Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM): Trading Report of Tuesday, June 23


Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) changes shares on Tuesday trading session, with a change of -0.17% or -$0.07 shares. The trading starts at $40.50 and closed at $40.00 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $39.925 and day high was $40.50 on Tuesday, June 23. After the session, the Consumer Defensive sector daily volume shifted to 2.22 million while its average volume is 3.16M. In other hand, the ADM market cap reached to $22.37B. While, its current target price is $39.93 according to WSJ.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -2.01% and up 12.86% for month. Its quarterly performance was 23.55% above, while its half year performance is down -12.80%. ADM yearly performance stood at negative -1.96% and fall -13.85% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is 2.10.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. ADM EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 2.76. EPS for this year is -19.90%, while for the next year its value is 3.32. Its EPS Q/Q reached 57.00%. It has an EPS of -6.00% down for past five years and for the next five years will be down -8.80%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on ADM for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 6 of 12 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 1 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 5 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $40.00-$52.00. Average target price for ADM was reached at $46.56.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) and Blackrock Inc. are the top three holders in Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co has 51.21 million shares which valued 1.8 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) owned 46.09 million shares which valued at 1.62 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has a total of 38.6 million shares which valued at 1.36 billion. In the end, Blackrock Inc. have 6.95% shares outstanding of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 0.40% and institutional holding shifted to 79.70%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 2.76. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 10 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.5, while 0.6 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for ADM published in the report was 0.42-0.6 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.6 which is lower than 0.64 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for ADM fall -1.15% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 6.66% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was -0.59%. The moving average value for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) is 39.91 and 37.93 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in ADM stock. On Jun 05, Cuddy Christopher M, Senior Vice President, sold 1,929 trading shares at the cost of $42.76, which valued at 82491.0. On Jun 03, Morris Gregory A, Senior Vice President, sold 3,114 shares at the cost of $40.00, with total shares of 184,330. On May 12, Dufour Pierre, Director, bought 1,070 shares at the cost of 35.20. After this transaction, Dufour Pierre total shares reached to 1,070 which valued at 37664.0.