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

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$137.33 +0.27 (+0.20 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$137.06
Today's Range$134.74 - $138.23
52-Week Range$102.46 - $141.52
Volume1.75 million shs
Average Volume2.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$60.57 billion
P/E Ratio37.17
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 Ratio37.17
Forward P/E Ratio31.64
P/E Growth2.41

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.38 billion
Price / Sales4.89
Cash Flow$4.6161 per share
Price / Cash29.75
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$60,571.82

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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 7th. This is a positive change 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The business services provider reported $1.52 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.44 by $0.08. The business services provider earned $3.69 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.67 billion. Automatic Data Processing had a net margin of 13.60% and a return on equity of 45.69%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last 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?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Automatic Data Processing's shares. Their forecasts 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?

17 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 6 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 stories about ADP stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Automatic Data Processing earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.46 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are Automatic Data Processing's major shareholders?

Automatic Data Processing's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Huntington National Bank (0.10%), Hardman Johnston Global Advisors LLC (0.09%), Fred Alger Management Inc. (0.09%), Park National Corp OH (0.08%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%) and Welch & Forbes LLC (0.06%). 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 major investors are selling Automatic Data Processing stock?

ADP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Hartford Investment Management Co., Hardman Johnston Global Advisors LLC, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Heritage Investors Management Corp, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. and Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund. 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 major investors are buying Automatic Data Processing stock?

ADP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fred Alger Management Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Welch & Forbes LLC, Wendell David Associates Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Mycio Wealth Partners LLC and Sabal Trust CO. 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 $137.35.

How big of a company is Automatic Data Processing?

Automatic Data Processing has a market capitalization of $60.57 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:  394 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  471 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  865
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 7/20/2018 by Staff

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