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Aspen Technology Inc AZPN Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Feb 07, 2023, 4:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 211.66
  • Sector Technology
  • Industry Software - Application
  • Investment Style Mid Growth
  • Day Range 204.68  –  212.28
  • Year Range 135.48  –  263.59
  • Market Cap 13.7095 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 189,434.0 /  259,654.9
  • Price / Sales 24.23
  • Price / Book 1.02
  • Forward Div Yield
  • Trailing Div Yield

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AspenTech Results Are Light but Outlook Unchanged As Postmerger Work Continues; FVE Down to $215

Dan Romanoff Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

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Wide-moat AspenTech reported second-quarter results that fell short of our revenue and profitability expectations, as it focuses on integrating the heritage Aspen; digital grid management, or DGM; and subsurface engineering, or SSE businesses following the Emerson Electric merger. Management remains confident in its outlook for fiscal 2023 and maintained most guidance measures while raising non-GAAP EPS. We believe the firm is well-positioned to capitalize on secular trends and will uniquely benefit from capital-intensive industries facing the dual challenge of meeting increasing resource demand in a sustainable way. We are also encouraged by AspenTech’s steady acquisition momentum, closing in on its Micromine deal. We continue to fine-tune our postmerger model, resulting in a decrease of our fair value estimate to $215 per share from $220. This revision accounts for our caution surrounding recessionary and geopolitical risks, as well as some caution around synergies until we see evidence they are being delivered. With after-hours shares trading around $184, we view the shares as increasingly attractive.

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Business Description

AspenTech is a global leader in asset optimization software, enabling customers within capital-intensive industries to design, operate and maintain their functions to meet their profitability, safety, and sustainability goals. The Heritage business of AspenTech was founded in 1981 and provides software solutions purposed to optimize engineering, manufacturing and supply chain and asset management functions. In 2021, Emerson Electric traded over $6 billion in cash and their Open Systems International Inc (OSI Inc, or digital grid management, DGM) and subsurface science and engineering, or SSE, businesses for 55% of AspenTech’s shares. The new AspenTech is the combination of Heritage Aspen, OSI and SSE, and serves more than 3,000 customers across 40 countries.

20 Crosby Drive
Bedford, MA, 01730
Industry Software - Application
Employees 1,155

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No. AZPN does not currently have a forward dividend yield.
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AZPN’s market cap is 13.71 Bil.
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AZPN’s stock style is Mid Growth.
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AZPN’s price/sales is 24.23.
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AZPN’s price/forward earnings is 28.90.
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AZPN’s price/book is 1.04.
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