Cadence Design Systems, Inc. provides software, hardware, services, and reusable integrated circuit (IC) design blocks worldwide.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CDNS underperformed the US Software industry which returned 6.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CDNS exceeded the US Market which returned -14.9% 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 StIs Cadence Design Systems, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:CDNS) 19% ROCE Any Good?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHow Does Cadence Design Systems's (NASDAQ:CDNS) P/E Compare To Its Industry, After The Share Price Drop?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDoes This Valuation Of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?
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 ($65.93) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($60.15)
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 (18.2x) compared to the Software industry average (39.2x).
PE vs Market: CDNS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.2x) compared to the US market (12.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CDNS's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CDNS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (8.8x) compared to the US Software industry average (4.2x).
How is Cadence Design Systems 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: CDNS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-22.2% per year).
Earnings vs Market: CDNS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-22.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CDNS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CDNS's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CDNS's revenue (6.5% 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 (23.6%)
How has Cadence Design Systems performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CDNS has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CDNS's current net profit margins (42.3%) are higher than last year (16.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CDNS's earnings have grown significantly by 24.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CDNS's earnings growth over the past year (187%) exceeds its 5-year average (24.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CDNS earnings growth over the past year (187%) exceeded the Software industry 18.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CDNS's Return on Equity (47%) is considered outstanding.
How is Cadence Design Systems's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CDNS's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($672.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: CDNS's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($581.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CDNS's debt to equity ratio (16.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: CDNS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 50.6% to 16.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CDNS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (210.9%).
Interest Coverage: CDNS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (53.9x coverage).
Inventory Level: CDNS has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: CDNS's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.4x debt).
What is Cadence Design Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CDNS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CDNS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CDNS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CDNS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CDNS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Lip-Bu Tan (59yo)
Mr. Lip-Bu Tan is a Co-Founder, Partner, Managing Director, and Chairman of Walden Riverwood Ventures. Mr. Tan serves as Director of Green Hills Software, Inc. and Managing Partner of WRVI Capital. He serv ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Lip-Bu's total compensation ($USD19.15M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.87M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Lip-Bu's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|CEO & Director||11.25yrs||US$19.15m||0.74% $137.4m|
|Senior VP & CFO||12.5yrs||US$4.42m||0.071% $13.2m|
|Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations||4.58yrs||US$4.65m||0.077% $14.3m|
|Senior VP of Research & Development and GM Custom IC & PCB Group||7.58yrs||US$4.40m||0.097% $18.0m|
|Co-Founder||no data||no data||no data|
|Corporate VP of Corporate Finance & Treasurer||14yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Group Director of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||12yrs||US$964.06k||0.029% $5.3m|
|Senior Vice President of Marketing & Business Development||no data||US$1.43m||no data|
Experienced Management: CDNS's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.3 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||11.25yrs||US$19.15m||0.74% $137.4m|
|Independent Director||2.83yrs||US$295.02k||0.0047% $873.9k|
|Independent Director||21.25yrs||US$345.02k||0.016% $3.0m|
|Independent Director||5.17yrs||US$320.96k||0.0089% $1.7m|
|Independent Director||8.5yrs||US$321.02k||0.015% $2.8m|
|Independent Director||28.25yrs||US$293.21k||0.029% $5.3m|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||15.25yrs||US$452.99k||0.071% $13.1m|
|Independent Director||9.17yrs||US$336.02k||0.0055% $1.0m|
|Independent Director||0.083yr||no data||0.0010% $185.2k|
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: 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.
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$18.515b
- Shares outstanding: 280.83m
- 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|
|CDS||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Sep 1990|
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. provides software, hardware, services, and reusable integrated circuit (IC) design blocks worldwide. The company offers functional verification services, including emulation and prototyping hardware. Its functional verification offering consists of JasperGold, a formal verification platform; Xcelium, a parallel logic simulation platform; Palladium, an emulation platform; and Protium, a prototyping platform for chip verification. The company also provides digital IC design products; physical implementation tools, including place and route, optimization, and multiple patterning preparation; and signoff products to signoff the design as ready for manufacture by a silicon foundry. In addition, it offers custom IC design and simulation products to create schematic and physical representations of circuits down to the transistor level for analog, mixed-signal, custom digital, memory, and radio frequency designs; and system interconnect design products to develop printed circuit boards and IC packages, as well as to analyze electromagnetic, electro-thermal, and other multi-physics effects. Further, the company provides intellectual property (IP) products consisting of pre-verified and customizable functional blocks to integrate into customer’s ICs; and verification IP and memory models for use in system-level verification to model correct behavior of full systems interacting with their environments. Additionally, it offers services related to methodology, education, and hosted design solutions, as well as technical support and maintenance services. Cadence Design Systems, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/04/03 04:29|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/02 00:00|
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