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  • Previous Rank443
  • Revenues ($M)$7,301.50
  • Revenue Percent Change24.7%
  • Profits ($M)$1,694.00
  • Profits Percent Change44.9%
  • Assets ($M)$14,535.60
  • Employees17,973
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$106,413.00

San Jose-based Adobe broke into the Fortune 400 this year, jumping 54 spots as revenue and profits ballooned 24.7% and 44.9%, respectively. The Photoshop-maker’s recent shift toward cloud-based subscription–versus the sale of package-licensed software–has provided it with a more predictable revenue stream.

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Company Info

Shantanu Narayen
CEO Title
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Computer Software
HQ Location
San Jose, Calif.
Years on Fortune 500 List2
Figures are for fiscal year ended Nov. 30, 2017.

Adobe Systems Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$7,301.5024.7%
Profits ($M)$1,694.0044.9%
Assets ($M)$14,535.60-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$8,459.90-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$106,413.00-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues23.2%
Profits as % of Assets11.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity20%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.38
EPS % Change (from 2016)45.7%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)15.3%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)10.8%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)70.2%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)36%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)15.2%