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

Aspen Technology, Inc. (AZPN): $192.54

-4.25 (-2.16%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where AZPN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.11% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AZPN is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • AZPN ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 10th percentile.

AZPN Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Aspen Technology Inc is higher than 86.48% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 16.29, Aspen Technology Inc has a higher such ratio than 91.26% of stocks in our set.
  • As for revenue growth, note that AZPN's revenue has grown -2.98% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of only 14.81% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AZPN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TUFN, AIRG, CTSO, DLB, and CGNX.
  • AZPN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Aspen Technology Inc's official web site, go to

AZPN Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, AZPN's price/sales ratio is 132.08% higher, now standing at 12.3.
  • AZPN's price/earnings ratio has moved up 76.9 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, AZPN's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 96.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AZPN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AZPN 2021-09-01 12.3 10.9 27.3 22.1
AZPN 2021-08-31 12.2 10.8 27.2 22.0
AZPN 2021-08-30 12.3 10.9 27.2 22.1
AZPN 2021-08-27 12.3 10.9 27.4 22.2
AZPN 2021-08-26 12.1 10.7 26.8 21.7
AZPN 2021-08-25 12.3 10.9 27.3 22.1

AZPN Growth Metrics

    The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 170.38%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 24.06%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 68.77%.
Over the past 52 months, AZPN's revenue has gone up $182,391,000.

The table below shows AZPN's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 668.063 275.788 259.203
2021-09-30 730.425 272.37 326.491
2021-06-30 709.376 276.134 319.803
2021-03-31 719.282 272.619 325.949
2020-12-31 688.583 255.341 306.975
2020-09-30 579.597 264.449 216.098

AZPN's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AZPN has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 98.81% of graded US stocks.
  • AZPN's asset turnover comes in at 0.538 -- ranking 308th of 563 Business Services stocks.
  • LTBR, SRT, and NEWR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AZPN.

The table below shows AZPN's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.538 0.918 0.378
2021-06-30 0.528 0.915 0.374
2021-03-31 0.560 0.915 0.397
2020-12-31 0.562 0.912 0.380
2020-09-30 0.498 0.893 0.277
2020-06-30 0.542 0.897 0.314

AZPN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AZPN, see our AZPN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $155.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.36 (Strong Buy)

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AZPN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $192.54 52-week high $210.60
Prev. close $196.79 52-week low $122.29
Day low $191.59 Volume 130,700
Day high $199.50 Avg. volume 377,166
50-day MA $179.92 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $156.02 Market Cap 12.48B

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.

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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.

Why Is Aspen Technology (AZPN) Down 1.6% Since Last Earnings Report?

Aspen Technology (AZPN) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Aspen Technology to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN), a global leader in asset optimization software, today announced that management will present at the following upcoming investor conferences: Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Pietri, and Chief Financial Officer, Chantelle Breithaupt, will present at the Berenberg Thematic Software Virtual Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Pietri, will presen

Business Wire | February 24, 2022

Numaligarh Refinery Limited Partners with Aspen Technology in Pursuit of Operational Excellence

BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NRL, an Indian energy company, adopts AspenTech to sustain optimal plant performance and enable better decision-making.

Business Wire | February 22, 2022

Fortive (FTV) Boosts Shareholder Value With 20M Buyback Program

Fortive's (FTV) recently approved share repurchase program underscores the company's sound financial position and its commitment to reward its shareholders.

Yahoo | February 21, 2022

Aspen's (AZPN) Q2 Earnings & Revenues Miss Estimates, Fall Y/Y

Aspen's (AZPN) Q2 performance is negatively impacted by lower License revenues.

Yahoo | January 27, 2022

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AZPN Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 16.43%
6-mo 26.50%
1-year 37.02%
3-year 54.92%
5-year 248.43%
YTD 26.50%
2021 16.85%
2020 7.71%
2019 47.15%
2018 24.14%
2017 21.07%

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