Investors’ Patience Is Being Tested Right Now By Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP)

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Automatic Data Processing Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ as a member of the Industrials sector and is a part of the Staffing & Employment Services industry. The current market capitalization of Automatic Data Processing Inc. is $101.49B. A total of 1.61 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.63M shares.

In the most recent transaction, KUTAM SREENIVASA sold 368 shares of ADP for 247.01 per share on Mar 04 ’24. After the transaction, the Corp VP now owns 20,319 company shares. In a previous transaction on Mar 01 ’24, Albinson Brock sold 1,170 shares at 249.43 per share. ADP shares that Corp. VP owns now total 4,025.

Among the insiders who sold shares, KUTAM SREENIVASA disposed of 694 shares on Mar 01 ’24 at a per-share price of $249.43. This resulted in the Corp VP holding 20,687 shares of ADP after the transaction. In another insider transaction, DeSilva Joseph sold 1,904 shares at $255.00 per share on Feb 22 ’24. Company shares held by the Corp VP now total 17,179.


It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. Automatic Data Processing Inc. pays an annual dividend of $5.30, resulting in a dividend yield of 2.14%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 27.68. ADP’s most recent ex-dividend date was 6/14/2024 when it declared a $1.40 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 7/1/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 4/1/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 3/7/2024. The ADP stock dividend was $1.40 per share in cash.

Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, ADP has a high of $256.84 and a low of $205.53.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. ADP’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.44B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $3.49B in debt and $55.16B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $11.29, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $3.23B.

Analysts Opinion

It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for ADP is Buy with a score of 3.00.

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