at 3.6. The P/cash is 9.56, with P/free cash flow at 22.97.

Ansys, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.4, and the quick ratio is 2.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 0, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, Ansys, Inc. has a gross margin of 84.80%, an operating margin of 38.10% and a profit margin of 27.10%.Payout ratio for Ansys, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 9.50% with return on investment coming to 11.40%.

Insider ownership for Ansys, Inc., is at 0.90% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 87.9. While shares float is 86.24. The float short is currently 1.91%, and short ratio is 3.5.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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