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Archer-Daniels-Midland (adm) Stock Research

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Company Description: Archer Daniels Midland Company acquires, transports, stores, processes, and markets agricultural commodities and products ADM has three divisions; Oilseeds Processing, Corn Processing, and Agricultural Services. Oilseeds Processing processes and converts oil seeds into vegetable oils and meals for the food and feed industries. The Corn Processing segment wet and dry mills corn. It manufactures syrup, starch, glucose, dextrose, and sweeteners; corn gluten feed and meal, and distillers grains; corn germ; and alcohol, amino acids, and other food and products used in animal feed. Agricultural Services buys, stores, cleans, and transports agricultural commodities, for resale as animal feed ingredients and raw materials. In a nutshell; ADM transform crops into food products, animal feeds, agri-fuels and chemicals. ADM procures, transports, storages and processes comodities in more than 60 countries, Update

Market Research Update

Staples Industry Research & Analysis: The consumer staple industry includes companies whose sales come from necessary consumer staple purchases such as rent, mortgage and food. Staples Trading Strategy: The consumer staple industry tends to be less sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued staple investments at any time in the business cycle when stock prices are low, and especially during the late stages of a bull markets when investors become more defensive. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, investors are rotating money out of consumer staples and into faster growth industries. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . Archer-Daniels-Midland is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Archer-Daniels-Midland's business strategy is to keep things simple. Clearly-defined strategies lower business risks by staying within their areas of expertise. Archer-Daniels-Midland possesses significant barriers to entry that slows competitive threats and increases profits.

Strategy: Archer-Daniels-Midland's strategy focus on winning more market share of price-sensitive customers by having the lowest priced products and services. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

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