Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) Stake Lifted by OppenheimerFunds Inc

Thursday, 29 Mar, 2018

Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 27,399 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,179,105.97. The stock increased 0.12% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $112.4. Capital International Sarl who had been investing in Johnson And Johnson for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $343.43 billion market cap company. (NASDAQ:ADP) shares are gapping higher 0.34% pre-market with a price of $112.11 on the stock. About 3.80 million shares traded. (NASDAQ:ADP) has risen 9.09% since March 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.15% the S&P500.

Valuations and Returns for Automatic Data Processing, Inc. Sustainable Growth Advisers Ltd Partnership accumulated 1.26M shares or 1.73% of the stock. The institutional investor held 11.87 million shares of the restaurants company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $681.88 million, up from 11.75M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Page Arthur B who had been investing in Automatic Data Processing for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $50.91B market cap company. Investors will be keeping a close eye on the stock during this session to see if the upward trend will remain throughout the day. About 190,733 shares traded.

Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) has declined 11.17% since March 28, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 0.87% the S&P500. On Tuesday, January 2 Weinstein Donald sold $263,968 worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) now has a Weekly Volatility of 3.04% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 2.20% percent. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Automatic Data Processing will post 4.14 EPS for the current fiscal year. D's profit will be $671.08M for 16.80 P/E if the $1.03 EPS becomes a reality.

The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $0.99/share.

Since December 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 26 selling transactions for $43.49 million activity.

In related news, CEO Carlos A. Rodriguez sold 69,899 shares of Automatic Data Processing stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 15th. Shares for $659,979 were sold by JONES JOHN P III on Tuesday, January 2. Citigroup maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. Hemenway Trust Company Llc acquired 2,617 shares as Automatic Data Processing (ADP)'s stock declined 3.95%. On Tuesday, January 2 the insider Bonarti Michael A sold $452,517. Given the importance of identifying companies that will ensure earnings per share at a high rate, we later obsession to umpire how to determine which companies will achieve high amassing standards.

Among 19 analysts covering Automatic Data (NASDAQ:ADP), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. This is according to the analysts polled by Thomson Reuters which have recently published research reports on the firm. Eleven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The institutional investor held 109,164 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.59M, up from 333 at the end of the previous reported quarter. JMP Securities maintained the stock with "Market Perform" rating in Thursday, August 18 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Hold" rating and $108.0 target in Tuesday, October 3 report. The company was maintained on Monday, January 30 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 28 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Dominion Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 7 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, January 25. (NASDAQ:ADP) on Friday, July 28 with "Outperform" rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.09, from 0.77 in 2017Q2.

WARNING: "Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Holdings Increased by HM Payson & Co." was posted by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. 113 funds opened positions while 282 raised stakes. Earnest Partners LLC now owns 157,158 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $16,102,000 after purchasing an additional 1,564 shares during the period.

In recent trading day Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

Analysts await Automatic Data Processing, Inc. Barclays Capital initiated the shares of ADP in report on Tuesday, December 20 with "Overweight" rating. $259,156 worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. Brown Advisory Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 61,840 shares. Tudor Inv Corporation Et Al holds 9,907 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio.

Only a net 6 percent of those surveyed think equities will be higher in one year; the share was above 30 as recently as January. Moneta Group Inv Advsrs Ltd Liability Com stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. DRLDF's SI was 1.78 million shares in March as released by FINRA. (NASDAQ:ADP). Stralem invested 0.17% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. Investors use this ratio to decide what multiple of earnings a share is worth. Girard Ptnrs Limited holds 0.23% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

Investors sentiment decreased to 2.27 in 2017 Q3. Koshinski Asset Mgmt reported 2,429 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. The insider Seabrooke Christopher Stefan bought 70,935 shares worth $756,876. 86 funds opened positions while 336 raised stakes. 25,500 are owned by Fincl Bank Of America De. Maryland Cap Mgmt accumulated 19,550 shares. Fmr Ltd Liability reported 593,255 shares. North Star Mngmt Corp invested in 0.01% or 470 shares. 168,677 are owned by Credit Suisse Ag. Pacad Investment holds 6,100 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Moreover, Wells Fargo Mn has 0% invested in Global Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE:CO).

Lenox Wealth Advisors Inc, which manages about $648.86 million and $357.31M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Xtrackers Msci Eafe Hdgd Eqy Etf (DBEF) by 362,254 shares to 1.51 million shares, valued at $47.92 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Lucus Ltd Liability has invested 0.51% in Global Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE:CO). Patten Gp reported 448 shares. Mcgowan Gru Asset Mgmt, a Texas-based fund reported 3,508 shares. Archford Capital Strategies Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.67% or 3,512 shares.

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