Synopsys, Inc. provides electronic design automation software products used to design and test integrated circuits.
Excellent balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Synopsys's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SYP's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SYP exceeded the German Software industry which returned -3.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SYP exceeded the German Market which returned -17.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Synopsys's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Synopsys undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SYP (€113.6) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€110.92)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SYP is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SYP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (40.2x) compared to the Software industry average (36.8x).
PE vs Market: SYP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (40.2x) compared to the German market (16.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SYP is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SYP is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.7x) compared to the DE Software industry average (2.3x).
How is Synopsys forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SYP's forecast earnings growth (16% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: SYP's earnings (16% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (14.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SYP's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SYP's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SYP's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SYP's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.1%).
How has Synopsys performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SYP has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SYP's current net profit margins (14.3%) are lower than last year (18.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SYP's earnings have grown significantly by 20.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SYP's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SYP had negative earnings growth (-18.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Software industry average (14.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SYP's Return on Equity (11.6%) is considered low.
How is Synopsys's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SYP's short term assets ($2.0B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($2.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: SYP's short term assets ($2.0B) exceed its long term liabilities ($992.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SYP's debt to equity ratio (8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SYP's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 10.3% to 8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SYP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (288.2%).
Interest Coverage: SYP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (266.7x coverage).
Inventory Level: SYP has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SYP's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 5.9x debt).
What is Synopsys's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SYP's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SYP's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SYP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SYP's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SYP's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Aart de Geus (65yo)
Dr. Aart J. de Geus co-founded Synopsys Inc., in December 1986 and has been its Co-Chief Executive Officer since May 23, 2012. Dr. de Geus served as the Chief Executive Officer of Synopsys from January 199 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Aart's total compensation ($USD9.63M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD4.93M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Aart's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Co-CEO, President & Director||22yrs||US$9.63m||0.14% $22.9m|
|Chief Financial Officer||5.25yrs||US$4.98m||0.0078% $1.3m|
|General Counsel & Corporate Secretary||5.83yrs||US$2.19m||0.012% $2.1m|
|Sales & Corporate Marketing Officer||2.67yrs||US$4.63m||0.056% $9.5m|
|Principal Accounting Officer||4.5yrs||no data||0.0072% $1.2m|
|Corporate VP & Chief Information Officer||2.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||15.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Human Resources & Facilities Officer||2.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Security Officer||1.17yrs||US$759.16k||no data|
Experienced Management: SYP's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
|Co-CEO, President & Director||22yrs||US$9.63m||0.14% $22.9m|
|Independent Director||18.92yrs||US$299.99k||0.025% $4.2m|
|Independent Director||12.83yrs||US$299.99k||0.0060% $1.0m|
|Independent Director||3yrs||US$329.99k||0.0040% $684.2k|
|Lead Independent Director||3yrs||US$344.99k||0.032% $5.4m|
|Independent Director||28.25yrs||US$314.99k||0.0093% $1.6m|
|Independent Director||5.25yrs||US$299.99k||0.0076% $1.3m|
|VP of Security Technology & Chairman of Technical Advisory Board||2.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||8.67yrs||US$299.99k||0.015% $2.6m|
Experienced Board: SYP's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Synopsys, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Synopsys, Inc.
- Ticker: SYP
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$18.685b
- Listing Market Cap: US$16.936b
- Shares outstanding: 150.23m
- Website: https://www.synopsys.com
Number of Employees
- Synopsys, Inc.
- 690 East Middlefield Road
- Mountain View
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SNPS||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Feb 1992|
|0LBP||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Feb 1992|
|SYP||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Feb 1992|
|SYP||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Feb 1992|
|SNPS *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Feb 1992|
|S1NP34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 4 REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
Synopsys, Inc. provides electronic design automation software products used to design and test integrated circuits. It offers Fusion Design Platform, a digital design implementation solution; Verification Continuum Platform that provides virtual prototyping, static and formal verification, simulation, emulation, field-programmable gate array (FPGA)-based prototyping, and debug solutions; and FPGA design products that are programmed to perform specific functions. The company also offers intellectual property (IP) solutions for USB, PCI Express, DDR, Ethernet, SATA, MIPI, HDMI, and Bluetooth low energy applications; analog IP, including data converters and audio codecs; and system-on-chip infrastructure IP, datapath and building block IP, and verification IP products, as well as mathematical and floating point components, and ARM AMBA interconnect fabric and peripherals. In addition, it provides logic libraries and embedded memories; configurable processor cores and application-specific instruction-set processor tools for embedded applications; IP subsystems for audio, sensor, and data fusion functionality; and security IP solutions. Further, the company offers Platform Architect tools for SoC architecture analysis and optimization; virtual prototyping solutions; and HAPS FPGA-based prototyping systems, as well as a series of tools used in the design of optical systems and photonic devices. Additionally, it provides security testing, managed services, programs and professional services, and training that enable its customers to detect and remediate security vulnerabilities, and defects in the software development lifecycle; manufacturing solutions; and professional and other services. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/30 22:21|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/30 00:00|
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