ADP:NSD-Automatic Data Processing Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Staffing & Employment Services | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 202.22

Change

+0.83 (+0.41)%

Market Cap

USD 85.20B

Volume

0.88M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 214.09 (+5.87%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

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 resources (HR) outsourcing solutions. Its offerings include payroll, benefits administration, talent management, HR management, workforce management, insurance, retirement, and compliance services. The PEO Services segment provides HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses through a co-employment model. This segment offers benefits package, protection and compliance, talent engagement, comprehensive outsourcing, and recruitment process outsourcing services. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Roseland, New Jersey.

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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
RUD:CA RBC Quant U.S. Dividend L.. 0.00 % 0.42 %

+0.06 (+0.13%)

USD0.41B
RUD-U:CA RBC Quant U.S. Dividend L.. 0.00 % 0.42 %

N/A

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

N/A

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 14.77% 41% F 62% D-
Dividend Return 1.58% 56% F 44% F
Total Return 16.35% 47% F 62% D-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 50.30% 47% F 62% D-
Dividend Return 2.76% 56% F 46% F
Total Return 53.07% 47% F 63% D
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 128.57% 83% B 75% C
Dividend Return 16.42% 71% C- 66% D
Total Return 145.00% 83% B 76% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 17.50% 47% F 63% D
Dividend Return 2.18% 80% B- 58% F
Total Return 19.69% 47% F 64% D
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 18.99% 100% A+ 79% C+
Risk Adjusted Return 103.68% 100% A+ 94% A
Market Capitalization 85.20B 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 33.18 46% F 30% F
Price/Book Ratio 14.83 33% F 9% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 27.54 33% F 16% F
EV/EBITDA 21.59 23% F 35% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 45.50% 94% A 96% A
Return on Invested Capital 31.18% 83% B 94% A
Return on Assets 4.77% 59% F 79% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 52.64% 33% F 37% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.54 53% F 58% F
Short Percent 0.92% 71% C- 77% C+
Beta 0.74 76% C 76% 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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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 then 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 Earnings Growth

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

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.