Texas Permanent School Fund Has Decreased Ansys INC (ANSS) Stake by $3.91 Million

November 21, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.28, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 20 investors sold ANSS shares while 150 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 117 raised stakes. 80.72 million shares or 1.44% less from 81.90 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Victory Mgmt reported 19,027 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Company Ny has 0.04% invested in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Earnest Prtn Lc has invested 0.36% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Utah Retirement invested in 15,575 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs LP reported 331,081 shares. Department Mb Savings Bank N A reported 6,449 shares stake. Bluemountain Capital Management Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) or 4,835 shares. Cwm Limited Liability has 23 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt holds 602 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Voloridge Investment Mgmt Llc holds 0.01% or 2,028 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Polar Capital Llp has 0.22% invested in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management reported 6,761 shares. 3,240 were reported by Thrivent For Lutherans. 978,495 are held by Koch. Regions Corp holds 22,093 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio.

Texas Permanent School Fund decreased its stake in Ansys Inc (ANSS) by 52.24% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Texas Permanent School Fund sold 32,289 shares as the company’s stock rose 21.87% with the market. The institutional investor held 29,522 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $3.59 million, down from 61,811 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund who had been investing in Ansys Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.05B market cap company. The stock rose 1.68% or $2.54 reaching $153.75. About 86,841 shares traded. ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has risen 43.75% since November 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.05% the S&P500.

Investors wait ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) to report on February, 28. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.94 EPS, up $0.02 or 2.17 % from last year’s $0.92 same quarter earnings. This translates into $79.80M profit for ANSS giving the stock a 40.89 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.94 EPS is accurate. ANSYS, Inc.’s Wall Street analysts see 6.82 % EPS growth, taking into account the $0.88 EPS reproted in the previous quarter,

More notable recent ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Lifshitz & Miller LLP Announces Investigation of Ansys, Inc., Broadcom Limited …” on November 11, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “ANSYS Acquires 3DSIM For Engineering Simulation Software” published on November 15, 2017, Gurufocus.com published: “Cambridge Financial Group, Inc. Buys PayPal Holdings Inc, Ansys Inc, Sells …” on November 20, 2017. More interesting news about ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) were released by: Post-Gazette.com and their article: “Ansys acquires additive manufacturing firm 3DSIM to reduce manufacturing costs” published on November 15, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Ansys Inc. (ANSS) Has Surged To A New High On Strong Q3 Earnings” with publication date: November 02, 2017.

ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering Ansys Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Ansys Inc. had 33 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, November 3 by Citigroup. Evercore maintained ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) rating on Friday, June 9. Evercore has “Hold” rating and $11300 target. The stock of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, November 4 by Benchmark. On Thursday, October 8 the stock rating was initiated by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Sector Weight”. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. J.P. Morgan maintained ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) on Thursday, September 14 with “Sell” rating. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was initiated by Berenberg on Wednesday, August 23 with “Hold”. The stock of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, September 10. Evercore initiated ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) on Thursday, September 15 with “Hold” rating.

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