Autodesk (ADSK) was Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity to “Hold” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 60 from a previous price target of $55 . Canaccord Genuity advised their investors in a research report released on May 20, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Autodesk. Company shares were Reiterated by Wedbush on May 20, 2016 to “Neutral”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 57 from a previous price target of $55 .Company shares were Reiterated by Wedbush on May 12, 2016 to “Neutral”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 55 from a previous price target of $50 .Shares were Reiterated by Barclays on Feb 22, 2016 to “Overweight” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 65 from a previous price target of $70 .
On the company’s financial health, Autodesk reported $-0.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04 according to the earnings call on May 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.14. The company had revenue of $511.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $513.00 million. The company’s revenue was down -20.8 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.30 EPS.
Autodesk closed down -0.24 points or -0.42% at $57.52 with 22,72,064 shares getting traded on Thursday. Post opening the session at $57.69, the shares hit an intraday low of $56.83 and an intraday high of $58.24 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Thursday session in Red.
In a different news, on May 3, 2016, Carl Bass (Chief Executive Officer) sold 15,000 shares at $60.40 per share price. According to the SEC, on Apr 25, 2016, Steven M Blum (SVP, Worldwide Sales) sold 15,000 shares at $60.00 per share price. On Apr 5, 2016, Paul D. Underwood (VP, PAO & Corporate Controller) sold 581 shares at $56.43 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Autodesk Inc. (Autodesk) is a design software and services company offering customers productive business solutions through technology products and services. The Company serves customers in the architecture engineering and construction; manufacturing and digital media consumer and entertainment industries. The Company operates in four segments: Architecture Engineering and Construction (AEC) Platform Solutions and Emerging Business (PSEB) Manufacturing (MFG) and Media and Entertainment (M&E). The PSEB AEC and MFG segments offer a range of services including consulting support and training. The M&E segment offers software products to creative professionals post-production facilities and broadcasters for a variety of applications including feature films television programs commercials music and corporate videos interactive game production Web design and interactive Web streaming.