Kepler Capital Markets Reiterates “Hold” Rating for Dassault Systemes (OTCMKTS:DASTY)

Kepler Capital Markets reiterated their hold rating on shares of Dassault Systemes (OTCMKTS:DASTY) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning, AnalystRatings.com reports.

A number of other analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Dassault Systemes from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $189.00 price target for the company in a research note on Thursday, February 13th. Goldman Sachs Group began coverage on shares of Dassault Systemes in a report on Thursday, December 5th. They issued a buy rating on the stock. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $161.50.

Shares of OTCMKTS:DASTY opened at $143.67 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $36.41 billion, a P/E ratio of 54.63 and a beta of 1.01. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69, a quick ratio of 4.20 and a current ratio of 4.20. Dassault Systemes has a one year low of $113.37 and a one year high of $181.20. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $154.75 and its 200 day simple moving average is $156.21.

Dassault Systemes (OTCMKTS:DASTY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 6th. The technology company reported $1.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.07. Dassault Systemes had a return on equity of 16.32% and a net margin of 15.31%. The company had revenue of $1.31 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.34 billion. Analysts predict that Dassault Systemes will post 3.87 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of DASTY. Quadrant Capital Group LLC increased its holdings in Dassault Systemes by 56.3% in the fourth quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 5,988 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $970,000 after buying an additional 2,156 shares during the last quarter. Azimuth Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Dassault Systemes by 2.6% in the 4th quarter. Azimuth Capital Management LLC now owns 35,100 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $5,774,000 after acquiring an additional 895 shares during the last quarter. Finally, MAI Capital Management bought a new stake in shares of Dassault Systemes in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $489,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 0.23% of the company’s stock.

Dassault Systemes Company Profile

Dassault Systèmes SE provides software solutions and services worldwide. The company offers SOLIDWORKS design software for 3D design, electrical and printed circuit board design, product data management, simulation, manufacturing, and technical communication; CATIA, an engineering and design software for product 3D computer-aided design (CAD); GEOVIA, which models and simulates the earth; and BIOVIA that provides the scientific community with advanced biological, chemical, and materials experiences.

Further Reading: Stock Portfolio Tracker

Analyst Recommendations for Dassault Systemes (OTCMKTS:DASTY)

Receive News & Ratings for Dassault Systemes Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Dassault Systemes and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.