Analysis: Is Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) Worth Considering for Your Portfolio?

Hope Stephen W., VP & Chief Accounting Officer, subtracted 35 shares of Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) from its portfolio at the rate of $146.25 per share valuing $5,119 on Oct 01. The insider left behind 2,764 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $177.11, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $178.82. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $172.30 and a 2nd Support Level at $169.21. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) was $175.40. Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) stock has gained $6.52, or 2.69%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $25.15, or 16.74%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $34.25, or 24.26%. This year-to-date, Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) shares have gained $46.79, or 36.38%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) stock, 100% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 50% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

With 219,588 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $38,566,240K. Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) generates $2,570 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of -$80,800 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 18.50%, a 3-Year Total Return of 116.53%, and a 5-year Total Return of 198.28%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.015 per share on 03/22/05. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 10/19, Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) reported earnings of $0.39 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.41 per share, representing a -0.02 difference and -4.88% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 07/19, the reported earnings of $0.29 represented a -0.04 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.33 per share, which was a -12.12% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 01/2020, the average earnings estimate is $0.50 per share. This estimate came from a total of 1 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.50 and the low estimate was $0.50. In the year-ago quarter, Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) generated per-share earnings of $0.20. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +150.00%.

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 1 purchases (1,230 shares in total) and 6 sale (1,749 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 15 insider buys amounting to 17,117 shares and 12 insider sales amounting to 10,917 shares. In the past full year, 27 insider purchases were made (involving 155,194 shares) and 46 insider sell-offs equivalent to 141,230 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) has a Current Ratio of 0.70, a Quick Ratio of 0.70 and a Cash Ratio of 0.41. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 111.24, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 44.14. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 0.55.