NASDAQ:PCTY

Paylocity Competitors

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Volume144,283 shs
Average Volume272,279 shs
Market Capitalization$10.26 billion
P/E Ratio167.01
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.36

Competitors

Paylocity (NASDAQ:PCTY) Vs. CDNS, EA, VEEV, SNPS, OKTA, and ANSS

Should you be buying PCTY stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "prepackaged software" are considered alternatives and competitors to Paylocity, including Cadence Design Systems (CDNS), Electronic Arts (EA), Veeva Systems (VEEV), Synopsys (SNPS), Okta (OKTA), and ANSYS (ANSS).

Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) and Paylocity (NASDAQ:PCTY) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Cadence Design Systems and Paylocity, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cadence Design Systems12902.67
Paylocity06902.60

Cadence Design Systems presently has a consensus price target of $140.9167, indicating a potential downside of 3.05%. Paylocity has a consensus price target of $189.8750, indicating a potential upside of 0.61%. Given Paylocity's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Paylocity is more favorable than Cadence Design Systems.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Cadence Design Systems and Paylocity's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cadence Design Systems$2.34 billion17.36$988.98 million$3.5341.18
Paylocity$561.33 million18.28$64.46 million$1.24152.19

Cadence Design Systems has higher revenue and earnings than Paylocity. Cadence Design Systems is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Paylocity, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

83.9% of Cadence Design Systems shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.7% of Paylocity shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.6% of Cadence Design Systems shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 32.9% of Paylocity shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Cadence Design Systems has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paylocity has a beta of 1.36, indicating that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Cadence Design Systems and Paylocity's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cadence Design Systems42.68%48.31%28.21%
Paylocity11.05%16.89%2.93%

Summary

Cadence Design Systems beats Paylocity on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) and Paylocity (NASDAQ:PCTY) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Electronic Arts and Paylocity, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Electronic Arts0121402.54
Paylocity06902.60

Electronic Arts presently has a consensus price target of $153.3448, indicating a potential upside of 9.17%. Paylocity has a consensus price target of $189.8750, indicating a potential upside of 0.61%. Given Electronic Arts' higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Electronic Arts is more favorable than Paylocity.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Electronic Arts and Paylocity's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Electronic Arts$5.54 billion7.30$3.04 billion$4.7629.51
Paylocity$561.33 million18.28$64.46 million$1.24152.19

Electronic Arts has higher revenue and earnings than Paylocity. Electronic Arts is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Paylocity, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

88.0% of Electronic Arts shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.7% of Paylocity shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Electronic Arts shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 32.9% of Paylocity shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Electronic Arts has a beta of 0.92, indicating that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paylocity has a beta of 1.36, indicating that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Electronic Arts and Paylocity's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Electronic Arts23.51%17.85%12.11%
Paylocity11.05%16.89%2.93%

Summary

Electronic Arts beats Paylocity on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Veeva Systems (NYSE:VEEV) and Paylocity (NASDAQ:PCTY) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Veeva Systems and Paylocity, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Veeva Systems151502.67
Paylocity06902.60

Veeva Systems presently has a consensus price target of $299.8696, indicating a potential upside of 13.49%. Paylocity has a consensus price target of $189.8750, indicating a potential upside of 0.61%. Given Veeva Systems' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Veeva Systems is more favorable than Paylocity.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Veeva Systems and Paylocity's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Veeva Systems$1.10 billion36.25$301.12 million$1.62163.10
Paylocity$561.33 million18.28$64.46 million$1.24152.19

Veeva Systems has higher revenue and earnings than Paylocity. Paylocity is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Veeva Systems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

77.5% of Veeva Systems shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.7% of Paylocity shares are owned by institutional investors. 14.4% of Veeva Systems shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 32.9% of Paylocity shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Veeva Systems has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paylocity has a beta of 1.36, indicating that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Veeva Systems and Paylocity's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Veeva Systems24.88%15.73%12.12%
Paylocity11.05%16.89%2.93%

Summary

Veeva Systems beats Paylocity on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Synopsys (NASDAQ:SNPS) and Paylocity (NASDAQ:PCTY) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Synopsys and Paylocity, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Synopsys021002.83
Paylocity06902.60

Synopsys presently has a consensus price target of $284.8182, indicating a potential upside of 8.77%. Paylocity has a consensus price target of $189.8750, indicating a potential upside of 0.61%. Given Synopsys' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Synopsys is more favorable than Paylocity.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Synopsys and Paylocity's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Synopsys$3.69 billion10.83$664.35 million$4.2761.32
Paylocity$561.33 million18.28$64.46 million$1.24152.19

