NASDAQ:PCTY - Paylocity Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$86.74 +0.56 (+0.65 %)
(As of 03/19/2019 11:26 AM ET)
Previous Close$86.18
Today's Range$86.12 - $86.74
52-Week Range$47.29 - $92.50
Volume1,167 shs
Average Volume276,526 shs
Market Capitalization$4.59 billion
P/E Ratio277.77
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.09
Paylocity Holding Corporation provides cloud-based payroll and human capital management software solutions for medium-sized organizations in the United States. The company offers Paylocity Web Pay for enterprise-grade payroll processing and administration; Paylocity Web HR for employee record management, HR compliance and reporting, HR insight and analytics, and self-service portals; Talent Management for employee performance appraisal process and performance review; Paylocity Web Time, a time and attendance solution; and Paylocity Web Expense, an expense management tool designed to streamline and automate the expense management process. It also provides Paylocity Web Benefits and Paylocity Enterprise Benefits, which are benefit management solutions that integrate with insurance carrier systems to provide automated administrative processes and allow users to choose benefit elections and make life event changes online, summarize benefit elections, and perform other benefit-related tasks, as well as enable premium reconciliation, management of voluntary benefits, and reporting. 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 was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PCTY
CUSIPN/A
Phone847-463-3200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$363.52 million
Cash Flow$0.8907 per share
Book Value$4.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$38.59 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,600
Market Cap$4.59 billion
Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Paylocity (NASDAQ:PCTY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Paylocity's stock symbol?

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

How were Paylocity's earnings last quarter?

Paylocity Holding Corp (NASDAQ:PCTY) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 6th. The software maker reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.11. The software maker earned $107.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $104.68 million. Paylocity had a return on equity of 13.43% and a net margin of 12.81%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 24.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.16 EPS. View Paylocity's Earnings History.

When is Paylocity's next earnings date?

Paylocity is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Paylocity.

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

Paylocity updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $459-460 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $454.86 million.Paylocity also updated its Q3 2019 guidance to EPS.

What price target have analysts set for PCTY?

14 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Paylocity's shares. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $100.00. On average, they anticipate Paylocity's stock price to reach $77.7143 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Paylocity.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Paylocity?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Paylocity in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Paylocity.

Has Paylocity been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about PCTY stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Paylocity earned a daily sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the software maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting Paylocity?

Paylocity saw a decrease in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 844,846 shares, a decrease of 31.3% from the January 31st total of 1,228,874 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 371,027 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days. Currently, 2.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Paylocity's Current Options Chain.

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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Paycom Software (PAYC), Netflix (NFLX), ServiceNow (NOW), Visa (V), Square (SQ), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Lululemon Athletica (LULU), Alphabet (GOOG) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are Paylocity's key executives?

Paylocity's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Steven I. Sarowitz, Chairman (Age 53)
  • Mr. Steven R. Beauchamp, CEO & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Michael R. Haske, Pres & COO (Age 47)
  • Mr. Toby J. Williams J.D., Chief Financial Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Edward W. Gaty, Sr. VP of Product & Technology (Age 46)

Who are Paylocity's major shareholders?

Paylocity's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (4.29%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (3.02%), FMR LLC (1.60%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (1.60%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (1.10%) and Brown Advisory Inc. (1.04%). Company insiders that own Paylocity stock include Edward W Gaty, Ellen Carnahan, Jeffrey T Diehl, Mark S Kinsey, Michael R Haske, Peter J Mcgrail, Steven I Sarowitz and Steven R Beauchamp. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Paylocity.

Which major investors are selling Paylocity stock?

PCTY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Millennium Management LLC, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have sold Paylocity company stock in the last year include Edward W Gaty, Jeffrey T Diehl, Mark S Kinsey, Michael R Haske, Steven I Sarowitz and Steven R Beauchamp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Paylocity.

Which major investors are buying Paylocity stock?

PCTY stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Norges Bank, FMR LLC, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Paylocity.

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

What is Paylocity's stock price today?

One share of PCTY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $86.74.

How big of a company is Paylocity?

Paylocity has a market capitalization of $4.59 billion and generates $363.52 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $38.59 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.31 on an earnings per share basis. Paylocity employs 2,600 workers across the globe.

What is Paylocity's official website?

The official website for Paylocity is http://www.paylocity.com.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Paylocity (NASDAQ PCTY)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  367 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  270 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  637
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Paylocity and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PCTY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PCTY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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