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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.52
ADM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. ADM: 0.52 )
ADM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.52

Equity to Asset 0.46
ADM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. ADM: 0.46 )
ADM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.46

0.36
0.6
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 3.73
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Revenue Growth (%) 12.20
ADM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. ADM: 12.20 )
ADM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -1.2   Max: 35.2
Current: 12.2

-1.2
35.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -6.10
ADM's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. ADM: -6.10 )
ADM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.6   Max: 34.5
Current: -6.1

-7.6
34.5
EPS Growth (%) -12.40
ADM's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. ADM: -12.40 )
ADM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -28   Max: 63.1
Current: -12.4

-28
63.1
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

ADM Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Joel Greenblatt 85,041 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,200 sh (New)
John Hussman 500,000 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 88,388 sh (+23.13%)
Steven Cohen 3,449,307 sh (+13.66%)
Tom Gayner 1,383,800 sh (+2.48%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 15,500 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 24,332 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 7,483,600 sh (unchged)
John Buckingham 189,832 sh (-0.23%)
Richard Snow 1,116,364 sh (-1.06%)
Charles Brandes 306,641 sh (-3.13%)
Mario Gabelli 1,135,087 sh (-6.06%)
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Q3 2013

ADM Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 180,876 sh (+112.69%)
John Buckingham 190,751 sh (+0.48%)
Steven Cohen 247,600 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 1,383,800 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 500,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 7,483,600 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 24,332 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 88,345 sh (-0.05%)
Richard Snow 1,105,134 sh (-1.01%)
Mario Gabelli 1,119,452 sh (-1.38%)
Charles Brandes 237,968 sh (-22.4%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,800 sh (-31.4%)
Steven Cohen 1,657,166 sh (-51.96%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,500 sh (-83.87%)
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Q4 2013

ADM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeremy Grantham 37,592 sh (New)
Jim Simons 233,106 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 459,268 sh (+153.91%)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,400 sh (+115.25%)
Brian Rogers 7,483,600 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 1,383,800 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 24,332 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
John Buckingham 190,562 sh (-0.1%)
Mario Gabelli 1,075,232 sh (-3.95%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,000 sh (-20%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 57,648 sh (-34.75%)
Richard Snow 656,617 sh (-40.58%)
John Hussman 276,000 sh (-44.8%)
Steven Cohen 243,811 sh (-85.29%)
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Q1 2014

ADM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Brian Rogers 7,483,600 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 57,249 sh (-0.69%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ADM

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Reduce -44.8%0.45%$36.19 - $43.79 $ 44.7311%276000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 153.91%0.28%$36.19 - $43.79 $ 44.7311%459268
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.11%$36.19 - $43.79 $ 44.7311%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 112.69%0.12%$34.5 - $38.63 $ 44.7323%180876
Charles Brandes 2013-09-30 Reduce -22.4%0.03%$34.5 - $38.63 $ 44.7323%237968
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Reduce -83.87%$34.5 - $38.63 $ 44.7323%2500
John Hussman 2013-06-30 New Buy0.77%$31.52 - $35 $ 44.7334%500000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.12%$31.52 - $35 $ 44.7334%85041
Warren Buffett 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.22%$27.39 - $33.73 $ 44.7346%0
John Hussman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.0017%$27.39 - $33.73 $ 44.7346%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.00
ADM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. ADM: 22.00 )
ADM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.14   Max: 26.28
Current: 22

4.14
26.28
P/B 1.50
ADM's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 1342 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. ADM: 1.50 )
ADM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 3.15
Current: 1.5

0.73
3.15
P/S 0.30
ADM's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. ADM: 0.30 )
ADM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.3

0.13
0.79
PFCF 6.90
ADM's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.20 vs. ADM: 6.90 )
ADM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.94   Max: 139.97
Current: 6.9

3.94
139.97
EV-to-EBIT 17.50
ADM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. ADM: 17.50 )
ADM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 32.7
Current: 17.5