Synopsys has higher revenue and earnings than Paylocity. Synopsys is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Paylocity, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

86.1% of Synopsys shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.7% of Paylocity shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of Synopsys shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 32.9% of Paylocity shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Synopsys has a beta of 1.1, indicating that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paylocity has a beta of 1.36, indicating that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Synopsys and Paylocity's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Synopsys18.03%14.81%8.79%
Paylocity11.05%16.89%2.93%

Summary

Synopsys beats Paylocity on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Okta (NASDAQ:OKTA) and Paylocity (NASDAQ:PCTY) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Okta and Paylocity's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Okta-31.38%-31.29%-6.65%
Paylocity11.05%16.89%2.93%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Okta and Paylocity's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Okta$586.07 million54.69$-208,910,000.00($1.39)-175.73
Paylocity$561.33 million18.28$64.46 million$1.24152.19

Paylocity has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Okta. Okta is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Paylocity, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Okta and Paylocity, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Okta061202.67
Paylocity06902.60

Okta presently has a consensus price target of $266.9474, indicating a potential upside of 9.29%. Paylocity has a consensus price target of $189.8750, indicating a potential upside of 0.61%. Given Okta's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Okta is more favorable than Paylocity.

Volatility and Risk

Okta has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paylocity has a beta of 1.36, indicating that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

75.8% of Okta shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.7% of Paylocity shares are owned by institutional investors. 12.0% of Okta shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 32.9% of Paylocity shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Paylocity beats Okta on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) and Paylocity (NASDAQ:PCTY) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares ANSYS and Paylocity's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ANSYS24.88%12.09%8.82%
Paylocity11.05%16.89%2.93%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares ANSYS and Paylocity's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ANSYS$1.52 billion21.08$451.30 million$5.5166.55
Paylocity$561.33 million18.28$64.46 million$1.24152.19

ANSYS has higher revenue and earnings than Paylocity. ANSYS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Paylocity, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for ANSYS and Paylocity, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ANSYS13402.38
Paylocity06902.60

ANSYS presently has a consensus price target of $329.00, indicating a potential downside of 10.28%. Paylocity has a consensus price target of $189.8750, indicating a potential upside of 0.61%. Given Paylocity's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Paylocity is more favorable than ANSYS.

Volatility and Risk

ANSYS has a beta of 1.23, indicating that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paylocity has a beta of 1.36, indicating that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

