NasdaqGS:ADSK

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Executive Summary

Autodesk, Inc. operates as a software design and services company worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

High growth potential with solid track record.


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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.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.9%

ADSK

0.2%

US Software

1.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

55.0%

ADSK

46.5%

US Software

22.3%

US Market

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.


Shareholder returns

ADSKIndustryMarket
7 Day1.9%0.2%1.5%
30 Day13.1%3.9%8.8%
90 Day18.9%6.2%10.8%
1 Year55.0%55.0%47.4%46.5%25.1%22.3%
3 Year159.4%159.4%142.1%134.3%49.5%39.6%
5 Year355.0%355.0%235.6%217.9%105.8%83.3%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Autodesk's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Autodesk undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

142.37x

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).


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Future Growth

How is Autodesk forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 21 analysts?

36.0%

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%).


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Past Performance

How has Autodesk performed over the past 5 years?

49.8%

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.


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Financial Health

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).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Andrew Anagnost (55 yo)

3.5yrs

Tenure

US$11,569,657

Compensation

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.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Andrew Anagnost
President3.5yrsUS$11.57m0.024%
$ 14.4m
Richard Herren
Senior VP & CFO6.08yrsUS$5.86m0.025%
$ 15.0m
Pascal Di Fronzo
Senior VP of Corporate Affairs4yrsUS$2.78m0.000090%
$ 54.9k
Carmel Galvin
Senior VP of People & Places and Chief Human Resources Officer2.75yrsUS$2.77m0.0013%
$ 786.4k
Steven Blum
Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations3.25yrsUS$4.65m0.0078%
$ 4.8m
John Walker
no datano datano data
Dan Drake
no datano datano data
Greg Lutz
no datano datano data
Moonhie Chin
Senior Vice President of Global Customer Support & Operationsno datano datano data
Stephen Hope
VP, Corporate Controller & Principal Accounting Officer1.5yrsno data0.0014%
$ 853.4k
Scott Borduin
Senior VP & CTO2.92yrsno datano data
Simon Mays-Smith
Vice President of Investor Relations0.083yrno datano data

3.1yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: ADSK's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Andrew Anagnost
President3.5yrsUS$11.57m0.024%
$ 14.4m
Karen Blasing
Independent Director2.75yrsUS$327.71k0.0010%
$ 634.0k
Elizabeth Rafael
Independent Director7.25yrsUS$349.91k0.0010%
$ 627.9k
Mary McDowell
Independent Director10.92yrsUS$363.90k0.019%
$ 11.3m
Lorrie Norrington
Independent Director9.75yrsUS$347.42k0.0048%
$ 2.9m
Stephen Milligan
Independent Director2yrsUS$334.35k0.0014%
$ 883.9k
Blake Irving
Independent Director1.75yrsUS$353.55k0.00086%
$ 524.3k
Stacy Smith
Independent Non-Executive Chairman2.5yrsUS$429.87k0.024%
$ 14.4m
R. French
Independent Director3.42yrsUS$339.84k0.0030%
$ 1.8m
Ayanna Howard
Independent Director1.25yrsUS$209.89k0.00056%
$ 341.4k

3.1yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: ADSK's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Autodesk, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • Autodesk, Inc.
  • 111 McInnis Parkway
  • San Rafael
  • California
  • 94903
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ADSKNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 1985
AUDXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesCommon StockDEEURJun 1985
AUDDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJun 1985
ADSK *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNJun 1985
ADSKWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesCommon StockATEURJun 1985
0HJFLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDJun 1985
AUDETLX (Eurotlx)YesCommon StockITEURJun 1985
A1UT34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EACH 4 REPR 1 SHS UNSPONBRBRLJan 2020

Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/12/04 23:28
End of Day Share Price2020/12/04 00:00
Earnings2020/10/31
Annual Earnings2020/01/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.