AZPN:NSD-Aspen Technology, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Software-Application | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 132.65

Change

+0.72 (+0.55)%

Market Cap

USD 8.93B

Volume

0.23M

Average Target Price

USD 136.25 (+2.71%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Aspen Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides asset optimization solutions in the United States, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Canada, Latin America, and the Middle East. The company operates through two segments, Subscription and Software. It supplies asset optimization solutions that optimize asset design, operations, and maintenance lifecycle in various industrial environments. The company software suites include aspenONE Engineering, aspenONE Manufacturing and Supply Chain, and aspenONE Asset Performance that are integrated applications, which allow end users to design process manufacturing environments, monitor operational performances, respond and adapt to operational changes, predict asset reliability and equipment failure, and manage planning and scheduling activities, as well as collaborate across these functions and activities. It also provides software maintenance and support, professional, and training services. The company's customers comprise companies that are engaged in the process and other capital-intensive industries, such as energy, chemicals, engineering, and construction, as well as pharmaceuticals, transportation, power, metals and mining, pulp and paper, and consumer packaged goods. Aspen Technology, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Software-Application)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 9.69% 35% F 61% D-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 9.69% 33% F 60% D-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 10.32% 35% F 59% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 10.32% 35% F 57% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 207.70% 70% C- 87% B+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 207.70% 68% D+ 87% B+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 33.00% N/A N/A 86% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 33.00% N/A N/A 86% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 26.14% N/A N/A 56% F
Risk Adjusted Return 126.25% N/A N/A 96% A
Market Capitalization 8.93B 83% B 91% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Software-Application)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 40.22 54% F 27% F
Price/Book Ratio 18.52 20% F 6% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 36.73 33% F 10% F
EV/EBITDA 30.98 51% F 26% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 50.89% 96% A 99% A+
Return on Invested Capital 26.55% 93% A 94% A
Return on Assets 14.56% 97% A+ 98% A+
Debt to Equity Ratio 59.22% 40% F 38% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.89 53% F 53% F
Short Percent 1.80% 67% D+ 64% D
Beta 1.37 42% F 36% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector