Archer Daniels Midland Co (NYSE:ADM) declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 5th, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 19th will be given a dividend of 0.35 per share on Tuesday, March 12th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.35%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 15th. This is an increase from Archer Daniels Midland’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.34.
Archer Daniels Midland has increased its dividend by an average of 6.2% per year over the last three years and has increased its dividend every year for the last 43 years. Archer Daniels Midland has a dividend payout ratio of 40.8% meaning its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. Equities analysts expect Archer Daniels Midland to earn $3.70 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $1.40 annual dividend with an expected future payout ratio of 37.8%.
NYSE ADM opened at $41.76 on Friday. Archer Daniels Midland has a 52 week low of $39.16 and a 52 week high of $52.06. The company has a quick ratio of 0.94, a current ratio of 87.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44. The stock has a market capitalization of $23.41 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.93 and a beta of 0.98.
In related news, Director Donald E. Felsinger acquired 60,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 7th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $41.80 per share, for a total transaction of $2,508,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Company insiders own 0.94% of the company’s stock.
ADM has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of Archer Daniels Midland from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.40 target price for the company in a research report on Friday. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Archer Daniels Midland from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday. Credit Suisse Group set a $46.00 target price on shares of Archer Daniels Midland and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 23rd. Finally, Argus upgraded shares of Archer Daniels Midland from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $53.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, November 8th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $49.67.
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About Archer Daniels Midland
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities, products, and ingredients in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Carbohydrate Solutions, Nutrition, Oilseeds, and Origination. The company offers oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and structured trade finance, as well as processes wheat into wheat flour.
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