NASDAQ:PAYX - Paychex Price Target & Analyst Ratings

+1.38 (+1.72 %)
(As of 08/18/2019 02:31 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $81.47
50-Day Range
MA: $84.29
52-Week Range
Now: $81.47
Volume1.72 million shs
Average Volume1.81 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.28 billion
P/E Ratio28.69
Dividend Yield3.10%

Analyst Ratings

Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
13 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Paychex in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $76.0909, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 6.60%. The high price target for PAYX is $84.00 and the low price target for PAYX is $68.00. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 1.851.861.942.00
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Rating(s)
9 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
10 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
13 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
14 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $76.0909$75.0833$74.1429$72.60
Price Target Upside: 6.60% downside8.55% downside11.16% downside10.25% upside

Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX) Consensus Price Target History

Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/15/2019Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$77.00 ➝ $74.00HighView Rating Details
6/27/2019William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformLowView Rating Details
6/26/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLowView Rating Details
4/30/2019Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ UnderperformLowView Rating Details
4/1/2019BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$78.00 ➝ $80.00LowView Rating Details
3/28/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$82.00 ➝ $84.00LowView Rating Details
12/20/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformMediumView Rating Details
10/4/2018Moffett NathansonInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$79.00LowView Rating Details
10/3/2018Deutsche BankBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$68.00 ➝ $79.00HighView Rating Details
10/3/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$69.00 ➝ $73.00HighView Rating Details
10/3/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$67.00 ➝ $73.00HighView Rating Details
10/1/2018Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold$75.00HighView Rating Details
8/20/2018GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutral$75.00LowView Rating Details
8/14/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$65.00MediumView Rating Details
7/17/2018Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLowView Rating Details
6/28/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$67.00 ➝ $70.00LowView Rating Details
6/28/2018Wells Fargo & CoBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$64.00 ➝ $67.00LowView Rating Details
4/2/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingUnderperform ➝ Sector Perform$63.00MediumView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/18/2017 forward)
This page was last updated on 8/18/2019 by Staff

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