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If you are one of the investors who are interested in the American stock Ansys, we propose you, through this page, to understand how you can make your fundamental analysis of this stock. We will give you some information about this group that will be useful for your analysis, such as the company's complete activities, its main competitors on the market and some examples of recent partnerships. We will also suggest you to discover how to set up your fundamental analysis of this stock.

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ISIN code: US03662Q1058
Index or market: Nasdaq

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Elements to consider before selling or buying Ansys shares

Analysis N°1

First of all, Ansys' investments in research and development will have to be closely monitored, as innovation is the key to its success and ability to compete.

Analysis N°2

We will also be closely monitoring the signing of major contracts by Ansys as well as any partnerships that the group may set up in order to increase its presence on the market.

Analysis N°3

Of course, it will be necessary to monitor the evolution of the market share of this player in its sector of activity and its competition with important data and information from its main opponents.

Analysis N°4

You will also be able to consult the information available to shareholders on the company's website, such as the group's strategic development and growth plans.

Analysis N°5

Finally, it will also be interesting to consult the financial results published by the group each year and each quarter, comparing them with analysts' forecasts and the group's objectives.

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General presentation of Ansys

To ensure that you have a solid foundation of knowledge about the Ansys Group, we now provide a detailed overview of the company and its main activities and revenue streams.

Ansys Group is an American company specializing in engineering simulation software for universities and the automotive, aerospace, electronics, biomedical, chemical, defense and semiconductor industries.

To better understand the group's activities, they can be divided into different divisions according to the share of turnover they generate and in this way:

  • Sales of services such as maintenance, training and consulting services account for more than 53.8% of Ansys Group revenues.
  • Finally, license sales generate the rest of the group's turnover, i.e. 46.1%.

It is also interesting to know the geographical distribution of Ansys Group's turnover. 42.1% of its revenue is generated in the United States, 10.5% in Germany, 4.5% in France, 13.9% in Europe, Middle East and Africa, 10.7% in Japan, 5.9% in Korea, 4.3% in China and 8.1% in the rest of the world.

The major competitors of Ansys

Dassault Systèmes

This French software company specializes in 3D design, 3D digital modeling and product lifecycle management solutions. Since its creation, Dassault Systèmes has expanded its activities in the development and sale of professional software for different segments such as industrial segments with aeronautics, defense, engineering, construction, energy and consumer goods but also in the architecture or life sciences sector.

MSC Software

Another competitor of Ansys is the American company MSC Software, which was founded in 1963 and is a software publisher specializing in the field of digital simulation. The group is best known for its first program, SADSAM, which gave birth to the group's current flagship product, MSC Nastran, which is one of the first to use the finite element method of calculation.

ESI Group

Finally, this American company is a prototyping company specializing in the physics of materials that claims to be the leading global player in virtual prototyping.

The major partners of Ansys

After having reviewed the main competitors of the Ansys group in its sector, we now propose to learn a little more about its allies. Ansys regularly enters into strategic partnerships with other companies, and here are two recent examples:


In 2020, Ansys entered into a strategic partnership with Aras, a provider of a resilient platform for the development of digital industrial applications. This partnership consists of a licensing agreement with the Aras Innovator technology platform as part of the implementation of the next generation of digital engineering applications. This alliance will enable Ansys to improve processes, simulation data management, traceability and digital continuity throughout the product life cycle.


Previously or in 2019, it is with the PTC Group also listed on NASDAQ that the Ansys Group has collaborated in the launch of the Creo Simulation Live solution, a new offering that combines the expertise of both companies in design and simulation. This solution brings real-time simulation directly into the modeling environment. Design engineers can see the immediate impact of their design choices and can be guided in the design phase of their products.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the important dates for Ansys?

Ansys was founded in 1970 as Swanson Analysis Systems. In 2000, the group acquired ICEM CFD Engineering. In 2001, it also acquired CADOE SA and in 2003, CFX. In 2005, the group acquired Century Dynamics and in 2006, it acquired Fluent Inc. Finally, in 2008, Ansys acquired Ansoft Corporation.

How is the Ansys Group's capital distributed and who owns the company?

To understand who owns Ansys, you need to know who the main shareholders are. At present, the group's shareholders are The Vanguard Group with 10.6% of the shares, Stadium Capital Management with 5.75% of the shares, Fidelity Management & Research with 4.86% of the shares, SSgA Funds Management with 4.25% of the units, Massachusetts Financial Services with 3.53% of the units, BAMCO with 3.09% of the units, Aristotle Capital Management with 3.01% of the units, MFS International with 2.99% of the units, BlackRock Fund Advisors with 2.46% of the units and Principal Global Investors with 2.44%.

How do I perform a technical analysis of Ansys shares?

To perform a good technical analysis of the Ansys share price, you need to take into account several types of chart indicators such as trend indicators, volatility indicators or strategic reversal or acceleration points. It is important to compare these signals with those of the fundamental analysis.

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