Adobe is a software company that provides users with digital marketing and media solutions. The Company's tools and services allow its customers to create digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. Adobe helps its customers make, manage, measure and monetize their content across every channel and screen. Its main products include Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, Freehand, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver among others.

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TypePublic
HQSan Jose, US
Founded1982
Size (employees)17,973 (est)
Websiteadobe.com
Adobe was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, US
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Key People/Management at Adobe

John Murphy

John Murphy

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Dana Rao

Dana Rao

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Scott Belsky

Scott Belsky

Chief Product Officer and Executive Vice President, Creative Cloud
Bryan Lamkin

Bryan Lamkin

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media
Ann Lewnes

Ann Lewnes

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Shantanu Narayen

Shantanu Narayen

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
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Adobe Office Locations

Adobe has offices in San Jose, Windsor and Maidenhead, Kyiv, Kista and in 57 other locations
San Jose, (HQ)
345 Park Ave
Arden Hills,
3rd floor 3900 Northwoods Dr
Austin,
150 11501 Domain Dr
Cambridge,
One Broadway 1 Broadway
Chicago,
700 420 N Wabash Ave
Detroit,
200 1301 Broadway 225 Gratiot Ave
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Adobe Financials and Metrics

Adobe Revenue

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Adobe's revenue was reported to be $7.30 b in FY, 2017 which is a 24.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

2.3b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

2.0b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

87.1%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

666.3m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

718.6m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

120.0b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

245.8

Cash (31-Aug-2018)

1.7b

EV

120.1b
Adobe's current market capitalization is $120 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

4.1b4.8b5.9b7.3b

Revenue growth, %

2%16%22%25%

Cost of goods sold

97.1m744.3m819.9m1.0b

Gross profit

4.0b4.1b5.0b6.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2017Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

1.0b1.1b1.0b1.1b1.2b1.2b1.4b1.4b1.5b1.7b1.8b1.8b2.1b2.2b2.3b

Cost of goods sold

148.5m154.9m157.7m166.8m185.2m191.0m198.6m202.1m202.7m237.3m239.4m262.9m258.9m281.3m295.5m

Gross profit

851.6m913.3m847.7m942.4m977.0m1.0b1.2b1.2b1.3b1.4b1.5b1.6b1.8b1.9b2.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

85%85%84%85%84%84%86%86%86%86%86%86%88%87%87%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

1.1b876.6m1.0b2.3b

Accounts Receivable

591.8m672.0m833.0m1.2b

Prepaid Expenses

175.8m161.8m245.4m210.1m

Current Assets

4.6b4.8b5.8b7.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

712.9m956.1m829.3m830.7m886.4m767.7m1.1b1.3b1.8b2.7b3.0b1.7b

Accounts Receivable

532.4m502.6m593.6m599.2m666.7m731.2m850.8m901.5m1.0b1.1b1.1b1.0b

Prepaid Expenses

202.4m191.3m181.2m238.3m253.4m241.1m257.1m219.2m206.4m270.2m332.5m311.9m

Current Assets

4.0b4.2b4.5b4.9b5.2b5.4b5.8b6.1b6.6b7.5b7.7b6.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

268.4m629.6m1.2b1.7b

Depreciation and Amortization

313.6m339.5m331.5m326.0m

Accounts Payable

6.2m22.9m(6.3m)(45.2m)

Cash From Operating Activities

282.8m1.5b2.2b2.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2017Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

84.9m232.4m406.8m254.3m498.4m769.2m398.4m772.8m1.2b583.1m1.2b1.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

79.6m165.6m253.1m81.2m165.7m249.7m19.1m162.4m244.8m76.5m152.9m239.8m

Accounts Payable

1.4m(13.8m)(614.0k)(21.6m)(18.7m)(10.9m)32.8m(80.8m)(68.4m)17.6m3.7m25.4m

Cash From Operating Activities

183.0m654.5m1.0b497.5m986.2m1.5b730.4m1.4b2.1b989.6m2.0b2.9b
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

167.2 x

EV/CFO

41.1 x

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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Adobe Operating Metrics

Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Oct, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Annual Recurring Revenue

$1.15 b$1.38 b$1.62 b$1.95 b$2.09 b$2.35 b$2.65 b$2.99 b$3.13 b$3.41 b$3.70 b$4.01 b$4.25 b$4.56 b$4.87 b$5.23 b$5.07 b$6.06 m

