Is Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) a Good Investment?

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) for the period of 9-Day stands at 94.86% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 93.57%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indictor of a certain security, currently Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Buy”.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) opened the session at $43.85 and after going up 0.57% closed at $44.09. The stock gained 0.24 points in the last trade.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $43.65 and $44.26 during the previous active session. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) traded with the volume of 3.22 Million with average volume of 3.04 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.11 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.59 and 70.08 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) is at 2.3% and the shares outstanding are 557.52 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) stands at 2.9% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 18.6 while Forward P/E shows the value of 15.28.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 0. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.39 and 1.45 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 36.69 and 16.33 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) stands at 0.9 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.6.

Return on Assets ROA of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) is at 3.5% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) stand at 8% and 4.4% respectively.

The payout ratio of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) stands at 52%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 3.04% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 5.81%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 3.89% while six month performance of the shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) remained bearish with the count of -1.69%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) remained mix at 4.9% and -3.42% respectively.