Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) appreciated by 0.93% at $41.22. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has 557.71 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 0.64. The volume of ADM witnessed a shift from 2.7 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 2.91 million shares.
In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 2 Buys and 3 Sell among 17 analysts. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) hasconsensus analyst target price is $40.6. That gives us a street projected return of -1.5%. If the published price targets set by Archer-Daniels-Midland Company analysts have any power to influence the stock’s share price, the highest price target set for ADM is $50.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.45 for the September 2017 versus $0.59 in the same quarter last year, representing -24% growth. Analysts had predicted $0.55. Revenue during the quarter was $14.83 billion, representing -6% growth from $15.83 billion in year-ago quarter. The company’s quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as -18% to the downside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates.
On a similar note, analysts expect EPS of $0.71 in December 2017 quarter and $0.6 in March 2018 quarter, representing -5.33% and 0% growth, respectively. They expect this year’s earnings to rise 8.8% year-over-year to $2.35, followed by 17.45% growth in the next year to $2.76.
Shares of Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) traded down -1.07% in the last session while performance was up 41.44% in the last five days. The stock’s last price was higher from the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $38.64 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average price was $41.38. Currently, 279.32 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 274.13 million shares have been available to trade. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.6% while institutional stake was 0%.
Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) has risen 15.88% since then. But since then, those gains have faded by -11.45%. HOLX has risen 6.09% in the 1-month period.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has a beta of 0.95, offering the possibility of a higher rate of return, but also posing more risk. The portion of a company’s profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was $2.64 a share in the trailing twelve months. It last reported revenues of $802.9 million and EPS of $0.5 for the September 2017, representing 10% top-line growth and 0.52 EPS growth.
Looking forward, the company’s quarterly earnings are expected to come at $0.49 in the three months through December 2017 and $0.51 in the quarter ending March 2018, reflecting -5.77% and 2% growth, respectively. For the full year, analysts expect earnings to jump 4.43% yoy to $2.12. Next year this growth will reach 10.85% to attain $2.35.