News headlines about Archer-Daniels-Midland (NYSE:ADM) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Archer-Daniels-Midland earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 45.9510418008409 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Stocks Cheering Investors with Mouthwatering Facts: Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM), CME Group Inc … – Investing News Update (investingbizz.com)
- Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) Turns Into Lucrative Security on 2.30% Insider Ownership And Amkor … – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
- Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday (americanbankingnews.com)
- Vale SA (VALE) Mix Thrust In Focus with, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) – Investing News Update (investingbizz.com)
- Early Moves to Watch: Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Monness Crespi & Hardt assumed coverage on shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland in a report on Tuesday. They issued a “sell” rating and a $38.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. Citigroup Inc. downgraded shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $42.25 to $45.00 in a report on Thursday, September 28th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $42.00 target price on shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Sunday, October 1st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Archer-Daniels-Midland currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $42.86.
Archer-Daniels-Midland (NYSE ADM) opened at 43.73 on Wednesday. The company’s 50 day moving average is $43.20 and its 200-day moving average is $42.53. Archer-Daniels-Midland has a 1-year low of $40.22 and a 1-year high of $47.88. The stock has a market capitalization of $24.60 billion, a PE ratio of 18.49 and a beta of 1.12.
Archer-Daniels-Midland (NYSE:ADM) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 1st. The company reported $0.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.05. Archer-Daniels-Midland had a net margin of 2.22% and a return on equity of 8.40%. The firm had revenue of $14.94 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $15.86 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.41 earnings per share. Archer-Daniels-Midland’s revenue was down 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts forecast that Archer-Daniels-Midland will post $2.50 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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