Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) saw an upside of 1.07% to close Monday at $63.97 after adding $0.68 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 1,987,960 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $64.45 in the past week. An average of 2,705,335 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 2,391,784.
ADM’s 1-month performance is 6.81% or $4.08 on its low of $58.60 reached on 09/22/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $45.68 and high of $69.30, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 06/07/21. YTD, ADM has achieved 26.90% or $13.56. However, the current price is down -7.69%% from the 52-week high price.
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On Feb 12, 242 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM). Taets Joseph D. (Senior Vice President) most recently sold 43,711 shares at $55.40 per share on Feb 12. This transaction cost the insider $2,421,726. Senior Vice President, Taets Joseph D., sold 30,000 shares at a price of $50.15 on Nov 16. Then, on Nov 09, Group VP, Finance & Controller Stott John P sold 15,000 shares at a price of $50.09 per share. This transaction amounted to $751,275.
The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 22.05 and a low of 9.831. ADM stock has a beta of 0.87. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 0.48 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 1.67.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share. Its dividend yield is 2.31% and the payout ratio is 35.50%. ADM’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was made on Sep. 8, when it paid $0.37 a share compared with prior rate of $0.37, down 0.0% from last year’s. The company has boosted its dividend for the last 47 consecutive years with the latest dividend increase of $0.01 reported on Tuesday January 26 2021. Measured over the last 3 years, the Dividend has been growing by 12.50% yearly.
It is projected that Archer-Daniels-Midland Company’s next ex-dividend date will be on 22-Nov. ADM is expected to distribute $0.37 as its next dividend.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 1.00, with the current ratio over the same period at 1.60 meaning that ADM stock is able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.39, while the total debt to equity was 0.45. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 7.20%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 5.17% while for the period ending June 29; Archer-Daniels-Midland Company’s operating margin was 2.60%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $4.45 billion against revenue of $64.36 billion.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected ADM to announce $1.03 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $1.33, representing a 29.10% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $967.0 million. ADM stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 29.36 billion, with total debt at $10.79 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $559.37 million
Let’s look briefly at Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 11 October was 72.78% to suggest the stock is trending Overbought, with historical volatility in this time period at 12.47%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $62.97, reflecting a +4.59% or $2.81 change from its current price. ADM is currently trading +4.61% above its 20-day SMA, -3.70% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +7.12% and +29.63% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 90.61% and 88.74% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 1.28. The RSI (14) points at 65.91%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 91.78% with the period’s ATR at 1.26. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 1.47 and 2.14 on the 14-day charts.
Analysts offering their rating for ADM stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate ADM as a “sell,”, while 4 advise that investors “Hold.” 1 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 3 rates the stock as overweight while 8 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is ADM’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $55.00 and a high of $76.00, with their median price target at $68.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) stock is $67.62.