An Insider Julie Schertell Sold 2000 shares of Neenah, Inc. (NP); Ansys (ANSS)’s Sentiment Is 0.89

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 $13.86 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 55.44 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.

Julie Schertell, an insider of Neenah Inc, currently SVP – President FP&P. recently disclosed a deal with the Washington-based SEC. As revealed in the document, Julie Schertell made a sale of 2,000 shares of the Georgia-based company, priced at $78.7 per share. $157,420 U.S. Dollars was the deal’s value. The SEC document’s date was March 08, 2018. At the moment, Julie Schertell owns 3,472 shares which are about 0.02% of the company’s market capitalization.

Analysts await Neenah, Inc. (NYSE:NP) to report earnings on May, 9. They expect $1.23 earnings per share, up 19.42% or $0.20 from last year’s $1.03 per share. NP’s profit will be $20.77 million for 16.30 P/E if the $1.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.06 actual earnings per share reported by Neenah, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 16.04% EPS growth.

Since September 20, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $1.14 million activity. Heinrichs Steven S also sold $233,240 worth of Neenah, Inc. (NYSE:NP) on Wednesday, September 27. Another trade for 2,110 shares valued at $197,813 was made by O’Donnell John P on Monday, January 29. Lucas Timothy S had sold 1,475 shares worth $118,074 on Tuesday, February 20. 311 shares valued at $25,502 were sold by Duncan Matthew L on Wednesday, September 20.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.28, from 1.29 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 12 investors sold Neenah, Inc. shares while 53 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 14.56 million shares or 4.91% less from 15.31 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hgk Asset Management holds 6,074 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. The Germany-based Deutsche Retail Bank Ag has invested 0% in Neenah, Inc. (NYSE:NP). Zebra Cap Management Ltd Llc reported 5,342 shares stake. 433 are held by Meeder Asset Mgmt Inc. 72 were reported by Advisory Svcs Ntwk Ltd Llc. State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 32,640 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Macquarie Group Limited holds 0.1% or 655,539 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Neenah, Inc. (NYSE:NP) for 6,283 shares. Wells Fargo And Com Mn has 869,568 shares. 14,682 were reported by Citigroup Incorporated. The Mississippi-based Hancock has invested 0.38% in Neenah, Inc. (NYSE:NP). Bremer Tru Association, Minnesota-based fund reported 4,156 shares. Nationwide Fund reported 20,873 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 24,278 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. James Invest Rech Inc has 11,360 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio.

The stock increased 0.94% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $80.2. About 3,718 shares traded. Neenah, Inc. (NYSE:NP) has risen 14.60% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.10% the S&P500.

Neenah Paper, Inc. produces and sells technical products, and fine paper and packaging products worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.35 billion. The companyÂ’s Technical Products segment provides filtration media for transportation, water, and other filtration markets; saturated and unsaturated crepe, and flat paper tapes to manufacturers; coated lightweight abrasive paper for use in the automotive, construction, metal, and woodworking industries; label and tag products for variable and digital printing; latex saturated and coated papers; premask, medical packaging, image transfer, publishing, and security papers; and other specialty products, including clean room papers, durable printing papers, release papers, and furniture backers. It has a 17.14 P/E ratio. The Company’s Fine Paper and Packaging segment makes and sells writing, text, cover, and specialty papers and envelopes used in corporate identity packages, advertising collateral, premium labels and packaging, and wide format applications.

Bares Capital Management Inc. holds 5.82% of its portfolio in Ansys, Inc. for 1.05 million shares. Brown Capital Management Llc owns 2.98 million shares or 4.46% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Df Dent & Co Inc has 3.88% invested in the company for 1.22 million shares. The Ohio-based North Point Portfolio Managers Corp Oh has invested 3.32% in the stock. Cambridge Financial Group Inc., a Ohio-based fund reported 51,464 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $4.39 million activity.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of ANSYS’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating ANSYS, 0 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $86.0 while the high is $101.0. The stock’s average target of $93.50 is -43.41% below today’s ($165.22) share price. ANSS was included in 4 notes of analysts from November 4, 2016. The stock of Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) earned “Hold” rating by Benchmark on Friday, November 4. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Wedbush on Friday, February 24. Needham initiated the shares of ANSS in report on Tuesday, November 22 with “Hold” rating. On Friday, January 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Underweight”.