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How to buy Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Archer Daniels Midland stocks.

Archer Daniels Midland is a farm products business based in the US. Archer Daniels Midland stocks (ADM.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $63.28 – an increase of 4.91% over the previous week. Archer Daniels Midland employs 37,575 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $80.1 billion.

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Archer Daniels Midland stock price (NYSE:ADM)

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Archer Daniels Midland shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-25.
Latest market close$72.27
52-week range$48.12 - $72.12
50-day moving average $66.44
200-day moving average $63.29
Wall St. target price$72.31
PE ratio 18.541
Dividend yield $1.47 (2.15%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.63

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Is it a good time to buy Archer Daniels Midland stock?

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Archer Daniels Midland price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $72.27 from 2022-01-26

1 week (2022-01-21) 4.83%
1 month (2021-12-28) 7.98%
3 months (2021-10-28) 11.46%
6 months (2021-07-28) 23.24%
1 year (2021-01-28) 41.68%
2 years (2020-01-28) 64.55%
3 years (2019-01-28) 63.62%
5 years (2017-01-27) 62.33%

Is Archer Daniels Midland under- or over-valued?

Valuing Archer Daniels Midland stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Archer Daniels Midland's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Archer Daniels Midland's P/E ratio

Archer Daniels Midland's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, Archer Daniels Midland shares trade at around 19x 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's PEG ratio

Archer Daniels Midland's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.0295. 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'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's EBITDA

Archer Daniels Midland's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $3.7 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Archer Daniels Midland's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Archer Daniels Midland financials

Revenue TTM $80.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.44%
Gross profit TTM $4.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.55%
Return on equity TTM 1264.2%
Profit margin 3.26%
Book value $39.30
Market capitalisation $38.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Archer Daniels Midland's environmental, social and governance track record

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.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Archer Daniels Midland's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 38.16

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Archer Daniels Midland'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 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.).

Archer Daniels Midland's environmental score

Environmental score: 22.41/100

Archer Daniels Midland'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 is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Archer Daniels Midland's social score

Social score: 17.95/100

Archer Daniels Midland'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 is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Archer Daniels Midland's governance score

Governance score: 7.8/100

Archer Daniels Midland's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Archer Daniels Midland is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Archer Daniels Midland's controversy score

Controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Archer Daniels Midland scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Archer Daniels Midland hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.

Archer Daniels Midland share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 30.2% of net profits

Recently Archer Daniels Midland has paid out, on average, around 30.2% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.15% 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 shareholders could enjoy a 2.15% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Archer Daniels Midland's case, that would currently equate to about $1.47 per share.

While Archer Daniels Midland's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Archer Daniels Midland may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Archer Daniels Midland's most recent dividend payout was on 8 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 16 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Archer Daniels Midland's shares ever split?

Archer Daniels Midland'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 shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 4.8% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Archer Daniels Midland shares which in turn could have impacted Archer Daniels Midland's share price.

Archer Daniels Midland share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Archer Daniels Midland's shares have ranged in value from as little as $48.1155 up to $72.12. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ADM.US volatility(beta: 0.9)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

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's is 0.8956. This would suggest that Archer Daniels Midland's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Archer Daniels Midland overview

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, 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, peanut-derived ingredients, and cotton cellulose pulp; sweeteners, corn and wheat starches, syrup, glucose, wheat flour, and dextrose; 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.

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