Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS) CFO John M. Wall sold 750 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.69, for a total transaction of $32,767.50. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 110,073 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,809,089.37. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.
Shares of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS) traded down $0.21 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $43.29. 1,920,061 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,303,553. The company has a current ratio of 1.79, a quick ratio of 1.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64. Cadence Design Systems, Inc. has a twelve month low of $24.15 and a twelve month high of $45.64. The company has a market cap of $12,299.60, a P/E ratio of 46.84, a PEG ratio of 3.44 and a beta of 0.93.
Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The software maker reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.34 by $0.01. Cadence Design Systems had a net margin of 13.45% and a return on equity of 29.00%. The business had revenue of $485.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $481.10 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.30 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Cadence Design Systems, Inc. will post 1.06 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on CDNS. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Cadence Design Systems in a research note on Sunday, November 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Cadence Design Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. DA Davidson upped their target price on shares of Cadence Design Systems to $43.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Needham & Company LLC restated a “hold” rating on shares of Cadence Design Systems in a research note on Sunday, October 29th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating and issued a $46.00 target price on shares of Cadence Design Systems in a research note on Friday, October 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $40.60.
Cadence Design Systems Company Profile
Cadence Design Systems, Inc provides solutions that enable its customers to design electronic products. The Company’s product categories include Functional Verification, Digital integrated circuits (IC) Design and Signoff, Custom IC Design and Verification, System Interconnect and Analysis, and intellectual property (IP).
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