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

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP): $235.13

-1.49 (-0.63%)

POWR Rating

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  • ADP scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 77.11% of US stocks.
  • ADP's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • ADP's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 19.1% of US stocks).

ADP Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $93,985,786,611, AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INC has a greater market value than 98.04% of US stocks.
  • AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INC's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.22% of US equities in our set.
  • ADP's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 96.4% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INC, a group of peers worth examining would be HDB, HSBC, BLK, C, and EL.
  • ADP's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INC's official web site, go to

ADP Valuation Summary

  • ADP's EV/EBIT ratio is 25; this is 64.47% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • ADP's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.8 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ADP.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ADP 2022-09-26 5.8 29.5 32.2 25.0
ADP 2022-09-23 5.8 29.7 32.4 25.2
ADP 2022-09-22 5.8 29.7 32.5 25.2
ADP 2022-09-21 5.8 29.7 32.5 25.2
ADP 2022-09-20 5.9 30.1 32.9 25.5
ADP 2022-09-19 5.9 30.4 33.2 25.7

ADP Growth Metrics

    The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -4.15%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -4.78%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -38.59%.
ADP's revenue has moved up $2,150,600,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows ADP's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 16,498.3 3,099.5 2,948.9
2022-03-31 16,107.7 2,839.4 2,861.6
2021-12-31 15,696.7 3,120.6 2,743.8
2021-09-30 15,367 2,733.3 2,696.9
2021-06-30 15,005.4 3,093.3 2,598.5
2021-03-31 14,645.2 3,217.1 2,471.9

ADP's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ADP has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 74.72% of graded US stocks.
  • ADP's asset turnover comes in at 0.289 -- ranking 441st of 563 Business Services stocks.
  • PAYC, ENG, and ALRM are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ADP.

The table below shows ADP's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.289 0.425 0.467
2021-06-30 0.308 0.424 0.469
2021-03-31 0.316 0.419 0.478
2020-12-31 0.335 0.420 0.494
2020-09-30 0.335 0.421 0.523
2020-06-30 0.345 0.421 0.470

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 $210.81 Average Broker Recommendation 2.02 (Hold)

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ADP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $235.13 52-week high $261.59
Prev. close $236.62 52-week low $192.26
Day low $234.05 Volume 386,733
Day high $236.01 Avg. volume 1,834,711
50-day MA $242.85 Dividend yield 1.76%
200-day MA $224.19 Market Cap 97.65B

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.

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ADP Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 9.06%
6-mo -0.19%
1-year 17.55%
3-year 57.22%
5-year 129.82%
YTD -3.30%
2021 42.60%
2020 5.86%
2019 32.71%
2018 14.25%
2017 16.54%

ADP Dividends

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