Now trading at a price of $71.37, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has moved 0.0% so far today.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company returned losses of -25.0% last year, with its stock price reaching a high of $98.28 and a low of $69.31. Over the same period, the stock underperformed the S&P 500 index by -41.0%. As of April 2023, the company's 50-day average price was $76.13. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities, products, and ingredients in the United States, Switzerland, the Cayman Islands, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, the United Kingdom, and internationally. Based in Chicago, IL, the large-cap Consumer Staples company has 40,360 full time employees. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has returned a 2.5% dividend yield over the last 12 months, but this may not be sustainable seen that the company has a choppy cash flow record.
Growing Revenues With Increasing Reinvestment in the Business:
|Net Income (MM)||$1,815||$1,379||$1,782||$2,735||$4,365||$4,161|
|Net Interest Expense (MM)||$364||$402||$339||$265||$396||$558|
|Depreciation & Amort. (MM)||$941||$993||$976||$996||$1,028||$1,035|
|Earnings Per Share||$3.19||$2.44||$3.15||$4.79||$7.71||$7.49|
|Diluted Shares (MM)||567||565||565||566||563||524|
|Free Cash Flow (MM)||-$5,626||-$6,280||-$3,209||$5,426||$2,159||$3,619|
|Capital Expenditures (MM)||$842||$828||$823||$1,169||$1,319||$1,433|
|Net Current Assets (MM)||-$1,200||-$3,367||-$2,337||-$1,460||$252||$466|
|Long Term Debt (MM)||$7,698||$7,672||$7,885||$8,011||$7,735||$8,244|
|Net Debt / EBITDA||3.54||4.82||5.22||3.88||2.75||2.71|
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's financial statements include several red flags such as slimmer gross margins than its peers, weak operating margins with a positive growth rate, and an unconvincing cash flow history. Additionally, the firm has a highly leveraged balance sheet. On the other hand, the company benefits from growing revenues and increasing reinvestment in the business and a strong EPS growth trend.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company Has Attractive P/B and P/E Ratios:
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has a trailing twelve month P/E ratio of 10.6, compared to an average of 24.36 for the Consumer Staples sector. Based on its EPS guidance of $6.6, the company has a forward P/E ratio of 11.5. The company doesn't provide forward earnings guidance, and the compound average growth rate of its last 6 years of reported EPS is 15.3%. On this basis, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's PEG ratio is 0.69. Using instead the 9.6% weighted average of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's earnings CAGR and the broader market's anticipated 5-year EPS growth rate, the company's PEG ratio is 1.1, which shows that its shares might be fairly priced. Additionally, the market is possibly undervaluing Archer-Daniels-Midland Company in terms of its equity because its P/B ratio is 1.51 whereas the sector average is 4.29.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company Has an Average Rating of Buy:
The 13 analysts following Archer-Daniels-Midland Company have set target prices ranging from $77.0 to $117.0 per share, for an average of $96.62 with a buy rating. As of April 2023, the company is trading -21.2% away from its average target price, indicating that there is an analyst consensus of strong upside potential.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has a very low short interest because 1.0% of the company's shares are sold short. Institutions own 81.0% of the company's shares, and the insider ownership rate stands at 0.67%, suggesting a small amount of insider investors. The largest shareholder is Vanguard Group Inc, whose 12% stake in the company is worth $4,442,844,477.