Aspen Technology, Inc. (AZPN): Price and Financial Metrics

Aspen Technology, Inc. (AZPN)

Today's Latest Price: $141.82 USD

0.93 (-0.65%)

Updated Jan 27 9:30am

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 60 in Software - Business

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AZPN Stock Summary

  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for AZPN is currently 36.59, higher than 86.63% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • AZPN's price/sales ratio is 16.69; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 88.25% of US stocks.
  • AZPN's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of just 17.4% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Aspen Technology Inc are DIOD, DLB, YY, CGNX, and FFIV.
  • Visit AZPN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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AZPN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $141.82 52-week high $147.53
Prev. close $142.17 52-week low $73.07
Day low $141.77 Volume 2,116
Day high $141.82 Avg. volume 360,900
50-day MA $134.44 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $116.76 Market Cap 9.61B

Aspen Technology, Inc. (AZPN) Company Bio

Aspen Technology is a supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing – for energy, chemicals, engineering and construction, and other industries that manufacture and produce products from a chemical process. The company was founded in 1981 and is based in Bedford, Massachusetts.

AZPN Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$141.82$37.62 -74%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for AZPN, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Aspen Technology Inc ranked in the 23th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Aspen Technology Inc ended up being:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 25.21; that's higher than 81.83% of US stocks in the Technology sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 5% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately only 16.26% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • AZPN's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 43.63% of tickers in our DCF set.

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For other companies in the Technology that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as AZPN, try TSM, DOX, IEHC, ITRI, and KOSS.

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Latest AZPN News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Aspen Technology Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AZPN as an investment opportunity.

Aspen Technology Announces Date of Second-Quarter Fiscal 2021 Financial Results Release, Conference Call and Webcast

Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN), a global leader in asset optimization software, today announced that it will release financial results for its second-quarter fiscal 2021, ended December 31, 2020, after the U.S. financial markets close on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.

Yahoo | January 14, 2021

Aspen Technology Appoints David Leitham as Senior Vice President and General Manager to Lead Pharmaceutical Industry Effort

Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN), a global leader in asset optimization software, has appointed David Leitham as Senior Vice President and General Manager to lead the company’s pharmaceutical industry growth strategy.

Yahoo | January 12, 2021

Aspen Technology Joins Alliance to End Plastic Waste

BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN), a global leader in asset optimization software, today announced it has joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste. AspenTech will work with fellow members to support innovation to build a more sustainable global plastic value chain. From industrial process design to driving greater efficiency in industrial operations, AspenTech solutions help producers reduce waste and emissions from plastic production, and accelerate innovati

Business Wire | January 7, 2021

Global Chemical Software Market (2020 to 2024) - Featuring ANSYS, Aspen Technology and ChemAxon Among Others -

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Chemical Software Market 2020-2024" report has been added to's offering. The publisher has been monitoring the chemical software market and it is poised to grow by $192.36 million during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period. The reports on the chemical software market provide a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25

Business Wire | December 16, 2020

Aspen Technology Acquires OptiPlant

BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AZPN), a global leader in asset optimization software, today announced the acquisition of OptiPlant to further strengthen the company’s solutions for owner-operators and EPC companies in the process industries. AI-driven 3D conceptual plant layout with parametric asset models and automatic pipe routing enables closer collaboration between owner-operators and EPCs to improve accuracy, reliability and speed of cost estimates from th

Business Wire | December 9, 2020

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AZPN Price Returns

1-mo 10.30%
3-mo 26.74%
6-mo 45.82%
1-year 2.06%
3-year 77.01%
5-year 337.18%
YTD 8.88%
2020 7.71%
2019 47.15%
2018 24.14%
2017 21.07%
2016 44.81%

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