ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS)
Last closing price (Dec 19 4:00 EDT):
83.24 (-0.12%) ?
ANSYS, Inc. develops and markets engineering simulation software and services used by engineers, designers, researchers, and students in the aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, electronics, biomedical, energy, and defense industries, as well as academia worldwide. Its products include ANSYS Workbench, a framework upon which the companys engineering simulation technologies are built; Multiphysics that creates virtual prototypes of designs; Structural Mechanics, which offers simulation tools for product design and optimization; Fluid Dynamics that provides modeling of fluid flow and other related physical phenomena; and Explicit Dynamics, which simulates physical events. The company also offers Electromagnetics, which provides field simulation software for designing electronic and electromechanical products; System Simulation, a collaborative environment that leverages multiphysics, multibody dynamics, circuit, and embedded software simulation capabilities; and ANSYS Engineering Knowledge Manager, a solution for simulation-based process and data management. In addition, it provides academic product suite with a portfolio of academic products based on associate, research, and teaching; and high-performance computing (HPC) product suite delivering cross-physics parallel processing capability for the companys simulation software by supporting structural, fluids, thermal, and electromagnetic simulations. Further, the company offers SCADE for developing critical systems and automatic generation of embedded software; geometry handling solutions for engineering simulation; meshing technology that transforms a physical model into a mathematical model; and a suite of Apache software, which delivers power analysis and optimization platforms along with integrated methodologies for managing the power budget, power delivery integrity, and power-induced noise in an electronic design. ANSYS, Inc. was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.
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|Steve Koenig||Wedbush Securities Inc.||Buy||Mar 27, '14||75.69||88.00||Mar 27, '15||9.97%|
|Steven Koenig||Wedbush Securities Inc.||Buy||Mar 27, '14||75.69||Mar 27, '15||9.97%|
|Mark Schappel||The Benchmark Company||Buy||Aug 01, '13||88.93||100.00||Aug 01, '14||-13.48%|
|Richard Davis||Canaccord Genuity||Buy||Feb 28, '13||75.80||85.00||Feb 28, '14||12.14%|
|Mark Schappel||The Benchmark Company||Buy||Feb 27, '13||75.16||85.00||Feb 27, '14||13.09%|
|Steve Koenig||Wedbush Securities Inc.||Buy||Sep 12, '12||72.37||80.00||Sep 12, '13||21.76%|
|Steven Ashley||Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.||Buy||Aug 02, '12||66.56||76.00||Aug 02, '13||33.61%|
|Mark Schappel||The Benchmark Company||Buy||Feb 23, '12||63.08||73.00||Feb 23, '13||21.08%|
|Mark Schappel||The Benchmark Company||Buy||Nov 03, '11||57.97||66.00||Nov 03, '12||16.84%|