Installations

500 m

Net Subscriber Additions

6.17 m

Transactions

90 t155 t
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Adobe Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
MarketoSeptember 20, 2018$4.75 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
MixamoJune 01, 2015
FotoliaDecember 11, 2014$800 m
AviarySeptember 22, 2014
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Adobe Revenue Breakdown

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Adobe revenue breakdown by business segment: 68.6% from Digital Media, 29.0% from Digital Marketing and 2.3% from Other

Adobe revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 15.1% from APAC, 27.2% from EMEA and 57.7% from Americas

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Adobe Online and Social Media Presence

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Adobe News and Updates

Digital Intelligence Platform 2018 Global Market Key Players – Adobe Systems, IBM, SAS Institute, Google, Evergage – Analysis and Forecast to 2025

Wiseguyreports.Com adds “Digital Intelligence Platform Market –Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025” To Its Research Database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Adobe applies its Sensei AI to email marketing with new tools

Consumers have more ways to interact with brands online than ever, but email continues to be the go-to medium for many. A recent survey from Adobe Systems Inc. saw half the respondents say they prefer to have offers sent to their inboxes. To help marketers use this channel more effectively, the com…

Adobe is developing AI to predict when to send marketing emails

Adobe today launched a series of upgrades to its email manager software Campaign, including the ability to create custom email templates and send multilingual push notifications. Also out today are a survey exploring people’s attitudes about email and an AI-powered tool being tested by Adobe Researc…

Surprising New Adobe Study Reveals the 9 Most Annoying Phrases Used in Work Emails (You Might Be Surprised)

Guess what? "Not sure if you saw my last email" is the most annoying phrase people use via email at work.

Content Authoring Tools 2018 Global Market Key Players – Adobe, Articulate, TechSmith, Trivantis, Allen Interactions – Analysis and Forecast to 2025

Wiseguyreports.Com adds “Content Authoring Tools Market –Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025” To Its Research Database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Global IT Development Market 2018 | Major Kay Players – McAfee, Adobe, Google, SUN, Apple, Berland, Cisco Systems

WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global IT Development Market Size, Status and Forecast 2025” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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Adobe Blogs

How Technology, Education, and Mobile Moments are Driving India’s Digital Transformation

India is transforming into an experience economy, fraught with huge potential and daunting challenges. A vision from leaders intent on guiding India through this change, however, reveals the pathway to… The post How Technology, Education, and Mobile Moments are Driving India’s Digital Transformation…

From Transactional to Target to Targeted: The State of Shopping Today and Tomorrow

The way consumers shop today looks nothing like the way they shopped a decade ago. Check out the enclosed infographic designed to spark ideas for retailers creating meaningful experiences that… The post From Transactional to Target to Targeted: The State of Shopping Today and Tomorrow appeared first…

Minimize Distractions and Guide Your Audience

In today's hyper-connected world and overwhelming amount of messages and interruptions, marketers must take into account the desired experience of any marketing message. Through careful planning and thought, potential distractions… The post Minimize Distractions and Guide Your Audience appeared firs…

The Style Spotlight: Greg Noire

Taking a break from the rush of live performances, concert photographer Greg Noire sat down with us and gave us a glimpse into his unique photography style. Follow along to… The post The Style Spotlight: Greg Noire appeared first on Adobe Blog.

The E-Comm UI Kit: Everything You Need to Build a Mobile E-Commerce App

Nimasha Perera’s e-commerce mobile UI kit empowers designers to build prototypes of user-friendly, revenue-driving e-commerce apps. Download it now and get started with some helpful tips from the creator. The post The E-Comm UI Kit: Everything You Need to Build a Mobile E-Commerce App appeared first…

Just Sign Here

As organizations seek to do business in a fast-evolving environment, there’s more need than ever for a secure, reliable way to execute agreements. That’s where Adobe Sign comes in. The post Just Sign Here appeared first on Adobe Blog.
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Adobe Company Life and Culture

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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 John Murphy, Dana Rao and Scott Belsky.

  • How many employees does Adobe have?

    Adobe has 17,973 employees.

  • What is Adobe revenue?

    Latest Adobe annual revenue is $7.3 b.

  • What is Adobe revenue per employee?

    Latest Adobe revenue per employee is $406.2 k.

  • Who are Adobe competitors?

    Competitors of Adobe include Shutterstock, Quark and Facebook.

  • Where is Adobe headquarters?

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

  • Where are Adobe offices?

    Adobe has offices in San Jose, Windsor and Maidenhead, Kyiv, Kista and in 57 other locations.

  • How many offices does Adobe have?

    Adobe has 70 offices.