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Automatic Data Processing Stock Forecast, Price & News

+3.21 (+1.87 %)
(As of 11/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $175.27
50-Day Range
MA: $158.32
52-Week Range
Now: $175.27
Volume1.41 million shs
Average Volume2.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$75.16 billion
P/E Ratio30.43
Dividend Yield2.12%
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. provides cloud-based human capital management solutions worldwide. It operates through two segments, Employer Services and Professional Employer Organization (PEO). The Employer Services segment offers strategic, cloud-based platforms, and human resources (HR) outsourcing solutions. Its offerings include payroll, benefits administration, talent management, HR management, workforce management, insurance, retirement, and compliance services. The PEO Services segment provides HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses through a co-employment model. This segment offers benefits package, protection and compliance, talent engagement, comprehensive outsourcing, and recruitment process outsourcing services. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Roseland, New Jersey.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.40 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ADP



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.59 billion
Cash Flow$9.54 per share
Book Value$13.55 per share


Net Income$2.47 billion


Market Cap$75.16 billion
Next Earnings Date2/3/2021 (Estimated)
+3.21 (+1.87 %)
(As of 11/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Automatic Data Processing's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Automatic Data Processing's stock was trading at $148.01 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ADP stock has increased by 18.4% and is now trading at $175.27.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 3 sell ratings, 11 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Automatic Data Processing?

Wall Street analysts have given Automatic Data Processing a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Automatic Data Processing wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Automatic Data Processing's next earnings date?

Automatic Data Processing is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021.
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How were Automatic Data Processing's earnings last quarter?

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 28th. The business services provider reported $1.41 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.44. The business services provider earned $3.47 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.29 billion. Automatic Data Processing had a return on equity of 46.13% and a net margin of 17.07%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.34 earnings per share.
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How often does Automatic Data Processing pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Automatic Data Processing?

Automatic Data Processing announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 11th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.93 per share on Friday, January 1st. This represents a $3.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 10th. This is a boost from Automatic Data Processing's previous quarterly dividend of $0.91.
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How will Automatic Data Processing's stock buyback program work?

Automatic Data Processing announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Tuesday, November 12th 2019, which permits the company to buyback $5,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 6.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has Automatic Data Processing issued on next quarter's earnings?

Automatic Data Processing issued an update on its FY21 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.51-5.74 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.00. The company issued revenue guidance of $14.44-14.74 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $14.16 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ADP?

17 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Automatic Data Processing's shares. Their forecasts range from $132.00 to $212.00. On average, they anticipate Automatic Data Processing's share price to reach $161.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.1%.
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Are investors shorting Automatic Data Processing?

Automatic Data Processing saw a decline in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,540,000 shares, a decline of 16.5% from the October 15th total of 5,440,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,100,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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Who are some of Automatic Data Processing's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Automatic Data Processing own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Automatic Data Processing investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), The Procter & Gamble (PG), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), McDonald's (MCD), Walmart (WMT) and The Home Depot (HD).

Who are Automatic Data Processing's key executives?

Automatic Data Processing's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Carlos A. Rodriguez, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 56, Pay $2.34M)
  • Ms. Kathleen A. Winters, Corp. VP & CFO (Age 52, Pay $2.53M)
  • Mr. Donald Weinstein, Corp. VP of Global Product & Technology (Age 51, Pay $912.51k)
  • Ms. Maria Black, Pres of Worldwide Sales & Marketing (Age 46, Pay $906.85k)
  • Mr. John C. Ayala, Pres of Employer Services North America (Age 53, Pay $929.24k)
  • Mr. Brock Albinson, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Vipul Nagrath, Global Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Christian Greyenbuhl, VP of Investor Relation
  • Mr. Michael Anthony Bonarti, Corp. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Douglas W. Politi, Pres of Compliance Solutions (Age 58)

What is Automatic Data Processing's stock symbol?

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

Who are Automatic Data Processing's major shareholders?

Automatic Data Processing's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.22%), State Street Corp (4.35%), Morgan Stanley (3.16%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.59%), UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.63%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.56%). Company insiders that own Automatic Data Processing stock include Brian L Michaud, Brock Albinson, Carlos A Rodriguez, Deborah L Dyson, Dermot J O'brien, Don Mcguire, Donald Weinstein, Douglas W Politi, Jan Siegmund, John Ayala, John P Jones III, Joseph Desilva, Maria Black and Stuart Sackman.
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Which institutional investors are selling Automatic Data Processing stock?

ADP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, BlackRock Inc., DSM Capital Partners LLC, State Street Corp, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, and State of Michigan Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Automatic Data Processing company stock in the last year include Brian L Michaud, Carlos A Rodriguez, Deborah L Dyson, Don Mcguire, Donald Weinstein, John Ayala, and Joseph Desilva.
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Which institutional investors are buying Automatic Data Processing stock?

ADP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Coho Partners Ltd., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Jensen Investment Management Inc., Samlyn Capital LLC, KAMES CAPITAL plc, and AQR Capital Management LLC.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Automatic Data Processing's stock price today?

One share of ADP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $175.27.

How big of a company is Automatic Data Processing?

Automatic Data Processing has a market capitalization of $75.16 billion and generates $14.59 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $2.47 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.92 on an earnings per share basis. Automatic Data Processing employs 58,000 workers across the globe.

What is Automatic Data Processing's official website?

The official website for Automatic Data Processing is www.adp.com.

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]

This page was last updated on 11/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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