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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- ANSYS (Nasdaq: ANSS) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $63.82, above its previous 52-week high of $63.73 with 63,346 shares traded as of 11:54 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 361,100 shares over the past 30 days. ANSYS has a market cap of $5.67 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 9.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. ANSYS, Inc. engages in the development and marketing of engineering simulation software and services used by engineers and designers in aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, electronics, biomedical, energy, and defense industries. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.6, above the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio of 31.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.