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Adobe (ADBE) Cash Conversion Cycle : -9.79 (As of Feb. 2024)


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What is Adobe Cash Conversion Cycle?

Cash Conversion Cycle is one of several measures of management effectiveness. It equals Days Sales Outstanding + Days Inventory - Days Payable.

Adobe's Days Sales Outstanding for the three months ended in Feb. 2024 was 37.69.
Adobe's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Feb. 2024 was 0.
Adobe's Days Payable for the three months ended in Feb. 2024 was 47.48.
Therefore, Adobe's Cash Conversion Cycle (CCC) for the three months ended in Feb. 2024 was -9.79.


Adobe Cash Conversion Cycle Historical Data

The historical data trend for Adobe's Cash Conversion Cycle 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.

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Adobe Cash Conversion Cycle Chart

Adobe Annual Data
Trend Nov14 Nov15 Nov16 Nov17 Nov18 Nov19 Nov20 Nov21 Nov22 Nov23
Cash Conversion Cycle
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3.45 -12.98 -22.59 -17.38 -13.40

Adobe Quarterly Data
May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21 May21 Aug21 Nov21 Feb22 May22 Aug22 Nov22 Feb23 May23 Aug23 Nov23 Feb24
Cash Conversion Cycle Get a 7-Day Free Trial 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 -17.29 -19.14 -18.93 -8.36 -9.79

Competitive Comparison of Adobe's Cash Conversion Cycle

For the Software - Infrastructure subindustry, Adobe's Cash Conversion Cycle, along with its competitors' market caps and Cash Conversion Cycle 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.


Adobe's Cash Conversion Cycle Distribution in the Software Industry

For the Software industry and Technology sector, Adobe's Cash Conversion Cycle distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Adobe's Cash Conversion Cycle falls into.



Adobe Cash Conversion Cycle Calculation

Cash Conversion Cycle (CCC) measures how fast a company can convert cash on hand into even more cash on hand. This metric looks at the amount of time needed to sell inventory, the amount of time needed to collect receivables and the length of time the company is afforded to pay its bills without incurring penalties.

Cash Conversion Cycle is one of several measures of management effectiveness.

Adobe's Cash Conversion Cycle for the fiscal year that ended in Nov. 2023 is calculated as

Cash Conversion Cycle=Days Sales Outstanding +Days Inventory-Days Payable
=40.33+0-53.73
=-13.40

Adobe's Cash Conversion Cycle for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2024 is calculated as:

Cash Conversion Cycle=Days Sales Outstanding+Days Inventory-Days Payable
=37.69+0-47.48
=-9.79

* 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.


Adobe  (NAS:ADBE) Cash Conversion Cycle Explanation

Generally, the lower this number is, the better for the company. Although it should be combined with other metrics (such as ROE % and ROA %), it can be especially useful for comparing close competitors, because the company with the lowest CCC is often the one with better management.


Be Aware

CCC is most effective with retail-type companies, which have inventories that are sold to customers. Consulting businesses, software companies and insurance companies are all examples of companies for whom this metric is meaningless.

The CCC is one of several tools that can help you evaluate management, especially if it is calculated for several consecutive time periods and for several competitors. Decreasing or steady CCCs are good, while rising ones should motivate you to dig a bit deeper.


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Adobe (ADBE) Business Description

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345 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA, USA, 95110-2704
Adobe provides content creation, document management, and digital marketing and advertising software and services to creative professionals and marketers for creating, managing, delivering, measuring, optimizing and engaging with compelling content multiple operating systems, devices and media. The company operates with three segments: digital media content creation, digital experience for marketing solutions, and publishing for legacy products (less than 5% of revenue).
Executives
Mark S. Garfield officer: VP, CAO & Corp. Controller 345 PARK AVENUE, SAN JOSE CA 95110-2704
Amy Banse director 345 PARK AVENUE, SAN JOSE CA 95110
David Wadhwani officer: SVP & GM, Digital Media ADOBE INC., 345 PARK AVE, SAN JOSE CA 95110
Shantanu Narayen director, officer: President and CEO 345 PARK AVENUE, SAN JOSE CA 95110
Daniel Durn officer: EVP and CFO C/O APPLIED MATERIALS, INC., 3050 BOWERS AVENUE, P.O. BOX 58039, SANTA CLARA CA 95052-8039
Scott Belsky officer: EVP, Chief Product Officer 345 PARK AVENUE, SAN JOSE CA 95110
Cristiano R Amon director 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
John E Warnock director, other: Co-Chairman of the Board C/O ADOBE SYSTEMS INC, 345 PARK AVENUE P O BOX 2704, SAN JOSE CA 95110-2704
Dana Rao officer: EVP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary 345 PARK AVE, SAN JOSE CA 95110
Ann Lewnes officer: SVP, Chief Marketing Officer 345 PARK AVENUE, SAN JOSE CA 95110
David A Ricks director LILLY CORPORATE CENTER, INDIANAPOLIS IN 46285
M. Brett Biggs director 702 SW 8TH STREET, BENTONVILLE AR 72716
Laura Desmond director 345 PARK AVENUE, SAN JOSE CA 95110
Spencer Adam Neumann director SIERRA INCOME CORPORATION, 375 PARK AVE., SUITE 3304, NEW YORK NY 10152
Gloria Chen officer: EVP, Strategy & Growth 345 PARK AVENUE, SAN JOSE CA 95110

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