|Bid||51.87 x 800|
|Ask||51.87 x 1200|
|Day's Range||51.59 - 52.77|
|52 Week Range||28.92 - 53.57|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.85|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||18.38|
|Earnings Date||Jan 27, 2021 - Feb 01, 2021|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.44 (2.72%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Nov 18, 2020|
|1y Target Est||55.33|
ADM (NYSE: ADM) today announced it has been named a winner in the 2021 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group, which recognizes organizations and people bringing new ideas to life. ADM Biopolis’ groundbreaking probiotic strain, Bifidobacterium lactis (BPL1), was featured among the 2021 winning products in the Food and Beverage category.
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Over the past three months, shares of Archer-Daniels Midland (NYSE:ADM) rose by 3.78%. Before having a look at the importance of debt, let us look at how much debt Archer-Daniels Midland has.Archer-Daniels Midland's Debt According to the Archer-Daniels Midland's most recent balance sheet as reported on October 30, 2020, total debt is at $8.13 billion, with $7.92 billion in long-term debt and $211.00 million in current debt. Adjusting for $948.00 million in cash-equivalents, the company has a net debt of $7.18 billion.Let's define some of the terms we used in the paragraph above. Current debt is the portion of a company's debt which is due within 1 year, while long-term debt is the portion due in more than 1 year. Cash equivalents include cash and any liquid securities with maturity periods of 90 days or less. Total debt equals current debt plus long-term debt minus cash equivalents.Shareholders look at the debt-ratio to understand how much financial leverage a company has. Archer-Daniels Midland has $44.80 billion in total assets, therefore making the debt-ratio 0.18. Generally speaking, a debt-ratio more than one means that a large portion of debt is funded by assets. As the debt-ratio increases, so the does the risk of defaulting on loans, if interest rates were to increase. Different industries have different thresholds of tolerance for debt-ratios. A debt ratio of 25% might be higher for one industry and normal for another.Importance Of Debt Debt is an important factor in the capital structure of a company, and can help it attain growth. Debt usually has a relatively lower financing cost than equity, which makes it an attractive option for executives.However, interest-payment obligations can have an adverse impact on the cash-flow of the company. Equity owners can keep excess profit, generated from the debt capital, when companies use the debt capital for its business operations.Looking for stocks with low debt-to-equity ratios? Check out Benzinga Pro, a market research platform which provides investors with near-instantaneous access to dozens of stock metrics - including debt-to-equity ratio. Click here to learn more. See more from Benzinga * Click here for options trades from Benzinga * What Does Archer-Daniels Midland's Debt Look Like?(C) 2021 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.