Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP) Pops 2.77% for January 14

Equities Staff |

One of the S&P 500’s big winners for Thursday January 14 was Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP) as the company’s stock climbed 2.77% to $79.48 on volume of 1.54 million shares.

The stock opened at $77.60 and saw an intraday low of $77.50 and an intraday high of $79.49. All told, the day saw a per-share gain of $2.14. The stock’s average daily volume of 1.78 million and 461.21 million shares outstanding. Automatic Data Processing Inc. now has a 50-day SMA is $84.80 and 200-day SMA is $82.80, and it has a 52-week high of $90.67 and a 52-week low of $64.29.

Automatic Data Processing Inc is the provider of technology-based outsourcing solutions to employers and vehicle retailers and manufacturers.

Based out of Roseland, NJ, Automatic Data Processing Inc. has 55,000 employees and, after today’s trading, reached a market cap of $36.66 billion. The stock’s P/E Ratio is 25.1. Its P/S ratio is 4.39, P/B ratio is 7.92, and P/FCF ratio is 66.8.

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