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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 189.23
ADP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ADP: 189.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ADP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 189.58
Current: 189.23

0.06
189.58
Equity to Asset 0.14
ADP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ADP: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ADP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.14

0.13
0.71
Interest Coverage 364.38
ADP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.07 vs. ADP: 364.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ADP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 15.87   Max: 364.38
Current: 364.38

15.87
364.38
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.90
M-Score: -2.78
WACC vs ROIC
9.52%
39.64%
WACC
ROIC
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 18.78
ADP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. ADP: 18.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ADP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 16.61   Max: 23.89
Current: 18.78

16.61
23.89
Net-margin (%) 10.98
ADP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. ADP: 10.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ADP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 12.29   Max: 22.73
Current: 10.98

12.29
22.73
ROE (%) 23.59
ADP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. ADP: 23.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ADP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 17.34   Max: 26.35
Current: 23.59

17.34
26.35
ROA (%) 3.91
ADP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. ADP: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ADP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.11   Max: 12.64
Current: 3.91

4.11
12.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 260.88
ADP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.15 vs. ADP: 260.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ADP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 16.84   Max: 310.08
Current: 260.88

16.84
310.08
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.60
ADP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. ADP: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ADP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.2   Max: 17
Current: 8.6

-2.2
17
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.40
ADP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. ADP: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ADP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.5   Max: 15.9
Current: 6.4

-2.5
15.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.50
ADP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. ADP: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ADP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9   Max: 21.8
Current: 7.5

-9
21.8
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

ADP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 12,791 sh (New)
Bill Nygren 3,650,000 sh (+155.24%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 58,709 sh (+8.43%)
Ruane Cunniff 6,011 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 5,202 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 2,720 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 527,700 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 3,066,506 sh (-0.31%)
Scott Black 19,047 sh (-0.55%)
Pioneer Investments 560,185 sh (-0.68%)
Jeff Auxier 11,950 sh (-2.41%)
Jeremy Grantham 87,665 sh (-88.32%)
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Q3 2014

ADP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 436,800 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 70,644 sh (+20.33%)
Bill Nygren 4,020,000 sh (+10.14%)
First Eagle Investment 3,109,764 sh (+1.41%)
Ruane Cunniff 6,091 sh (+1.33%)
Tom Gayner 530,700 sh (+0.57%)
Scott Black 19,105 sh (+0.30%)
Jeff Auxier 11,950 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 5,202 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 559,279 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 2,620 sh (-3.68%)
Jeremy Grantham 26,180 sh (-70.14%)
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Q4 2014

ADP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jeremy Grantham 84,300 sh (+222.00%)
Pioneer Investments 664,480 sh (+18.81%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 74,521 sh (+5.49%)
Bill Nygren 4,220,000 sh (+4.98%)
Tom Gayner 530,700 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 6,091 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 2,620 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Scott Black Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 3,074,762 sh (-1.13%)
Jeff Auxier 11,800 sh (-1.26%)
Bill Frels 4,952 sh (-4.81%)
» More
Q1 2015

ADP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 502,292 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 8,426 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 7,724 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 666,695 sh (+0.33%)
Dodge & Cox 2,620 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 530,700 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 6,091 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 4,952 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 4,220,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 73,913 sh (-0.82%)
Jeff Auxier 11,700 sh (-0.85%)
Jeremy Grantham 81,900 sh (-2.85%)
First Eagle Investment 2,778,494 sh (-9.64%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 28.90
ADP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
67% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.70 vs. ADP: 28.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ADP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.24   Max: 29.97
Current: 28.9

11.24
29.97
Forward P/E 25.91
ADP's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
88% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.85 vs. ADP: 25.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 25.70
ADP's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
61% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. ADP: 25.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ADP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.29   Max: 27.64
Current: 25.7

11.29
27.64
P/B 7.80
ADP's P/B is ranked lower than
88% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. ADP: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ADP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.79   Max: 7.99
Current: 7.8

2.79
7.99
P/S 3.20
ADP's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. ADP: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ADP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 3.76
Current: 3.2

1.66
3.76
PFCF 24.20
ADP's PFCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. ADP: 24.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ADP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.23   Max: 27.42
Current: 24.2

9.23
27.42
POCF 20.05
ADP's POCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.25 vs. ADP: 20.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ADP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.89   Max: 21.88
Current: 20.05

7.89
21.88
EV-to-EBIT 16.21
ADP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.66 vs. ADP: 16.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ADP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.4   Max: 32.3
Current: 16.21

7.4
32.3
PEG 5.84
ADP's PEG is ranked lower than
79% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. ADP: 5.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ADP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 15.72
Current: 5.84

0.82
15.72
Shiller P/E 29.10
ADP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.19 vs. ADP: 29.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ADP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.67   Max: 31.06
Current: 29.1

12.67
31.06
Current Ratio 1.07
ADP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. ADP: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
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 lower than
69% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. ADP: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ADP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.64
Current: 1.07

0.25
2.64
Days Sales Outstanding 44.62
ADP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 56.80 vs. ADP: 44.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ADP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.17   Max: 66.78
Current: 44.62

40.17
66.78

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.30
ADP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
53% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. ADP: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ADP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 4.33
Current: 2.3

1.53
4.33
Dividend Payout 0.58
ADP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
51% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. ADP: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ADP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.58

0.15
0.93
Dividend growth (3y) 9.70
ADP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
51% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. ADP: 9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
ADP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 22.1
Current: 9.7

6.5
22.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.38
ADP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. ADP: 3.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ADP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.25   Max: 6.36
Current: 3.38

2.25
6.36
Share Buyback Rate 1.00
ADP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. ADP: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
ADP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.5   Max: -2.2
Current: 1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 13.90
ADP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
84% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. ADP: 13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ADP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.55   Max: 13.63
Current: 13.9

4.55
13.63
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.90
ADP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
66% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. ADP: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
ADP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 3.29
Current: 1.9

0.89
3.29
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
ADP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ADP: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ADP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 2.16
Current: 1.2

0.68
2.16
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.90
ADP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ADP: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ADP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 4.88
Current: 4.9

0.86
4.88
Price/Graham Number 3.90
ADP's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
75% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ADP: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ADP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.64   Max: 4.24
Current: 3.9

1.64
4.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.20
ADP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
61% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. ADP: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
ADP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 13.5
Current: 6.2

3.1
13.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.68
ADP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
58% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.30 vs. ADP: 8.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
ADP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 23.1
Current: 8.68

0.9
23.1

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16
Revenue(Mil) 11,026 11,860
EPS($) 2.94 3.30
EPS without NRI($) 2.94 3.30

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:ADP.Germany,
Automatic Data Processing was incorporated in Delaware in June, 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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