Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP) started the day on January 04, 2021, with a price decrease of -4.11% at $168.96. During the day, the stock rose to $176.57 and sunk to $167.73 before settling in for the price of $176.20 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, ADP posted a 52-week range of $103.11-$182.32.
The company of the Industrials sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 5.90%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 14.50%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 8.50%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $428.60 million, simultaneously with a float of $427.71 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $71.47 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $169.94, while the 200-day Moving Average is $148.40.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 58000 employees. It has generated 251,548 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 42,526. The stock had 5.98 Receivables turnover and 0.36 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +45.96, operating margin was +21.53 and Pretax Margin of +21.81.
Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Staffing & Employment Services Industry. Automatic Data Processing Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 82.30% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Nov 16, this organization’s Corp. VP sold 6,485 shares at the rate of 175.00, making the entire transaction reach 1,134,875 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 26,527. Preceding that transaction, on Nov 16, Company’s Corp. VP sold 12,406 for 175.00, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 2,171,050. This particular insider is now the holder of 13,547 in total.
Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 9/29/2020, the organization reported $1.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $0.98) by $0.43. This company achieved a net margin of +16.91 while generating a return on equity of 44.23. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.71 per share during the current fiscal year.
Automatic Data Processing Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 8.50% and is forecasted to reach 6.33 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 11.07% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 14.50% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.10. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 3.26. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $29.40, and its Beta score is 0.71. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 4.91. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 51.13.
In the same vein, ADP’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 5.75, a figure that is expected to reach 1.29 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 6.33 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP)
During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 35.16% While, its Average True Range was 3.50.
Raw Stochastic average of Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 79.87%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 10.49% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 22.06% that was lower than 26.07% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.