Cadence Design Systems Inc Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

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Cadence Design Systems, Inc.                                             Financial Snapshot

                                                                         Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                      2655 Seely Avenue, San Jose,       The company reported revenue of US$935.95 million
Headquarters Address
                                      95134,United States of America     during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The company's
                                                                         revenue declined at a compounded rate of -10.88%
Telephone                              + 1 408 9431234
                                                                         during 2006–2010, with an annual growth of 9.77%
                                                                         over 2009. In 2010, the company recorded an
Fax                                    + 1 408 4285001                   operating margin of -3.86%, as against -15.11% in
                                                                         2009.
Website                               www.cadence.com

Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         CDNS, NASDAQ                       Revenue and Margins

Number of Employees                   4,600

Fiscal Year End                       January

Revenue (in US$ million)              935.95




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                             Weaknesses
                                                                         Return on Equity
Market Presence                       Declining Market Share in Sector
                                                                         The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                         45.74% for 2010, as compared to its peers,
Strong Product Development Platforms Limited Liquidity Position          Synopsys, Inc. (Ticker: SNPS), ANSYS, Inc. (Ticker:
                                                                         ANSS) and Mentor Graphics Corporation (Ticker:
Strong Research and Development
                                      Poor Operating Performance         MENT), which recorded ROEs of 11.29%, 10.01%
Activities
                                                                         and -3.42% respectively. The company reported an
                                                                         operating margin of -3.86% in 2010.
Opportunities                         Threats

Acquisition of Denali                 Intense Competition                Return on Equity


Growth in Semiconductor Market        Rapid Changes in Technology

                                      Shortage of Raw materials




                                                                         Liquidity Position

                                                                         The company reported a current ratio of 1.26 in 2010,
                                                                         as compared to its peers, Synopsys, Inc., ANSYS,
                                                                         Inc. and Mentor Graphics Corporation, which
                                                                         recorded current ratios of 1.35, 2.30 and 1.20
                                                                         respectively. As of January 2010, the company
                                                                         recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                         US$570.12 million, against US$143.26 million current
                                                                         debt. The company reported a debt to equity ratio of
                                                                         1.99 in 2010 as compared to its peers, Synopsys,
                                                                         Inc., ANSYS, Inc. and Mentor Graphics Corporation,
                                                                         which recorded debt to equity ratios of 0.00, 0.10 and
                                                                         0.35 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................14
      2.3.1       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................14
      2.3.2       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.3       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................16
3     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 17
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 20
    4.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................20
    4.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................20
    4.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................20
    4.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................21
    4.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................21
5     Cadence Design Systems, Inc. - Company Statement ........................................................................ 23
6     History .................................................................................................................................................... 24
7     Cadence Design Systems, Inc. - Key Employees ................................................................................ 25
8     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 26
9     Locations and Subsidiaries .............................................
				
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