Will Today?s Canaccord Genuity Upgrade Google Aspen Technology (NASDAQ:AZPN) Shares?

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.12, from 1 in 2018Q1. It turned negative, as 26 investors sold Aspen Technology, Inc. shares while 103 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes. 66.22 million shares or 5.60% less from 70.14 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.

Daiwa Secs holds 0% or 3,900 shares in its portfolio. 47,803 were reported by Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Company. Barclays Public Limited Liability Co has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN). Matarin Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN). 2,497 were accumulated by Manufacturers Life The. Hightower Advsrs Limited Co has invested 0% in Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN). First Manhattan owns 2,000 shares for 0% of their portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has invested 0.02% in Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN). Retail Bank Of Montreal Can accumulated 21,869 shares or 0% of the stock. C M Bidwell Assoc Limited has 0.01% invested in Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN). Gotham Asset Management Limited Liability Company stated it has 74,592 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Dupont Capital Mgmt Corporation holds 24,875 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Wilkins Inv Counsel Incorporated owns 47,650 shares or 1.39% of their US portfolio. Rmb Capital Mgmt Limited Com reported 0.41% stake. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Llc, Illinois-based fund reported 23,004 shares.

Aspen Technology (NASDAQ:AZPN) Stock Upgrade

The rating of Aspen Technology (NASDAQ:AZPN) was upped today by research analysts at Canaccord Genuity to a “Buy” rating in an analyst report.

Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Aspen Technology (NASDAQ:AZPN), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Aspen Technology has $114 highest and $100 lowest target. $108’s average target is 25.14% above currents $86.3 stock price. Aspen Technology had 5 analyst reports since August 9, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 9 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 17 by Canaccord Genuity. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $112 target in Thursday, August 9 report. On Friday, August 10 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Neutral”. The rating was upgraded by Canaccord Genuity to “Buy” on Wednesday, November 28.

The stock increased 0.64% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $86.3. About 725,082 shares traded or 23.67% up from the average. Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN) has risen 81.68% since December 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 66.06% the S&P500.

Aspen Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides software and services in the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company has market cap of $6.11 billion. It operates through two divisions, Subscription and Software, and Services. It has a 42.74 P/E ratio. It supplies asset optimization solutions that optimize asset design, operations, and maintenance lifecycle in various industrial environments.

More notable recent Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN) news were published by: Forbes.com which released: “AspenTech Boss Ups Asset Optimization Plays As Big Oil Goes Into Digital Overdrive – Forbes Now” on June 19, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “QSY’s Holdings Could Mean 13% Gain Potential – Nasdaq” published on November 30, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “Aspen Technology Announces Date of First-Quarter Fiscal 2019 Financial Results Release, Conference Call and Webcast – Business Wire” on October 12, 2018. More interesting news about Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Aspen Technology (AZPN) Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on August 08, 2018 as well as Livetradingnews.com‘s news article titled: “The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports – Live Trading News” with publication date: November 29, 2018.

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