Autodesk, Inc. operates as a software design and services company worldwide. More Details
High growth potential with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Autodesk's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ADSK is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ADSK's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ADSK exceeded the US Software industry which returned 46.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ADSK exceeded the US Market which returned 22.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Autodesk's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Autodesk's (NASDAQ:ADSK) Statutory Earnings Are Arguably Too Conservative
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAn Intrinsic Calculation For Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) Suggests It's 22% Undervalued
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs There More Growth In Store For Autodesk's (NASDAQ:ADSK) Returns On Capital?
Is Autodesk 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: ADSK ($278) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($177.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ADSK is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ADSK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (142.4x) compared to the US Software industry average (56x).
PE vs Market: ADSK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (142.4x) compared to the US market (19.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ADSK is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ADSK is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (880.9x) compared to the US Software industry average (8.1x).
How is Autodesk forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 21 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ADSK's forecast earnings growth (36% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: ADSK's earnings (36% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (21.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ADSK's revenue (14.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ADSK's revenue (14.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ADSK's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (108.9%).
How has Autodesk performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ADSK has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ADSK's current net profit margins (11.7%) are higher than last year (4.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ADSK has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 49.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ADSK's earnings growth over the past year (189.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (49.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ADSK earnings growth over the past year (189.4%) exceeded the Software industry 8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst ADSK's Return on Equity (618.61%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Autodesk's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ADSK's short term assets ($2.3B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($2.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: ADSK's short term assets ($2.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ADSK's debt to equity ratio (2361.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ADSK's debt to equity ratio has increased from 85.9% to 2361.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ADSK's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (90.3%).
Interest Coverage: ADSK's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.4x coverage).
What is Autodesk current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ADSK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ADSK's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ADSK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ADSK's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ADSK's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Andrew Anagnost (55 yo)
Dr. Andrew Anagnost has been Chief Executive Officer and President at Autodesk, Inc. since June 19, 2017. Dr. Anagnost served as Senior Vice President of Industry Strategy & Marketing at Autodesk Limited. ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Andrew's total compensation ($USD11.57M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.98M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Andrew's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Senior VP & CFO||6.08yrs||US$5.86m||0.025% |
|Senior VP of Corporate Affairs||4yrs||US$2.78m||0.000090% |
|Senior VP of People & Places and Chief Human Resources Officer||2.75yrs||US$2.77m||0.0013% |
|Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations||3.25yrs||US$4.65m||0.0078% |
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|Senior Vice President of Global Customer Support & Operations||no data||no data||no data|
|VP, Corporate Controller & Principal Accounting Officer||1.5yrs||no data||0.0014% |
|Senior VP & CTO||2.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||0.083yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ADSK's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||2.75yrs||US$327.71k||0.0010% |
|Independent Director||7.25yrs||US$349.91k||0.0010% |
|Independent Director||10.92yrs||US$363.90k||0.019% |
|Independent Director||9.75yrs||US$347.42k||0.0048% |
|Independent Director||2yrs||US$334.35k||0.0014% |
|Independent Director||1.75yrs||US$353.55k||0.00086% |
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||2.5yrs||US$429.87k||0.024% |
|Independent Director||3.42yrs||US$339.84k||0.0030% |
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$209.89k||0.00056% |
Experienced Board: ADSK's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ADSK insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Autodesk, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Autodesk, Inc.
- Ticker: ADSK
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1982
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$60.960b
- Shares outstanding: 219.28m
- Website: https://www.autodesk.com
Number of Employees
- Autodesk, Inc.
- 111 McInnis Parkway
- San Rafael
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ADSK||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 1985|
|AUD||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 1985|
|AUD||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 1985|
|ADSK *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jun 1985|
|ADSK||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Jun 1985|
|0HJF||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jun 1985|
|AUD||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Jun 1985|
|A1UT34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 4 REPR 1 SHS UNSPON||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
Autodesk, Inc. operates as a software design and services company worldwide. The company offers AutoCAD, a professional design, drafting, detailing, and visualization software; AutoCAD Civil 3D, a surveyin...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/12/04 23:28|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/12/04 00:00|
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