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Paychex Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:PAYX)

$84.63
+0.69 (+0.82 %)
(As of 10/14/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$84.56
Now: $84.63
$85.42
50-Day Range
$79.72
MA: $82.19
$85.15
52-Week Range
$61.32
Now: $84.63
$88.43
Volume1.20 million shs
Average Volume1.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$30.29 billion
P/E Ratio29.80
Dividend Yield2.95%
Beta0.9
Paychex, Inc provides payroll, human resource (HR), retirement, 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Engineering, accounting, research, management & related services
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorBusiness Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PAYX
CUSIP70432610
Phone585-385-6666

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.77 billion
Cash Flow$4.04 per share
Book Value$7.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.03 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees15,600
Market Cap$30.29 billion
Next Earnings Date12/18/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Paychex's stock symbol?

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

How often does Paychex pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Paychex?

Paychex declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 11th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.62 per share on Thursday, August 22nd. This represents a $2.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 31st. View Paychex's Dividend History.

How were Paychex's earnings last quarter?

Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.02. The business services provider had revenue of $992 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $991.70 million. Paychex had a return on equity of 41.07% and a net margin of 27.04%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 15.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.67 EPS. View Paychex's Earnings History.

When is Paychex's next earnings date?

Paychex is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, December 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Paychex.

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

Paychex updated its FY 2020 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.10-3.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.09.

What price target have analysts set for PAYX?

9 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Paychex's stock. Their forecasts range from $68.00 to $92.00. On average, they expect Paychex's share price to reach $79.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Paychex.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Paychex?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Paychex in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Paychex.

Has Paychex been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about PAYX stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Paychex earned a news sentiment score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Paychex.

Are investors shorting Paychex?

Paychex saw a decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 11,140,000 shares, a decline of 6.8% from the August 30th total of 11,950,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,650,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.8 days. Currently, 3.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Paychex's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Paychex's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Paychex own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Paychex investors own include General Electric (GE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), Reaves Utility Income Fund (UTG), Arrow Financial (AROW), Pfizer (PFE), Costco Wholesale (COST) and AT&T (T).

Who are Paychex's key executives?

Paychex's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Martin Mucci, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Efrain Rivera, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 62)
  • Mr. Mark A. Bottini, Sr. VP of Sales (Age 58)
  • Mr. Michael E. Gioja, Sr. VP of Product Devel. & Information Technology (Age 61)
  • Mr. John B. Gibson, Sr. VP of Service (Age 52)

Who are Paychex's major shareholders?

Paychex's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Welch & Forbes LLC (0.16%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.05%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.05%), Cypress Capital Group (0.03%), Camden National Bank (0.03%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%). Company insiders that own Paychex stock include David J S Flaschen, Efrain Rivera, Grant M Inman, Jennifer R Vossler, John B Gibson, Joseph Doody, Joseph M Tucci, Joseph M Velli, Laurie L Zaucha, Mark Anthony Bottini, Martin Mucci, Michael E Gioja, Pamela A Joseph, Robert L Schrader and Stephanie L Schaeffer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Paychex.

Which institutional investors are selling Paychex stock?

PAYX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Decatur Capital Management Inc., Welch & Forbes LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Affiance Financial LLC, North Star Investment Management Corp., Salem Capital Management Inc., First PREMIER Bank and Gulf International Bank UK Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Paychex company stock in the last year include David J S Flaschen, Efrain Rivera, Jennifer R Vossler, Joseph Doody, Joseph M Tucci, Joseph M Velli, Laurie L Zaucha, Mark Anthony Bottini, Martin Mucci, Michael E Gioja, Pamela A Joseph, Robert L Schrader and Stephanie L Schaeffer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Paychex.

Which institutional investors are buying Paychex stock?

PAYX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Burns J W & Co. Inc. NY, Pacer Advisors Inc., Keystone Financial Planning Inc., OmniStar Financial Group Inc., First Financial Bank Trust Division, Bangor Savings Bank and CX Institutional. View Insider Buying and Selling for Paychex.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Paychex's stock price today?

One share of PAYX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $84.63.

How big of a company is Paychex?

Paychex has a market capitalization of $30.29 billion and generates $3.77 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $1.03 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.84 on an earnings per share basis. Paychex employs 15,600 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Paychex.

What is Paychex's official website?

The official website for Paychex is http://www.paychex.com/.

How can I contact Paychex?

Paychex's mailing address is 911 PANORAMA TRAIL SOUTH, ROCHESTER NY, 14625. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 585-385-6666.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Paychex (NASDAQ PAYX)

Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  286 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  648 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  934
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Paychex and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PAYX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PAYX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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