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Archer Daniels Midland Reports Solid Q4 Results; Shares Slightly Overvalued, Maintaining $46 FVE

Seth Goldstein, CFA Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| Seth Goldstein, CFA |

Archer Daniels Midland reported solid fourth-quarter results. Adjusted segment operating profit was up 12% year on year with gains in all three segments. Management expects profit growth for all segments to continue in 2021, which is in line with our outlook for the year. With our long-term forecast intact, we maintain our $46 per share fair value estimate. Our no-moat rating is also unchanged.

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Business Description

Archer Daniels Midland is a major processor of oilseeds, corn, wheat, and other agricultural commodities. Additionally, the company owns an extensive network of logistical assets to store and transport crops around the globe. Its end products include vegetable oil and meal, corn sweeteners, flour, feed ingredients, ethanol, and natural flavors.

77 West Wacker Drive, Suite 4600
Chicago, IL, 60601
T +1 312 634-8100
Sector Consumer Defensive
Industry Farm Products
Most Recent Earnings Dec 31, 2020
Fiscal Year End Dec 30, 2020
Stock Type High Yield
Employees 39,088