Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 41243.32. It is in the Business Software & Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 26.9, a forward P/E of 21.54 and EPS of 3.25. At a stock price of 87.48 (0.91%) it has a dividend yield of 2.42%.
EPS growth for the last five years have been 5.40%, more recently this last year it has grown by 12.40%. The next year growth is going to be about 12.33% and more long-term 10.50% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 15.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 3.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 8.50%.
For performance, Automatic Data Processing, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -2.22%. For the last month performance for Automatic Data Processing, Inc. is -1.74%. While the last quarter is -0.04% and half year, -0.34%. Finally for the year, performance is 12.63%.
The 52-week high for Automatic Data Processing, Inc., is at -8.33%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 16.23%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.52% and 1.31% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.88%, and for the month it is 1.08%. Automatic Data Processing, Inc., has a target price of 92.5.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.45, and for total debt/equity Automatic Data Processing, Inc. has 0. The gross margin is 43.20%, while operating margin is 19.00%, the profit margin is 12.80%. The current ratio is 1.1 and the quick ratio is 1.1.
Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 78.40%. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. has a payout ratio of 63.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 471.46. The shares float is 455.56, with the float short at 1.04%, with short ratio coming to 2.71.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see Automatic Data Processing, Inc., get 3.50%, with its returns on investment at 22.80%. Return on equity is 33.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 92.5, reached soon?
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