Paylocity Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.15 (+0.64 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume280,105 shs
Average Volume245,164 shs
Market Capitalization$9.87 billion
P/E Ratio160.36
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Paylocity

Paylocity Holding Corporation provides cloud-based payroll and human capital management software solutions for medium-sized organizations in the United States. The company offers Payroll module that enables clients to automate key payroll processes and manage compliance; Core HR module, which provides a set of HR capabilities enabling clients to manage HR data; and Talent module that enable clients to manage their talent throughout employees' tenures, starting at recruiting and carrying through onboarding, learning, and performance management. It also provides Workforce Management module for time and attendance and scheduling functionality, enabling clients to collect hourly data for employees, improve productivity, and help organizations control labor costs; Benefits modules, which offers benefit management solutions that integrate with insurance carrier systems to provide automated administrative processes. In addition, the company offers third-party administrative services for clients designed to modernize the administration of flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, transportation management accounts, premium only plans, and health reimbursement arrangements for their employees. Further, it provides implementation and training, client, and tax and regulatory services. The company sells its products through sales representatives. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois.


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Overall MarketRank

1.52 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

370th out of 1,586 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

87th out of 312 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Paylocity (NASDAQ:PCTY) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Paylocity a buy right now?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Paylocity in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Paylocity stock.
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Are investors shorting Paylocity?

Paylocity saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 14th, there was short interest totaling 836,500 shares, an increase of 28.2% from the April 29th total of 652,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 244,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.4 days. Approximately 2.2% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Paylocity's next earnings date?

Paylocity is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How were Paylocity's earnings last quarter?

Paylocity Holding Co. (NASDAQ:PCTY) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 6th. The software maker reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.67 by $0.21. The software maker had revenue of $186.05 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $185.25 million. Paylocity had a net margin of 10.67% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.28%. The business's revenue was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.83 earnings per share.
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How has Paylocity's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Paylocity's stock was trading at $108.94 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PCTY shares have increased by 66.3% and is now trading at $181.20.
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What guidance has Paylocity issued on next quarter's earnings?

Paylocity updated its fourth quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of - for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $159.50 million-$163.50 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $159.44 million.

What price target have analysts set for PCTY?

12 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Paylocity's stock. Their forecasts range from $165.00 to $220.00. On average, they anticipate Paylocity's stock price to reach $199.07 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Paylocity's key executives?

Paylocity's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Steven R. Beauchamp, CEO & Director (Age 49, Pay $1M)
  • Mr. Michael R. Haske, Pres & COO (Age 49, Pay $743.89k)
  • Mr. Toby J. Williams J.D., Chief Financial Officer (Age 48, Pay $668.17k)
  • Mr. Edward W. Gaty, Sr. VP of Product & Technology (Age 48, Pay $516.73k)
  • Mr. Mark S. Kinsey, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 51, Pay $496.2k)
  • Mr. Andrew J. Cappotelli, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Ryan Glenn, VP of FP&A and Investor Relations
  • Ms. Christina Moriarty, VP of Tax & Compliance
  • Ms. Amber Livingston, VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Holly Fulp, VP & Head of Corp. Devel.

What is Steve Beauchamp's approval rating as Paylocity's CEO?

1,084 employees have rated Paylocity CEO Steve Beauchamp on Steve Beauchamp has an approval rating of 95% among Paylocity's employees. This puts Steve Beauchamp in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Paylocity's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Paylocity own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Paylocity investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), The Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), Lululemon Athletica (LULU), Visa (V), ServiceNow (NOW), Verizon Communications (VZ), Paycom Software (PAYC), AbbVie (ABBV) and Adobe (ADBE).

What is Paylocity's stock symbol?

Paylocity trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PCTY."

Who are Paylocity's major shareholders?

Paylocity's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (13.80%), BlackRock Inc. (6.68%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (2.22%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.98%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.98%) and Fred Alger Management LLC (1.69%). Company insiders that own Paylocity stock include Andrew Cappotelli, Edward W Gaty, Jeffrey T Diehl, Mark S Kinsey, Michael R Haske, Robin Le Pederson, Ronald V Waters, Steven I Sarowitz, Steven R Beauchamp and Toby J Williams.
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Which institutional investors are selling Paylocity stock?

PCTY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wasatch Advisors Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Granite Investment Partners LLC, and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Paylocity company stock in the last year include Andrew Cappotelli, Edward W Gaty, Jeffrey T Diehl, Mark S Kinsey, Michael R Haske, Robin Le Pederson, Steven I Sarowitz, Steven R Beauchamp, and Toby J Williams.
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Which institutional investors are buying Paylocity stock?

PCTY stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., and Fred Alger Management LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Paylocity?

Shares of PCTY 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 Paylocity's stock price today?

One share of PCTY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $181.20.

How much money does Paylocity make?

Paylocity has a market capitalization of $9.87 billion and generates $561.33 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $64.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.24 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Paylocity have?

Paylocity employs 3,600 workers across the globe.

What is Paylocity's official website?

The official website for Paylocity is

Where are Paylocity's headquarters?

Paylocity is headquartered at 1400 AMERICAN LANE, SCHAUMBURG IL, 60173.

How can I contact Paylocity?

Paylocity's mailing address is 1400 AMERICAN LANE, SCHAUMBURG IL, 60173. The software maker can be reached via phone at 847-463-3200 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/19/2021 by Staff
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