Ratios Revealed: Decoding Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM)’s Financial Health

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The closing price of Archer Daniels Midland Co. (NYSE: ADM) was $60.08 for the day, down -2.58% from the previous closing price of $61.67. In other words, the price has decreased by -$2.58 from its previous closing price. On the day, 4.16 million shares were traded. ADM stock price reached its highest trading level at $61.32 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $59.79.


Our analysis of ADM’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 6.13 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 5.63. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.88 and its Current Ratio is at 1.47. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.49 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.40.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Citigroup on February 01, 2024, initiated with a Neutral rating and assigned the stock a target price of $57.

Stifel Downgraded its Buy to Hold on January 22, 2024, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $116 to $56.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jul 26 ’23 when Strader Fruit Molly L sold 1,455 shares for $86.80 per share. The transaction valued at 126,294 led to the insider holds 10,809 shares of the business.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, ADM now has a Market Capitalization of 29705836544 and an Enterprise Value of 40483823616. As of this moment, Archer’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 10.54, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 10.68. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.32 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.30. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.441 whereas that against EBITDA is 8.961.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for ADM is 0.74, which has changed by -0.17461193 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2644323 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, ADM has reached a high of $87.30, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $50.72. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -0.95%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -12.47%.

Shares Statistics:

ADM traded an average of 4.77M shares per day over the past three months and 3856780 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 513.00M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 491.38M. Insiders hold about 0.62% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 81.03% stake in the company. Shares short for ADM as of 1714435200 were 7604122 with a Short Ratio of 1.59, compared to 1711584000 on 8289620. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 7604122 and a Short% of Float of 1.76.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 1.85, ADM has a forward annual dividend rate of 2.35. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.030243585The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.62. The current Payout Ratio is 28.01% for ADM, which recently paid a dividend on 2024-05-15 with an ex-dividend date of 1715731200. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 2001-08-30 when the company split stock in a 105:100 ratio.

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