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How to buy Adobe Systems Incorporated stock

Learn how to easily invest in Adobe Systems Incorporated stock.

Adobe Systems Incorporated is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. Adobe Systems Incorporated shares (ADBE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Adobe Systems Incorporated employs 29,239 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $17.6 billion.

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Adobe Systems Incorporated stock price (NASDAQ: ADBE)

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Adobe Systems Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-01-25.
Latest market close$358.17
52-week range$274.73 - $540.46
50-day moving average $336.75
200-day moving average $365.07
Wall St. target price$383.13
PE ratio 35.2852
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $10.24

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Is it a good time to buy Adobe Systems Incorporated stock?

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Adobe Systems Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $358.17 from 2023-01-25

1 week (2023-01-19) 4.57%
1 month (2022-12-23) 5.83%
3 months (2022-10-26) 11.76%
6 months (2022-07-26) -5.56%
1 year (2022-01-26) -28.48%
2 years (2021-01-26) -24.80%
3 years (2020-01-24) 1.94%
5 years (2018-01-26) 77.93%

Is Adobe Systems Incorporated stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Adobe Systems Incorporated stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Adobe Systems Incorporated's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Adobe Systems Incorporated's P/E ratio

Adobe Systems Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 35x. In other words, Adobe Systems Incorporated shares trade at around 35x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Adobe Systems Incorporated's PEG ratio

Adobe Systems Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.4814. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Adobe Systems Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Adobe Systems Incorporated's EBITDA

Adobe Systems Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $6.7 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Adobe Systems Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Adobe Systems Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $17.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 34.64%
Gross profit TTM $15.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 14.01%
Return on equity TTM 32.97%
Profit margin 27.01%
Book value $30.41
Market capitalisation $167.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Adobe Systems Incorporated's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Adobe Systems Incorporated.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Adobe Systems Incorporated's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 14.32

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Adobe Systems Incorporated's overall score of 14.32 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Adobe Systems Incorporated is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Adobe Systems Incorporated's environmental score

Environmental score: 0.05/100

Adobe Systems Incorporated's environmental score of 0.05 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Adobe Systems Incorporated is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Adobe Systems Incorporated's social score

Social score: 8.43/100

Adobe Systems Incorporated's social score of 8.43 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Adobe Systems Incorporated is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Adobe Systems Incorporated's governance score

Governance score: 4.94/100

Adobe Systems Incorporated's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Adobe Systems Incorporated is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Adobe Systems Incorporated's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Adobe Systems Incorporated scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Adobe Systems Incorporated has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Adobe Systems Incorporated was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 14.32
Total ESG percentile 4.86
Environmental score 0.05
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 8.43
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 4.94
Governance score percentile 2
Level of controversy 1

Adobe Systems Incorporated share dividends

We're not expecting Adobe Systems Incorporated to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Adobe Systems Incorporated's shares ever split?

Adobe Systems Incorporated's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 24 May 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Adobe Systems Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Adobe Systems Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted Adobe Systems Incorporated's share price.

Adobe Systems Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Adobe Systems Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $274.73 up to $540.46. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ADBE.US volatility(beta: 1.22)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Adobe Systems Incorporated's is 1.2208. This would suggest that Adobe Systems Incorporated's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Adobe Systems Incorporated overview

Adobe Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified software company worldwide. It operates through three segments: Digital Media, Digital Experience, and Publishing and Advertising. The Digital Media segment offers products, services, and solutions that enable individuals, teams, and enterprises to create, publish, and promote content; and Document Cloud, a unified cloud-based document services platform. Its flagship product is Creative Cloud, a subscription service that allows members to access its creative products. This segment serves content creators, students, workers, marketers, educators, enthusiasts, communicators, and consumers. The Digital Experience segment provides an integrated platform and set of applications and services that enable brands and businesses to create, manage, execute, measure, monetize, and optimize customer experiences from analytics to commerce.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Adobe Systems Incorporated is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.336% of Adobe Systems Incorporated shares are held by insiders and 86.7% by institutions.
How many people work for Adobe Systems Incorporated?
Latest data suggests 29,239 work at Adobe Systems Incorporated.
When does the fiscal year end for Adobe Systems Incorporated?
Adobe Systems Incorporated's fiscal year ends in November.
Where is Adobe Systems Incorporated based?
Adobe Systems Incorporated's address is: 345 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA, United States, 95110-2704
What is Adobe Systems Incorporated's ISIN number?
Adobe Systems Incorporated's international securities identification number is: US00724F1012
What is Adobe Systems Incorporated's CUSIP number?
Adobe Systems Incorporated's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 00724F101

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