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$463.94
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MA: $485.97
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$536.88
Volume38,938 shs
Average Volume3.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$222.56 billion
P/E Ratio58.43
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.97

Competitors

Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) Vs. CRM, INTU, ADSK, WDAY, SNPS, and SPLK

Should you be buying ADBE stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "application software" are considered alternatives and competitors to Adobe, including salesforce.com (CRM), Intuit (INTU), Autodesk (ADSK), Workday (WDAY), Synopsys (SNPS), and Splunk (SPLK).

Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) and salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Adobe and salesforce.com, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Adobe052302.82
salesforce.com233322.88

Adobe presently has a consensus target price of $507.9630, indicating a potential upside of 9.49%. salesforce.com has a consensus target price of $246.7353, indicating a potential upside of 2.74%. Given Adobe's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Adobe is more favorable than salesforce.com.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Adobe and salesforce.com's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Adobe$11.17 billion19.92$2.95 billion$6.5670.72
salesforce.com$17.10 billion12.77$126 million$1.02235.25

Adobe has higher earnings, but lower revenue than salesforce.com. Adobe is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than salesforce.com, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Adobe and salesforce.com's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Adobe31.05%35.84%18.17%
salesforce.com12.21%3.99%2.59%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.0% of Adobe shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.4% of salesforce.com shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Adobe shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.4% of salesforce.com shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Adobe has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, salesforce.com has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Adobe beats salesforce.com on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) and Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

85.5% of Intuit shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.0% of Adobe shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.1% of Intuit shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Adobe shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Intuit and Adobe's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Intuit$7.68 billion11.05$1.83 billion$6.5649.43
Adobe$11.17 billion19.92$2.95 billion$6.5670.72

Adobe has higher revenue and earnings than Intuit. Intuit is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Adobe, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Intuit and Adobe's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Intuit23.78%40.79%22.22%
Adobe31.05%35.84%18.17%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Intuit and Adobe, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Intuit231302.61
Adobe052302.82

Intuit currently has a consensus price target of $366.5882, indicating a potential upside of 13.06%. Adobe has a consensus price target of $507.9630, indicating a potential upside of 9.49%. Given Intuit's higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Intuit is more favorable than Adobe.

Volatility and Risk

Intuit has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Adobe has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Adobe beats Intuit on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) and Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Adobe and Autodesk, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Adobe052302.82
Autodesk341502.55

Adobe currently has a consensus price target of $507.9630, suggesting a potential upside of 9.49%. Autodesk has a consensus price target of $241.8095, suggesting a potential downside of 0.87%. Given Adobe's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Adobe is more favorable than Autodesk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Adobe and Autodesk's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Adobe$11.17 billion19.92$2.95 billion$6.5670.72
Autodesk$3.27 billion16.34$214.50 million$1.50162.62

Adobe has higher revenue and earnings than Autodesk. Adobe is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Autodesk, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Adobe and Autodesk's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Adobe31.05%35.84%18.17%
Autodesk10.26%-457.10%7.77%

Volatility and Risk

Adobe has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Autodesk has a beta of 1.51, meaning that its share price is 51% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

84.0% of Adobe shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.6% of Autodesk shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Adobe shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Autodesk shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Adobe beats Autodesk on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY) and Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Workday and Adobe's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Workday$3.63 billion14.08$-480,670,000.00($1.42)-151.75
Adobe$11.17 billion19.92$2.95 billion$6.5670.72

Adobe has higher revenue and earnings than Workday. Workday is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Adobe, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Workday has a beta of 1.59, suggesting that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Adobe has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Workday and Adobe's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Workday-10.77%-10.56%-3.90%
Adobe31.05%35.84%18.17%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Workday and Adobe, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Workday2121712.53
Adobe052302.82

Workday currently has a consensus price target of $237.5517, indicating a potential upside of 9.99%. Adobe has a consensus price target of $507.9630, indicating a potential upside of 9.49%. Given Workday's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Workday is more favorable than Adobe.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

68.0% of Workday shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.0% of Adobe shares are held by institutional investors. 26.5% of Workday shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Adobe shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Adobe beats Workday on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) and Synopsys (NASDAQ:SNPS) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Volatility & Risk

Adobe has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Synopsys has a beta of 1.15, indicating that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

84.0% of Adobe shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.3% of Synopsys shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Adobe shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.8% of Synopsys shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Adobe and Synopsys' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Adobe31.05%35.84%18.17%
Synopsys17.88%14.66%8.78%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Adobe and Synopsys, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Adobe052302.82
Synopsys001303.00

Adobe currently has a consensus price target of $507.9630, suggesting a potential upside of 9.49%. Synopsys has a consensus price target of $216.7692, suggesting a potential downside of 1.46%. Given Adobe's higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Adobe is more favorable than Synopsys.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Adobe and Synopsys' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Adobe$11.17 billion19.92$2.95 billion$6.5670.72
Synopsys$3.36 billion9.93$532.37 million$3.4563.77

Adobe has higher revenue and earnings than Synopsys. Synopsys is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Adobe, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Adobe beats Synopsys on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK) and Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

93.3% of Splunk shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.0% of Adobe shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Splunk shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Adobe shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Splunk and Adobe's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Splunk-27.62%-25.57%-8.74%
Adobe31.05%35.84%18.17%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Splunk and Adobe's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Splunk$2.36 billion14.10$-336,670,000.00($1.44)-144.00
Adobe$11.17 billion19.92$2.95 billion$6.5670.72

Adobe has higher revenue and earnings than Splunk. Splunk is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Adobe, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Splunk has a beta of 1.57, indicating that its share price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Adobe has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Splunk and Adobe, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Splunk153202.82
Adobe052302.82

Splunk currently has a consensus target price of $228.4857, suggesting a potential upside of 9.98%. Adobe has a consensus target price of $507.9630, suggesting a potential upside of 9.49%. Given Splunk's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Splunk is more favorable than Adobe.

