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

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP): $230.89

-5.01 (-2.12%)

POWR Rating

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  • ADP scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 85.63% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ADP is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 52 weeks.
  • ADP's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 33.5% of US stocks).

ADP Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $99,404,495,508, Automatic Data Processing Inc has a greater market value than 97.47% of US stocks.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 451.11, Automatic Data Processing Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 93.73% of US stocks.
  • ADP's went public 35.94 years ago, making it older than 92.78% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ADP, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SPGI, INFY, IBM, MMM, and BKNG.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 5.8; this is 241.18% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, ADP's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.2.
  • ADP's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.2 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 2021-08-26 5.8 15.5 33.7 25.8
ADP 2021-08-25 5.9 15.5 33.9 26.0
ADP 2021-08-24 5.9 15.5 33.9 26.0
ADP 2021-08-23 6.0 15.8 34.5 26.4
ADP 2021-08-20 6.0 15.8 34.4 26.4
ADP 2021-08-19 6.0 15.8 34.4 26.3

ADP Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 63.59%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 12.01%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 70.93%.
Over the past 70 months, ADP's revenue has gone up $4,142,600,000.

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
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
2020-12-31 14,591 3,083.6 2,482.1
2020-09-30 14,564.8 3,075.3 2,486.2
2020-06-30 14,589.8 3,026.2 2,466.5

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 $230.89 52-week high $241.18
Prev. close $235.90 52-week low $159.31
Day low $229.33 Volume 4,374,100
Day high $236.55 Avg. volume 1,657,334
50-day MA $217.88 Dividend yield 1.58%
200-day MA $201.62 Market Cap 97.29B

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 3.94%
3-mo 12.30%
6-mo 17.86%
1-year 34.82%
3-year 67.04%
5-year 169.95%
YTD 32.93%
2020 5.86%
2019 32.71%
2018 14.25%
2017 16.54%
2016 24.29%

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