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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) which is in the industry Business Software & Services, gaining 1.24% today. In the last week its performance is 2.53%, and 0.66% for the past quarter. Currently, Automatic Data Processing, Inc., ADP has a target price of 93.08, so today’s gain of 1.24% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.03%.

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP), has a market cap of 40886.58, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 78.60%.

At the current price of 88.88, it has a dividend yield of 2.39%, and its target price is 93.08. This is with a profit margin of 12.80%, and total debt/equity of 0. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has a P/E of 27.33, as well as a forward P/E of 21.88.

With a current EPS of 3.25, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.33%,Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 5.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.50%.

Performance for the year is 15.01%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 6.84%.

Volume today for Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP), is 1791800, while its average volume is 1754.29. Whilst the total gain today was 1.24%, it did have a day high of -6.87%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.36%, and 1.16% for the month. The 52-week low for Automatic Data Processing, Inc., ADP has been 18.09%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.87%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 22.80%, and its return on assets is 3.50%. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has an operating margin of 19.00%. With a sales growth of 8.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Automatic Data Processing, Inc., ADP is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 0.45, and has a current ratio of 1.1 and 1.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Automatic Data Processing, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.6, and the P/S is 3.5, along with a P/B of 9. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.72.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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