JP Morgan slashes price target on Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [ADM] – find out why.


Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [NYSE: ADM] jumped around 1.53 points on Wednesday, while shares priced at $89.09 at the close of the session, up 1.75%. The company report on March 23, 2022 that Director/PDMR Shareholding.

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Archer-Daniels-Midland Company stock is now 31.81% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. ADM Stock saw the intraday high of $89.53 and lowest of $87.4114 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 87.99, which means current price is +35.73% above from all time high which was touched on 03/23/22.

Compared to the average trading volume of 3.40M shares, ADM reached a trading volume of 7252096 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [ADM]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ADM shares is $74.77 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ADM stock is a recommendation set at 1.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

JP Morgan have made an estimate for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on January 12, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Stephens raised their target price from $65 to $67. The new note on the price target was released on October 12, 2021, representing the official price target for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $55, while Jefferies analysts kept a Hold rating on ADM stock. On April 28, 2021, analysts increased their price target for ADM shares from 60 to 70.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is set at 2.31, with the Price to Sales ratio for ADM stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.59. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.24, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.68. Price to Free Cash Flow for ADM in the course of the last twelve months was 10.88 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.80.

How has ADM stock performed recently?

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [ADM] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 9.38. With this latest performance, ADM shares gained by 16.14% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 51.03% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 59.32% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for ADM stock in for the last two-week period is set at 74.61, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 77.69, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 72.78 for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [ADM]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 77.41, while it was recorded at 86.31 for the last single week of trading, and 66.32 for the last 200 days.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [ADM]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [ADM] shares currently have an operating margin of +5.01 and a Gross Margin at +8.51. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +3.18.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 12.76, with Return on Assets sitting at 5.12.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.80 and a Current Ratio set at 1.50.

Earnings analysis for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [ADM]

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for ADM. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company go to 2.90%.

Insider trade positions for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [ADM]

There are presently around $39,123 million, or 80.40% of ADM stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ADM stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 59,271,969, which is approximately 2.319% of the company’s market cap and around 0.50% of the total institutional ownership; STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE CO, holding 46,796,552 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $4.1 billion in ADM stocks shares; and CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS, currently with $3.53 billion in ADM stock with ownership of nearly 1.723% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Archer-Daniels-Midland Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of January and at the time of the January reporting period, where 552 institutional holders increased their position in Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [NYSE:ADM] by around 18,037,890 shares. Additionally, 324 investors decreased positions by around 20,053,317 shares, while 177 investors held positions by with 408,727,177 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 446,818,384 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ADM stock had 176 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,272,612 shares, while 55 institutional investors sold positions of 1,538,474 shares during the same period.