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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 139.99
ADP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. ADP: 139.99 )
ADP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 139.99
Current: 139.99

0.06
139.99
Equity to Asset 0.18
ADP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. ADP: 0.18 )
ADP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.18

0.15
0.71
Interest Coverage 219.47
ADP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.56 vs. ADP: 219.47 )
ADP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 15.87   Max: 252.57
Current: 219.47

15.87
252.57
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.90
M-Score: -2.39
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 17.66
ADP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.18 vs. ADP: 17.66 )
ADP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 16.61   Max: 23.89
Current: 17.66

16.61
23.89
Net-margin (%) 12.43
ADP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. ADP: 12.43 )
ADP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 12.29   Max: 22.73
Current: 12.43

12.29
22.73
ROE (%) 22.71
ADP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. ADP: 22.71 )
ADP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 17.27   Max: 25.85
Current: 22.71

17.27
25.85
ROA (%) 4.36
ADP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. ADP: 4.36 )
ADP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.66   Max: 12.33
Current: 4.36

3.66
12.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 274.08
ADP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.70 vs. ADP: 274.08 )
ADP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.84   Max: 280.49
Current: 274.08

8.84
280.49
Revenue Growth (%) 9.40
ADP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. ADP: 9.40 )
ADP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -2.2   Max: 17
Current: 9.4

-2.2
17
EBITDA Growth (%) 4.60
ADP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. ADP: 4.60 )
ADP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -2.5   Max: 15.5
Current: 4.6

-2.5
15.5
EPS Growth (%) 5.30
ADP's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. ADP: 5.30 )
ADP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 17.1
Current: 5.3

0.8
17.1
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

ADP Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 108,176 sh (+1748.53%)
Jeremy Grantham 651,824 sh (+20.85%)
Bill Frels 5,127 sh (+2.54%)
Tom Gayner 532,500 sh (+1.24%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 3,334,870 sh (+1.2%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 78,659 sh (+0.78%)
Bill Nygren 1,430,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 6,011 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 141,914 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 1,166,114 sh (-8.49%)
Scott Black 19,257 sh (-18.32%)
Paul Tudor Jones 120,000 sh (-20%)
Jeff Auxier 12,295 sh (-24.55%)
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Q4 2013

ADP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Dodge & Cox 2,720 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 101,298 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 828,940 sh (+27.17%)
Bill Frels 5,329 sh (+3.94%)
Ruane Cunniff 6,011 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 141,914 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 1,430,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 1,165,355 sh (-0.07%)
Tom Gayner 532,100 sh (-0.08%)
Jeff Auxier 12,245 sh (-0.41%)
Scott Black 19,152 sh (-0.55%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 3,065,898 sh (-8.07%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 51,411 sh (-34.64%)
Steven Cohen 10,913 sh (-89.91%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,678 sh (-96.94%)
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Q1 2014

ADP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 97,297 sh (+791.57%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 54,143 sh (+5.31%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 3,075,955 sh (+0.33%)
Dodge & Cox 2,720 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 6,011 sh (unchged)
Scott Black 19,152 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 12,245 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 1,430,000 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Tom Gayner 527,700 sh (-0.83%)
Bill Frels 5,202 sh (-2.38%)
Jeremy Grantham 750,266 sh (-9.49%)
Pioneer Investments 563,995 sh (-51.6%)
Ray Dalio 6,658 sh (-93.43%)
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Q2 2014

ADP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 58,709 sh (+8.43%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ADP

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Tweedy Browne 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.27%$73.53 - $81.08 $ 82.156%0
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce -93.43%0.06%$73.53 - $81.08 $ 82.156%6658
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 New Buy0.07%$70.24 - $81.08 $ 82.157%101298
Dodge & Cox 2013-12-31 New Buy$70.24 - $81.08 $ 82.157%2720
Dodge & Cox 2013-09-30 Sold Out $70.08 - $74.74 $ 82.1513%0
Dodge & Cox 2013-06-30 New Buy$63.77 - $71.99 $ 82.1521%2920
Tweedy Browne 2012-09-30 Reduce -21.44%0.08%$55.25 - $59.36 $ 82.1544%141914
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.04%$51.35 - $55.84 $ 82.1552%0
Tweedy Browne 2012-03-31 Reduce -29.21%0.14%$53.79 - $56.92 $ 82.1562%180909
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 New Buy0.04%$53.79 - $56.92 $ 82.1562%51508
Ruane Cunniff 2012-03-31 Add 33.54%$53.79 - $56.92 $ 82.1562%6211
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-12-31 Sold Out 3.03%$46.47 - $54.44 $ 82.1560%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 27.20
ADP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.70 vs. ADP: 27.20 )
ADP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.82   Max: 27.69
Current: 27.2