Summary

Adobe beats Splunk on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Adobe Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
salesforce.com logo
CRM
salesforce.com
1.5$239.95+0.6%$216.97 billion$17.10 billion93.73Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Intuit logo
INTU
Intuit
2.0$324.24+1.8%$83.39 billion$7.68 billion46.86Analyst Downgrade
Increase in Short Interest
Autodesk logo
ADSK
Autodesk
1.6$243.93+2.6%$52.11 billion$3.27 billion149.65
Workday logo
WDAY
Workday
1.5$215.48+2.7%$49.70 billion$3.63 billion-115.23
Synopsys logo
SNPS
Synopsys
1.5$219.99+1.0%$33.06 billion$3.36 billion54.45Increase in Short Interest
Splunk logo
SPLK
Splunk
1.7$207.36+0.8%$33.00 billion$2.36 billion-50.45Analyst Upgrade
Cadence Design Systems logo
CDNS
Cadence Design Systems
1.4$109.77+1.9%$30.02 billion$2.34 billion28.51
ANSYS logo
ANSS
ANSYS
1.2$309.34+0.4%$26.43 billion$1.52 billion67.39Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
SS&C Technologies logo
SSNC
SS&C Technologies
1.9$60.95+0.5%$15.62 billion$4.63 billion31.91Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
Tyler Technologies logo
TYL
Tyler Technologies
1.2$387.42+0.3%$15.55 billion$1.09 billion84.04Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Citrix Systems logo
CTXS
Citrix Systems
1.9$115.54+0.6%$14.18 billion$3.01 billion24.79Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
FactSet Research Systems logo
FDS
FactSet Research Systems
1.4$311.12+0.0%$11.82 billion$1.49 billion32.24
Fair Isaac logo
FICO
Fair Isaac
1.5$396.57+1.6%$11.31 billion$1.16 billion51.44Upcoming Earnings
Pegasystems logo
PEGA
Pegasystems
1.7$116.89+2.9%$9.67 billion$911.38 million-123.04Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
Nuance Communications logo
NUAN
Nuance Communications
1.5$32.34+0.3%$9.10 billion$1.82 billion58.80
Guidewire Software logo
GWRE
Guidewire Software
1.5$97.66+0.7%$8.21 billion$742.31 million-295.94
Aspen Technology logo
AZPN
Aspen Technology
0.8$113.43+0.7%$7.72 billion$590.18 million34.37Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Heavy News Reporting
SolarWinds logo
SWI
SolarWinds
1.3$21.01+0.7%$6.61 billion$932.53 million233.47Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
RealPage logo
RP
RealPage
1.6$56.12+0.9%$5.67 billion$988.14 million112.24Upcoming Earnings
Manhattan Associates logo
MANH
Manhattan Associates
1.3$87.83+0.2%$5.57 billion$617.95 million66.04Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
ACI Worldwide logo
ACIW
ACI Worldwide
1.7$29.37+0.2%$3.41 billion$1.26 billion45.19Upcoming Earnings
Increase in Short Interest
Verint Systems logo
VRNT
Verint Systems
1.3$48.25+0.7%$3.13 billion$1.30 billion201.04Analyst Downgrade
Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Blackbaud logo
BLKB
Blackbaud
1.2$50.45+14.5%$2.86 billion$900.42 million109.67Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Heavy News Reporting
Bottomline Technologies (de) logo
EPAY
Bottomline Technologies (de)
1.5$40.32+1.0%$1.80 billion$442.22 million-183.27Upcoming Earnings
MicroStrategy logo
MSTR
MicroStrategy
0.9$165.60+2.1%$1.57 billion$486.33 million65.20Increase in Short Interest
NetScout Systems logo
NTCT
NetScout Systems
1.6$20.75+1.8%$1.53 billion$891.82 million172.92Analyst Downgrade
Heavy News Reporting
Sapiens International logo
SPNS
Sapiens International
1.7$27.55+1.6%$1.38 billion$325.67 million46.69Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
PROS logo
PRO
PROS
1.6$30.91+0.2%$1.34 billion$250.33 million-17.56Analyst Downgrade
ePlus logo
PLUS
ePlus
1.8$67.85+0.8%$926.62 million$1.59 billion12.90Upcoming Earnings
QAD logo
QADA
QAD
1.6$42.68+1.5%$870.27 million$310.77 million4,272.27Increase in Short Interest
Ebix logo
EBIX
Ebix
1.8$18.30+0.3%$564.16 million$580.61 million6.20
American Software logo
AMSWA
American Software
2.0$14.68+0.3%$475.18 million$115.47 million63.83Decrease in Short Interest
Digimarc logo
DMRC
Digimarc
1.6$32.53+11.6%$440.34 million$22.99 million-11.87Earnings Announcement
Telenav logo
TNAV
Telenav
1.4$3.95+0.8%$184.55 million$240.35 million-17.95Upcoming Earnings
Synchronoss Technologies logo
SNCR
Synchronoss Technologies
1.4$2.87+3.1%$127.14 million$308.75 million-1.11
SeaChange International logo
SEAC
SeaChange International
1.3$0.72+1.3%$26.55 million$67.15 million-2.76Decrease in Short Interest
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