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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 0.71% today. In the last week its performance is 0.78%, and 3.75% for the past quarter. Currently, Automatic Data Processing, Inc., ADP has a target price of 92.5, so today’s gain of 0.71% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.15%.

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP), has a market cap of 41146.8, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 78.40%.

At the current price of 89.96, it has a dividend yield of 2.36%, and its target price is 92.5. 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 27.66, as well as a forward P/E of 22.15.

With a current EPS of 3.25, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.37%,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 18.62%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 8.14%.

Volume today for Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP), is 1228500, while its average volume is 1800.73. Whilst the total gain today was 0.71%, it did have a day high of -6.29%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.91%, and 0.79% for the month. The 52-week low for Automatic Data Processing, Inc., ADP has been 19.73%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.29%.

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 2.63, and the P/S is 3.53, along with a P/B of 9.11. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.8.

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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