Archer-Daniels Midland Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.28 per share, a 17 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.24 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on March 10, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on February 17, 2015. Archer-Daniels Midland Company is a member of the Top 100 dividend growth candidates.
Analysis of Valuation of Archer-Daniels Midland Co. (Symbol ADM).
Archer-Daniels is trading below its average price/sale (P/S) range. Archer-Daniels is trading toward the top of its average dividend yield range.
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Archer-Daniels Midland Co. Dividend Yield Chart (Click to enlarge)
Explanation: Dividend growth stocks may be valued upon historical relative price/sales and current yield analysis. Dividend stocks trading at a low historical price/sales (P/S) ratio should be viewed more highly to investors due to their depressed valuation versus other higher P/S ratio stocks. Max P/S price target is based upon company reaching its highest historical P/S ratio. Dividend stocks should also be viewed favorably when the current yield is above historical readings for the past 10 years.
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