Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 2 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. 1 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 4 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 8 research analysts is 2.63, which indicates as a Hold.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) : The highest short term price target forecast on Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) is $50 and the lowest target price is $33. A total of 6 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $42.5 with a standard deviation of $6.8.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM): The stock opened at $44.40 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $44.43 for the day. The stock traded down to $43.74 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $43.93 with a loss of -0.86% for the day. The stock had closed at $44.31 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 2,284,259 shares.
In a related news, The officer (Senior Vice President), of Archer Daniels Midland Co, D Ambrose Michael had unloaded 41,525 shares at $45 per share in a transaction on July 29, 2016. The total value of transaction was $1,868,625. The Insider information was revealed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is a processor of oilseeds, corn, wheat, cocoa, and other agricultural commodities and manufactures protein meal, vegetable oil, corn sweeteners, flour, biodiesel, ethanol, and other value-added food and feed ingredients. The Companys segments include Oilseeds Processing, Corn Processing, Agricultural Services and Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients. The Corn Processing segment is engaged in corn wet milling and dry milling activities. The Agricultural Services segment utilizes its United States grain elevator , global transportation network and port operations to buy, store, clean and transport agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice and barley, and resells these commodities primarily as food and feed ingredients and as raw materials for the agricultural processing industry. Wild Flavors products include flavors, colors, sweeteners and health ingredients, as well as ready-to-market concepts and complete solutions.