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

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP): $251.31

2.24 (-0.88%)

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ADP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $251.31 52-week high $256.84
Prev. close $253.55 52-week low $201.46
Day low $250.21 Volume 1,241,800
Day high $253.30 Avg. volume 1,649,246
50-day MA $241.12 Dividend yield 2.2%
200-day MA $235.41 Market Cap 103.24B

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  • Quality is the dimension where ADP ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 82.36% of US stocks.
  • ADP's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 26 weeks.
  • ADP ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 34th percentile.

ADP Stock Summary

  • ADP has a higher market value than 97.39% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $95,632,474,863.
  • AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INC's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.92% of US equities in our set.
  • ADP's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 96.62% 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 C, UBS, SHW, PGR, and TJX.
  • ADP's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INC's official web site, go to

ADP Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, ADP's price/sales ratio is 333.33% higher, now standing at 5.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, ADP's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 6.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ADP.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ADP 2023-12-29 5.2 27.6 27.4 20.4
ADP 2023-12-28 5.2 27.5 27.4 20.3
ADP 2023-12-27 5.2 27.4 27.3 20.2
ADP 2023-12-26 5.2 27.5 27.4 20.3
ADP 2023-12-22 5.2 27.4 27.2 20.2
ADP 2023-12-21 5.1 27.1 27.0 20.0

ADP Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 9.49%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 13.09%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -43.08%.
Over the past 52 months, ADP's revenue has gone up $3,677,100,000.

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
2022-12-31 17,247.3 3,501.7 3,146.1
2022-09-30 16,881.7 3,695.7 3,027.4
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

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)

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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Yahoo | December 27, 2023

ADP to Announce Second Quarter Fiscal 2024 Financial Results on January 31, 2024

ADP (Nasdaq: ADP), a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, is scheduled to release its financial results for the second fiscal quarter ending December 31, 2023 before the opening of the Nasdaq on Wednesday, January 31, 2024.

Yahoo | December 20, 2023

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ADP Price Returns

1-mo 6.44%
3-mo 10.33%
6-mo -0.20%
1-year 15.98%
3-year 53.37%
5-year 82.32%
YTD 7.87%
2023 -0.25%
2022 -1.29%
2021 42.60%
2020 5.86%
2019 32.71%

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