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Paylocity (PCTY) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-10.55 (-6.43%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
761,103 shs
Average Volume
610,276 shs
Market Capitalization
$8.67 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Paylocity MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.53 Rating Score
27.8% Upside
$196.40 Price Target
Short Interest
6.00% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.20mentions of Paylocity in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.06 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $3.85 to $4.38 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.96 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

37th out of 589 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

10th out of 195 stocks

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About Paylocity Stock (NASDAQ:PCTY)

Paylocity Holding Corporation provides cloud-based human capital management and payroll software solutions for workforce in the United States. The company offers Payroll and Tax Services solution to simplifies payroll, automates processes, and manages compliance requirements within one system; and expense management, on demand payment, and garnishment solutions. It provides human capital management and employee self-service solutions, document library, compliance dashboard, and HR edge; time and attendance solution; schedule tracking services; and time collection devices, including kiosks, time clocks, and mobile and web applications. In addition, the company offers talent management solutions comprising recruiting and onboarding, as well as learning, performance, and compensation management; and third-party administrative solutions; employee experiences solutions, including community, premium video, survey, and peer recognition; and insights and recommendations solutions, such as modern workforce index, data insights, and reporting. Further, it provides implementation and training, client, and tax and regulatory services. The company serves for-profit and non-profit organizations across industries, including business services, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, restaurants, retail, technology, and others. It sells its products through sales representatives. Paylocity Holding Corporation was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois.

PCTY Stock Price History

PCTY Stock News Headlines

Paylocity (NASDAQ:PCTY) PT Raised to $178.00
Paylocity (PCTY) Stock Trades Up, Here Is Why
Paylocity earnings: here's what Wall Street expects
Paylocity announces Q3 FY24 earnings conference call
PCTY Apr 2024 180.000 call
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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Prepackaged software
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
15 Analysts


Net Income
$140.82 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.17 billion
Cash Flow
$3.46 per share
Book Value
$19.48 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$8.67 billion
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PCTY Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Paylocity stock right now?

15 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Paylocity in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" PCTY shares.
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What is Paylocity's stock price target for 2024?

15 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Paylocity's stock. Their PCTY share price targets range from $155.00 to $250.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $196.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 27.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have PCTY shares performed in 2024?

Paylocity's stock was trading at $164.85 at the start of the year. Since then, PCTY shares have decreased by 6.8% and is now trading at $153.64.
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When is Paylocity's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2024.
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How were Paylocity's earnings last quarter?

Paylocity Holding Co. (NASDAQ:PCTY) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The software maker reported $1.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.28 by $0.29. The software maker earned $401.28 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $396.93 million. Paylocity had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.08% and a net margin of 14.42%.

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

Paylocity issued an update on its fourth quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $347.8 million-$351.8 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $345.7 million.

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

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

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), Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), Lululemon Athletica (LULU), Visa (V), ServiceNow (NOW), Verizon Communications (VZ), Paycom Software (PAYC), AbbVie (ABBV) and Adobe (ADBE).

Who are Paylocity's major shareholders?

Paylocity's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (15.65%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.17%), Wasatch Advisors LP (4.25%), Capital International Investors (2.15%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (1.54%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (0.88%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew Cappotelli, Bernard Robinson Kenneth, Douglas Bruggeman, Jeffrey T Diehl, Joshua Scutt, Katherine Ross, Mark S Kinsey, Michael R Haske, Nicholas Rost, Rachit Lohani, Ronald V Waters, Ryan Glenn, Steven I Sarowitz, Steven R Beauchamp, Steven R Beauchamp and Toby J Williams.
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How do I buy shares of Paylocity?

Shares of PCTY stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:PCTY) was last updated on 5/26/2024 by Staff

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