Thinking of Investing in ADP? What Our Analysts Know.

Automatic Data Processing trades -6.38% away from its average analyst target price of $231.12 per share. The 17 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $180.0 to $275.0, and on average have given Automatic Data Processing a rating of hold.

If you are considering an investment in ADP, you'll want to know the following:

  • Automatic Data Processing's current price is 512.4% above its Graham number of $35.33, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Automatic Data Processing has moved 8.1% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 19.2%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 7.81, Automatic Data Processing has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 27.7 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • ADP has a forward P/E ratio of 24.2 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $8.94 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.97 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Automatic Data Processing is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 24.22 compared to its sector average of 6.23

  • Automatic Data Processing, Inc. provides cloud-based human capital management solutions worldwide.

  • Based in Roseland, the company has 60,000 full time employees and a market cap of $89.39 Billion. Automatic Data Processing currently returns an annual dividend yield of 2.1%.

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