Media stories about Archer Daniels Midland (NYSE:ADM) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Archer Daniels Midland earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.287070281942 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- What’s Happening With These Consumer Goods Stocks? — Dean Foods, Archer-Daniels-Midland, Adecoagro, and … – PR Newswire (press release) (prnewswire.com)
- Only Buy Archer Daniels If You Have A Long-Term Horizon And Can Stomach Some Volatility – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
- Critical Review: Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and MGP Ingredients (MGPI) (americanbankingnews.com)
- UPDATE 1-Brazil’s Anec sees more corn exports, 2017 still tough for traders (ADM) (markets.businessinsider.com)
Several research firms have recently weighed in on ADM. TheStreet cut shares of Archer Daniels Midland from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $47.00 price target on shares of Archer Daniels Midland in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. BMO Capital Markets dropped their price target on shares of Archer Daniels Midland from $41.00 to $36.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Monness Crespi & Hardt lowered their price objective on shares of Archer Daniels Midland from $38.00 to $37.00 and set a “sell” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $39.00 price objective on shares of Archer Daniels Midland and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $42.22.
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) traded down $0.07 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $39.07. 2,453,351 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,013,930. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a current ratio of 1.61 and a quick ratio of 0.91. The stock has a market cap of $21,890.00, a PE ratio of 16.51 and a beta of 1.10. Archer Daniels Midland has a 1 year low of $38.59 and a 1 year high of $47.44.
Archer Daniels Midland (NYSE:ADM) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.55 by ($0.10). Archer Daniels Midland had a net margin of 2.01% and a return on equity of 7.86%. The business had revenue of $14.83 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $16 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.59 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 6.3% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Archer Daniels Midland will post 2.35 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 16th will be given a $0.32 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 15th. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.28%. Archer Daniels Midland’s dividend payout ratio is presently 60.09%.
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