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Cadence Design Systems Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %

: 21.58% (As of Sep. 2021)
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Yacktman defines forward rate of return as the normalized free cash flow yield plus real growth plus inflation. Cadence Design Systems's forward rate of return for was 21.58%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Cadence Design Systems's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % or its related term are showing as below:

NAS:CDNS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.06   Med: 13.39   Max: 25.04
Current: 21.34

3.06
25.04

During the past 13 years, Cadence Design Systems's highest Forward Rate of Return was 25.04. The lowest was 3.06. And the median was 13.39.

NAS:CDNS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1075 Companies
in the Software industry.

( Industry Median: 12.83 vs. NAS:CDNS: 21.34 )

Unlike the Earnings Yield %, the Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past seven years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.


Cadence Design Systems Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Cadence Design Systems's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Cadence Design Systems Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 11.98 12.11 17.03 16.91 17.88

Cadence Design Systems Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 16.87 17.88 19.45 21.03 21.58

Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Application subindustry, Cadence Design Systems's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %, along with its competitors' market caps and Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Cadence Design Systems Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, Cadence Design Systems's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Cadence Design Systems's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % falls into.



Cadence Design Systems Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Calculation

Forward Rate of Return is a concept that Don Yacktman uses in his investment approach. Yacktman explained the forward rate of return concept in detail in his interview with GuruFocus. Yacktman defines forward rate of return as the normalized free cash flow yield plus real growth plus inflation. He said in the interview (March 2012, when the S&P 500 was at about 1400):

If the business is stable, this calculation is fairly straightforward. For instance, on the S&P 500 we would normalize earnings. We would then calculate what percentage of those earnings are not reinvested in the underlying businesses and are therefore free. Historically, for the S&P 500, this has been just under 50% of earnings. Currently, we expect the S&P to earn about 70 on a normalized basis, a number which is far below reported earnings due to our adjusting for record high profit margins. $70 X ½ / 1400 gives you a normalized free cash flow yield of approximately 2.5%.

The historical real growth rate of the S&P 500 (companies) is about 1.5%. Assuming an inflation rate of 2.5%, the forward rate of return on an investment in the S&P 500 is about 6.5% today (2.5% free cash flow yield plus 1.5% real growth plus 2.5% inflation).

Cadence Design Systems's Forward Rate of Return of Sep. 2021 is

Forward Rate of Return=Normalized Free Cash Flow/Price+5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate
=2.38914286/151.44+0.2
=21.58 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Cadence Design Systems  (NAS:CDNS) Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Explanation

Unlike the Earnings Yield, the Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past five years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.

For the growth part of the Forward Rate of Return calculation, GuruFocus uses the 5-year average growth rate of EBITDA per share as the growth rate, and the growth rate is always capped at 20%. For the Free Cash Flow we use per share data averaged over five years. The reason we use five years is to make it comparable to the growth rate.


Be Aware

In the Forward Rate of Return calculation, the growth rate is added directly to today's free cash flow yield. Therefore the calculation is reliable only if the company can grow at the same rate in the future as it did in the past. Investors should pay close attention to this when researching growth stocks. A more accurate measurement for return is Return on Capital.


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Cadence Design Systems Business Description

Cadence Design Systems logo
Industry
Technology » Software NAICS : 511210 SIC : 7372
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
2655 Seely Avenue, Building 5, San Jose, CA, USA, 95134
Cadence Design Systems was founded in 1988 after the merger of ECAD and SDA Systems. Cadence is known as an electronic design automation, or EDA, firm that specializes in developing software, hardware, and intellectual property that automates the design and verification of integrated circuits or larger chip systems. Historically, semiconductor firms have relied on the firm's tools, but there has been a shift toward other nontraditional "systems" users given the development of the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, and cloud computing. Cadence is headquartered in Silicon Valley, has approximately 8,100 employees worldwide, and was added to the S&P 500 in late 2017.
Executives
Teng Chin-chi officer: Sr. Vice President 2655 SEELY AVENUE SAN JOSE CA 95134
Tan Lip Bu director, officer: CEO ONE CALIFORNIA STREET 28TH FLOOR SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111
Beckley Thomas P officer: Sr. Vice President 2655 SEELY AVENUE SAN JOSE CA 95134
Wall John M officer: Sr. VP & CFO 2655 SEELY AVENUE SAN JOSE CA 95134
Mandava Surendra Babu officer: Sr. Vice President 47211 LAKEVIEW BLVD FREMONT CA 94538
Devgan Anirudh officer: President 2655 SEELY AVENUE SAN JOSE CA 95134
Zaman Aneel officer: Sr. Vice President 2655 SEELY AVENUE SAN JOSE CA 95134
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Flaminia Alinka officer: Sr. VP, Chief Legal Officer 3975 FREEDOM CIRCLE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
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