The Insider, James Cashman Sold 25,000 Shares of ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS); AMERITEK VENTURES (ATVK) Shorts Decreased By 50%

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AMERITEK VENTURES (OTCMKTS:ATVK) had a decrease of 50% in short interest. ATVK’s SI was 200 shares in June as released by FINRA. Its down 50% from 400 shares previously. With 300 avg volume, 1 days are for AMERITEK VENTURES (OTCMKTS:ATVK)’s short sellers to cover ATVK’s short positions. The SI to AMERITEK VENTURES’s float is 0.03%. The stock increased 1.58% or $0.003 during the last trading session, reaching $0.193. About shares traded. Ameritek Ventures (OTCMKTS:ATVK) has 0.00% since June 19, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

More recent ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “ANSYS and PTC to Offer Groundbreaking Integrated Solution for Design at the Speed of Thought” on June 18, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “ANSYS to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences” on May 29, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in ANSYS, Pearson, Qualys, HB Fuller, Cabot Microelectronics, and Zosano ..” with publication date: May 31, 2018 was also an interesting one.

James Cashman, an insider of Ansys Inc, currently shareholder a few days ago disclosed a considerable transaction with the Security and Exchange Commission. As revealed in the public form, James Cashman purchased 25,000 shares of the company, priced at $176.8 per share. $4,419,301 USD was the transaction’s value. The SEC document’s date was June 18, 2018. It seems he is very active lately as in the last 30 days, he sold additional 40,254 shares of the company, worth $6,592,049 USD. James Cashman now indirectly possess 64500 shares. He also directly possess 360506 shares. In total he holds a stake of 0.51%.

The stock increased 0.08% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $177.92. About 244,173 shares traded. ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has risen 28.61% since June 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.04% the S&P500. Some Historical ANSS News: ; 11/05/2018 – ANSYS LTD – BOARD’S DECISION TO CHANGE NAME TO ETION LIMITED; 06/04/2018 – Ansys CEO Ajei S. Gopal 2017 Total Compensation $10.3M; 22/03/2018 ANSYS To Acquire Optical Simulation Leader OPTIS; 26/04/2018 – Embraer and ANSYS Accelerate Time to Market for Next-Generation Aircraft; 02/05/2018 – ANSYS BUYS OPTIS, BECOMES INDUSTRY’S LEADING SOLUTION PROVIDER; 22/03/2018 – ANSYS TO BUY OPTICAL SIMULATION LEADER OPTIS; 02/05/2018 – Ansys 1Q EPS 98c; 02/05/2018 – Ansys Sees 2Q EPS 54c-EPS 76c; 02/05/2018 – ANSYS BOOSTS OUTLOOK FOR FY 2018 REV; 15/05/2018 – A SORIANO CORP ANS.PS – QTRLY NET INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE 273.5 MLN PESOS VS 1.35 BLN PESOS

Among 16 analysts covering Ansys Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Ansys Inc. has $19000 highest and $86 lowest target. $133.73’s average target is -24.84% below currents $177.92 stock price. Ansys Inc. had 38 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Needham maintained the shares of ANSS in report on Friday, September 15 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Tuesday, February 16. Evercore initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, September 15 report. The rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan with “Sell” on Thursday, September 14. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of ANSS in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, February 22. Mitsubishi UFJ initiated the shares of ANSS in report on Tuesday, February 9 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was upgraded by Berenberg on Tuesday, January 30 to “Buy”. The stock of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) earned “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 31. Barclays Capital downgraded the stock to “Underweight” rating in Friday, January 6 report.

Since February 1, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $16.40 million activity. HINDSBO MARK sold $156,610 worth of stock or 944 shares. Another trade for 3,711 shares valued at $613,442 was sold by Gopal Ajei. The insider ZACK MATTHEW C. sold 1,222 shares worth $199,149. MAHONEY RICHARD S. sold 1,625 shares worth $263,088. Shares for $136,196 were sold by CASHMAN JAMES E III. MORLEY BRADFORD C also sold $4.04 million worth of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) shares. 25,000 shares valued at $4.06M were sold by SHIELDS MARIA T on Thursday, February 1.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.03, from 0.89 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 22 investors sold ANSYS, Inc. shares while 185 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. 75.68 million shares or 2.75% less from 77.82 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Tower Research Cap Ltd Liability Corporation (Trc) holds 0.03% or 2,380 shares in its portfolio. 192,803 were reported by Mitsubishi Ufj Tru Bk. Evercore Wealth Mgmt Llc reported 166,988 shares or 1% of all its holdings. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) accumulated 147,185 shares. Moreover, Hanson Mcclain has 0% invested in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) for 2 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Hldg accumulated 33,025 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Shell Asset has invested 0.04% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). California State Teachers Retirement owns 136,488 shares. Moreover, Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems has 0.04% invested in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Bb&T Ltd Llc owns 4,976 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 184 are held by Ledyard Comml Bank. Bessemer Group Inc accumulated 749,156 shares. Sumitomo Life Ins owns 0.26% invested in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) for 12,762 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Fjarde Ap holds 0.06% or 25,734 shares.

ANSYS, Inc. develops and markets engineering simulation software and services used by engineers, designers, researchers, and students in the aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial equipment, electronics, biomedical, energy, materials and chemical processing, and semiconductors industries and academia worldwide. The company has market cap of $14.95 billion. The firm offers ANSYS Workbench, a framework upon which the companyÂ’s engineering simulation technologies are built; ANSYS Engineering Knowledge Manager, a solution for simulation process and data management challenges; and high-performance computing product suite that delivers cross-physics parallel processing capabilities for simulation software. It has a 55.1 P/E ratio. It also offers geometry handling solutions; meshing technology that transforms a physical model into a mathematical model; structural analysis product suite for product design and optimization; explicit dynamics product suite that simulates events; and composite analysis and optimization technology, as well as customization services.

Analysts await ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.92 EPS, up 3.37% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.89 per share. ANSS’s profit will be $77.29 million for 48.35 P/E if the $0.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.09 actual EPS reported by ANSYS, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -15.60% negative EPS growth.

Ameritek Ventures manufactures machinery to produce optical fiber preforms. The company has market cap of $5.23 million.

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