Autodesk weakness a buying opportunity, says JPMorgan JPMorgan attributes the post-earnings weakness in shares of Autodesk to investors concerns that the company's growth may be unsustainable and driven by promotional activity. However, the firm views the company subscriber additions positively and believes it will be able to continue to drive subscriber growth. JPMorgan maintains its Overweight rating on the stock and recommends the weakness be viewed as a buying opportunity.
Autodesk downgraded at BofA/Merrill As previously reported, BofA/Merrill downgraded Autodesk to Underperform from Neutral. The analyst believes Autodesk shares are piced to perfection and said it is unclear how the planned perpetual license phase-out is progressing. Price target is $56.
Autodesk a top pick for 2015, says Cowen Cowen highlighted Autodesk as a top pick for 2015 as the company implements a plan to steer its customers to subscription offerings, which should lead to a wave of perpetual buying in the upcoming years. Cowen reiterated its Outperform rating and $73 price target on Autodesk shares.