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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.42
AZPN's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 2082 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. AZPN: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AZPN' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.37 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.42
0.25
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset -1.13
AZPN's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 1985 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. AZPN: -1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AZPN' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.4  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.68
Current: -1.13
-1.4
0.68
Debt-to-Equity -0.61
AZPN's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1133 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. AZPN: -0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
AZPN' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.45  Med: 0.41 Max: 2.34
Current: -0.61
-19.45
2.34
Debt-to-EBITDA 0.80
AZPN's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
66% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. AZPN: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
AZPN' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.9  Med: 0.64 Max: 2.6
Current: 0.8
-1.9
2.6
Interest Coverage 41.43
AZPN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 140.00 vs. AZPN: 41.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AZPN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 131.12 Max: 5993.07
Current: 41.43
1.53
5993.07
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 12.23
Beneish M-Score: -3.20
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 41.81
AZPN's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
98% of the 2027 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. AZPN: 41.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AZPN' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.07  Med: 16.47 Max: 44.75
Current: 41.81
-65.07
44.75
Net Margin % 33.19
AZPN's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
97% of the 2027 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. AZPN: 33.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AZPN' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.59  Med: 15.77 Max: 33.58
Current: 33.19
-64.59
33.58
ROA % 72.60
AZPN's ROA % is ranked higher than
99% of the 2097 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. AZPN: 72.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AZPN' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.6  Med: 10.97 Max: 72.6
Current: 72.6
-23.6
72.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 1669.03
AZPN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
98% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.86 vs. AZPN: 1669.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AZPN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -521.84  Med: 525.84 Max: 1669.03
Current: 1669.03
-521.84
1669.03
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 14.50
AZPN's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. AZPN: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AZPN' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.2  Med: 2.5 Max: 27.4
Current: 14.5
-23.2
27.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 26.10
AZPN's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 1481 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. AZPN: 26.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
AZPN' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -19.85 Max: 58.2
Current: 26.1
0
58.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 31.90
AZPN's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 1387 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. AZPN: 31.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
AZPN' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -44.5 Max: 103
Current: 31.9
0
103
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Guru Trades

Q2 2017

AZPN Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Columbia Wanger 196,658 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,360,500 sh (+20.91%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,044,636 sh (-2.68%)
Joel Greenblatt 214,084 sh (-14.87%)
Ron Baron 885,900 sh (-15.01%)
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Q3 2017

AZPN Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 14,786 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 252,736 sh (+28.52%)
Jim Simons 2,999,300 sh (+27.06%)
Ron Baron 885,900 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 1,991,402 sh (-2.60%)
Joel Greenblatt 140,774 sh (-34.24%)
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Q4 2017

AZPN Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Steven Cohen 50,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,482,100 sh (+16.10%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ron Baron 883,500 sh (-0.27%)
Ken Fisher 1,955,910 sh (-1.78%)
Columbia Wanger 235,999 sh (-6.62%)
Joel Greenblatt 115,259 sh (-18.12%)
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Q1 2018

AZPN Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Caxton Associates 8,728 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,979 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,667,900 sh (+5.34%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ron Baron 883,000 sh (-0.06%)
Ken Fisher 1,875,294 sh (-4.12%)
Joel Greenblatt 87,956 sh (-23.69%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NAS:AZPN

(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
Ken Fisher 2018-03-31 Reduce -4.12%0.01%$66.17 - $82.88 $ 93.5922%1,875,294
Ron Baron 2018-03-31 Reduce -0.06%$66.17 - $82.88 $ 93.5922%883,000
Joel Greenblatt 2018-03-31 Reduce -23.69%0.03%$66.17 - $82.88 $ 93.5922%87,956
Ken Fisher 2017-12-31 Reduce -1.78%$63.61 - $69.18 $ 93.5942%1,955,910
Ron Baron 2017-12-31 Reduce -0.27%$63.61 - $69.18 $ 93.5942%883,500
Joel Greenblatt 2017-12-31 Reduce -18.12%0.02%$63.61 - $69.18 $ 93.5942%115,259
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Reduce -2.60%$55.05 - $64.57 $ 93.5957%1,991,402
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Reduce -34.24%0.06%$55.05 - $64.57 $ 93.5957%140,774
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Reduce -2.68%0.01%$54.42 - $63.05 $ 93.5959%2,044,636
Ron Baron 2017-06-30 Reduce -15.01%0.05%$54.42 - $63.05 $ 93.5959%885,900
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Reduce -14.87%0.03%$54.42 - $63.05 $ 93.5959%214,084
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 541512    SIC: 7371
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Traded in other countries:AST.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Aspen Technology Inc is engaged in providing process optimization and asset performance management software solutions. It has two operating segments including subscription and software and services.

