Investors Catching Stocks: FTD Companies, Inc.(NASDAQ:FTD): Automatic Data Processing, Inc.(NASDAQ:ADP)


Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) will report its next earnings on Jul 31 BMO. The company reported the earnings of $1.14/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $1.13/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.01/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 0.9%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Automatic Data Processing, Inc. and for the current quarter 18 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $1.34/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $1.29/share and a High Estimate of $1.41/share.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for ADP to be 11.7%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 12.69%. For the next 5 years, Automatic Data Processing, Inc. is expecting Growth of 13.04% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 13.03% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Automatic Data Processing, Inc., where 2 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 0 analysts have given a Buy signal, 1 said it’s a HOLD, and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Automatic Data Processing, Inc. might touch $195 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $180 and $165 respectively.

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. closed its last trading session at $157.77 with the gain of 1%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 69.44 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $174.50 and 52-week low of $121.40. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -3.89% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -4% and 2.53% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on 09/06/19 and 52-Week Low on 12/26/18.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.88 and Average Volume (3 months) is 2.12 million. The company’s P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 30.4 and Forward P/E ratio of 22.92.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 5.5%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 45.7%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 31.2%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Automatic Data Processing, Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -0.66%, where Monthly Performance is -5.08%, Quarterly performance is -6.05%, 6 Months performance is 2.58% and yearly performance percentage is 7.99%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 21.53%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 1.34% and Monthly Volatility of 1.77%.