Archer Daniels Midland Climbs Off Worst Levels But Remains Firmly Negative

Marco Green
November 1, 2017

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM), at its latest closing price of $42.81, it has a price-to-book ratio of 0.00, compared to an industry average at 0.53. The total value of its holdings increased 0.2%. Solid dividend growth may be one sign of a healthy stock. The 1 year EPS growth rate is -27.40%. Analyst expectation from the stock's 12 analysts is one of positive sentiment, with earnings estimated to expand from current levels of $2.385 to $3.024 over the next couple of years. We can determine whether this level of expected growth is excessive or whether the company continues to go from strength to strength. Archer-Daniels-Midland has a one year low of $39.95 and a one year high of $47.88.

The company's shares fell 2 percent in premarket trading. The stock is now showing its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 3.5 Percent. It is also calculated by a change in gearing or leverage, liquidity, and change in shares in issue.

The M-Score, conceived by accounting professor Messod Beneish, is a model for detecting whether a company has manipulated their earnings numbers or not. The Piotroski F-Score of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) is 6. A score higher than -1.78 is an indicator that the company might be manipulating their numbers. Archer-Daniels-Midland shares last traded at $40.87, with a volume of 8,963,785 shares traded. Value of 25. The Q.i. A lower P/B ratio could mean that the stock is undervalued. The goal of the Q.i. Value is to help identify companies that are the most undervalued. Earnings Yield is calculated by taking the operating income or earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) and dividing it by the Enterprise Value of the company.

The Return on Invested Capital (aka ROIC) for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) is 0.08038. The 50 day moving average was down by -5.57% whereas the 200 day moving average was down $-1.61 or -3.80%. The score ranges from zero to six where a 0 would indicate no evidence of book cooking, and a 6 would indicate a high likelihood.

FCFFree Cash Flow or FCF, may be used to gauge the true profitability of a company. (NYSE:LQ) plunged -0.45% with the closing price of $17.86. The business's revenue was down 6.3% on a year-over-year basis. On the other end, a stock with a score from 0-2 would be viewed as weak.

The current FCF quality score is 1.611164. With this number, a lower ratio is typically preferred. Checking in on some other ratios, the company has a Price to Cash Flow ratio of 7.671933, and a current Price to Earnings ratio of 17.556497. This is calculated by dividing the five year average ROIC by the Standard Deviation of the 5 year ROIC. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has its outstanding Shares of 561.74 Million. At the time of writing, the SMA 50/200 Cross value is 0.99782. A value less than one would indicate that the 50 day moving average is below the 200 day, which may indicate negative share price momentum. Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of La Quinta Holdings Inc. Shares tend to come under increased scrutiny when approaching either of the two marks.

Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) by 14.2% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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