Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) is -1.07% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $28.92 and a high of $52.05 in the current 52-week trading range. The ADM stock was last observed hovering at around $50.41 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.54% off its average median price target of $55.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 16.88% off the consensus price target high of $60.00 offered by 13 analysts, but current levels are -8.41% lower than the price target low of $46.00 for the same period.
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Currently trading at $49.87, the stock is 0.49% and 0.58% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 3.08 million and changing -1.07% at the moment leaves the stock 15.76% off its SMA200. ADM registered 8.37% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 25.71%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $49.68 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $46.19.
The stock witnessed a 0.77% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 6.70%, and is 0.87% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 1.83% over the week and 1.86% over the month.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) has around 38100 employees, a market worth around $27.47B and $62.71B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 17.18 and Fwd P/E is 13.75. Profit margin for the company is 2.50%. Distance from 52-week low is 72.44% and -4.19% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (4.20%).
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) is a “Overweight”. 13 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 1.70, where 3 rate it as a Hold and 1 think it is a “Overweight”. 9 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is expected to release its quarterly report on 05/04/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $1.06 with sales reaching $16.92B over the same period.The EPS is expected to shrink by -19.90% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -2.00% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to grow 3.60% in year-over-year returns.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) Top Institutional Holders
1,071 institutions hold shares in Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), with 2.16M shares held by insiders accounting for 0.39% while institutional investors hold 82.45% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 561.00M, and float is at 554.20M with Short Float at 0.85%. Institutions hold 82.13% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with over 53.11 million shares valued at $2.47 billion. The investor’s holdings represent 9.54% of the ADM Shares outstanding. As of Sep 29, 2020, the second largest holder is State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co with 51.21 million shares valued at $2.38 billion to account for 9.20% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Blackrock Inc. which holds 37.19 million shares representing 6.68% and valued at over $1.73 billion, while State Street Corporation holds 6.20% of the shares totaling 34.51 million with a market value of $1.6 billion.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) Insider Activity
The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Taets Joseph D., the company’s Senior Vice President. SEC filings show that Taets Joseph D. sold 30,000 shares of the company’s common stock on Nov 16 at a price of $50.15 per share for a total of $1.5 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 0.19 million shares.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Nov 09 that Stott John P (Group VP, Finance & Controller) sold a total of 15,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Nov 09 and was made at $50.09 per share for $0.75 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 33714.0 shares of the ADM stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on Oct 22, Taets Joseph D. (Senior Vice President) disposed off 1,661 shares at an average price of $51.48 for $85507.0. The insider now directly holds 220,554 shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM).
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN) that is trading -29.90% down over the past 12 months. Short interest in the company’s stock has risen 3.2% from the last report on Nov 12, 2020 to stand at a total of 4.54 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 2.09.