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Automatic Data Processing Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 31.44 (As of Today)
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As of today (2019-11-15), Automatic Data Processing's share price is $171.17. Automatic Data Processing's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2019 was $5.45. Hence, Automatic Data Processing's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 31.44.

NAS:ADP' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.71   Max: 37.34
Current: 31.45

9.71
37.34

During the past 13 years, Automatic Data Processing's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 37.34. The lowest was 9.71. And the median was 22.86.

NAS:ADP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
76% of the 388 Companies
in the Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.38 vs. NAS:ADP: 31.45 )

Automatic Data Processing's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2019 was $0.66. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $5.45.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Automatic Data Processing was 22.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 13.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 9.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 5.50% per year.

During the past 13 years, Automatic Data Processing's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 309.50% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.70% per year.


Automatic Data Processing Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Automatic Data Processing Annual Data
Jun10 Jun11 Jun12 Jun13 Jun14 Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18 Jun19
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 23.23 27.76 27.84 29.05 34.04

Automatic Data Processing Quarterly Data
Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 33.77 24.80 33.40 34.04 29.65

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Automatic Data Processing Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Automatic Data Processing's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



Automatic Data Processing Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Automatic Data Processing's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=171.17/5.445
=31.44

Automatic Data Processing's Share Price of today is $171.17.
Automatic Data Processing's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2019 was 1.553 (Dec. 2018 ) + 1.818 (Mar. 2019 ) + 1.413 (Jun. 2019 ) + 0.661 (Sep. 2019 ) = $5.45.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Automatic Data Processing  (NAS:ADP) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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