Autodesk, Inc. operates as a design software and services company worldwide.
High growth potential with acceptable 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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ADSK underperformed the US Software industry which returned 6.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ADSK matched the US Market which returned -12.7% over the past year.
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
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Is Autodesk undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ADSK ($141.57) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($205.71)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ADSK is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ADSK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (145x) compared to the Software industry average (39.9x).
PE vs Market: ADSK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (145x) compared to the US market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ADSK is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ADSK has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Software industry average.
How is Autodesk forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 22 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ADSK's forecast earnings growth (38.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: ADSK's earnings (38.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ADSK's revenue (14.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ADSK's revenue (14.5% 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 (148.3%).
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 became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ADSK has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 12.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ADSK has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ADSK has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (18.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ADSK's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Autodesk's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ADSK has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: ADSK has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ADSK has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: ADSK's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Inventory Level: ADSK has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: ADSK has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: ADSK is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: ADSK is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Autodesk's 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 payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ADSK'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 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 (54yo)
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 ($USD9.02M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.74M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Andrew's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior VP & CFO||5.33yrs||US$5.01m||0.030% $9.3m|
|Senior VP of Corporate Affairs||3.25yrs||US$3.18m||0.0038% $1.2m|
|Senior VP of People & Places and Chief Human Resources Officer||2yrs||US$2.73m||0.0033% $1.0m|
|Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations||2.5yrs||US$4.14m||0.014% $4.4m|
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|Senior Vice President of Global Customer Support & Operations||no data||no data||no data|
|VP, Corporate Controller & Principal Accounting Officer||0.75yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ADSK's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||2yrs||US$371.79k||0.00027% $83.9k|
|Independent Director||6.5yrs||US$350.00k||0.00033% $102.6k|
|Independent Director||10.17yrs||US$363.93k||0.021% $6.6m|
|Independent Director||9yrs||US$339.97k||0.0059% $1.8m|
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$133.99k||0.00051% $158.5k|
|Independent Director||1yr||no data||0.00017% $52.8k|
|Non-Executive Chairman||1.75yrs||US$596.95k||0.023% $7.1m|
|Independent Director||2.67yrs||US$334.48k||0.0021% $640.2k|
|Director||0.50yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: ADSK's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
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$31.078b
- Shares outstanding: 219.52m
- 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 design software and services company worldwide. The company offers AutoCAD, a professional design, drafting, detailing, and visualization software; AutoCAD Civil 3D, a surveying, design, analysis, and documentation solution for civil engineering, including land development, transportation, and environmental projects; AutoCAD LT, a professional drafting and detailing software; BIM 360, a construction management cloud-based software; computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software for computer numeric control machining, inspection, and modelling for manufacturing; Fusion 360, a 3D CAD, CAM, and computer-aided engineering tool; and Industry Collections software products for professionals in architecture, engineering and construction, product design and manufacturing, and media and entertainment industries. It also provides Inventor tools for 3D mechanical design, simulation, analysis, tooling, visualization, and documentation; Maya and 3ds Max software products that offer 3D modeling, animation, effects, rendering, and compositing solutions; and PlanGrid, a cloud-based field collaboration software, which provides general contractors, subcontractors, owners, and architects access to construction information in real-time. In addition, the company offers Revit software for building information modeling; and Shotgun, a cloud-based software for review and production tracking in the media and entertainment industry. Autodesk, Inc. sells its products and services to customers directly, as well as through distributors and resellers. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Rafael, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/30 00:45|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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