Automatic Data Processing - ADP Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $242.27
  • Forecasted Upside: -10.24 %
  • Number of Analysts: 6
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$269.90
▲ +1.95 (0.73%)

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Analyst Price Target for ADP

Analyst Price Target is $242.27
▼ -10.24% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Automatic Data Processing in the last 3 months. The average price target is $242.27, with a high forecast of $280.00 and a low forecast of $210.00. The average price target represents a -10.24% upside from the last price of $269.90.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 6 investment analysts is to hold stock in Automatic Data Processing. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 4 sell ratings
6/12/2021
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  • 2 sell ratings
9/10/2021
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12/9/2021
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3/9/2022
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6/7/2022
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9/5/2022
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  • 6 hold ratings
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11/4/2022
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12/4/2022

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/25/2022MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$257.00 ➝ $276.00Low
11/1/2022Robert W. BairdBoost Target$251.00N/A
10/27/2022CowenBoost Target$237.00Low
10/27/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$245.00 ➝ $250.00Low
9/20/2022CowenBoost Target$230.00 ➝ $236.00Low
9/20/2022CowenBoost Target$230.00 ➝ $236.00Low
8/9/2022BarclaysBoost Target$280.00N/A
8/1/2022MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$250.00 ➝ $257.00Low
7/28/2022CowenBoost Target$225.00 ➝ $230.00Low
7/28/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$235.00 ➝ $245.00Low
7/28/2022CowenBoost Target$225.00 ➝ $230.00Low
7/20/2022Wolfe ResearchLower Target$235.00 ➝ $210.00Low
5/2/2022MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$235.00 ➝ $250.00Low
5/2/2022BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$238.00 ➝ $257.00Low
5/2/2022CitigroupBoost Target$212.00 ➝ $230.00Low
4/28/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$203.00 ➝ $234.00Medium
3/11/2022Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$222.00 ➝ $238.00Low
3/9/2022Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$223.00Low
2/14/2022MizuhoLower TargetBuy$245.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
1/27/2022CowenLower Target$235.00 ➝ $213.00Medium
1/27/2022Robert W. BairdLower Target$242.00 ➝ $220.00Medium
1/27/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$235.00 ➝ $225.00Low
1/27/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$235.00 ➝ $203.00Low
12/1/2021CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$220.00 ➝ $238.00High
11/16/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$215.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
11/16/2021Robert W. BairdBoost TargetPositive ➝ Neutral$228.00 ➝ $242.00High
11/2/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$230.00 ➝ $245.00Medium
10/29/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$227.00 ➝ $247.00Low
10/28/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$200.00 ➝ $215.00Low
10/28/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Market Perform$208.00 ➝ $220.00Low
10/28/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$210.00 ➝ $235.00Low
10/27/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetHold$215.00 ➝ $250.00Low
8/17/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$224.00Low
8/16/2021Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$215.00Low
8/10/2021CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$212.00 ➝ $220.00Low
8/2/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$220.00 ➝ $230.00Low
8/2/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$212.00 ➝ $227.00Low
7/29/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$185.00 ➝ $200.00Low
7/29/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$192.00 ➝ $210.00Low
7/28/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetHold$200.00 ➝ $215.00Low
5/27/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$210.00 ➝ $220.00High
5/3/2021CitigroupBoost Target$190.00 ➝ $212.00Low
5/3/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$197.00 ➝ $212.00Medium
4/29/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$171.00 ➝ $185.00Medium
3/24/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetHold$197.00 ➝ $200.00Medium
2/10/2021MizuhoInitiated CoverageBuy$210.00Low
2/1/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$180.00 ➝ $197.00Low
1/29/2021CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$180.00 ➝ $190.00Medium
1/28/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$159.00 ➝ $171.00Low
1/28/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$150.00 ➝ $173.00Low
1/28/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$200.00 ➝ $205.00Low
1/12/2021Evercore ISIDowngradeOutperform ➝ Underperform$197.00 ➝ $143.00High
12/18/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOverweight$200.00High
11/9/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$185.00 ➝ $190.00Medium
11/2/2020BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$145.00 ➝ $180.00Low
10/29/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetPositive ➝ Market Perform$149.00 ➝ $165.00Medium
10/29/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$147.00 ➝ $159.00Medium
10/28/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetHold$135.00 ➝ $168.00Medium
9/21/2020CowenDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$150.00 ➝ $143.00Medium
8/17/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$138.00 ➝ $151.00Low
7/30/2020Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold$155.00 ➝ $142.00Low
7/30/2020Wolfe ResearchDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ UnderperformHigh
7/30/2020CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$148.00 ➝ $144.00High
7/14/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageSell$146.00Medium
6/23/2020CitigroupLower Target$185.00 ➝ $140.00Low
5/18/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$132.00High
4/30/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform$179.00 ➝ $154.00Low
4/30/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$140.00 ➝ $147.00Medium
4/30/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$150.00 ➝ $155.00Medium
4/29/2020WedbushReiterated RatingNeutralMedium
4/29/2020CfraLower TargetHold$176.00 ➝ $161.00Low
4/24/2020CowenLower TargetOutperform$195.00 ➝ $158.00Low
4/15/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral$189.00 ➝ $159.00Medium
4/14/2020CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$185.00 ➝ $140.00High
4/1/2020UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralMedium
3/24/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$145.00 ➝ $137.00High
3/18/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$180.00 ➝ $145.00Low
2/2/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$190.00Medium
1/23/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$174.00 ➝ $180.00Low
1/22/2020Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$212.00Low
1/14/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$170.00 ➝ $185.00Low
1/7/2020Moffett NathansonDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
11/4/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$185.00Low
10/31/2019Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformMedium
9/11/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
9/11/2019CowenInitiated CoverageOutperform$195.00High
8/15/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$150.00 ➝ $174.00Low
8/5/2019BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$180.00 ➝ $190.00Low
8/1/2019Robert W. BairdBoost TargetNeutral$167.00 ➝ $178.00Medium
8/1/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$170.00 ➝ $177.00Medium
7/31/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetHold$176.00Low
5/6/2019BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$168.00 ➝ $180.00Low
5/2/2019CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$147.00 ➝ $162.00Low
4/30/2019Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
11/14/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$168.00High
11/1/2018Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetHold$167.00Low
11/1/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$155.00 ➝ $150.00Low
11/1/2018CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$137.00 ➝ $147.00Low
10/4/2018Moffett NathansonInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$180.00Low
10/1/2018Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold$160.00Low
8/20/2018GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$175.00Low
8/13/2018ArgusBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$145.00 ➝ $150.00Low
8/10/2018Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$160.00Low
7/17/2018Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperformLow
6/13/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$128.00 ➝ $138.00Low
6/13/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$122.00 ➝ $134.00Low
6/13/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$126.00 ➝ $138.00Low
6/13/2018WedbushBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$101.25 ➝ $145.00Low
6/6/2018Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$126.00 ➝ $148.00Low
6/4/2018ArgusBoost TargetBuy$130.00 ➝ $145.00Low
5/4/2018Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$138.00 ➝ $140.00Low
5/3/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$114.00 ➝ $122.00Low
5/3/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$118.00 ➝ $126.00High
4/19/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$118.00Low
4/4/2018Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold ➝ Hold$133.00 ➝ $126.00High
4/2/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$119.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
2/1/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold ➝ NeutralMedium
2/1/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$122.00 ➝ $121.00Low
2/1/2018BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$121.00 ➝ $128.00High
2/1/2018Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$113.00 ➝ $133.00High
1/12/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$110.00 ➝ $118.00Low
12/11/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$116.02 ➝ $135.00Medium
12/5/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
(Data available from 12/4/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.22 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 24 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
5/8/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 22 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
6/7/2022
  • 5 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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7/7/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 24 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
8/6/2022
  • 6 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
9/5/2022
  • 9 very positive mentions
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  • 2 negative mentions
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10/5/2022
  • 11 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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11/4/2022
  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 24 positive mentions
  • 5 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
12/4/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 24 positive mentions
  • 5 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions

