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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM)?

The company in question is, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) currently with a stock price of 42.18 (0.36% today). The market cap for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is 24684.58, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Farm Products industry. The target price for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is 44.78. Currently Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is trading with a P/E of 17.1, and a forward P/E of 14.33. Average volume for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is 2817.04 and so far today it is 1604700.

Performance in the last year for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has been 0.68%. For EPS growth, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has seen a growth of -13.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 29.52%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -1.00% over the last five years and could be 6.33% for the next five years. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -9.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -22.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.75%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 9.90%.

Since the IPO date for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company on the 4/5/1983, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has seen performance year to date to be 17.78%. With Archer-Daniels-Midland Company trading at 42.18, the dividend yield is 2.84%, and the EPS is 2.47.

So could Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 17.1. The PEG is 2.7, P/S is 0.39 and the P/B is at 1.41. The P/cash is 33.81, with P/free cash flow at 667.15.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.31, and total debt/equity at 0.42.

In terms of margins, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has a gross margin of 5.60%, an operating margin of 2.10% and a profit margin of 2.40%.Payout ratio for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is 46.90%. Return on assets come to 3.70% with return on investment coming to 5.80%.

Insider ownership for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 75.70%. Outstanding shares are at 585.22. While shares float is 567.78. The float short is currently 1.10%, and short ratio is 2.21.

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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