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QQQ   282.13
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Paychex Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.49 (+2.19%)
(As of 07/1/2022 08:45 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.69 million shs
Average Volume
1.96 million shs
Market Capitalization
$42.01 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Paychex MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
2.07 Rating Score
12.4% Upside
$130.77 Price Target
Short Interest
2.88% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.10mentions of Paychex in the last 14 days
Based on 58 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$3.70 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $4.14 to $4.45 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.86 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

11th out of 466 stocks

Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management & Related Services Industry

2nd out of 4 stocks

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About Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX) Stock

Paychex, Inc. provides integrated human capital management solutions for human resources (HR), payroll, benefits, and insurance services for small to medium-sized businesses in the United States and Europe. The company offers payroll processing services; payroll tax administration services; employee payment services; and regulatory compliance services, such as new-hire reporting and garnishment processing. It also provides HR solutions, including payroll, employer compliance, HR and employee benefits administration, risk management outsourcing, and the on-site availability of a professionally trained HR representative; and retirement services administration, including plan implementation, ongoing compliance with government regulations, employee and employer reporting, participant and employer online access, electronic funds transfer, and other administrative services. In addition, the company offers cloud-based HR administration software products for employee benefits management and administration, time and attendance, digital communication solutions, recruiting, and onboarding solutions; plan administration outsourcing and state unemployment insurance services; various business services to small to medium-sized businesses comprising payroll funding and outsourcing services, which include payroll processing, invoicing, and tax preparation; and payment processing services, financial fitness programs, and a small-business loan resource center. Further, it provides insurance services for property and casualty coverage, such as workers' compensation, business-owner policies, cyber security protection, and commercial auto, as well as health and benefits coverage, including health, dental, vision, and life. The company markets and sells its services primarily through its direct sales force. Paychex, Inc. was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Rochester, New York.

PAYX Stock News Headlines

Paychex Continues To Provide Steady And Predictable Results
Paychex (NASDAQ: PAYX) results come in as expected.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Engineering, accounting, research, management & related services
Data Processing & Outsourced Services
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/26 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
13 Analysts


Net Income
$1.10 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.61 billion
Cash Flow
$4.96 per share
Book Value
$8.55 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$42.01 billion

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Paychex Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Paychex stock right now?

13 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Paychex in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Paychex stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PAYX, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Paychex's stock price forecast for 2022?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Paychex's stock. Their PAYX stock forecasts range from $111.00 to $145.00. On average, they anticipate Paychex's share price to reach $130.77 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.4% from the stock's current price.
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How has Paychex's stock performed in 2022?

Paychex's stock was trading at $136.50 at the beginning of the year. Since then, PAYX shares have decreased by 14.8% and is now trading at $116.36.
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When is Paychex's next earnings date?

Paychex is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September 29th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Paychex

How were Paychex's earnings last quarter?

Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) released its earnings results on Wednesday, June, 29th. The business services provider reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.02. The business services provider earned $1.13 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.11 billion. Paychex had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 43.65% and a net margin of 30.20%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 9.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.72 earnings per share.
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How often does Paychex pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Paychex?

Paychex announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 12th will be given a dividend of $0.79 per share on Thursday, May 26th. This represents a $3.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.72%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 11th. This is an increase from Paychex's previous quarterly dividend of $0.66.
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Is Paychex a good dividend stock?

Paychex(NASDAQ:PAYX) pays an annual dividend of $3.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.72%. Paychex has been increasing its dividend for 13 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Paychex is 82.29%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Paychex will have a dividend payout ratio of 71.01% next year. This indicates that Paychex will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Paychex's stock buyback program work?

Paychex announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, July 8th 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase $400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has Paychex issued on next quarter's earnings?

Paychex updated its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Wednesday, June, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.11-$4.15 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.06. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.93 billion-$4.98 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.88 billion.

Who are Paychex's key executives?

Paychex's management team includes the following people:

What is Martin Mucci's approval rating as Paychex's CEO?

975 employees have rated Paychex CEO Martin Mucci on Glassdoor.com. Martin Mucci has an approval rating of 90% among Paychex's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Paychex own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Paychex investors own include Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Procter & Gamble (PG) and AbbVie (ABBV).

What is Paychex's stock symbol?

Paychex trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PAYX."

Who are Paychex's major shareholders?

Paychex's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Financial Bank Trust Division (0.02%), Chemung Canal Trust Co. (0.01%) and Park National Corp OH (0.00%). Company insiders that own Paychex stock include David J S Flaschen, David J S Flaschen, Efrain Rivera, John B Gibson, Joseph Doody, Joseph M Tucci, Joseph M Velli, Karen E Saunders-Mcclendon, Laurie L Zaucha, Mark Anthony Bottini, Martin Mucci, Michael E Gioja, Pamela A Joseph, Robert L Schrader, Robert L Schrader, Stephanie L Schaeffer, Stephanie L Schaeffer and Tom Bonadio.
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Which major investors are selling Paychex stock?

PAYX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Park National Corp OH. Company insiders that have sold Paychex company stock in the last two years include David J S Flaschen, Efrain Rivera, John B Gibson, Joseph Doody, Joseph M Tucci, Joseph M Velli, Karen E Saunders-Mcclendon, Mark Anthony Bottini, Martin Mucci, Michael E Gioja, Robert L Schrader, and Stephanie L Schaeffer.
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Which major investors are buying Paychex stock?

PAYX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Financial Bank Trust Division, and Chemung Canal Trust Co..
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How do I buy shares of Paychex?

Shares of PAYX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Paychex's stock price today?

One share of PAYX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $116.36.

How much money does Paychex make?

Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX) has a market capitalization of $42.01 billion and generates $4.61 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $1.10 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.84 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Paychex have?

Paychex employs 15,000 workers across the globe.

Does Paychex have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Paychex: Advance Partners, Advantage Payroll Services, DHR Services Holdings LLC, ESG Consulting II LLC, ESG Entities II LLC, ESG PEO LLC, ExpenseWire, Flock, Fortune Industries LLC, Gordian Capital Holdings LLC, HR Outsourcing, Icon Time Systems, InterPay, Lessor Group, Oasis AHR II LLC, Oasis AHR PL LLC, Oasis DHR LLC, Oasis Outsourcing, Oasis Outsourcing Acquisition Corporation, Oasis Outsourcing Contract III Inc., Oasis Outsourcing Holdings Inc., Oasis Outsourcing LLC, Oasis Outsourcing TX LLC, Oasis Outsourcing V LLC, Oasis Payroll Services Inc., Olsen Computer Systems, PXC Inc., Paychex Benefit Technologies, Paychex Holdings LLC, Paychex Insurance Agency Inc., Paychex Investment LLC, Paychex Management LLC, Paychex North America Inc., Paychex of New York LLC, Professional Staff Management Inc., SurePayroll, The Payroll Company, ePlan Services, myStaffingPro by HR Services, and nettime Solutions.
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When was Paychex founded?

Paychex was founded in 1971.

How can I contact Paychex?

Paychex's mailing address is 911 PANORAMA TRAIL SOUTH, ROCHESTER NY, 14625. The official website for Paychex is www.paychex.com. The business services provider can be reached via phone at (585) 385-6666, via email at tjallen@paychex.com, or via fax at 302-655-5049.

This page (NASDAQ:PAYX) was last updated on 7/4/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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