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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
ANSS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 2056 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. ANSS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ANSS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: No Debt Max: 24486.22
Current: No Debt
0.61
24486.22
Equity-to-Asset 0.80
ANSS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 1962 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. ANSS: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ANSS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.8
0.58
0.82
Interest Coverage 1751.20
ANSS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 146.00 vs. ANSS: 1751.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ANSS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.64  Med: 95.14 Max: 1751.2
Current: 1751.2
17.64
1751.2
Piotroski F-Score: 9
Altman Z-Score: 17.20
Beneish M-Score: -2.70
WACC vs ROIC
9.32%
20.09%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 36.39
ANSS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
96% of the 1998 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. ANSS: 36.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ANSS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.9  Med: 37.25 Max: 38.41
Current: 36.39
32.9
38.41
Net Margin % 26.01
ANSS's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
94% of the 1998 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. ANSS: 26.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ANSS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.38  Med: 26.26 Max: 28.48
Current: 26.01
21.38
28.48
ROE % 12.43
ANSS's ROE % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1945 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. ANSS: 12.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ANSS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.33  Med: 11.58 Max: 14.01
Current: 12.43
9.33
14.01
ROA % 9.93
ANSS's ROA % is ranked higher than
80% of the 2074 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. ANSS: 9.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ANSS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.15  Med: 8.43 Max: 9.93
Current: 9.93
6.15
9.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 709.13
ANSS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
95% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.71 vs. ANSS: 709.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ANSS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 480.06  Med: 549.28 Max: 709.13
Current: 709.13
480.06
709.13
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.10
ANSS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 1626 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. ANSS: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ANSS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7  Med: 14.3 Max: 33
Current: 7.1
7
33
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 6.00
ANSS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. ANSS: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ANSS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 15.6 Max: 44.6
Current: 6
5.7
44.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 5.00
ANSS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
54% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. ANSS: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ANSS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.2  Med: 16.75 Max: 112.3
Current: 5
-17.2
112.3
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Guru Trades

Q1 2017

ANSS Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Ken Fisher 76,415 sh (+9.54%)
Frank Sands 74,045 sh (+1.09%)
John Rogers 82,060 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 96,335 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Ron Baron 2,646,452 sh (-9.38%)
Columbia Wanger 836,445 sh (-11.86%)
Joel Greenblatt 62,675 sh (-39.93%)
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Q2 2017

ANSS Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Ray Dalio 3,765 sh (New)
Jim Simons 138,729 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 6,700 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 70,006 sh (+11.70%)
Ken Fisher 79,549 sh (+4.10%)
Chuck Royce 96,335 sh (unchged)
John Rogers Sold Out
Ron Baron 2,621,706 sh (-0.94%)
Columbia Wanger 684,623 sh (-18.15%)
Frank Sands 60,045 sh (-18.91%)
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Q3 2017

ANSS Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Joel Greenblatt 111,575 sh (+59.38%)
Chuck Royce 96,335 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ron Baron 2,616,797 sh (-0.19%)
Frank Sands 56,645 sh (-5.66%)
Columbia Wanger 581,654 sh (-15.04%)
Ken Fisher 54,874 sh (-31.02%)
Ray Dalio 2,569 sh (-31.77%)
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Q4 2017

ANSS Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Pioneer Investments 140,426 sh (New)
George Soros 6,200 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 2,453 sh (New)
Jim Simons 108,829 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 583,692 sh (+0.35%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Ron Baron 2,613,635 sh (-0.12%)
Ken Fisher 53,484 sh (-2.53%)
Chuck Royce 91,005 sh (-5.53%)
Frank Sands 53,445 sh (-5.65%)
Joel Greenblatt 72,649 sh (-34.89%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NAS:ANSS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ron Baron 2017-12-31 Reduce -0.12%$123.78 - $153.4 $ 168.5719%2,613,635
Joel Greenblatt 2017-12-31 Reduce -34.89%0.07%$123.78 - $153.4 $ 168.5719%72,649
Ken Fisher 2017-12-31 Reduce -2.53%$123.78 - $153.4 $ 168.5719%53,484
George Soros 2017-12-31 New Buy0.03%$123.78 - $153.4 $ 168.5719%6,200
Ron Baron 2017-09-30 Reduce -0.19%$120.47 - $132.01 $ 168.5734%2,616,797
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Add 59.38%0.07%$120.47 - $132.01 $ 168.5734%111,575
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Reduce -31.02%0.01%$120.47 - $132.01 $ 168.5734%54,874
Ron Baron 2017-06-30 Reduce -0.94%0.01%$105.17 - $129.54 $ 168.5744%2,621,706
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Add 4.10%$105.17 - $129.54 $ 168.5744%79,549
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Add 11.70%0.01%$105.17 - $129.54 $ 168.5744%70,006
John Rogers 2017-06-30 Sold Out 0.1%$105.17 - $129.54 $ 168.5744%0
Ron Baron 2017-03-31 Reduce -9.38%0.14%$93.24 - $108.36 $ 168.5768%2,646,452
Ken Fisher 2017-03-31 Add 9.54%$93.24 - $108.36 $ 168.5768%76,415
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Reduce -39.93%0.05%$93.24 - $108.36 $ 168.5768%62,675
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