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Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is a farm products business based in the US. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares (ADM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company employs 38,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$62.7 billion.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was USD$50.31, which is 12.74% up on its pre-crash value of USD$43.9 and 73.96% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$28.92.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$651.85 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,118.89.
|Latest market close||USD$50.31|
|52-week range||USD$28.3971 - USD$52.05|
|50-day moving average||USD$49.5171|
|200-day moving average||USD$43.9876|
|Wall St. target price||USD$54.58|
|Dividend yield||USD$1.44 (2.85%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$2.821|
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|1 week (2020-11-25)||-0.38%|
|1 month (2020-11-02)||3.60%|
|3 months (2020-09-02)||9.99%|
|6 months (2020-06-02)||26.82%|
|1 year (2019-12-02)||16.22%|
|2 years (2018-11-30)||9.32%|
|3 years (2017-12-01)||23.22%|
|5 years (2015-12-02)||37.76%|
Valuing Archer-Daniels-Midland Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares trade at around 18x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.0885. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.6 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$62.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||2.6%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$4.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.35%|
|Return on equity TTM||8.28%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$28.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 4.5 million Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's "short interest". This figure is 36.4% down from 7.1 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares can be evaluated.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares traded daily (recently around 3.2 million). Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's SIR currently stands at 1.4. In other words for every 100,000 Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1400 shares are currently held short.
However Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0082% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares, roughly 8 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Archer-Daniels-Midland Company.
Find out more about how you can short Archer-Daniels-Midland Company stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Archer-Daniels-Midland Company.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 38.16
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's overall score of 38.16 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 75th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 22.41/100
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's environmental score of 22.41 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 17.95/100
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's social score of 17.95 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 7.8/100
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 3/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Archer-Daniels-Midland Company hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||38.16|
|Total ESG percentile||75.48|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
|Level of controversy||3|
Dividend payout ratio: 37.89% of net profits
Recently Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has paid out, on average, around 37.89% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.85% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shareholders could enjoy a 2.85% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's case, that would currently equate to about $1.44 per share.
While Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Archer-Daniels-Midland Company may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's most recent dividend payout was on 10 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's shares were split on a 105:100 basis on 30 August 2001. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 105 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 4.8% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares which in turn could have impacted Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $28.3971 up to $52.05. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's is 0.8658. This would suggest that Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities, products, and ingredients in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Ag Services and Oilseeds, Carbohydrate Solutions, and Nutrition. It procures, stores, cleans, and transports agricultural raw materials, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley. The company also engages in the agricultural commodity and feed product import, export, and distribution; and structured trade finance activities. In addition, it offers vegetable oils and protein meals; ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial customers; crude vegetable oils, salad oils, margarine, shortening, and other food products; and partially refined oils to produce biodiesel and glycols for use in chemicals, paints, and other industrial products. Further, the company provides peanuts, tree nuts, peanut-derived ingredients, and cotton cellulose pulp; sweeteners, corn and wheat starches, syrup, glucose, wheat flour, dextrose, and bioproducts; alcohol and other food and animal feed ingredients; ethyl alcohol and ethanol; corn gluten feed and meal, as well as distillers' grains; and citric acids. Additionally, the company provides natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, and natural health and nutrition products, including probiotics, prebiotics, enzymes, and botanical extracts; and other specialty food and feed ingredients; edible beans; formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and contract and private label pet treats and foods. It also engages in futures commission merchant and insurance services. The company has a partnership with Hospital de Sagunto. The company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
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