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Current Performance Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP)

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Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP) trades as part of the Industrials sector and is in the Business Services industry. The company CEO is Automatic Data Processing Inc is a provider of miscellaneous business solutions. Its business includes provision of technology-based outsourcing solutions to employers, vehicle retailers and manufacturers.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The Business Services company showed a previous change of 0.17% with an open at 125.35 and a close of 125.57. It reached an intraday high of 125.86 and a low of 124.88.

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $55.5b with 441.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 433.1mshares. Trading volume reached 2,173,549 shares compared to its average volume of 3,023,011shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Automatic Data Processing Inc. shares returned 5.70% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 10.09%. Over three months, it changed 11.18%. In one year it has changed 32.73% and within that year its 52-week high was 125.93 and its 52-week low was 95.85ADP stock is 31.01% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 113.04 and a 50 day moving average of 116.41. Currently ADP stock is trading 11.08above its 200 day moving average.

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.85 that ended on June 30, 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 32.62. Based on 10 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.85. The TTM EPS is 3.74, which comes to a TTM PE of 33.57.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
Mar 31, 2018:  1.52
Dec 31, 2017:  0.99
Sep 30, 2017:  0.91
Jun 30, 2017:  0.65

The dividend per share is currently 2.76, which is a dividend yield of 2.20%.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 81.30% of institutional ownership.

Short-interest is 5,983,539, which is 1.35% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 1.84This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.84.

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 39.13%, return on assets is 3.62%, profit margin is 12.67%, price-to-sales is 4.24 and price-to-book is 14.09.

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