Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP): Price and Financial Metrics

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP): $193.66

-0.31 (-0.16%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where ADP ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.29% of US stocks.
  • ADP's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 198 days.
  • ADP ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 36th percentile.

ADP Stock Summary

  • ADP has a higher market value than 97.02% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $82,405,877,851.
  • Automatic Data Processing Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.94% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Automatic Data Processing Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.22% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Automatic Data Processing Inc are FISV, USB, ITW, SYK, and WM.
  • Visit ADP's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

ADP Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ADP, see our ADP price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $181.72 Average Broker Recommendation 1.93 (Hold)

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ADP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $193.66 52-week high $197.28
Prev. close $193.97 52-week low $127.31
Day low $189.30 Volume 2,759,100
Day high $194.57 Avg. volume 1,997,192
50-day MA $186.91 Dividend yield 1.92%
200-day MA $163.72 Market Cap 82.41B

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) Company Bio

Automatic Data Processing offers a range of business outsourcing and HCM solutions, including: Payroll Services, Benefits Administration, Talent Management, Human Resources Management, Time and Attendance Management, Insurance Services, Retirement Services and Tax, Compliance and Payment Solutions. The company was founded in 1949 and is based in Roseland, New Jersey.

ADP Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$193.66$61.06 -68%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for ADP, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Automatic Data Processing Inc ranked in the 28th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Automatic Data Processing Inc, consider:

  • As a business, ADP is generating more cash flow than 96.38% of positive cash flow stocks in the Industrials.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 3% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than just 13.69% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • ADP's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 47.83% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as ADP, try HON, TDG, CSWI, HEI, and PMTS.

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Latest ADP News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Automatic Data Processing Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ADP as an investment opportunity.

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Tom Kerr on InvestorPlace | May 3, 2021

Automatic Data Processing Slips On Earnings And Higher Guidance

We’ve been fans of the labor market, labor market stocks, and Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ: ADP) for years. The group is supported by secular trends that promise years of sustained business if not robust growth.

Entrepreneur | April 29, 2021

Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

ADP earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2021.

Yahoo | April 29, 2021

Automatic Data Processing Q3 2021 Earnings Preview

Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) is scheduled to announce Q3 earnings results on Wednesday, April 28th, before market open.The consensus EPS Estimate is $1.78 (-7.3% Y/Y) and the consensus Revenue Estimate is $4.08B (+1.0% Y/Y).Segment wise earnings estimate: Employer Services $956.6M, PEO Services $184.5M.Over the last 2 years, ADP has beaten...

Seeking Alpha | April 27, 2021

What Awaits Automatic Data Processing (ADP) in Q3 Earnings?

Automatic Data Processing's (ADP) third-quarter fiscal 2021 earnings are likely to have declined year over year while revenues are expected to have improved.

Yahoo | April 26, 2021

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ADP Price Returns

1-mo 2.24%
3-mo 16.36%
6-mo 17.73%
1-year 37.08%
3-year 64.58%
5-year 148.99%
YTD 10.47%
2020 5.86%
2019 32.71%
2018 14.25%
2017 16.54%
2016 24.29%

ADP Dividends

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