Automatic Data Processing Inc

Staffing & Employment Services

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$91.69 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$17.25 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$7.45 billion
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Company Profile

Automatic Data Processing Inc had its IPO on 1983-04-06 under the ticker symbol ADP.

The company operates in the Industrials sector and Staffing & Employment Services industry. Automatic Data Processing Inc has a staff strength of 60,000 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Automatic Data Processing Inc opened at $216.3 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-03-19.

The stocks traded within a range of $212.58 - $217.03, and closed at $213.22.

This is a -1.2% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 8,927,500 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Automatic Data Processing Inc have slipped by -2.63%.

Automatic Data Processing Inc's Key Ratios

Automatic Data Processing Inc has a market cap of $91.69 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 41.874 and a price to sales ratio of 6.1135.

In the last 12-months Automatic Data Processing Inc’s revenue was $17.25 billion with a gross profit of $7.45 billion and an EBITDA of $4.69 billion. The EBITDA ratio measures Automatic Data Processing Inc's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Automatic Data Processing Inc’s operating margin was 24.12% while its return on assets stood at 4.58% with a return of equity of 78.3%.

In Q4, Automatic Data Processing Inc’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 18.2% while revenue growth was a positive 9.1%.

Automatic Data Processing Inc’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $7.71 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 31.9489 and a PEG multiple of 2.947. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Automatic Data Processing Inc’s profitability.

Automatic Data Processing Inc stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 6.7227 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 24.2217. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 6.1135.

Automatic Data Processing Inc stock pays annual dividends of $4.37 per share, indicating a yield of 2.28% and a payout ratio of 60.82%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$54.45 billion
Total Liabilities
$46.81 billion
Operating Cash Flow
$108.20 million
Capital Expenditure
$141.80 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Automatic Data Processing Inc ended 2023 with $54.45 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $54.45 billion while shareholder equity stood at $2.99 billion.

Automatic Data Processing Inc ended 2023 with $66.80 million in deferred long-term liabilities, $46.81 billion in other current liabilities, 63900000.00 in common stock, $21.33 billion in retained earnings and $2.32 billion in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $1.35 billion and cash and short-term investments were $1.35 billion. The company’s total short-term debt was $0 while long-term debt stood at $2.99 billion.

Automatic Data Processing Inc’s total current assets stands at $46.14 billion while long-term investments were $7.70 million and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $3.16 billion compared to accounts payable of $85.30 million and inventory worth $0.

In 2023, Automatic Data Processing Inc's operating cash flow was $108.20 million while its capital expenditure stood at $141.80 million.

Comparatively, Automatic Data Processing Inc paid $0.61 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

Automatic Data Processing Inc stock is currently trading at $213.22 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $274.92 and a 52-week low of $274.92. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $247.81.

Its 50-day moving average was $225.79 and 200-day moving average was $231.89 The short ratio stood at 2.03 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 11.4% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 8373.2% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Automatic Data Processing Inc

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Automatic Data Processing Inc is ADP

The IPO of Automatic Data Processing Inc took place on 1983-04-06

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Automatic Data Processing, Inc. provides cloud-based human capital management solutions worldwide. It operates in two segments, Employer Services and Professional Employer Organization (PEO). The Employer Services segment offers strategic, cloud-based platforms, and human resources (HR) outsourcing solutions. Its offerings include payroll, benefits administration, talent management, HR management, workforce management, insurance, retirement, and compliance services, as well as integrated HCM solutions. The PEO Services segment provides HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses through a co-employment model. This segment offers benefits package, protection and compliance, talent engagement, expertise, comprehensive outsourcing, and recruitment process outsourcing services. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Roseland, New Jersey.


One ADP Boulevard, Roseland, NJ, United States, 07068