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Automatic Data Processing Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.14 (+0.69 %)
(As of 01/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $165.67
50-Day Range
MA: $170.71
52-Week Range
Now: $165.67
Volume3.47 million shs
Average Volume2.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$71.04 billion
P/E Ratio28.76
Dividend Yield2.26%
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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Overall MarketRank

2.20 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

7th out of 442 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

2nd out of 100 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ADP
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.59 billion
Cash Flow$9.59 per share
Book Value$13.38 per share


Net Income$2.47 billion


Market Cap$71.04 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 01/27/2021 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 Coronavirus?

Automatic Data Processing's stock was trading at $148.01 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ADP stock has increased by 11.9% and is now trading at $165.67.
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Is Automatic Data Processing a buy right now?

17 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Automatic Data Processing in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Automatic Data Processing stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in ADP, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Carlos A. Rodriguez's approval rating as Automatic Data Processing's CEO?

5,336 employees have rated Automatic Data Processing CEO Carlos A. Rodriguez on Glassdoor.com. Carlos A. Rodriguez has an approval rating of 90% among Automatic Data Processing's employees.

How were Automatic Data Processing's earnings last quarter?

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 26th. The business services provider reported $1.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.23. The business services provider had revenue of $3.70 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.57 billion. Automatic Data Processing had a net margin of 17.07% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 46.13%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.52 EPS.
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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, January 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 12th will be given a dividend of $0.93 per share on Thursday, April 1st. This represents a $3.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 11th.
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Is Automatic Data Processing a good dividend stock?

Automatic Data Processing pays an annual dividend of $3.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.26%. Automatic Data Processing has been increasing its dividend for 47 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Automatic Data Processing is 62.84%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Automatic Data Processing will have a dividend payout ratio of 58.49% next year. This indicates that Automatic Data Processing will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Automatic Data Processing's stock buyback program work?

Automatic Data Processing declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, November 12th 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $5,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 6.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally 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 updated its FY21 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.80-6.04 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.63. The company issued revenue guidance of $14.74-15.03 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $14.59 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ADP?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Automatic Data Processing's stock. Their forecasts range from $132.00 to $200.00. On average, they anticipate Automatic Data Processing's stock price to reach $158.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%.
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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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.24%), Coho Partners Ltd. (0.24%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.16%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.12%), KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.11%) and Dearborn Partners LLC (0.08%). 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, Joseph Desilva, Maria Black and Stuart Sackman.
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Which major investors are selling Automatic Data Processing stock?

ADP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, American National Bank, Huntington National Bank, UNIVEST FINANCIAL Corp, Pacer Advisors Inc., and Strategic Blueprint LLC. Company insiders that have sold Automatic Data Processing company stock in the last year include Brian L Michaud, Brock Albinson, Carlos A Rodriguez, Deborah L Dyson, Donald Weinstein, and Joseph Desilva.
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Which major investors are buying Automatic Data Processing stock?

ADP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KAMES CAPITAL plc, Coho Partners Ltd., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Mechanics Bank Trust Department, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Ingalls & Snyder LLC, Bath Savings Trust Co, and Adviser Investments 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 WeBull, 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 $165.67.

How big of a company is Automatic Data Processing?

Automatic Data Processing has a market capitalization of $71.04 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 1/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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