How to buy Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in Adobe Systems Incorporated shares.
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) is a leading software - infrastructure business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$608.06 after a previous close of US$602.22. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD599.04 to a high of USD608.5302. The latest price was USD599.48 (25 minute delay). Adobe Systems Incorporated is listed on the NASDAQ. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in Adobe Systems Incorporated
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a company listed in the US from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. Look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, which will typically include your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for Adobe Systems Incorporated. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ADBE. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment that matches your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Adobe Systems Incorporated reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying using consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$602.22, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Adobe Systems Incorporated, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Adobe Systems Incorporated. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights.
What's in this guide?
- Adobe Systems Incorporated key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Adobe Systems Incorporated stock a buy or sell?
- Adobe Systems Incorporated performance over time
- Is Adobe Systems Incorporated suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Adobe Systems Incorporated shares over-valued?
- Adobe Systems Incorporated's financials
- How volatile are Adobe Systems Incorporated shares?
- Does Adobe Systems Incorporated pay a dividend?
- Have Adobe Systems Incorporated shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Adobe Systems Incorporated stock price (NASDAQ:ADBE)Use our graph to track the performance of ADBE stocks over time.
Have Adobe Systems Incorporated's shares ever split?
Adobe Systems Incorporated's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 24 May 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before the split, the next day you would own 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Adobe Systems Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Adobe Systems Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted Adobe Systems Incorporated's share price.
Adobe Systems Incorporated shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$318.6 - US$628.6|
|50-day moving average||US$558.4936|
|200-day moving average||US$468.9018|
|Dividend yield||US$0 (1.15%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$11.13|
Adobe Systems Incorporated price performance over time
|1 week (2023-11-29)||-2.90%|
|1 month (2023-11-06)||6.02%|
|3 months (2023-09-06)||6.68%|
|6 months (2023-06-06)||38.48%|
|1 year (2022-12-06)||81.03%|
|2 years (2021-12-06)||-3.63%|
|3 years (2020-12-04)||23.35%|
|5 years (2018-12-06)||139.19%|
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Is it a good time to buy Adobe Systems Incorporated stock?
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Is Adobe Systems Incorporated under- or over-valued?
Valuing Adobe Systems Incorporated stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Adobe Systems Incorporated's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Adobe Systems Incorporated's P/E ratio
Adobe Systems Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 54x. In other words, Adobe Systems Incorporated shares trade at around 54x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Adobe Systems Incorporated's PEG ratio
Adobe Systems Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.273. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Adobe Systems Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Adobe Systems Incorporated's EBITDA
Adobe Systems Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$7 billion (£5.6 billion).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Adobe Systems Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure stock profitability.
Adobe Systems Incorporated share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Adobe Systems Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$318.6 up to US$628.6. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Adobe Systems Incorporated's is 1.335. This would suggest that Adobe Systems Incorporated's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Adobe Systems Incorporated financials
|Revenue TTM||US$18.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||34.7%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$15.4 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||14.36%|
|Return on equity TTM||33.97%|
|Market capitalisation||US$275.3 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Adobe Systems Incorporated share dividends
We're not expecting Adobe Systems Incorporated to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Adobe Systems Incorporated's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Adobe Systems Incorporated.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Adobe Systems Incorporated's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 14.32
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Adobe Systems Incorporated's overall score of 14.32 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Adobe Systems Incorporated is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Adobe Systems Incorporated's environmental score
Environmental score: 0.05/100
Adobe Systems Incorporated's environmental score of 0.05 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Adobe Systems Incorporated is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Adobe Systems Incorporated's social score
Social score: 8.43/100
Adobe Systems Incorporated's social score of 8.43 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Adobe Systems Incorporated is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Adobe Systems Incorporated's governance score
Governance score: 4.94/100
Adobe Systems Incorporated's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Adobe Systems Incorporated is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Adobe Systems Incorporated's controversy score
Controversy score: 1/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Adobe Systems Incorporated scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Adobe Systems Incorporated has managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||14.32|
|Total ESG percentile||4.86|
|Environmental score percentile||2|
|Social score percentile||2|
|Governance score percentile||2|
|Level of controversy||1|
Adobe Systems Incorporated overview
Adobe Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified software company worldwide. It operates through three segments: Digital Media, Digital Experience, and Publishing and Advertising. The Digital Media segment offers products, services, and solutions that enable individuals, teams, and enterprises to create, publish, and promote content; and Document Cloud, a unified cloud-based document services platform. Its flagship product is Creative Cloud, a subscription service that allows members to access its creative products. This segment serves content creators, students, workers, marketers, educators, enthusiasts, communicators, and consumers. The Digital Experience segment provides an integrated platform and set of applications and services that enable brands and businesses to create, manage, execute, measure, monetize, and optimize customer experiences from analytics to commerce. This segment serves marketers, advertisers, agencies, publishers, merchandisers, merchants, web analysts, data scientists, developers, and executives across the C-suite. The Publishing and Advertising segment offers products and services, such as e-learning solutions, technical document publishing, web conferencing, document and forms platform, web application development, and high-end printing, as well as Advertising Cloud offerings. The company offers its products and services directly to enterprise customers through its sales force and local field offices, as well as to end users through app stores and through its website at adobe.com. It also distributes products and services through a network of distributors, value-added resellers, systems integrators, software vendors and developers, retailers, and original equipment manufacturers. The company was formerly known as Adobe Systems Incorporated and changed its name to Adobe Inc. in October 2018. Adobe Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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