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Adobe is a software company developing digital marketing and media solutions. It offers creative, marketing, and document tools that enable its customers to create digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure, and optimize it over time. The company helps its customers make, manage, measure, and monetize their content. The main products comprise Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, Freehand, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, etc.
TypePublic
Founded1982
HQSan Jose, CA, US
Websiteadobe.com
Employee Ratings4.4
Overall CultureA

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)22,516
Job Openings1,841
Revenue (FY, 2020)$12.9 B(+16%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)$483.3(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Adobe

Shantanu Narayen

Shantanu Narayen

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Scott Belsky

Scott Belsky

Chief Product Officer and Executive Vice President, Creative Cloud
Gloria Chen

Gloria Chen

Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President, Employee Experience
Bryan Lamkin

Bryan Lamkin

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media
Ann Lewnes

Ann Lewnes

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
John Murphy

John Murphy

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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Adobe Office Locations

Adobe has offices in San Jose, Arden Hills, Austin, Cambridge and in 57 other locations
San Jose, CA, US (HQ)
345 Park Ave
Arden Hills, MN, US
3900 Northwoods Dr 3rd floor
Austin, TX, US
11501 Domain Dr #110Austin
Cambridge, MA, US
One Broadway, 1 Broadway
Chicago, IL, US
420 N Wabash Ave #700
College Park, MD, US
7878 Diamondback Dr
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Adobe Financials and Metrics

Adobe Revenue

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Adobe's revenue was reported to be $12.87 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

3.9b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

3.5b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

88.6%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

1.3b

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

1.5b

Market capitalization (1-Apr-2021)

231.7b

Closing stock price (1-Apr-2021)

483.3

Cash (5-Mar-2021)

3.5b

EV

232.9b
Adobe's current market capitalization is $231.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

774.7m832.8m832.8m290.0m268.4m629.6m1.2b1.7b2.6b3.0b5.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

292.7m270.2m299.8m321.2m313.6m339.5m331.5m326.0m346.5m736.7m757.0m

Accounts Payable

(10.1m)32.2m(62.9m)7.1m6.2m22.9m(6.3m)(45.2m)(54.9m)(23.1m)96.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.1b1.5b1.5b(590.5m)1.3b1.5b2.2b2.9b4.0b4.4b5.7b
USDQ1, 2010

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Adobe Operating Metrics

FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Subscriber Additions

6.17 m

PDFs opened

50 b200 b250 b

Trademarks

5825232221212329

Transactions

90 t155 t
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Adobe Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
WorkfrontNovember 10, 2020$1.5 b
Oculus MediumDecember 06, 2019
AllegorithmicJanuary 23, 2019$159.7 m
MarketoSeptember 20, 2018$4.7 b
MagentoMay 21, 2018$1.68 b
SayspringApril 16, 2018
KyleBrush.comOctober 18, 2017
TubeMogulNovember 10, 2016$540 m
LivefyreMay 03, 2016
Digital AnalytixNovember 05, 2015
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Adobe Revenue Breakdown

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Adobe revenue breakdown by business segment: 28.7% from Digital Experience, 69.0% from Digital Media and 2.3% from Other

Adobe revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 58.2% from Americas, 15.1% from APAC and 26.6% from EMEA

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Adobe Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

66/100

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Adobe Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Adobe Online and Social Media Presence

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Adobe Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    76/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    86/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    85/100

  • Diversity

    A-

    76/100

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Adobe News and Updates

E-learning Market in US to Grow by $ 21.64 Billion During 2020-2024 | Featuring Adobe Inc., Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc., and D2L Corp. among others | Technavio

NEW YORK, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Technavio estimates the e-learning market in the US to grow by USD 21.64 billion, progressing at a CAGR of over 12% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, the latest trends and...

Adobe smashes earnings targets with double-digit cloud growth

Adobe Inc. ended its first quarter in a strong way, posting record sales, easily beating market expectations on earnings and revenue and raising its targets for the full year. The design software company today reported a profit before certain costs such as stock compensation of $3.14 per share on r…

Earnings Results: Adobe earnings, sales top estimates

The Silicon Valley company also offered second-quarter and full-year guidance that exceeded analyst estimates, and said Chief Financial Officer John Murphy intends to retire in 2021.

Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Adobe After Tuesday’s Close

Adobe Inc. s scheduled to report earnings after Tuesday's close.

Learn to create engaging motion graphics in Adobe After Effects with these 250 lessons

TLDR: The Ultimate Adobe After Effects Pro Bundle explores how to integrate Hollywood-level special effects into video, images, graphic design, animation and more. It’s one of those shadowy corners of the Adobe Creative Cloud that frightens even some of its most ardent fans. Most Adobe users sink th…
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Adobe Blogs

The start of something new

The start of something new By Adobe Life Team Posted on 03-22-2021 When you ask Adi Muraru why he joined Adobe, his answer is immediate: “Innovation.” Adi has always been interested in finding new and creative ways to solve problems, which is what drew him to Adobe more than 10 years ago. S…

World-class experience makers headline Adobe Summit keynotes

World-class experience makers headline Adobe Summit keynotes Serena Williams, Dan Levy, Malcolm Gladwell, and more hit the virtual stage as Adobe Summit presenters and keynotes. By Adobe Communications Team Posted on 03-22-2021 There is no question, big ideas can — and do — come from everyw…

In-house agency Kernel reimagines brand messaging with video at scale

In-house agency Kernel reimagines brand messaging with video at scale Discover how Kernel leveraged the power of Adobe to turn 1 TV spot into 1000+ and reimagined the workflow for localized video campaigns at scale. By Timm Chiusano Posted on 03-19-2021 Kernel has a bona fide track record o…

Adobe PDF APIs expand functionality and flexibility for developers

Adobe PDF APIs expand functionality and flexibility for developers We are excited to announce the availability of Adobe Document Generation API – the easiest and fastest way to programmatically generate documents. By Vibhor Kapoor Posted on 03-19-2021 As more businesses digitize their paper…

Superhero mom helps her son get his superhero eyes

Superhero mom helps her son get his superhero eyes By Adobe Life Team Posted on 03-18-2021 In recognition of Women’s History Month, Adobe employee Katherine Hartley talks about becoming a “mom on a mission” to find a treatment for her son’s vision loss and to spread hope by sharing her stor…

Adobe helps small businesses digitize with new advanced e-sign features in Acrobat

Adobe helps small businesses digitize with new advanced e-sign features in Acrobat Acrobat Pro with advanced e-sign is an all-in-one small business solution that combines powerful Adobe Sign functionality alongside the world’s best PDF tools. By Todd Gerber Posted on 03-18-2021 Small busine…
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Adobe Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Adobe founded?

    Adobe was founded in 1982.

  • Who are Adobe key executives?

    Adobe's key executives are Shantanu Narayen, Scott Belsky and Gloria Chen.

  • How many employees does Adobe have?

    Adobe has 22,516 employees.

  • What is Adobe revenue?

    Latest Adobe annual revenue is $12.9 b.

  • What is Adobe revenue per employee?

    Latest Adobe revenue per employee is $571.5 k.

  • Who are Adobe competitors?

    Competitors of Adobe include SAP, Salesforce and DocuSign.

  • Where is Adobe headquarters?

    Adobe headquarters is located at 345 Park Ave, San Jose.

  • Where are Adobe offices?

    Adobe has offices in San Jose, Arden Hills, Austin, Cambridge and in 57 other locations.

  • How many offices does Adobe have?

    Adobe has 71 offices.