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 30, 2017, Cadence had ~7,200 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.
PO Box 30170
College Station, TX 77842-3170.
Phone: 800.736.3001 U.S.
Phone: 781.575.3100 Outside U.S.
How many common shares are outstanding?
As of September 30, 2017, Cadence had 282.4 million shares of common stock outstanding.
When is the Cadence fiscal year end and when will the company release quarterly results?
Cadence quarterly earnings are based on our 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 2017 earnings results on October 26, 2017. To view our third quarter 2017 press release click here.
|Quarter||Period||Quiet period||Earnings release date|
|1st Quarter 2017||Jan 1 - Apr 1||Mar 17 - Apr 24||Apr 24, 2017|
|2nd Quarter 2017||Apr 2 - Jul 1||Jun 16 - Jul 24||Jul 24, 2017|
|3rd Quarter 2017||Jul 2 - Sep 30||Sep 15 - Oct 26||Oct 26, 2017|
|4th Quarter 2017||Oct 1 - Dec 30||Dec 15 - Jan 31||Jan 31, 2018|
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 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders took place on May 4, 2017 at Cadence headquarters, located at 2655 Seely Avenue, Building 10, in San Jose, California. Please check back later for the date of the next Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
Cadence annual, quarterly, 10-K and 10-Q reports
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For further information on our company, please contact the Cadence Investor Relations team:
Alan Lindstrom, Senior Group Director
Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
2655 Seely Avenue, Building 5
San Jose, CA 95134