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Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE) CEO Shantanu Narayen sold 39,689 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.19, for a total transaction of $2,865,148.91. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

ADBE has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of Adobe Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday. Separately, analysts at Argus raised their price target on shares of Adobe Systems from $81.00 to $85.00 in a research note on Thursday, June 19th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Adobe Systems in a research note on Wednesday, June 18th. They now have a $71.00 price target on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $74.00.

Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE) traded down 0.34% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $72.76. The stock had a trading volume of 2,682,086 shares. Adobe Systems has a 1-year low of $44.70 and a 1-year high of $74.69. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $66.99 and its 200-day moving average is $64.02. The company has a market cap of $36.189 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 132.75.

Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, June 17th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $1.07 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.03 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.36 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Adobe Systems will post $1.23 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) is a diversified software company.

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