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Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 14953.12. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Autodesk, Inc. is 69 (with a change from open of 1.55%), this in conjunction with a target price of 66.94. Volume today has so far reached 928763, with an average volume of about 1844.45. The GAP for this stock, is 0.52%.

The P/E ratio is , bringing the forward P/E to a value of 2331.03. The current EPS for Autodesk, Inc., is -1.57, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -515.50%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 10.95%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Autodesk, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 105.00% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 17.60%. Quarter over quarter is 62.80% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -9.60%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -29.30%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 5.10%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.50% and institutional ownership is 99.80%. Shares outstanding is 221.2, while shares float is at a value of 221.13. Float short for Autodesk, Inc. is 3.86% and the short ratio is 4.63.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.12, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.12. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.6, and the quick ratio is 1.6. The most recent gross margin is 84.30% and their operating margin is -10.50%. The profit margin is -15.20%.

Autodesk, Inc. has seen returns on assets of -6.70%, and on investment, -9.90%. Return on equity is -23.00%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is . Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 6.47, with Price/book ratio coming to 11.32 and Price/cash is 7.24, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 84.2.

The simple moving averages are 11.07% and 19.90% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -0.30% and the 52 week low is 65.87%.

Autodesk, Inc. has a dividend yield of , with a current price of 69. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is . This is in an industry, Technical & System Software, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Technology. Autodesk, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Technical & System Software industry means that Autodesk, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 1.14%, with performance for the month coming to 7.66%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 19.27%, and for the half year the performance is 44.51%. Volatility for this week is 2.54% and for the month this is 2.06%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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