NASDAQ:ADP - Automatic Data Processing Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$137.34 -0.16 (-0.12 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$137.34
Today's Range$136.85 - $138.0050
52-Week Range$100.51 - $141.52
Volume1.17 million shs
Average Volume2.30 million shs
Market Capitalization$60.50 billion
P/E Ratio37.12
Dividend Yield2.01%
Automatic Data Processing logoAutomatic Data Processing, Inc. provides business process outsourcing services worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Employer Services and Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Services. The Employer Services segment offers various human resources (HR) business process outsourcing and technology-enabled human capital management solutions. Its offerings include payroll services, benefits administration, talent management, HR management, time and attendance management, insurance, retirement, and tax and compliance services. This segment provides solutions via a software-and service-based delivery model, which businesses of various types and sizes can use to recruit, pay, manage, and retain employees; and serves approximately 570,000 clients via the company's cloud-based strategic software as a service offering. The PEO Services segment offers HR outsourcing solutions through a co-employment model. It offers HR administration services, such as employee recruitment, payroll and tax administration, time and attendance management, benefits administration, employee training and development, online HR management tools, and employee leave administration; and employee benefits that enable eligible worksite employees with access to group health, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) retirement savings plan, health savings accounts, flexible spending accounts, group term life and disability coverage, and employee assistance program. It also provides employer liability management services, including workers' compensation program, unemployment claims management, safety compliance guidance, access to employment practices liability insurance, and guidance on compliance with the U.S. federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. has a strategic relationship with Financial Engines Inc. to offer independent advisory services to employers. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Roseland, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorBusiness Services


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.50
Current Ratio1.05
Quick Ratio1.05


Trailing P/E Ratio37.12
Forward P/E Ratio31.65
P/E Growth2.4

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.38 billion
Price / Sales4.89
Cash Flow$4.6211 per share
Price / Cash29.72
Book Value$8.89 per share
Price / Book15.45


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.70
Net Income$1.73 billion
Net Margins13.60%
Return on Equity45.69%
Return on Assets4.50%


Outstanding Shares440,520,000
Market Cap$60,501.29

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Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Automatic Data Processing's stock symbol?

Automatic Data Processing trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ADP."

How often does Automatic Data Processing pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Automatic Data Processing?

Automatic Data Processing declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 11th. Investors of record on Friday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.69 per share on Sunday, July 1st. This represents a $2.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 7th. This is a boost from Automatic Data Processing's previous quarterly dividend of $0.63. View Automatic Data Processing's Dividend History.

How were Automatic Data Processing's earnings last quarter?

Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The business services provider reported $1.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.44 by $0.08. The business services provider had revenue of $3.69 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.67 billion. Automatic Data Processing had a return on equity of 45.69% and a net margin of 13.60%. The company's revenue was up 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.31 EPS. View Automatic Data Processing's Earnings History.

When is Automatic Data Processing's next earnings date?

Automatic Data Processing is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Automatic Data Processing.

What price target have analysts set for ADP?

16 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Automatic Data Processing's shares. Their predictions range from $95.00 to $148.00. On average, they anticipate Automatic Data Processing's share price to reach $131.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.6%. View Analyst Ratings for Automatic Data Processing.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Automatic Data Processing?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Automatic Data Processing in the last year. There are currently 11 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of Automatic Data Processing's key competitors?

Who are Automatic Data Processing's key executives?

Automatic Data Processing's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Carlos A. Rodriguez, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jan Siegmund, Corp. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Michael Anthony Bonarti, Corp. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 53)
  • Mr. Dermot J. O'Brien, Chief Transformation Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Edward B. Flynn III, Pres of Global Enterprise Solutions (Age 58)

Has Automatic Data Processing been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about ADP stock has trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Automatic Data Processing earned a daily sentiment score of 0.43 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 45.66 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Automatic Data Processing's major shareholders?

Automatic Data Processing's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Park National Corp OH (0.08%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%), Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Abner Herrman & Brock LLC (0.02%) and Handelsbanken Fonder AB (0.02%). Company insiders that own Automatic Data Processing stock include Brock Albinson, Carlos A Rodriguez, Deborah L Dyson, Dermot J O'brien, Donald Weinstein, Edward B Flynn III, Jan Siegmund, John Ayala, John P Jones III, Maria Black, Michael A Bonarti, Michael C Eberhard, Stuart Sackman and Thomas J Perrotti. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Automatic Data Processing.

Which institutional investors are selling Automatic Data Processing stock?

ADP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Handelsbanken Fonder AB, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Rowland & Co. Investment Counsel ADV, Ledyard National Bank, TNB Financial and CHICAGO TRUST Co NA. Company insiders that have sold Automatic Data Processing company stock in the last year include Brock Albinson, Carlos A Rodriguez, Donald Weinstein, Edward B Flynn III, John P Jones III, Maria Black, Michael A Bonarti, Michael C Eberhard, Stuart Sackman and Thomas J Perrotti. View Insider Buying and Selling for Automatic Data Processing.

Which institutional investors are buying Automatic Data Processing stock?

ADP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, DnB Asset Management AS, BLB&B Advisors LLC, Osborn Williams & Donohoe LLC, Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc., Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc. ADV, Pensionfund DSM Netherlands and Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL. View Insider Buying and Selling for Automatic Data Processing.

How do I buy shares of Automatic Data Processing?

Shares of ADP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Automatic Data Processing's stock price today?

One share of ADP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $137.34.

How big of a company is Automatic Data Processing?

Automatic Data Processing has a market capitalization of $60.50 billion and generates $12.38 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $1.73 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.70 on an earnings per share basis. Automatic Data Processing employs 58,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Automatic Data Processing?

Automatic Data Processing's mailing address is ONE ADP BOULVARD, ROSELAND NJ, 07068. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 973-974-5000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ ADP)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  392 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  471 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  863
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Automatic Data Processing and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ADP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ADP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/16/2018 by Staff

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