|Autodesk, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2020 First Quarter Results|
Strong Growth Across All Regions; Momentum in Construction Drives Cloud ARR Up 164%
"We are off to a strong start in fiscal 2020 with billings and free cash flow coming in at or above expectations and great momentum across the entire business," said Andrew Anagnost, Autodesk president and CEO. "We are particularly pleased with the performance of our Construction portfolio, where we have started realizing both the sales and technology synergies we envisioned when we acquired PlanGrid and BuildingConnected. Overall, we are on track to achieve our fiscal 2020 ARR and free cash flow guidance and are reaffirming our fiscal 2023 targets."
"Our solid execution during the growth phase of the business model transition drove 33% ARR growth and enabled significant margin expansion," said Scott Herren, Autodesk CFO. "All product categories and geographies made solid contributions to our strong start in the first quarter, and market demand remains robust. Over the last 12 months, we have generated $550 million in free cash flow, positioning us well to hit our fiscal 2020 target of $1.35 billion."