Cadence Design Systems, Inc. provides software, hardware, services, and reusable integrated circuit (IC) design blocks worldwide.
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Share Price & News
How has Cadence Design Systems's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CDNS's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CDNS exceeded the US Software industry which returned 42.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CDNS exceeded the US Market which returned 18.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Cadence Design Systems's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StIndependent Director Susan Bostrom Just Sold A Bunch Of Shares In Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS)
1 week ago | Simply Wall StCadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) Is Growing Earnings But Are They A Good Guide?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StCadence Design Systems, Inc. Beat Analyst Estimates: See What The Consensus Is Forecasting For This Year
Is Cadence Design Systems 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: CDNS ($108.66) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($59.04)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CDNS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CDNS is good value based on its PE Ratio (29.2x) compared to the US Software industry average (54.6x).
PE vs Market: CDNS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.2x) compared to the US market (19.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CDNS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (30.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CDNS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (13.4x) compared to the US Software industry average (7.4x).
How is Cadence Design Systems forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CDNS's forecast earnings growth (1% per year) is below the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: CDNS's earnings (1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (24.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CDNS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CDNS's revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CDNS's revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CDNS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (25.4%)
How has Cadence Design Systems performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CDNS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CDNS's current net profit margins (41.7%) are higher than last year (18.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CDNS's earnings have grown significantly by 33.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CDNS's earnings growth over the past year (139.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (33.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CDNS earnings growth over the past year (139.1%) exceeded the Software industry 11.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CDNS's Return on Equity (45%) is considered outstanding.
How is Cadence Design Systems's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CDNS's short term assets ($1.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: CDNS's short term assets ($1.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($591.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CDNS's debt to equity ratio (26%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: CDNS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 26.1% to 26% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CDNS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (146.9%).
Interest Coverage: CDNS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (55.9x coverage).
What is Cadence Design Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CDNS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CDNS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CDNS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CDNS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CDNS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Lip-Bu Tan (61 yo)
Mr. Lip-Bu Tan has been External Director of SoftBank Group Corp., since June 25, 2020. He is a Co-Founder, Partner, Managing Director, and Chairman of Walden Riverwood Ventures. Mr. Tan serves as Director ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Lip-Bu's total compensation ($USD19.15M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.30M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Lip-Bu's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|CEO & Director||11.58yrs||US$19.15m||0.75% |
|Senior VP & CFO||12.83yrs||US$4.42m||0.064% |
|Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations||4.92yrs||US$4.65m||0.063% |
|Senior VP & General Manager of the Custom IC and PCB Group||7.92yrs||US$4.40m||0.093% |
|Co-Founder||no data||no data||no data|
|Corporate VP of Corporate Finance & Treasurer||14.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Group Director of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||0.17yr||no data||0.020% |
|Senior Vice President of Marketing & Business Development||no data||US$1.43m||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor to the Executive Chairman & Executive Team||15.75yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CDNS's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.8 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||11.58yrs||US$19.15m||0.75% |
|Independent Director||5.5yrs||US$320.96k||0.0090% |
|Independent Director||8.83yrs||US$321.02k||0.015% |
|Independent Director||28.58yrs||US$293.21k||0.029% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||15.58yrs||US$452.99k||0.071% |
|Director||0.42yr||no data||0.0010% |
|Independent Director||9.5yrs||US$336.02k||0.0019% |
|Independent Director||0.42yr||no data||0.0010% |
Experienced Board: CDNS's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CDNS 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.
Cadence Design Systems, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
- Ticker: CDNS
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1988
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$29.909b
- Shares outstanding: 278.79m
- Website: https://www.cadence.com
Number of Employees
- Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
- 2655 Seely Avenue
- Building 5
- San Jose
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CDNS||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Sep 1990|
|CDS||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Sep 1990|
|CDS||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Sep 1990|
|0HS2||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Sep 1990|
|CDNS *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Sep 1990|
|C1DN34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 SHS UNSPON||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. provides software, hardware, services, and reusable integrated circuit (IC) design blocks worldwide. The company offers functional verification services, including emulation an ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/14 11:49|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/13 00:00|
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