The above graph represents Adobe quarterly revenue share by region, starting from fiscal Q1 1999 to the most recent quarter. The company operates in the Americas, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East & Africa) and APAC (Asia-PAcific). A whopping 57.8% of Adobe’s total revenue in Q3 2019 came from the Americas. This is followed by EMEA and APAC region, which accounted for nearly 26.6% and 15.5% of the company’s revenue during the quarter, respectively.
Adobe Revenue Share by Region: History
|Region||Americas, EMEA, APAC|
|Source||Adobe Quarterly Reports, Sec Filings|
|Last Updated||07 November 2019|
|Note||Adobe Fiscal Year starts from December 1st|
It is important to note that the revenue contribution of these three regions to Adobe’s quarterly revenue remained almost the same since fiscal Q3 2014 – with just 1 or 2 percent point increase or decrease. In fiscal Q3 2014, the Americas contributed nearly 58% to Adobe’s total revenue, which decreased 1% point in fiscal Q3 2015. In fiscal Q3 2016, it again increased 1% point to 58%.
However, the contribution of EMEA to Adobe’s total revenue in fiscal Q3 2014 was 27%, which increased to 29% in fiscal Q3 2015. After a year in fiscal Q3 2016, it again decreased 2% point, to 27%.
In Q2 1999, Adobe’s revenue from APAC surpassed $56.6 million, representing nearly 23% of the company’s total revenue. In just two years, the company almost doubled its APAC revenue, amounting to $106.7 million – representing a record 31% of the company’s total revenue in Q2 2001.
About Adobe Inc.
Adobe Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE) (formerly known as Adobe Systems Incorporated ) is an American multinational computer software company. Adobe was founded in December 1982 by Charles Geschke and John Warnock.
Prior to co-founding Adobe, Charles Geschke and John Warnock were working at Xerox‘s Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). At PARC, Geschke and Warnock, together invented a page description language (PDL), which provided a means to describe complex forms like typefaces electronically – called Interpress. They tried almost for two years to convince Xerox management to turn Interpress into a commercial product but failed. Later, they both left Xerox and co-found Adobe Systems.
Adobe was originally incorporated in California in October 1983 and later in May 1997, it was reincorporated in Delaware.
On August 20, 1986, Adobe went for Initial public offering, at a split-adjusted share price of US$.17. It was the first time in 1999 when Adobe’s annual revenue crossed $1 billion mark.
On October 3, 2018, Adobe officially changed its name from Adobe Systems Incorporated to Adobe Inc. The company’s business is organized into three reportable segments: Digital Media, Digital Experience, and Publishing.
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