89.4% of ANSYS shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.7% of Paylocity shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of ANSYS shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 32.9% of Paylocity shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Paylocity Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Cadence Design Systems logo
CDNS
Cadence Design Systems
1.5$145.35-0.1%$40.56 billion$2.34 billion37.75Insider Selling
News Coverage
Electronic Arts logo
EA
Electronic Arts
2.1$140.46-0.8%$40.40 billion$5.54 billion31.28Insider Selling
Veeva Systems logo
VEEV
Veeva Systems
1.9$264.23-0.3%$40.02 billion$1.10 billion123.47
Synopsys logo
SNPS
Synopsys
1.6$261.85-0.3%$39.90 billion$3.69 billion61.47
Okta logo
OKTA
Okta
1.4$244.26-2.4%$32.05 billion$586.07 million-126.56Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
ANSYS logo
ANSS
ANSYS
1.4$366.70-1.2%$31.95 billion$1.52 billion82.96Insider Selling
News Coverage
Atlassian logo
TEAM
Atlassian
1.7$225.40-0.6%$29.79 billion$1.61 billion-124.53
Datadog logo
DDOG
Datadog
1.4$88.80-0.5%$27.22 billion$362.78 million-2,959.01Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Unity Software logo
U
Unity Software
1.6$97.26-1.7%$27.03 billionN/A0.00Insider Selling
Slack Technologies logo
WORK
Slack Technologies
1.2$42.29-1.5%$24.37 billion$630.42 million-72.91
HubSpot logo
HUBS
HubSpot
1.5$516.56-0.5%$23.93 billion$674.86 million-285.39Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Splunk logo
SPLK
Splunk
2.0$142.27-1.6%$23.31 billion$2.36 billion-28.51Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Paycom Software logo
PAYC
Paycom Software
1.7$381.23-0.6%$22.94 billion$737.67 million135.19Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Cloudflare logo
NET
Cloudflare
1.6$70.88-2.1%$21.89 billion$287.02 million-181.74Gap Down
Take-Two Interactive Software logo
TTWO
Take-Two Interactive Software
1.5$184.02-0.2%$21.20 billion$3.09 billion44.56
Coupa Software logo
COUP
Coupa Software
1.2$265.26-0.1%$19.32 billion$389.72 million-124.53
SS&C Technologies logo
SSNC
SS&C Technologies
2.0$72.43-0.1%$18.66 billion$4.63 billion33.69News Coverage
ZoomInfo Technologies logo
ZI
ZoomInfo Technologies
1.5$47.27-1.6%$18.49 billionN/A0.00Insider Selling
Gap Down
MongoDB logo
MDB
MongoDB
1.7$297.96-0.4%$18.23 billion$421.72 million-68.34Insider Selling
Tyler Technologies logo
TYL
Tyler Technologies
1.4$442.67-1.3%$18.02 billion$1.09 billion97.29
Citrix Systems logo
CTXS
Citrix Systems
2.0$142.34-0.3%$17.50 billion$3.01 billion30.55Insider Selling
PTC logo
PTC
PTC
1.6$146.04-0.4%$17.06 billion$1.46 billion129.24Unusual Options Activity
Check Point Software Technologies logo
CHKP
Check Point Software Technologies
1.4$115.37-0.2%$15.82 billion$1.99 billion19.65Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Dynatrace logo
DT
Dynatrace
1.7$52.89-0.7%$14.95 billion$545.80 million188.90Analyst Downgrade
NICE logo
NICE
NICE
1.6$231.29-0.2%$14.43 billion$1.57 billion74.61
Ceridian HCM logo
CDAY
Ceridian HCM
1.3$89.66-0.3%$13.16 billion$824.10 million1,120.89Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
News Coverage
Nuance Communications logo
NUAN
Nuance Communications
2.0$45.58-0.8%$12.99 billion$1.48 billion455.80News Coverage
Bill.com logo
BILL
Bill.com
1.4$156.71-0.7%$12.89 billion$157.60 million-301.37Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Bentley Systems logo
BSY
Bentley Systems
1.0$48.99-0.0%$12.82 billion$736.65 million0.00Insider Selling
NortonLifeLock logo
NLOK
NortonLifeLock
2.1$21.93-0.7%$12.76 billion$2.49 billion4.33
Avalara logo
AVLR
Avalara
1.8$142.56-0.4%$12.18 billion$382.42 million-222.75Analyst Report
Insider Selling
News Coverage
Black Knight logo
BKI
Black Knight
1.9$74.88-0.2%$11.74 billion$1.18 billion49.59
Dropbox logo
DBX
Dropbox
1.4$26.99-2.6%$11.19 billion$1.66 billion142.05Insider Selling
Elastic logo
ESTC
Elastic
1.8$123.62-2.1%$11.10 billion$427.62 million-82.41
Kingsoft Cloud logo
KC
Kingsoft Cloud
1.0$44.26-0.9%$9.65 billion$568.29 million0.00
Appian logo
APPN
Appian
1.0$134.17-0.7%$9.49 billion$260.35 million-243.95
RealPage logo
RP
RealPage
1.4$87.95-0.1%$8.98 billion$988.14 million162.87
Guidewire Software logo
GWRE
Guidewire Software
1.1$104.07-0.1%$8.71 billion$742.31 million-266.85
Anaplan logo
PLAN
Anaplan
1.7$59.15-2.1%$8.50 billion$348.02 million-54.77Gap Up
Smartsheet logo
SMAR
Smartsheet
1.4$64.85-1.0%$8.05 billion$270.88 million-68.26Insider Selling
Manhattan Associates logo
MANH
Manhattan Associates
0.7$121.59-2.6%$7.74 billion$617.95 million93.53News Coverage
Gap Up
Fastly logo
FSLY
Fastly
1.5$67.86-1.3%$7.08 billion$200.46 million-106.03Insider Selling
MicroStrategy logo
MSTR
MicroStrategy
1.2$711.00-2.9%$6.82 billion$486.33 million5,925.00Analyst Report
nCino logo
NCNO
nCino
1.1$70.60-0.1%$6.66 billionN/A0.00Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
BlackLine logo
BL
BlackLine
1.6$112.88-0.4%$6.55 billion$288.98 million-163.59Insider Selling
National Instruments logo
NATI
National Instruments
1.5$44.35-1.3%$5.84 billion$1.35 billion29.57
Q2 logo
QTWO
Q2
1.4$102.90-0.2%$5.72 billion$315.48 million-45.13Analyst Report
Alteryx logo
AYX
Alteryx
1.7$85.46-1.0%$5.71 billion$417.91 million-316.52Insider Selling
Varonis Systems logo
VRNS
Varonis Systems
1.5$53.76-0.5%$5.71 billion$254.19 million-19.00Analyst Report
Gap Up
Duck Creek Technologies logo
DCT
Duck Creek Technologies
1.5$42.15-2.0%$5.62 billion$211.67 million-383.18Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
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