How to buy Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares.

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Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) is a leading farm products business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$62.05 after a previous close of US$62.39. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD61.86 to a high of USD62.965. The latest price was USD62.4 (25 minute delay). Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Archer-Daniels-Midland Company

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ADM. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Archer-Daniels-Midland Company reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$62.39, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company stock price (NYSE:ADM)

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Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-12-02.
OpenUS$62.05
HighUS$62.965
LowUS$61.86
CloseUS$62.4
Previous closeUS$62.39
Change US$0.01
Change % 0.016%
Volume 1,946,409
Information last updated 2021-11-28.
52-week rangeUS$47.4174 - US$68.5102
50-day moving average US$63.7264
200-day moving average US$61.5157
Target priceUS$69.93
PE ratio 17.3326
Dividend yield US$1.47 (2.22%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$4.6292

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Archer-Daniels-Midland Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $62.4

1 week (2021-11-26) -3.11%
1 month (2021-11-03) -3.85%
3 months (2021-09-03) 3.65%
6 months (2021-06-03) -8.57%
1 year (2020-12-03) 25.28%
2 years (2019-12-03) 45.39%
3 years (2018-12-03) 33.22%
5 years (2016-12-02) 41.82%

Is Archer-Daniels-Midland Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing Archer-Daniels-Midland Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's P/E ratio

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 17x. In other words, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares trade at around 17x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's PEG ratio

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.0749. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's EBITDA

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$3.7 billion (£2.8 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company financials

Revenue TTM US$80.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.44%
Gross profit TTM US$4.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.55%
Return on equity TTM 1264.2%
Profit margin 3.26%
Book value 39.301
Market capitalisation US$36 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Archer-Daniels-Midland Company.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 38.16

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's overall score of 38.16 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 75th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's environmental score

Environmental score: 22.41/100

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's environmental score of 22.41 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's social score

Social score: 17.95/100

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's social score of 17.95 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's governance score

Governance score: 7.8/100

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's controversy score

Controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Archer-Daniels-Midland Company hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 38.16
Total ESG percentile 75.48
Environmental score 22.41
Environmental score percentile 7
Social score 17.95
Social score percentile 7
Governance score 7.8
Governance score percentile 7
Level of controversy 3

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company share dividends

30%

Dividend payout ratio: 30.2% of net profits

Recently Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has paid out, on average, around 30.2% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.3% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shareholders could enjoy a 2.3% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's case, that would currently equate to about $1.47 per share.

While Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Archer-Daniels-Midland Company may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's most recent dividend payout was on 7 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 15 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's shares ever split?

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's shares were split on a 105:100 basis on 29 August 2001. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 105 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 4.8% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company shares which in turn could have impacted Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's share price.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$47.4174 up to US$68.5102. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ADM.US volatility(beta: 0.87)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's is 0.8722. This would suggest that Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company overview

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities, products, and ingredients in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Ag Services and Oilseeds, Carbohydrate Solutions, and Nutrition. It procures, stores, cleans, and transports agricultural raw materials, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, and barley. The company also engages in the agricultural commodity and feed product import, export, and distribution; and structured trade finance activities. In addition, it offers vegetable oils and protein meals; ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial customers; crude vegetable oils, salad oils, margarine, shortening, and other food products; and partially refined oils to produce biodiesel and glycols for use in chemicals, paints, and other industrial products. Further, the company provides peanuts, peanut-derived ingredients, and cotton cellulose pulp; sweeteners, corn and wheat starches, syrup, glucose, wheat flour, and dextrose; alcohol and other food and animal feed ingredients; ethyl alcohol and ethanol; corn gluten feed and meal, as well as distillers' grains; and citric acids. Additionally, the company provides natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, and natural health and nutrition products, including probiotics, prebiotics, enzymes, and botanical extracts; and other specialty food and feed ingredients; edible beans; formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and contract and private label pet treats and foods. It also offers futures commission merchant and insurance services. The company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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