Acquisitions, Innovations, New Products, Investor Day, and Participation in Conferences - Research Report on Autodesk, Ansys,

 Acquisitions, Innovations, New Products, Investor Day, and Participation in
  Conferences - Research Report on Autodesk, Ansys, PTC, ACI Worldwide, and
                             National Instruments

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PR Newswire

NEW YORK, October 7, 2013

NEW YORK, October 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Autodesk,
Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANSS), Parametric Technology
Corporation (NASDAQ: PMTC), ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACIW), and National
Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ: NATI). Today's readers may access these
reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and
analyst ratings - via the links below.

Autodesk, Inc. Research Report

On October 2, 2013, Autodesk, Inc. (Autodesk) hosted its annual Investor Day,
wherein the Company discussed plans and shared plans for expanding its market
opportunity and transitioning to a more ratable and recurring business model.
As stated in the release the Company also reiterated its revenue and non-GAAP
EPS Q3 FY 2014 business outlook, updated the Q3 FY 2014 GAAP EPS business
outlook and provided initial business outlook for its Q4 FY 2014. Autodesk
also announced that it had signed a definitive agreement with the shareholders
of Graitec to acquire technology and expertise for structural fabrication and
detailing including Graitec's Advance Steel and Advance Concrete product
lines. The Full Research Report on Autodesk, Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/3663_ADSK]

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Ansys, Inc. Research Report

On September 26, 2013, Ansys, Inc. (Ansys) announced that its RedHawk and
Totem products have completed methodology innovations to be included in TSMC's
Reference Flow for 16nm FinFET technology, an advanced three-dimensional
transistor architecture resulting in higher-performing and lower-power
integrated circuits (ICs). The Company stated that this is an important
milestone helping chip design teams to manage power integrity and
electromigration (EM) reliability issues associated with high drive current in
advanced technologies. TSMC Senior Director of Design Infrastructure Marketing
Division, Suk Lee said, "The collaboration between TSMC and Apache provides
our customers with the ability to efficiently produce more reliable and robust
designs for next-generation SoCs (systems on chip)." The Full Research Report
on Ansys, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/c7cc_ANSS]

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Parametric Technology Corporation Research Report

On October 2, 2013, Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC) announced the
availability of PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0, which is the latest version of its
engineering calculation software designed for solving, analyzing and sharing
engineering design knowledge. According to the Company, PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0
has markedly improved its calculation capabilities, which would enable more
complex equations to be solved at a faster speed. The Company informed that
PTC Mathcad offers hundreds of mathematical functions, the unlimited ability
for users to define their own, the capability to solve equations both
numerically and symbolically, and the power to solve the most complex systems
of equations. The Company stated that PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 provides its users
benefits in areas of: Documentation Enhancements, Custom Functions, Global
Definition Operator, Numeric Enhancements, Surface interpolation in contour
plots, and Usability Improvements. Design Engineer for Hagler Systems, Scot
Shields said, "We are pleased at how intuitively ideas are captured in PTC
Mathcad Prime 3.0. Math is now represented in a way that is easy for the
author to write - and easy for a reviewer to understand. PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0
provides us with an environment where quick notes can be made, models can be
built to test hypotheses and results can be verified." The Full Research
Report on Parametric Technology Corporation - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/dc63_PMTC]

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ACI Worldwide, Inc. Research Report

On September 23, 2013, ACI Worldwide, Inc. (ACI Worldwide) announced that it
has entered into a definitive transaction agreement with Official Payments
Holdings, Inc. (Official Payments). Under the terms of the agreement, ACI
Worldwide will acquire Official Payments in an all cash transaction for $8.35
per share. The Company stated that the Boards of Directors of both the
Companies have collectively approved this transaction. CEO of Official
Payments Alex Hart said, "This acquisition marks the next step in the
evolution of electronic bill payments, an industry in which ACI Worldwide is
at the forefront. I'm excited about integrating Official Payments into the
broader ACI Universal Payments strategy and portfolio. This provides the
opportunity to develop new capabilities previously unmet in the rapidly
growing EBPP sector." ACI Worldwide informed that the acquisition is expected
to be accretive to full-year earnings in 2014. The Full Research Report on ACI
Worldwide, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/8506_ACIW]

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National Instruments Corporation Research Report

On October 1, 2013, National Instruments Corporation (National Instruments)
announced that the Company will participate in the following upcoming events
with the financial community. The Company stated that it will host its Q3 2013
earnings call on October 31, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. CT. National Instruments
informed that it will also attend the Janney Industrials Conference in New
York, NY on December 5, 2013 and the Needham Growth Conference in New York, NY
on January 14, 2014, respectively. The Full Research Report on National
Instruments Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/8f50_NATI]

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