Thinking About Investing in Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM)? Know This!

Shares of Consumer Staples sector company Archer-Daniels-Midland Company moved 0.9% today, and are now trading at a price of $73.05. The large-cap stock's daily volume was 1,439,937 compared to its average volume of 2,639,139. The S&P 500 index returned a 1.0% performance.

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. The company is based in Chicago and has 40,360 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $38,963,482,624. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 2.4% per year.

13 analysts are following Archer-Daniels-Midland Company and have set target prices ranging from $77.0 to $117.0 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At today's prices, ADM is trading -24.39% away from its average analyst target price of $96.62 per share.

Over the last year, ADM shares have gone down by -23.0%, which represents a difference of -40.0% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $98.28 per share and its 52 week low is $69.31. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has averaged free cash flows of $-651833333.3 over the last 6 years, but they have been increasing at a rate of 8.6%. Although the overall picture is improving, more cautious investors will probably continue to avoid this stock until the business becomes firmly cash positive.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023 5,052,000 1,433,000 3,619,000 67.62
2022 3,478,000 1,319,000 2,159,000 -60.21
2021 6,595,000 1,169,000 5,426,000 269.09
2020 -2,386,000 823,000 -3,209,000 48.9
2019 -5,452,000 828,000 -6,280,000 -11.62
2018 -4,784,000 842,000 -5,626,000
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