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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, ADM

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, ADM is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Farm Products in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, ADMĀ  has a market cap of 25715.81. Since its IPO date on the 4/5/1983, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, ADM performance year to date is 20.58%. Today Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, ADM has gained 3.23%, with a current price of 43.48.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 76.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 43.60%. Return of assets are at 3.90%, with return on investment at 5.80%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, ADM is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.33. While Total debt/equity is 0.37. With a profit margin of 2.50%, this is combined with a gross margin of 5.80%, and operating margin of 2.30%. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.6, while the quick ratio is 1.

For the last year Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, ADM has seen a EPS growth of -13.00%. A performance for the year of -4.81%. The 52-week high is -9.44%, and the 52-week low is 48.12%. The average volume for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, ADM is 3347749.

With a target price of 42, can Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, ADM reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, ADM. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has a P/E of 16.7 and a forward P/E of 14.85. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 4.23. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.4 and 1.45 respectively. For P/cash, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has a value of 20.89, while it is 36.17 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 43.48, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has a dividend yield of 2.76%. We see a return on equity of 8.80%.

Looking more long-term Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 3.95%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 19.03% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -13.00% for this year and for the last five years a -1.00% growth has been seen.

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