ADP:NSD-Automatic Data Processing Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Staffing & Employment Services | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 220.31

Change

-4.52 (-2.01)%

Market Cap

USD 94.74B

Volume

2.05M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 228.31 (+3.63%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Automatic Data Processing Inc stock forecasts from 10 analysts, the average analyst target price for Automatic Data Processing Inc is USD 228.31 over the next 12 months. Automatic Data Processing Inc’s average analyst rating is Hold . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Automatic Data Processing Inc is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 9 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, Automatic Data Processing Inc’s stock price was USD 220.31. Automatic Data Processing Inc’s stock price has changed by -11.62% over the past week, -9.05% over the past month and +36.81% over the last year.

About

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. provides cloud-based human capital management solutions worldwide. It operates in two segments, Employer Services and Professional Employer Organization (PEO). The Employer Services segment offers strategic, cloud-based platforms, and human resourc ...Read More

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ETFs Containing ADP

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
MOM AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral.. 0.00 % 2.58 %

N/A

USD4.73M
QQXT First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+0.52 (+0.62%)

USD0.14B
RDVY First Trust Rising Divide.. 0.00 % 0.50 %

-0.69 (-1.37%)

USD8.01B
DVOL First Trust Exchange-Trad.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.35 (-1.22%)

USD0.14B
RUD-U:CA RBC Quant U.S. Dividend L.. 0.00 % 0.42 %

-0.65 (-1.66%)

N/A
GEND:LSE Lyxor Global Gender Equal.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.01 (+0.05%)

USD0.06B
GENE:LSE UBS (Irl) ETF Public Limi.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-14.20 (-1.08%)

USD0.11B
ELLE:LSE Lyxor Index Fund - Lyxor .. 0.00 % 0.20 %

N/A

N/A
QDIV Global X S&P 500 Quality .. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.64 (-1.91%)

N/A
MBOX Freedom Day Dividend ETF 0.00 % 0.39 %

-0.42 (-1.57%)

N/A
KONG ETF Opportunities Trust -.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

-0.29 (-1.16%)

N/A

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Staffing & Employment Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -10.65% 41% F 36% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -10.65% 41% F 36% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 36.81% 75% C 89% B+
Dividend Return 2.38% 89% B+ 49% F
Total Return 39.19% 75% C 89% B+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 113.40% 91% A- 77% C+
Dividend Return 14.53% 71% C- 66% D
Total Return 127.93% 91% A- 79% C+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 18.91% 50% F 66% D
Dividend Return 2.17% 80% B- 59% F
Total Return 21.08% 50% F 68% D+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 19.87% 100% A+ 74% C
Risk Adjusted Return 106.09% 100% A+ 95% A
Market Capitalization 94.74B 100% A+ 99% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Staffing & Employment Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 35.57 23% F 26% F
Price/Book Ratio 18.64 18% F 6% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 30.63 24% F 13% F
EV/EBITDA 24.95 8% F 29% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 48.33% 100% A+ 96% A
Return on Invested Capital 31.18% 82% B- 93% A
Return on Assets 4.27% 69% D+ 76% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 52.64% 38% F 37% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.10 35% F 38% F
Short Percent 1.17% 59% F 69% D+
Beta 0.76 69% D+ 72% C-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Ratings

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.