NASDAQ:ADBE - Adobe Systems Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$251.82 -6.28 (-2.43 %)
(As of 06/18/2018 07:06 AM ET)
Previous Close$258.10
Today's Range$247.52 - $253.87
52-Week Range$136.29 - $258.91
Volume9.05 million shs
Average Volume3.24 million shs
Market Capitalization$124.01 billion
P/E Ratio70.14
Dividend YieldN/A

About Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE)

Adobe Systems logoAdobe Systems Incorporated operates as a diversified software company worldwide. Its Digital Media segment provides tools and solutions that enable individuals, small and medium businesses, and enterprises to create, publish, promote, and monetize their digital content. Its flagship product is Creative Cloud, a subscription service that allows customers to download and install the latest versions of its creative products. This segment serves traditional content creators, Web application developers, and digital media professionals, as well as their management in marketing departments and agencies, companies, and publishers. The company's Digital Marketing segment offers solutions for how digital advertising and marketing are created, managed, executed, measured, and optimized. This segment provides analytics, social marketing, targeting, media optimization, digital experience management, cross-channel campaign management, audience management, and video delivery and monetization solutions, as well as video delivery and monetization to digital marketers, advertisers, publishers, merchandisers, Web analysts, chief marketing officers, chief information officers, and chief revenue officers. Its Print and Publishing segment offers products and services, such as eLearning solutions, technical document publishing, Web application development, and high-end printing, as well as publishing needs of technical and business, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) printing businesses. The company markets and licenses its products and services directly to enterprise customers through its sales force, as well as to end-users through app stores and through its Website at It also distributes products and services through a network of distributors, value-added resellers, systems integrators, independent software vendors, retailers, and OEMs. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.22
Current Ratio2.12
Quick Ratio2.12


Trailing P/E Ratio70.14
Forward P/E Ratio47.07
P/E Growth2.91

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.30 billion
Price / Sales16.98
Cash Flow$4.3127 per share
Price / Cash58.39
Book Value$17.16 per share
Price / Book14.67


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.59
Net Income$1.69 billion
Net Margins26.68%
Return on Equity27.31%
Return on Assets15.89%


Outstanding Shares492,470,000

Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Adobe Systems' stock symbol?

Adobe Systems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ADBE."

How will Adobe Systems' stock buyback program work?

Adobe Systems declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Monday, May 21st 2018, which allows the company to buyback $8,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 6.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Adobe Systems' earnings last quarter?

Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June, 14th. The software company reported $1.66 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.54 by $0.12. The software company earned $2.20 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.16 billion. Adobe Systems had a net margin of 26.68% and a return on equity of 27.31%. The company's revenue was up 23.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.02 earnings per share. View Adobe Systems' Earnings History.

When is Adobe Systems' next earnings date?

Adobe Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, September, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Adobe Systems.

What guidance has Adobe Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

Adobe Systems issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, June, 14th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.68 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.61. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.24 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.22 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ADBE?

31 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Adobe Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $147.00 to $292.00. On average, they expect Adobe Systems' share price to reach $232.2333 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Adobe Systems.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Adobe Systems stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Adobe Systems stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Adobe’s top-line will continue to benefit from strong demand for the company’s innovative solutions and growing subscriptions for its cloud application. It has outperformed the industry it belongs to in the last one year. Adobe has been making great efforts toward establishing its presence in cloud-related software areas such as documents and marketing. Adobe Experience Manager, which enables brands to offer a personalized experience, is also witnessing robust growth. We remain optimistic about Adobe’s market position, compelling product lines, continued innovation, solid adoption of Creative Cloud and Adobe marketing cloud. However, end-market recovery appears slow which remains a matter of concern." (5/16/2018)
  • 2. Stephens analysts commented, "APDN and Colorcon have entered into a technology license memorandum of understanding that will combine DNA tagging with film coating for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industry." (1/3/2018)
  • 3. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We raise our price target slightly to $162 vs. $160 previously and continue to rate the stock Hold." (12/15/2017)
  • 4. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We are raising estimates slightly and increasing our price target to $220 from $216 based on a bullish view that ADBE remains one of the core cloud stocks to own for 2018, with FCF poised to grow by >20% annually with the potential to reach $11.00 per share within three years." (12/14/2017)

Who are some of Adobe Systems' key competitors?

Who are Adobe Systems' key executives?

Adobe Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Shantanu Narayen, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. John E. Warnock, Co-Founder & Director (Age 77)
  • Dr. Charles M. Geschke, Co-Founder & Director (Age 79)
  • Mr. Bryan Lamkin, Exec. VP & Gen. Mang. of Digital Media (Age 57)
  • Mr. Matthew A. Thompson, Exec. VP of Worldwide Field Operations (Age 59)

Has Adobe Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about ADBE stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Adobe Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the software company an impact score of 46.69 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are Adobe Systems' major shareholders?

Adobe Systems' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.88%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.42%), Polen Capital Management LLC (1.31%), Northern Trust Corp (1.23%), Aristotle Capital Management LLC (0.67%) and OppenheimerFunds Inc. (0.56%). Company insiders that own Adobe Systems stock include Abhay Parasnis, Amy Banse, Ann Lewnes, Bradley Rencher, Bryan Lamkin, Charles M Geschke, Daniel Rosensweig, Donna Morris, Edward W Barnholt, James E Daley, John E Warnock, Mark Garrett, Matthew Thompson, Michael A Dillon, Richard Rowley, Robert K Burgess and Shantanu Narayen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Adobe Systems.

Which major investors are selling Adobe Systems stock?

ADBE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Suvretta Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Natixis, Prudential Financial Inc., Swiss National Bank, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Adobe Systems company stock in the last year include Abhay Parasnis, Ann Lewnes, Charles M Geschke, Daniel Rosensweig, Donna Morris, John E Warnock, Mark Garrett, Matthew Thompson, Michael A Dillon, Robert K Burgess and Shantanu Narayen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Adobe Systems.

Which major investors are buying Adobe Systems stock?

ADBE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., PointState Capital LP, Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Winslow Capital Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Mackay Shields LLC and Swedbank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Adobe Systems.

How do I buy shares of Adobe Systems?

Shares of ADBE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Adobe Systems' stock price today?

One share of ADBE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $251.82.

How big of a company is Adobe Systems?

Adobe Systems has a market capitalization of $124.01 billion and generates $7.30 billion in revenue each year. The software company earns $1.69 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.59 on an earnings per share basis. Adobe Systems employs 17,973 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Adobe Systems?

Adobe Systems' mailing address is 345 PARK AVE, SAN JOSE CA, 95110. The software company can be reached via phone at 408-536-6000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Adobe Systems (ADBE)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,087 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  774 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,861
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Adobe Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ADBE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ADBE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/18/2018 by Staff

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