Ansys Inc (NASDAQ:ANSS) Short Interest Strengthened By 34.96%

May 16, 2018 - By Kristin Houston

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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 fall. 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.
Principal Gru, a Iowa-based fund reported 134,512 shs. Echo Street Mngmt Limited Com holds 33,923 shs or 0.15% of its capital. Bell Bancorp reported 0.11% stake. Old Mutual Glob (Uk) Limited holds 0% or 211 shs. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans owns 3,444 shs for 0% of their capital. X Limited Com holds 0.01% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) or 2,997 shs. Comerica Financial Bank invested 0.04% of its capital in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Evercore Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability Com accumulated 0.97% or 176,455 shs. Regions Financial has invested 0.03% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Prudential Public Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 178,591 shs or 0.08% of its capital. 48,694 are owned by D E Shaw Comm Incorporated. Bokf Na accumulated 2,701 shs or 0.01% of the stock. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt Sys has invested 0.02% of its capital in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). 21,782 were accumulated by Acadian Asset Management Limited Liability. California State Teachers Retirement System holds 0.04% or 141,155 shs.

ANSYS, Inc. registered $9.19 million net activity with 0 buys and 7 selling transactions since February 1, 2018. On Monday, March 5 $263,088 worth of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) was sold by MAHONEY RICHARD S.. Shares for $4.04 million were sold by MORLEY BRADFORD C. On Thursday, March 8 $156,610 worth of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) was sold by HINDSBO MARK. $4.06M worth of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) was sold by SHIELDS MARIA T. On Saturday, April 28 the insider ZACK MATTHEW C. sold $199,149.

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

Ticker’s shares touched $165.9 during the last trading session after 0.25% change.ANSYS, Inc. has volume of 113,060 shares. Since May 16, 2017 ANSS has risen 48.65% and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 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.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

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 rating was maintained by Berenberg with “Buy”. On Thursday, May 3 the firm has “Buy” rating by MUFG Securities Americas Inc given. On Tuesday, January 30 Berenberg upgraded ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) to “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, January 17 the firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given. The company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, February 22.

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 to Release First Quarter 2018 Earnings Results After Market Close on May 2, 2018” on April 17, 2018, “ANSYS (ANSS) Acquires OPTIS” with a publish date: May 02, 2018, “ANSYS Announces Q1 2018 Financial Results: a Strong Start Reflecting Record First Quarter Revenue, EPS and …” and the last “ANSYS 19.1 Delivers the First Comprehensive Solution for Simulation-Based Digital Twins” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

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