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Automatic Data Processing, Inc. provides cloud-based human capital management solutions worldwide. It operates in two segments, Employer Services and Professional Employer Organization (PEO). The Employer Services segment offers strategic, cloud-based platforms, and human resources (HR) outsourcing solutions. Its offerings include payroll, benefits administration, talent management, HR management, workforce management, insurance, retirement, and compliance services, as well as integrated HCM solutions. The PEO Services segment provides HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses through a co-employment model. This segment offers benefits package, protection and compliance, talent engagement, expertise, comprehensive outsourcing, and recruitment process outsourcing services. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Roseland, New Jersey.
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Today's Range

Now: $269.90
Low: $263.11
High: $270.88

50 Day Range

MA: $242.33
Low: $224.11
High: $269.90

52 Week Range

Now: $269.90
Low: $192.26
High: $270.88

Volume

1,806,964 shs

Average Volume

1,530,476 shs

Market Capitalization

$111.96 billion

P/E Ratio

37.33

Dividend Yield

1.54%

Beta

0.83

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Automatic Data Processing?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued reports on Automatic Data Processing in the last year: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Cowen Inc., Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Robert W. Baird, Stifel Nicolaus, StockNews.com, and Wolfe Research.
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What is the current price target for Automatic Data Processing?

11 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Automatic Data Processing in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $242.27, suggesting a possible downside of 10.2%. Barclays PLC has the highest price target set, predicting ADP will reach $280.00 in the next twelve months. Wolfe Research has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $210.00 for Automatic Data Processing in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Automatic Data Processing?

Automatic Data Processing currently has 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in ADP, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with Automatic Data Processing?

Other companies that are similar to Automatic Data Processing include Verisk Analytics, S&P Global, Waste Management, Fiserv and Thomson Reuters. Learn More about companies similar to Automatic Data Processing.

How do I contact Automatic Data Processing's investor relations team?

Automatic Data Processing's physical mailing address is ONE ADP BOULVARD, ROSELAND NJ, 07068. The business services provider's listed phone number is (833) 800-0380 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Automatic Data Processing is www.adp.com. Learn More about contacing Automatic Data Processing investor relations.