|Bid||185.69 x 800|
|Ask||186.84 x 800|
|Day's range||184.51 - 193.33|
|52-week range||163.20 - 344.39|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||1.43|
|PE ratio (TTM)||84.18|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|Ex-dividend date||22 Mar 2005|
|1y target est||N/A|
Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) and Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) provide essential software for designers and other media professionals. Over the past 10 years, Adobe's stock rallied nearly 1,100% while Autodesk's shares advanced more than 440%. Adobe generates over 70% of its revenue from its Digital Media business, which houses its Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, and other creativity software) and Document Cloud (Acrobat and Sign) services.
Investors need to pay close attention to Autodesk (ADSK) stock based on the movements in the options market lately.
These businesses all produce essential products for their industries, making them unlikely to be cut during an economic downturn.