Autodesk Inc

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ADSK : NASDAQ : Technology
$59.27 -0.18 | -0.30%
Today's Range: 58.64 - 59.67
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,767,300
07/29/16 - 2:13 PM ET

Financial Analysis


AUTODESK INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. AUTODESK INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.71 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company managed to increase its liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 35.44% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)511.9646.5
EBITDA ($mil)-65.359.3
EBIT ($mil)-102.721.5
Net Income ($mil)-173.019.1


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)2267.31830.9
Total Assets ($mil)5205.64775.9
Total Debt ($mil)1488.4747.4
Equity ($mil)1435.92224.4


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin87.6990.27
EBITDA Margin-12.759.17
Operating Margin-20.063.33
Sales Turnover0.460.54
Return on Assets-10.031.52
Return on Equity-36.393.26
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio1.781.84
Debt/Capital0.510.25
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)224.66227.6
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-0.770.08
Book value / share6.399.77
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1810994.02439795.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 9.01 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 6.93. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, AUTODESK INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ADSK NM Peers 58.30   ADSK 26.21 Peers 21.62

Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.

ADSK's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

ADSK is trading at a premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ADSK NM Peers 47.03   ADSK NA Peers 0.84

Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.

ADSK's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

Ratio not available.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
ADSK 9.01 Peers 6.93   ADSK -845.16 Peers -2.42

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

ADSK is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, ADSK is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ADSK 5.46 Peers 5.86   ADSK -7.67 Peers 5.32

Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

ADSK is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

ADSK significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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