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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 1.32
ADSK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 1930 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. ADSK: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ADSK' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 1.32
Equity to Asset 0.22
ADSK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. ADSK: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ADSK' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.22
0.22
0.69
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.28
M-Score: -3.54
WACC vs ROIC
19.77%
-53.31%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) -15.79
ADSK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. ADSK: -15.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ADSK' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.79  Med: 12.88 Max: 20.52
Current: -15.79
-15.79
20.52
Net-margin (%) -20.50
ADSK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. ADSK: -20.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ADSK' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.5  Med: 10.38 Max: 16.4
Current: -20.5
-20.5
16.4
ROE (%) -31.42
ADSK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1820 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. ADSK: -31.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ADSK' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.42  Med: 13.18 Max: 30.37
Current: -31.42
-31.42
30.37
ROA (%) -8.74
ADSK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1936 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. ADSK: -8.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ADSK' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.74  Med: 7.25 Max: 18.37
Current: -8.74
-8.74
18.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -206.65
ADSK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1896 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.22 vs. ADSK: -206.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ADSK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -206.65  Med: 261.19 Max: 611.25
Current: -206.65
-206.65
611.25
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.60
ADSK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. ADSK: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ADSK' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: 4.6 Max: 22.5
Current: 3.6
-2.4
22.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -29.70
ADSK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. ADSK: -29.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ADSK' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.7  Med: -3.7 Max: 74.3
Current: -29.7
-29.7
74.3
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

ADSK Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
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John Griffin 9,970,800 sh (-0.29%)
Ken Fisher 357,193 sh (-1.25%)
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Q2 2016

ADSK Guru Trades in Q2 2016

First Eagle Investment 695,576 sh (New)
Jim Simons 481,368 sh (New)
John Griffin 10,013,900 sh (+0.43%)
Ken Fisher 344,833 sh (-3.46%)
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Q3 2016

ADSK Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 14,042 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,133,168 sh (+135.41%)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Ken Fisher 296,865 sh (-13.91%)
John Griffin 8,491,682 sh (-15.20%)
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Q4 2016

ADSK Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Steven Cohen 667,600 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 285,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Fisher 286,246 sh (-3.58%)
John Griffin 7,239,800 sh (-14.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,796 sh (-30.24%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 511210    SIC: 7372
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Autodesk Inc designs software and services company, offering customers productive business solutions through powerful technology products and services.

Autodesk Inc was incorporated in California in April 1982 and was reincorporated in Delaware in May 1994. The Company designs software and services company, offering customers productive business solutions through powerful technology products and services. It serves customers in the architecture, engineering and construction; manufacturing; and digital media, consumer and entertainment industries. Additionally, it sells a line of consumer products for digital art, personal design and creativity, and home design. These products are sold over the Internet and in various digital storefronts, including the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. The Company's reportable operating segments include Platform Solutions and Emerging Business (PSEB), Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC), Manufacturing (MFG) and Media and Entertainment (M&E). The principal products and services of these segments include the following: AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Mechanical, AutoCAD Map, AutoCAD Architecture, Maya and 3ds Max, Autodesk Product Design Suites, Autodesk Building Design Suites, Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suites and AutoCAD Design Suites, Autodesk Creative Finishing products, Autodesk Moldflow products and Autodesk Alias Design products. The PSEB segment includes its design product, AutoCAD. Its AutoCAD product is a platform product that underpins its design product offerings for all the industries it serves. The AEC software products help to improve the way building, civil infrastructure, process plant and construction projects are designed, built and managed. Its AEC solutions include technology for building information modeling (BIM), AutoCAD-based design and documentation productivity software, sustainable design analysis applications, collaboration and project management solutions. The MFG segment provides manufacturers in automotive and transportation, industrial machinery, consumer products and building products with comprehensive digital prototyping solutions that bring together product data from all phases of the product development through production process to develop a single digital model created in Autodesk Inventor software. Its M&E segment is comprised of two product groups: Animation and Creative Finishing. Animation products are sold as software only and provide tools for digital sculpting, modeling, animation, effects, rendering, and compositing for design visualization, visual effects and games production. Creative Finishing products are sold as turnkey solutions for editing, finishing and visual effects design and color grading. The Company's competitors include Adobe Systems Incorporated, ANSYS, Inc., AVEVA Group plc, Bentley Systems, Incorporated, Dassault Systèmes S.A. and its subsidiary Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp., Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI), Intergraph Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hexagon AB, MSC Software Corporation, Nemetschek AG, PT

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Ratios

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Forward P/E 2000.00
ADSK's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
100% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.57 vs. ADSK: 2000.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 18.13
ADSK's P/B is ranked lower than
94% of the 2031 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. ADSK: 18.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ADSK' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.08  Med: 5.47 Max: 18.34
Current: 18.13
2.08
18.34
P/S 8.80
ADSK's P/S is ranked lower than
85% of the 2013 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. ADSK: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ADSK' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 4.49 Max: 8.9
Current: 8.8
1.2
8.9
PFCF 85.52
ADSK's PFCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.64 vs. ADSK: 85.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ADSK' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.16  Med: 19.02 Max: 86.54
Current: 85.52
5.16
86.54
POCF 60.03
ADSK's POCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.99 vs. ADSK: 60.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ADSK' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.64  Med: 17.66 Max: 60.74
Current: 60.03
4.64
60.74
Shiller P/E 180.98
ADSK's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
96% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 38.39 vs. ADSK: 180.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ADSK' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.61  Med: 43.02 Max: 183.12
Current: 180.98
15.61
183.12
Current Ratio 1.46
ADSK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. ADSK: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ADSK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 1.9 Max: 2.66
Current: 1.46
1.34
2.66
Quick Ratio 1.46
ADSK's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ADSK: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ADSK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 1.88 Max: 2.66
Current: 1.46
1.28
2.66
Days Sales Outstanding 43.09
ADSK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.15 vs. ADSK: 43.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ADSK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.09  Med: 65.02 Max: 95.27
Current: 43.09
43.09
95.27
Days Payable 105.99
ADSK's Days Payable is ranked higher than
80% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 42.55 vs. ADSK: 105.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ADSK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 102.79  Med: 123.55 Max: 144.16
Current: 105.99
102.79
144.16

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
ADSK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. ADSK: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ADSK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.8  Med: -0.2 Max: 1.8
Current: -0.1
-7.8
1.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 3.69
ADSK's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. ADSK: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ADSK' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.44 Max: 3.74
Current: 3.69
0.5
3.74
Price/Median PS Value 1.96
ADSK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
84% of the 1759 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ADSK: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ADSK' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.98
Current: 1.96
0.31
1.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.91
ADSK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 2127 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ADSK: -1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ADSK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.91  Med: 3.9 Max: 21.1
Current: -1.91
-1.91
21.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -13.65
ADSK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.37 vs. ADSK: -13.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ADSK' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.65  Med: 6.7 Max: 53.3
Current: -13.65
-13.65
53.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,201
EPS (TTM) $ -2.02
Beta2.26
Short Percentage of Float4.51%
52-Week Range $48.22 - 87.52
Shares Outstanding (Mil)222.56

Analyst Estimate

Jan17 Jan18 Jan19 Jan20
Revenue (Mil $) 2,028 2,225 2,734 3,329
EPS ($) -0.76 -0.01 1.47 2.59
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.76 -0.01 1.47 2.59
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
24.06%
Dividends Per Share ($)

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