During the recent session, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM)’s traded shares were 1.04 million, with the beta value of the company hitting 0.76. At the last check today, the stock’s price was $85.61, reflecting an intraday gain of 1.39% or $1.17. The 52-week high for the ADM share is $98.88, that puts it down -15.5 from that peak though still a striking 33.52% gain since the share price plummeted to a 52-week low of $56.91. The company’s market capitalization is $47.35B, and the average intraday trading volume over the past 10 days was 3.82 million shares, and the average trade volume was 4.15 million shares over the past three months.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) received a consensus recommendation of an Overweight from analysts. That translates to a mean rating of 1.90. ADM has a Sell rating from 0 analyst(s) out of 15 analysts who have looked at this stock. 8 analyst(s) recommend to Hold the stock while 2 suggest Overweight, and 4 recommend a Buy rating for it. 1 analyst(s) has rated the stock Underweight. Company’s earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter are expected to be $1.23.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) trade information
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) registered a 1.39% upside in the last session and has traded in the red over the past 5 sessions. The stock spiked 1.39% in intraday trading to $85.61 this Thursday, 05/12/22, hitting a weekly high. The stock’s 5-day price performance is -5.56%, and it has moved by -11.18% in 30 days. Based on these gigs, the overall price performance for the year is 25.77%. The short interest in Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) is 4.33 million shares and it means that shorts have 1.93 day(s) to cover.
The consensus price target of analysts on Wall Street is $100.45, which implies an increase of 14.77% to the stock’s current value. The extremes of the forecast give a target low and a target high price of $92.00 and $111.00 respectively. As a result, ADM is trading at a discount of -29.66% off the target high and -7.46% off the low.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) estimates and forecasts
Statistics show that Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has outperformed its competitors in share price, compared to the industry in which it operates. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) shares have gone up 29.13% during the last six months, with a year-to-date growth rate more than the industry average at 15.41% against 12.00. Yet analysts are ramping up their growth forecast for the fiscal year 2022. Revenue is predicted to grow 1.70% this quarter and then drop -14.40% in the quarter after that. In the rating firms’ projections, revenue will increase 28.40% compared to the previous financial year.
Revenue for the current quarter is expected to be $20.17 billion as predicted by 11 analyst(s). Meanwhile, a consensus of 6 analyst(s) estimates revenue growth to $18.81 billion by the end of Mar 2022. As per earnings report from last fiscal year’s results, sales for the corresponding quarters totaled $17.98 billion and $18.89 billion respectively. In this case, analysts expect current quarter sales to grow by 12.20% and then drop by -0.40% in the coming quarter.
An analysis of the company’s performance over the past 5 years shows that the company’s earnings grew an estimated 17.20%. While earnings are projected to return 52.50% in 2022, the next five years will return 7.35% per annum.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is due to release its next quarterly earnings between April 25 and April 29. However, it is important to remember that the dividend yield ratio is merely an indicator meant to only serve as guidance. Investors should also take the other fundamental and operational aspects into account before investing in the stock. The forward dividend ratio for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is 1.60, with the dividend yield indicating at 1.89 percent, continuing the trend of increasing dividends in recent years. The average dividend yield of the company for the last 5 years is 2.97%.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM)’s Major holders
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company insiders own 0.45% of total outstanding shares while institutional holders control 81.12%, with the float percentage being 81.49%. Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) is the largest shareholder of the company, while 1,233 institutions own stock in it. As of Sep 29, 2021, the company held over 57.93 million shares (or 10.35% of all shares), a total value of $3.48 billion in shares.
The next largest institutional holding, with 46.8 million shares, is of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co’s that is approximately 8.36% of outstanding shares. At the market price on Sep 29, 2021, these shares were valued at $2.81 billion.
Also, the Mutual Funds coming in first place with the largest holdings of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) shares are Washington Mutual Investors Fund and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund. Data provided on Oct 30, 2021 indicates that Washington Mutual Investors Fund owns about 15.82 million shares. This amounts to just over 2.83 percent of the company’s overall shares, with a $1.02 billion market value. The same data shows that the other fund manager holds slightly less at 15.8 million, or about 2.82% of the stock, which is worth about $947.95 million.