Automatic Data Proc. (ADP) dividend stock





  • Yield

     2.10%
  • Dividend

     2.28
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     11.0%
  • Dividend increased

     41 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     59%
  • Dividend pay date

     10/1/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     9/7/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     42 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -16.0%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     19 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     13.1
  • Tweed factor

     -15.2
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
-16.0%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
10.8%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
19.2%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
120.0%
Price change from 52 week high   
-10.7%
Price change from 50 days average   
0.9%
Price change from 200 days average   
4.8%
Price info
Change
0.64 (0.59%)


Last price
108.80 USD


Day range
107.42 - 108.90


Year range
85.48 - 121.77

Financial health
Current ratio
1.10


Debt/equity ratio
47.43


Cash
2.82B


Debt
1.99B


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
28.26


Price/book (P/B)
12.10


Forward price/earning (P/E)
25.60


Price/sales (P/S)
3.88


PEG
2.70


Market cap
48.35B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.8040,1.0130,1.1530
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
19.8%
2.0400,2.3400,2.6300
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
13.5%
10 year history
0.8040,1.0130,1.1530,1.1880,1.2580,1.3800,1.5200,1.6860,1.9600,2.1200
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
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  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
11.4%
2.0400,2.3400,2.6300,2.4000,2.5200,2.8200,2.8900,3.1400,3.0500,3.2200
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
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  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
5.2%
11.2800,9.9700,10.6100,11.1400,12.2500,13.3300,13.6000,13.7800,11.1000,9.1900
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
-2.3%
39.0000,50.0000,48.7000,56.3000,56.4000,54.4000,57.8000,61.4000,57.6000,65.5000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 12
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  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
5.9%
558.0000,527.0000,506.0000,504.0000,498.0000,492.0000,487.0000,483.0000,476.0000,467.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-2.0%
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Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Jack Henry & Associates 25 yrs1.22%21.7%
USA   Microsoft 15 yrs2.29%16.2%
United Kingdom   BRADY 10 yrs2.68%5.7%
USA   Iron Mountain 8 yrs5.48%17.3%
Company profile
Empoloyees
55,000


Sector


Website


Automatic Data Processing, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides business process outsourcing services worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Employer Services and Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Services. The Employer Services segment offers a range of business outs...
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Address:
One ADP Boulevard, Roseland, NJ, 07068

Phone:
+1 973 974-5000
The dividend of Automatic Data Proc. is 2.28 USD and based on a stock price of 108.80, the yield is 2.10%. The company has increased the dividend for 41 years. The payout ratio of ADP is 59%, based on an EPS of 3.85 and a dividend of 2.28. The dividend payback period is 19 years, assuming the dividend growth stays the same. They have increased their dividend by 11.0% on average in the last 5 years. 9/7/2017 is the ex-dividend date for Automatic Data Proc., while 10/1/2017 is the dividend pay date. It was founded in 1949 and is a US company with 55,000 employees. They are in the technology sector and the business software & services industry. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 2.6 out of 5 stars.






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