12.82
27.69
P/B 6.00
ADP's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. ADP: 6.00 )
ADP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.18   Max: 6.21
Current: 6

3.18
6.21
P/S 3.30
ADP's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. ADP: 3.30 )
ADP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 4.29
Current: 3.3

1.9
4.29
PFCF 27.40
ADP's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 36.58 vs. ADP: 27.40 )
ADP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.53   Max: 29.14
Current: 27.4

10.53
29.14
EV-to-EBIT 17.88
ADP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.95 vs. ADP: 17.88 )
ADP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.6   Max: 34.6
Current: 17.88

8.6
34.6
PEG 7.70
ADP's PEG is ranked higher than
75% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ADP: 7.70 )
ADP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 103.91
Current: 7.7

0.95
103.91
Shiller P/E 28.50
ADP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ADP: 28.50 )
ADP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.44   Max: 28.99
Current: 28.5

14.44
28.99
Current Ratio 1.07
ADP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. ADP: 1.07 )
ADP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.64
Current: 1.07

0.25
2.64
Quick Ratio 1.07
ADP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. ADP: 1.07 )
ADP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.64
Current: 1.07

0.25
2.64

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.30
ADP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. ADP: 2.30 )
ADP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 3.79
Current: 2.3

1.26
3.79
Dividend Payout 0.61
ADP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ADP: 0.61 )
ADP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.61

0.15
0.93
Dividend growth (3y) 8.00
ADP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
73% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. ADP: 8.00 )
ADP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 22.1
Current: 8

6.5
22.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.27
ADP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. ADP: 3.27 )
ADP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.79   Max: 5.39
Current: 3.27

1.79
5.39
Share Buyback Rate 1.10
ADP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. ADP: 1.10 )
ADP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.5   Max: -3.5
Current: 1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 13.60
ADP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. ADP: 13.60 )
ADP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 5.19   Max: 15.54
Current: 13.6

5.19
15.54
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
ADP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. ADP: 1.80 )
ADP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 3.71
Current: 1.8

1.07
3.71
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
ADP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ADP: 1.20 )
ADP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 2.22
Current: 1.2

0.7
2.22
Price/Graham Number 4.00
ADP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
69% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.47 vs. ADP: 4.00 )
ADP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.87   Max: 4.83
Current: 4

1.87
4.83
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.60
ADP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. ADP: 5.60 )
ADP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 11.7
Current: 5.6

2.9
11.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 7.07
ADP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.31 vs. ADP: 7.07 )
ADP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 21.8
Current: 7.07

1.7
21.8

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:ADP.Germany
Automatic Data Processing, Inc., incorporated in Delaware in 1961. It is the providers of business outsourcing solutions. It offers a range of human resource (HR), payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. The Company is also a provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine, recreational vehicle ('RV') and heavy equipment retailers and manufacturers. The Company's reportable segments are: Employer Services, Professional Employer Organization ('PEO') Services, and Dealer Services. Employer Services offers a comprehensive range of HR information, payroll processing, time and labor management, and tax and benefits administration solutions and services, including traditional and Web-based outsourcing solutions, that assist employers in the United States, Canada, Europe, South America (primarily Brazil), Australia, and Asia to recruit, staff, manage, pay and retain their employees. PEO Services provides approximately 6,900 small and medium sized businesses with comprehensive employment administration outsourcing solutions through a co-employment relationship, including payroll, payroll tax filing, HR guidance, 401(k) plan administration, benefits administration, compliance services, health and workers' compensation coverage and other supplemental benefits for employees. Dealer Services provides integrated dealer management systems (such a system is also known in the industry as a 'DMS'), digital marketing solutions, including website, sales leads, email, search, display and social media marketing services under the Cobalt brand and other business management solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine, RV and heavy equipment retailers and manufacturers in North America, Europe, South Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific region. Employer Services and PEO Services compete with other independent business outsourcing companies, companies providing enterprise resource planning services, software companies and financial institutions. Dealer Services' competitors include full service DMS providers such as The Reynolds & Reynolds Company (Dealer Services' largest DMS competitor in the United States and Canada), DealerTrack, Inc., and companies providing applications and services that compete with Dealer Services' non-DMS applications and services, such as Auto Trader Group, Inc. and Dealer.com, Inc. Portions of the Company's business are subject to governmental regulations.
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