4.7
32.7
Shiller P/E 16.40
ADM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.43 vs. ADM: 16.40 )
ADM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.81   Max: 42
Current: 16.4

6.81
42

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.80
ADM's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
50% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ADM: 1.80 )
ADM' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 3.27
Current: 1.8

0.8
3.27
Dividend Payout 0.35
ADM's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
61% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. ADM: 0.35 )
ADM' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 4.63
Current: 0.35

0.05
4.63
Dividend growth (3y) 9.40
ADM's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. ADM: 9.40 )
ADM' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 36.3
Current: 9.4

5.1
36.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.76
ADM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. ADM: 2.76 )
ADM' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 5.01
Current: 2.76

1.23
5.01
Share Buyback Rate -1.00
ADM's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. ADM: -1.00 )
ADM' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.5   Max: -2.4
Current: -1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.52
ADM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 1200 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ADM: 1.52 )
ADM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 2.85
Current: 1.52

0.84
2.85
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.06
ADM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
65% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. ADM: 1.06 )
ADM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 77.13
Current: 1.06

0.76
77.13
Price/Median PS Value 1.03
ADM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ADM: 1.03 )
ADM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.93
Current: 1.03

0.57
2.93
Price/Graham Number 1.21
ADM's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ADM: 1.21 )
ADM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.66
Current: 1.21

0.53
1.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.70
ADM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1309 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. ADM: 5.70 )
ADM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 21.3
Current: 5.7

3.1
21.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -6.90
ADM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
51% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. ADM: -6.90 )
ADM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -12.1   Max: 28.3
Current: -6.9

-12.1
28.3

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Farm Products
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Traded in other countries:ADM.Germany
Archer-Daniels Midland Company was incorporated in Delaware in 1923, successor to the Daniels Linseed Co. founded in 1902. The Company is a processor of oilseeds, corn, wheat, cocoa, and other feedstuffs and is a manufacturer of vegetable oil and protein meal, corn sweeteners, flour, biodiesel, ethanol, and other value-added food and feed ingredients. The Company also has an extensive grain elevator and transportation network to procure, store, clean, and transport agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, and barley. The Company's operations are classified into three reportable business segments: Oilseeds Processing, Corn Processing, and Agricultural Services. The Company is engaged in processing oilseeds such as soybeans, cottonseed, sunflower seeds, canola, rapeseed, peanuts, and flaxseed into vegetable oils and protein meals in North America, Europe, South America and Asia mainly for the food and feed industries. The Company produces a range of edible soy protein products including soy flour, soy grits, soy protein concentrates and soy isolates that are used in processed meats, baked foods, nutritional products, snacks, and dairy and meat analogs. From co-products of oilseeds, the Company produces natural source vitamin E, tocopherol antioxidants and phytosterols which are marketed to the dietary supplement and food industry. The Company produces soy isoflavones, a dietary supplement, from a co-product of edible soy processing. The Company is engaged in wet milling and dry milling corn operations mainly in the United States. Products produced for use in the food and beverage industry include syrup, starch, glucose, dextrose, and sweeteners. Dextrose is also produced for use by the Company as a feedstock for its bioproducts operations. By fermentation of dextrose, the Company produces alcohol, amino acids, and other specialty food and animal feed ingredients. The Agricultural Services segment utilizes the Company's extensive grain elevator and transportation network in the United States to buy, store, clean, and transport agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley, and resells these commodities mainly as animal feed ingredients and as raw materials for the agricultural processing industry. Agricultural Services' grain sourcing and transportation network also provides reliable and efficient services to the Company's agricultural processing operations. Agricultural Services' transportation network capabilities include ground, river, rail, and ocean services which provide the flexibility to transport agricultural commodities efficiently to the end consumer or the Company's agricultural processing operations. The Company is engaged in milling wheat, corn, and milo into flour in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and the United Kingdom. The Company has significant competition in the markets in which it operates based mainly on price, quality, products and

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