About Cadence Design Systems
What does Cadence do? Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today’s integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP, and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, and computer systems. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California, with sales offices, design centers, and research facilities around the world to serve the global electronics industry.
How long has Cadence been in business?In 1988, Cadence Design Systems Inc. was created through the merger of two EDA pioneers—ECAD, Inc. and SDA Systems. Since then Cadence has become the leading supplier of EDA software technology and services.
How many employees does Cadence have? As of September 28, 2013, Cadence had 5,862 employees.
What is the ticker symbol for Cadence and on which exchange does the stock trade? What is the cusip number for Cadence? Cadence Design Systems trades under the ticker symbol CDNS on the NASDAQ. The cusip number for Cadence is 127387108.
Does Cadence provide a direct stock purchase program? How can I invest in Cadence Design Systems?Cadence does not offer a direct stock purchase plan. To purchase Cadence shares, please contact your broker.
Does Cadence pay dividends on its common stock?Cadence currently does not pay dividends.
How can I transfer my shares or update my address?You may address all share transfer questions to our transfer agent, Computershare.
P.O. Box 43006
Providence, RI 02940-3006
Phone: 800.736.3001 U.S.
Phone: 781.575.3100 Outside U.S.
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How many common shares are outstanding?As of September 28, 2013, Cadence had 297.0 million weighted average diluted shares outstanding.
When is the Cadence fiscal year end and when will the company release quarterly results?
Cadence quarterly earnings are based on the fiscal year. The earnings release dates are detailed in the table below. These dates are approximate dates. For an update as to when Cadence will release quarterly earnings results, please check our website after each quarter end. Cadence announced third quarter 2013 earnings results on October 23, 2013. To view our third quarter 2013 press release
||Earnings release date|
|1st Quarter 2013
||Dec 30 - Mar 30
||Mar 15 - Apr 24
||Apr 24, 2013|
|2nd Quarter 2013
||Mar 31 - Jun 29
||Jun 15 - Jul 24
||Jul 24, 2013|
|3rd Quarter 2013
||Jun 30 - Sep 28
||Sep 13 - Oct 23
||Oct 23, 2013|
|4th Quarter 2013
||Sep 29 - Dec 28
||Dec 13 - Jan 29
||Jan 29, 2014|
Did Cadence have any stock splits? Cadence declared the following stock splits:
|Oct 20, 1997
||Oct 31, 1997|
|May 03, 1996
||May 16, 1996|
|Oct 05, 1995
||Oct 16, 1995|
Who are the financial analysts that cover Cadence?For a listing of financial analysts covering Cadence, please click here.
When and where is the next shareholder meeting?The Cadence 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders took place on May 3, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific time at Cadence headquarters, located at 2655 Seely Avenue, Building 10, in San Jose, California.
Cadence annual, quarterly, 10-K and 10-Q reportsPlease click here to receive investor materials or you can call our shareholder line at 408.944.7100.
Contact informationFor further information on our company, please contact the Cadence Investor Relations team:
Alan Lindstrom, Group Director
Therese Papenfuss, Senior Financial Analyst
Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
2655 Seely Avenue, Building 5
San Jose, CA 95134