2. As of noon trading, Autodesk ( ADSK) is up $0.93 (2.5%) to $37.55 on heavy volume Thus far, 3.7 million shares of Autodesk exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.77-$38.08 after having opened the day at $35.92 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.62.

Autodesk, Inc. provides design software and services to customers worldwide. Autodesk has a market cap of $8.5 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 7.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Autodesk a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Autodesk as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Autodesk Ratings Report now.

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