Tredje AP fonden Increases Holdings in Automatic Data Processing (NYSE:ADP)

Mae Love
November 15, 2017

To answer this question, we will compare the two companies across various metrics including growth, profitability, risk, return, dividends, and valuation. About 942,584 shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 134.23% the S&P500. Haverford Tru holds 0.64% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) for 288,295 shares. It closed at $111.53 lastly. It has underperformed by 0.87% the S&P500. Twelve equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 58% are positive. Automatic Data Processing has a 12-month low of $90.90 and a 12-month high of $121.77. Automatic Data Processing has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $99.44. Zacks Investment Research raised Automatic Data Processing from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $128.00 price target for the company in a research note on Monday, October 16th. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Underweight" on Thursday, August 3. Benchmark maintained it with "Buy" rating and $18000 target in Wednesday, August 2 report. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, July 18. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 10th will be given a dividend of $0.57 per share.

The price-to-book ratio of 12.43 for Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

The forward P/E of Automatic Data Processing, Inc.is at 25.75 signifying the uses of estimated net earnings over the next 12 months. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Outperform". RBC Capital Markets maintained Exfo Inc (NASDAQ:EXFO) on Friday, June 30 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Argus Research given on Thursday, August 3.

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Since May 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $4.94 million activity. (ADP) is a provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions to employers, offering solutions to businesses of various sizes. Its down 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 62 investors sold ADP shares while 426 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 304 raised stakes. 355.68 million shares or 2.28% more from 347.76 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Armbruster Capital Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Automatic Data Processing by 2.5% in the second quarter. Gardiner Nancy B lifted its holdings in Automatic Data Processing by 8.8% during the second quarter. Tudor Inv Et Al reported 8,944 shares. Scott Selber reported 3,200 shares. It also demonstrates a stable dividend policy for Automatic Data Processing, Inc. connected to the long-run, with viable earnings. M&T National Bank & Trust has invested 0% of its portfolio in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT). Automatic Data Processing, Inc.'s ROA is rolling at 4.50%, following the ROI of 29.00%. The stock rose 0.46% or $0.51 reaching $112.04 per share. Gateway Invest Advisers Lc stated it has 0.32% in Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP). Sun Life holds 0.01% or 1,165 shares in its portfolio. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 11,849 shares in its portfolio. Ballentine Prns Ltd Liability accumulated 0.07% or 9,838 shares. Capstone Asset stated it has 0.42% in Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP). Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Automatic Data Processing by 2.4% in the 2nd quarter. With the constructive P/E value of Automatic Data Processing, Inc., the investors are able to forecast the positive earnings growth of the company. In terms of efficiency, ADP has an asset turnover ratio of 0.32. The company has grown sales at a 3.20% annual rate over the past five years, putting it in the low growth category. CTXS has better insider activity and sentiment signals. Shares for $2.70 million were sold by WILKE JEFFREY A. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was sold by Blackburn Jeffrey M on Monday, May 15. The results of the trading session contributed to over 3,718,369 shares changing hands. Tiker4's total market worth is $1.78B along with 499.10M outstanding shares. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Tuesday, May 30. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 31 by Needham. The rating was downgraded by William Blair to "Market Perform" on Friday, July 21. The rating was initiated by Compass Point on Friday, April 15 with "Sell". Canaccord Genuity maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLDX) earned "Buy" rating by H.C. Wainwright on Tuesday, August 1.

Several analysts have issued reports on ADP shares. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 29 by Robert W. Baird. Its up 0.05, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. Chemung Canal invested in 13,637 shares. 153 funds opened positions while 670 raised stakes. Moreover, Riverbridge Prtnrs Lc has 0.95% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. Regal Advsr Ltd Liability Co stated it has 0.13% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 503,661 shares. Richard Bernstein Advisors Ltd Com holds 76,106 shares. Columbia Pacific Advsrs Ltd reported 325 shares stake. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Personal Capital Advisors Corp invested in 39,465 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale invested in 1.24% or 157,789 shares. Credit Suisse Ag reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Steel Dynamics Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) was reduced too. The Connecticut-based Cardinal Capital Management Llc Ct has invested 0.05% in the stock. Jacobs And Company Ca reported 31,644 shares.

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