Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [ADM] Is Currently -0.35 below its 200 Period Moving Avg: What Does This Mean?


Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [NYSE: ADM] traded at a low on 04/26/22, posting a -0.35 loss after which it closed the day’ session at $90.64. The company report on April 26, 2022 that ADM Reports First Quarter Earnings per Share of $1.86, $1.90 on an Adjusted Basis.

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First quarter net earnings and adjusted earnings of about $1.1 billion.

ADM (NYSE: ADM) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2022.

The results of the trading session contributed to over 7079106 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company stands at 4.13% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.75%.

The market cap for ADM stock reached $54.32 billion, with 564.00 million shares outstanding and 559.55 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 4.02M shares, ADM reached a trading volume of 7079106 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 $83.50 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.

BofA Securities have made an estimate for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on April 19, 2022. The new note on the price target was released on April 18, 2022, representing the official price target for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $74, while JP Morgan analysts kept a Neutral rating on ADM stock. On October 12, 2021, analysts increased their price target for ADM shares from 65 to 67.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is set at 2.84, with the Price to Sales ratio for ADM stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.64. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.27, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.57. Price to Free Cash Flow for ADM in the course of the last twelve months was 11.83 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.80.

How has ADM stock performed recently?

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [ADM] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -5.51. With this latest performance, ADM shares dropped by -3.05% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 36.03% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 46.62% 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 47.81, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 39.27, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 52.85 for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [ADM]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 86.54, while it was recorded at 93.61 for the last single week of trading, and 69.88 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 3.20%.

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

There are presently around $40,072 million, or 79.80% 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 $4.26 billion in ADM stocks shares; and CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS, currently with $3.67 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 April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 560 institutional holders increased their position in Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [NYSE:ADM] by around 17,403,579 shares. Additionally, 351 investors decreased positions by around 21,389,238 shares, while 160 investors held positions by with 401,751,023 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 440,543,840 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ADM stock had 189 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,048,249 shares, while 59 institutional investors sold positions of 1,889,797 shares during the same period.