Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) has been given a $45.00 target price by equities research analysts at Credit Suisse Group in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm presently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Credit Suisse Group’s target price suggests a potential upside of 9.01% from the stock’s previous close.

A number of other brokerages also recently commented on ADM. Stifel Nicolaus reduced their target price on shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland from $46.00 to $45.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, April 4th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 31st. Argus downgraded shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, June 1st. Vetr upgraded shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $46.76 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, May 31st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $41.00 target price on shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $46.08.

Shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland (NYSE:ADM) traded up 0.24% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $41.28. 3,574,485 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $41.56 and a 200-day moving average of $43.63. The stock has a market capitalization of $23.46 billion, a PE ratio of 17.48 and a beta of 1.10. Archer-Daniels-Midland has a 52 week low of $40.22 and a 52 week high of $47.88.

Archer-Daniels-Midland (NYSE:ADM) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 2nd. The company reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $14.99 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $15.15 billion. Archer-Daniels-Midland had a return on equity of 7.88% and a net margin of 2.21%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.42 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts expect that Archer-Daniels-Midland will post $2.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of ADM. Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc. raised its stake in shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland by 3.5% in the second quarter. Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc. now owns 40,990 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,696,000 after buying an additional 1,400 shares in the last quarter. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO raised its stake in shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland by 76.0% in the second quarter. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO now owns 38,551 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,595,000 after buying an additional 16,651 shares in the last quarter. Alpha Windward LLC raised its stake in shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland by 1.0% in the second quarter. Alpha Windward LLC now owns 17,151 shares of the company’s stock worth $710,000 after buying an additional 178 shares in the last quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. raised its stake in shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland by 6.9% in the second quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 13,192 shares of the company’s stock worth $546,000 after buying an additional 850 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System raised its stake in shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland by 0.9% in the second quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 35,400 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,465,000 after buying an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 72.56% of the company’s stock.

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