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ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
8
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ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO, a large-cap value company in the consumer non-durables sector, is expected to significantly outperform the market over the next six months with less than average risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated moderately compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Previous day's closing price for ADM was slightly above its 50-day moving average. Positive

Con

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for ADM. Negative

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: B

The most recent quarterly earnings report was approximately equal to or higher than analysts’ consensus forecast, but not to a degree that is predictive of future returns. Neutral

Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated moderately compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for ADM. Negative

OWNERSHIP
Grade: D

Two or more executives, directors or major shareholders sold a small number of shares recently. Negative

Shares are under heavy accumulation by financial institutions. Positive for large companies like ADM

VALUATION
Grade: C

The price-to-earnings multiple is close to the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Neutral

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly lower than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive/Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like ADM

The ratio of ADM's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is unavailable or inconsistent.

TECHNICAL
Grade: A

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Previous day's closing price for ADM was slightly above its 50-day moving average. Positive

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