Aspen Technology Inc provides process optimization software for companies in the energy, chemicals, engineering, and construction industries. Its products are designed to manage process design, operational performance, and supply chain planning. The firm has two business segments: subscription/software and services. The subscription and software segment generates most of its revenue from licenses for the firm's flagship aspenONE software. The services segment generates revenue by providing training and professional services to customers focused on implementing Aspen's technology. The firm has clients all over the world, but over half of the firm's revenue is generated in the United States and Europe.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 41.97
AZPN's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.61 vs. AZPN: 41.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AZPN' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.75  Med: 34.8 Max: 1349.5
Current: 41.97
8.75
1349.5
Forward PE Ratio 35.34
AZPN's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.04 vs. AZPN: 35.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 41.97
AZPN's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
63% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.94 vs. AZPN: 41.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AZPN' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.75  Med: 34.8 Max: 1349.5
Current: 41.97
8.75
1349.5
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 39.71
AZPN's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
65% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.98 vs. AZPN: 39.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
AZPN' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.64  Med: 27.24 Max: 378.21
Current: 39.71
11.64
378.21
PS Ratio 13.91
AZPN's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 1917 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. AZPN: 13.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AZPN' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.64  Med: 7.93 Max: 14.2
Current: 13.91
1.64
14.2
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 34.50
AZPN's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
58% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.70 vs. AZPN: 34.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AZPN' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.78  Med: 23.48 Max: 83.39
Current: 34.5
9.78
83.39
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 34.25
AZPN's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
73% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. AZPN: 34.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AZPN' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.62  Med: 21.93 Max: 56.63
Current: 34.25
8.62
56.63
EV-to-EBIT 32.72
AZPN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.79 vs. AZPN: 32.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AZPN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -194.3  Med: 18.35 Max: 170.1
Current: 32.72
-194.3
170.1
EV-to-EBITDA 31.83
AZPN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
70% of the 1441 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. AZPN: 31.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AZPN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -375.1  Med: 16.65 Max: 124.7
Current: 31.83
-375.1
124.7
EV-to-Revenue 13.70
AZPN's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
87% of the 2002 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. AZPN: 13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
AZPN' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 7.35 Max: 14
Current: 13.7
1.6
14
Shiller PE Ratio 118.97
AZPN's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 39.15 vs. AZPN: 118.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
AZPN' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 85.58  Med: 102.88 Max: 4169
Current: 118.97
85.58
4169
Current Ratio 0.23
AZPN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. AZPN: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AZPN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.43 Max: 4.04
Current: 0.23
0.21
4.04
Quick Ratio 0.23
AZPN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. AZPN: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AZPN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.43 Max: 4.04
Current: 0.23
0.21
4.04
Days Sales Outstanding 20.37
AZPN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 1642 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.90 vs. AZPN: 20.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AZPN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.82  Med: 45.29 Max: 183.15
Current: 20.37
15.82
183.15
Days Payable 42.76
AZPN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
65% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 45.06 vs. AZPN: 42.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AZPN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.85  Med: 25.72 Max: 42.76
Current: 42.76
2.85
42.76

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 7.10
AZPN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -3.20 vs. AZPN: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AZPN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.5  Med: -8.35 Max: 7.1
Current: 7.1
-29.5
7.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.38
AZPN's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. AZPN: 3.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AZPN' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 2.87 Max: 188.04
Current: 3.38
1.32
188.04
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.75
AZPN's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. AZPN: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AZPN' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.5 Max: 1.78
Current: 1.75
0.04
1.78
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.68
AZPN's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. AZPN: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
AZPN' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 1.21 Max: 1.71
Current: 1.68
1.17
1.71
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.08
AZPN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
60% of the 2098 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. AZPN: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AZPN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.1  Med: 3.7 Max: 14.8
Current: 3.08
-11.1
14.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 22.23
AZPN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
92% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.67 vs. AZPN: 22.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
AZPN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.4 Max: 23
Current: 22.23
1.9
23

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $497.24
EPS (TTM) $ 2.23
Beta1.40
Volatility24.38%
52-Week Range $53.51 - 95.89
Shares Outstanding (Mil)71.42

Analyst Estimate

Jun18 Jun19 Jun20
Revenue (Mil $) 500 525 555
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $) 240 257 277
EPS ($) 2.26 2.65 2.84
EPS without NRI ($) 2.26 2.65 2.84
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 77
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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