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ANSYS, Inc., develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and
designers across a broad spectrum of industries. The Company focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that
enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop, providing a common platform for fast, efficient and cost- conscious product
development, from design concept to final-stage testing and validation. The Company and its global network of channel partners
provide sales, support and training for customers.
Zacks Snapshot Report as of 01/16/08 Next EPS Report Date: 02/19/08
ANSYS INC
ANSS NSDQ Industry: COMP-SOFTWARE Type: Mid Cap Growth
Price
P/E Mkt Cap Yield Sales Sls Gr EPS Gr Zacks Target Zacks Rec
(12 mo) (millions) (%) (12 mo) (lst 5 yr) (lst 5 yr) Price Relative to Mrk
$35.44 32.5 $2774 0.0% $359 32% 29% 43.40
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Avg Broker Rec
BUY
#Up
0
#Dn
(last 30 days)
0
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Recommendations
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Price/Volume Data
52-Wk High
Low
PriceChg-YTD
-YTD(Rel)
Avg Dly Vol (000)
Exp Return/Risk
Yld+Exp EPS Gr
Beta
Shareholder Data
Shares Out (mil)
Institutions Own
Insiders Own

$42.12
$21.99
-15%
-10%
657
19%
1.10
78
49%
5%
Zacks (1-5) Quantitative Score (1=Highest)
Rank = Risk = 2 2
EPS and Sales
FY
12/07 Est
12/08 Est
12/09 Est
Other Key Measures
P/E Rel S&P
Net Margin
ROE
LT Debt/Cap
EPS
1.16
1.34
1.57
Yr/Yr
Growth
36%
13%
17%
Current
212%
18%
15.6%
10%
SLS
375
425
509
5-Yr
Avg
155%
19%
20.6%
5%
Yr/Yr
Growth
42%
12%
17%
10-Yr
Avg
107%
20%
23%
2%
Actual EPS ($)
FY Ends Quarter Ends Zacks Projections FY Ends
PRICE ($)
Last 10 EPS Surprises (%)
Consensus Revisions - Last 30 days (%)
EPS Estimate Sales Estimate
COMP-SOFTWARE
Zacks Industry Outlook:
NEUTRAL
ANSYS INC
INDUSTRY AVG *
S&P 500
* 246 companies in industry. ANSS is 43/246 in Sales, 47/246 in Net Income and ranked 32/246 by Zacks for appreciation
Pr Chg
YTD
-15%
-7
-6%
P/E
(12Mo)
32.5
27.9
15.4
EPS Gr
5Yr Est
19%
18%
13%
Industry Comparables
Price/
Book
4.5
3.3
5.4
Price/
Sales
7.7
5.0
2.2
Price/
CF
29.5
17.9
14.8
Lynch
Ratio
(GROW/PE)
0.57
0.63
0.83
Div
Yield
0.0%
0.0%
2.2%
Net
Margin
18%
11%
14%
ROE
16%
11%
26%
Debt/
Cap
10%
10%
35%
Latest Splits: 06/05/07 2 10/05/04 2 Ex-Div. Date:
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