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NASDAQ:PAYX

Paychex Price Target, Predictions & Analyst Ratings

$87.55
-1.77 (-1.98 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$87.25
Now: $87.55
$89.37
50-Day Range
$88.07
MA: $92.57
$96.92
52-Week Range
$47.87
Now: $87.55
$99.95
Volume1.47 million shs
Average Volume1.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$31.57 billion
P/E Ratio29.88
Dividend Yield2.78%
Beta0.9

Analyst Ratings

Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX) Price Target and Consensus Rating

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
14 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Paychex in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $87.67, predicting that the stock has a possible upside of 0.13%. The high price target for PAYX is $105.00 and the low price target for PAYX is $55.00. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
PAYX Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
PAYX Consensus Rating Score: 2.072.001.911.92
PAYX Analyst Ratings: 2 Sell Rating(s)
9 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
8 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
8 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
9 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
PAYX Consensus Price Target: $87.67$78.15$75.92$72.50
PAYX Price Target Upside: 0.13% upside4.32% upside3.84% upside4.11% upside

Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX) Consensus Price Target History

Average Share Price and Price Target by Month

The chart below shows how a company's share price and consensus price target have changed over time. The dark blue line represents the company's actual price. The lighter blue line represents the stock's consensus price target. The even lighter blue range in the background of the two lines represents the low price target and the high price target for each stock.

Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/5/2021Citigroup Inc. 3% Minimum Coupon Principal Protected Based Upon RussellBoost Price Target$93.00 ➝ $105.00N/A
1/5/2021Smith Barney CitigroupBoost Price Target$93.00 ➝ $105.00N/A
1/4/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$81.00 ➝ $98.00N/A
1/4/2021ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$92.00 ➝ $103.00N/A
12/28/2020Moffett NathansonBoost Price Target$100.00 ➝ $105.00N/A
12/28/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price Target$70.00 ➝ $81.00N/A
12/28/2020Wolfe ResearchBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$78.00 ➝ $92.00N/A
12/24/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$82.00 ➝ $93.00N/A
12/24/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$76.00 ➝ $91.00N/A
12/23/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingPositive ➝ Hold$85.00 ➝ $95.00N/A
12/18/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOverweight$105.00Medium
10/12/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$73.00 ➝ $83.00Medium
8/17/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight$72.00 ➝ $78.00Low
7/14/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageSell$64.00Low
5/20/2020CowenBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$60.00 ➝ $65.00Medium
3/26/2020Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetNeutral$87.00 ➝ $67.00High
3/24/2020Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold$87.00 ➝ $55.00High
6/27/2019William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformLow
4/30/2019Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ UnderperformLow
3/28/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$82.00 ➝ $84.00Low
8/20/2018GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutral$75.00Low
4/2/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingUnderperform ➝ Sector Perform$63.00Medium
(Data available from 1/21/2018 forward. View 10+ years of historical ratings with our analyst ratings screener.)
This page was last updated on 1/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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